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Greg Owens

 

Position         : Midfielder

Date of birth : 27 January, 1981

Team              : Sydney Olympic (Australia)

Nationality     : Australia

Notes              : Moved from local side Newcastle Breakers after financial troubles finished the club in 2000 (to be replaced by Newcastle United). Had an impressive first season with Sydney Olympic where they were one game off a Grand Final appearance. He finished third in the voting for the U/21 Player of the Year behind Northern Spirit import Ben Burgess and national U/20 teammate Ljubo Milicevic. Scored two out of Australia's three goals at the World Youth Cup 2001 (the other was an own goal). This helped Australia reach the second round where they lost to Brazil.

 

LAST UPDATED: 1 July, 2001

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