P172 Teletext 179 Jan 2 00:10:01   P   ———————————  —————————————  ——— NEXT SIX LEAGUE FIXTURES     Sat Jan 9 Arsenal Sat 16 Southampton Sat 30 Coventry Sat Feb 6 Middlesbrough Sat 13 Charlton Sat 20 fst Ham —————— Times for TV gam—s only ———1/4——  home  away       Blackburn Premier index Racing TV Plus
P172 Teletext 179 Jan 2 00:11:01     ——————— The  Ratings —————  ——— PLAYER FOCUS: MICHAEL OWEN A   Liverpool have surged back into form over the Christmas period with three straight wins, Newcastle being the latest victims of an Kop massacre. When Newcastle were reduced to ten men, Liverpool - inspired by Michael Owen - attacked relentlessly in a pulsating second-half. Owen was unstoppable, firing in eight shots on target, hitting the woodwork and scoring twice to overturn a 2-0 deficit in the last 20 linutes. ——————————————————————————————————2/4—— Carling Opta statistics follow >>> TELETEXT INTERACTIVE GAMES SEE p200 C4 Blackburn Premier index Racing TV Plus
P172 Teletext 179 Jan 2 00:11:00      ——————— The  Ratings —————  ——— MICHAEL OWEN v NEWCASTLE     Goal attempts Discipline Goals 2 Fouls conceded 1 Shots on target 8 Fouls against 1 Shots off target 2 Offside 2 Blocked shots 1 Yellow cards 0 Passing Dribbles Goal assists 0 Dribbles/runs 6 Total passes 30 Dribble Pass completion 70% completion 83% Mins on pitch 90 Index score 2390 ——————————————————————————————————3/4—— Statistics supplied by Carling Opta  NOTHINGTOPAY  TIL MARCH 99 SEE p618 Blackburn Premier index Racing TV Plus
P172 Teletext 179 Jan 2 00:11:10      ——————— The  Ratings —————  ——— MATCH STATS v NEWCASTLE UTD P    Liverpool Newcastle Possession 62% 38% Shots on target 18 5 Shots off target 8 2 Corners 13 2 Fouls 8 10 Offsides 3 4 Bookings 0 X 1R ——————————————————————————————————4/4—— Ratings supplied by Carling Opta       Blackburn Premier index Racing TV Plus