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Archives: Wayne Rooney

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

Posted on by PA Sport
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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

Wayne Rooney: The Right Choice Or The Only Choice As England Captain?

Posted on by Matt Jones
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When Wayne Rooney burst onto the international scene as a teenage sensation, there was a sense that this day—a day on which he was named England captain—would always come. The young Evertonian’s irrepressible ability pointed towards a lengthy and prosperous … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney Named Manchester United Captain

Posted on by Jord Willis
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Louis Van Gaal has named Wayne Rooney as the captain of Manchester United, with Darren Fletcher taking the vice-captain position. Rooney, 28, has been at Old Trafford since 2004 after his £26million move from Everton at the age of 18. … Continue reading

Why Wayne Rooney Should Not Be Named England Captain

Posted on by Jord Willis
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With the announcement of Steven Gerrard’s international retirement, after 38 games as captain and 114 appearances, attention was quickly turned to one question. Who will wear the captain’s armband next for the Three Lions? Frankly, England isn’t littered with options. … Continue reading

WATCH Uruguay 2-1 England: Luis Suarez’s 2 Goals Are Killer Blow; Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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England are on the verge of exiting the 2014 FIFA World Cup after losing to Uruguay 2-1. Both of the goals scored by Uruguay were put in the back of the net by Luis Suarez. Who else? Initially, Wayne Rooney … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney Must Deliver Against Uruguay And Reward Roy Hodgson’s Trust

Posted on by Matt Jones
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It’s extremely difficult to steer clear of the hyperbole that accompanies Wayne Rooney. After all, the current plight of the Manchester United man is a fascinating one and it certainly wouldn’t feel quite right if the English media didn’t impinge … Continue reading

Why Roy Hodgson Should Play Wayne Rooney In The Hole Behind Sturridge For England

Posted on by Nick Ottman
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The past week of build-up to England’s Group D opening game against Italy has been dominated by discussions on the importance of Wayne Rooney to Roy Hodgson’s side. Triggered by Paul Scholes’ assertion that Rooney might be “worn out” and … Continue reading

Why Dropping Wayne Rooney Would Be England’s Best Chance Of Beating Italy

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Free of the shackles that have hampered squads of yesteryear, this young, vibrant England side are ready to be unleashed on the world stage. Roy Hodgson will field an XI bristling with youthful exuberance and underpinned by a few experiences … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney Responds to Paul Scholes’ Criticisms

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Late last month Manchester United legend Paul Scholes discussed how he felt about Wayne Rooney’s role as the focal point of England’s attack. While speaking to reporters in Miami following England’s 2-2 draw with Ecuador on Wednesday, Rooney responded to … Continue reading

Wayne Rooney May Get Pushed Out At United Due to Louis Van Gaal’s Favoritism For Robin van Persie

Posted on by Nipun Chopra
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Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney tweeted yesterday that he is looking forward to working with Louis Van Gaal. And I sincerely believe that is true. Perhaps Rooney, Robin van Persie and Van Gaal can propel United to heights forgotten. However, … Continue reading