Former England star Rooney quits as Derby manager
Derby County

Former England star Rooney quits as Derby manager

London (AFP) – Former Manchester United and England star Wayne Rooney has resigned as manager of troubled Derby as the club prepare for their first season in the third tier for 36 years. Rooney was unable to keep Derby in the Championship last season after the crisis-torn club were hit by a 21-point deduction as […]

Derby County

/ 220 days ago

Former England star Rooney quits as Derby manager

London (AFP) – Former Manchester United and England star Wayne Rooney has resigned as manager of troubled Derby as the club prepare for their first season in the third tier for 36 years. Rooney was unable to keep Derby in the Championship last season after the crisis-torn club were hit by a 21-point deduction as […]
ByAFP

Bournemouth

/ 287 days ago

Rooney's Derby relegated, Bournemouth close on Premier League return

London (AFP) – Wayne Rooney's valiant attempt to keep Derby County in the Championship despite a 21-point deduction came to an end on Monday as a 1-0 defeat at QPR saw the Rams relegated. Reading's recovery from 4-1 down to draw 4-4 at home to Swansea sealed Derby's fate and left Barnsley and Peterbrough also […]
ByAFP

Derby County

/ 336 days ago

English Football League demand 'urgent update' on funding for Derby

London (AFP) – English Football League chiefs have asked Derby's administrators for an "urgent update" on how the financially stricken Championship club will be funded for the rest of the season. Derby's administrators Quantuma agreed a four-week extension to the deadline to provide proof of funding in late January. But the Football League on Monday […]
ByAFP

Derby County

/ 440 days ago

Rooney's Derby face relegation after points deduction

London (AFP) – Wayne Rooney's Derby are facing relegation from the second-tier Championship after being deducted a further nine points for breaches of English Football League accounting rules. It takes the total points docked this season to 21, after the club were previously deducted 12 points for entering administration.  A further three-point deduction, which is […]
ByAFP

Derby County

/ 539 days ago

English football club ready for sale to 'criminal': report

Doha (AFP) – An investigation by the Al Jazeera broadcaster to be released Monday found that middlemen were prepared to enable a fictitious criminal investor to buy a storied English football club. The investigation found that, with the help of a fixer, Derby County FC was prepared to go through with a £99 million ($137 […]
ByAFP