Don’t worry Steven Gerrard. Wayne Rooney respects your position as captain of the England team. But if the opportunity ever did come along, Mr. Rooney would love to captain England again. In the meantime, Rooney says that he plans on leading by example and improving his behavior, helping young players and being more captain-like. See, captaincy — even if only for one night — can be a good thing. Sir Alex Ferguson, are you listening?
Here are today’s Premier League news headlines:
- Rooney: I would love full-time England captaincy — The Telegraph
- Suarez angered by Fifa VP’s remarks over his ‘cheating’ dive against Stoke — The Telegraph
- Hillsborough disaster: MP calls for Sir Norman Bettison to be suspended — The Guardian
- Wayne Rooney swaps shorts with San Marino player — Off The Post
- Jen Chang bullying Duncan Jenkins claims denied by Liverpool — The Daily Mail
- Roy Hodgson furious at Theo Walcott injury from San Marino goalkeeper — The Guardian
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