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Archives: Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney ready to be the lone striker for Manchester United

Posted on by PA Sport
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Wayne Rooney has no problem bearing the responsibility of being Manchester United's main marksman next season. Rooney spent a large chunk of last season in midfield, but manager Louis van Gaal has told the 29-year-old he will be playing up … Continue reading

Manchester United unlikely to sign new striker this summer to partner Rooney

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manchester United are prepared to start the season with Wayne Rooney as their only established senior striker. Louis van Gaal has sold Robin van Persie to Fenerbahce and decided against signing Radamel Falcao on a permanent basis from Monaco. That … Continue reading

Manchester United can challenge for the Premier League title, says Wayne Rooney

Posted on by PA Sport
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Wayne Rooney believes Manchester United can challenge for the Premier League title next season if they get their recruitment right this summer. The Red Devils captured the final Champions League place last season after a stuttering start to the campaign … Continue reading

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney ruled out of Arsenal clash

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed that Wayne Rooney will miss this weekend’s clash against Arsenal. Last week, Rooney was substituted at halftime of United’s 2-1 win over Crystal Palace after sustaining a dead leg at Selhurst Park. … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney fit to face West Brom after injury scare; Carrick remains sidelined

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed Wayne Rooney is fit to face West Brom on Saturday. There had been serious concern around Old Trafford that Rooney had suffered a season-ending injury against Everton last Sunday. Initial tests on his … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney could miss the remainder of the season with knee ligament damage

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Manchester United could be without the services of Wayne Rooney for the remainder of the season after the forward suffered an injury during the dying minutes of his side’s 3-0 defeat to Everton on Sunday. Initial tests on his knee were … Continue reading

Why the animosity between Everton and Wayne Rooney has abated over time

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Just over ten years ago, Duncan Ferguson turned his finest performance of many in Everton colors. The rumbustious Scot rolled back the years on an atmospheric evening at Goodison Park, running amok amidst a terrified Manchester United defence and scoring … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney calls Ross Barkley to offer advice for Everton and England talent

Posted on by PA Sport
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Wayne Rooney called Ross Barkley over last week and repeated some wise words he heard from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in a bid to improve the Everton midfielder's stuttering form. This time last year, Barkley was regarded as the brightest young … Continue reading

Watch Wayne Rooney’s knockout goal celebration [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Wayne Rooney poked fun at himself by falling over as if on the end of a knockout blow after scoring in Manchester United's 3-0 win over Tottenham and then said he had no idea how a video taken in his … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney proves that simulation is more entrenched than ever in English soccer

Posted on by Matt Jones
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England manager Roy Hodgson had a chance to make a stance of sorts on diving during his television appearance for the BBC during Manchester United’s 3-1 win over Preston North End in the FA Cup last night. Granted, not an … Continue reading

Watch Preston 1-3 Manchester United match highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by PA Sport
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Wayne Rooney ended his goal drought as Manchester United came from behind to beat Preston and set up a mouth-watering FA Cup quarter-final against Arsenal. After watching Bradford take their second Premier League scalp of the competition on Sunday, United … Continue reading

Like it or not, Wayne Rooney is Manchester United’s best midfield option

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The question as to why Louis van Gaal has elected to switch Wayne Rooney into the midfield, as opposed to the England international’s most productive position at the head of Manchester United’s attack, has been beaten to death for the past … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney: I’m Playing Like Paul Scholes

Posted on by PA Sport
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Wayne Rooney admitted there was a touch of Paul Scholes about his performance as he ran the midfield in Manchester United's easy win over Newcastle. Rooney scored twice and set up the other goal in United's 3-1 victory at Old … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney Believes Manchester United Can Win the Premier League Title

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Wayne Rooney insists Manchester United can overtake Chelsea and win the Barclays Premier League this season. United stretched their winning streak to six matches on Sunday with a morale-boosting 3-0 victory over arch-rivals Liverpool. Despite struggling in the opening stages … Continue reading

Watch Wayne Rooney’s Amazing Goal Celebrations vs Scotland From 2014 & 2000 [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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There’s nothing quite like a wonderful goal celebration especially if it’s against your archenemy, Scotland. England captain Wayne Rooney had particular reason to celebrate after scoring his 46th goal for England, helping the side win 3-1 at Celtic Park. The … Continue reading

Watch England vs Slovenia Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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England continued its unbeaten streak in qualification for Euro 2016 with a comfortable 3-1 victory against Slovenia today at Wembley Stadium in London. While the first half was tedious and boring from England, the game sprung into life in the … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney Will Be Revered as an English Great, But He Should Have Been So Much More

Posted on by Matt Jones
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When Wayne Rooney earns his 100th cap for England against Slovenia in the Three Lions’ upcoming European Championships qualifier on Saturday (live at Noon ET on ESPN Deportes and ESPN3.com in the US), it will be another wonderful achievement for the … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney is Worthy of Praise Despite Frustrating Moments

Posted on by Michael Schwartz
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As England struggled to break down Estonia’s defense on Sunday, Wayne Rooney was once again a central figure for all the good and bad moments. Like many other games with England, Rooney struggled in the final third. He missed chances, … Continue reading