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Seeing undelighted all delight

By David Herman  

Every silver lining has a cloud so as you celebrate England’s totally unexpected triumph over Croatia spare a thought for ten who saw undelighted all delight in Zagreb last night:

1. Michael Owen

Michael, who? Yes, already commentators and pundits have forgotten that hat-trick against Germany seven years ago and all those goals against top opposition, from Brazil to Argentina. Any more injuries and that could be it for Michael Owen’s international career. Could his season get worse? First, Newcastle try to offload him, then the manager who wanted to keep him goes and now he’s back in the queue…

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