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Will Wayne Rooney Be Tempted To Leave United In The Summer?

As the old cliché goes, form is temporary, class is permanent. Wayne Rooney’s vital last gasp free kick against Stoke City to break Bobby Charlton’s all time goalscoring record demonstrated the Manchester United striker’s ability to deliver when it matters most and underlined his undeniable class. At 31, a forward should not really be coming …

Wayne Rooney – A Good Player But Is He A Legend?

There has been plenty written about Wayne Rooney over the past few years. Some of it good and some of it not so good. There have been times when he has deserved the good press and others where he has deserved the bad. Occasionally, there have even been times when he hasn’t deserved some of …

Stoke City 1-1 Manchester United: Match Report As Rooney Sets Club Scoring Record

So United were unable to continue the 1 game winning streak they started with Liverpool in the League last weekend as they as they were held to a 1-1 stalemate by Mark Hughes”s impressive tenacous Stoke City team. United perhaps thought they would get an a easy ride against Mark Hughes’ Premier League side but …

He’s some actor, that Wayne Rooney. For a player supposedly fed-up. Frustrated. Angry with his lot at Old Trafford. He was giving nothing away on Saturday.

Indeed, this column would argue Rooney has never turned in a happier performance for Manchester United than he did against Reading – landmark goal ‘n all. Now equal with Sir Bobby Charlton on 249 goals, Rooney is apparently one effort away from accepting a bank-busting move to China. Break the record. Write his name in …

Mkhitaryan And Rooney Shine As United Thump Feyenoord In Europa League

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Wayne Rooney were stand out performers for Manchester United on Thursday night as the club put their previous average performances in the Europa League behind them. United avenged their earlier 1-0 loss to Feyenoord back in September by comprehensively beating the Dutch side 4-0 to take control of their own destiny in …

Rooney Returns To Start Against Scotland As England Captain

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Wayne Rooney has started the last 2 games for Manchester United and scored in the Europa League against Fenerbahce with a fine strike. Jose Mourinho decided to stick with the record England goal scorer when United faced Swansea City in the Premier League last Sunday and he was rewarded with a good display from Rooney. …

United Get Back To Winning Ways In Dominant Display Against Swansea

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Manchester United needed to correct their recent run of poor form against the Swans and more importantly badly needed 3 points from a Premier League win after going on a 4 game winless streak. Fortunately for Jose Mourinho and his side they managed to do both on a crisp Sunday afternoon in South Wales as …

United Legend Urges Jose Mourinho To “Hang In There”

When it comes to modern day players who are considered Manchester United legends there are few who are more revered than French midfielder Eric “The King” Cantona. The now 50 year old United legend scored 64 in his 143 games for the Reds after joining them from rivals Leeds United. Many of his goals were …

Jose Mourinho Outright Dismisses The Idea Of Wayne Rooney Leaving United

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This season has seen many changes made at Old Trafford both to the manager and coaching staff as well as the first team squad. One of the biggest changes has seen club captain Wayne Rooney dropped to the bench for the past number of games as he last made the starting line-up in the League …

Rooney To Prove Critics Wrong?

It’s fair to say that Wayne Rooney has been absolutely battered by both fans and the media this season. The United and England captain has been hugely criticised for his poor performances of late, and has found himself benched for both club and country as a result. It has to be said, that the abuse …

Rooney Takes It All In His Stride

So Gareth Southgate has done what Jose Mourinho did and dropped Wayne Rooney from his starting line-up. The record England goalscorer has been dropped to the bench for the World Cup qualifying match away against Slovenia and Southgate has mantained that the change is purely a tactical one. You have to admire the interim England …

Check Out Footage Of United’s England Stars As They Prepare For The England vs Malta Game

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In the wake of the surprising/shocking departure of England manager Sam Allardyce after just 67 days in charge and just one match, the FA moved quickly to put a familiar face in charge of the 3 Lions for the next 4 World Cup qualifiers, naming U21 boss Gareth Southgate as interim boss. One of the …

The “Where To Play Wayne Rooney” Conundrum Is Finally Solved

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Having watched Manchester United beat Leicester City 4-1 without Wayne Rooney the conclusion has to be that they are now a better team without him. Yes, they lost against Feyenoord without him, so the opposite argument can be put forward but, for that game, he would have made little, if any, difference as too many …

Reality Strikes As The Great Wayne Rooney Is Dropped As United Win

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Let’s face it Wazzer needed a break from the constant questions around his loss of form and although JM probably wanted to avoid benching him and gave him every chance to regain his form. However with Rooney’s form in about the worst state of his career, Rooney had to be dropped to show the rest …

Rooney Responds To Critics

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has played down talk of him being taken out of the starting XI. The striker has been in poor form this season, and offered only glimpses of brilliance for the last 3 or so years. Many fans and pundits have called for Mourinho to drop the forward, but Rooney says …

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