Owen is top scorer since Easter

28 April 2008
Newcastle United's Michael Owen is the leading scorer in the Premier League from Easter onwards. Since the weekend of March 22 - Easter weekend - the diminutive England forward has scored five goals in as many games.His tally is one more than Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo, Blackburn's Roque Santa Cruz and Mauro Zarate of Birmingham.

This weekend Newcastle will play West Ham - one of Michael Owen favourite opponents. He has scored 10 Premier League goals against West Ham in his career - more than any other side apart from Newcastle, and he scored a hat trick on his last visit to Upton Park in December 2005.