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Wayne Rooney Heaps Praise On Talented Irish Midfielder Jason Knight

Former England striker Wayne Rooney has heaped praise on Irish U21 international and new Derby County teammate Jason Knight outlining that the midfielder reminds him of his younger self. The 18-year-old has broken into the Derby first team this season under Phillip Cocu featuring in 13 Championship games and starting six times. Rooney, who has joined the Rams in both …

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Wayne Rooney: “I Could Still Play In The Premier League”

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Wayne Rooney claims he still has what it takes to cut it in the Premier League as he prepares to take up a role as player-coach with Derby County.  The former England captain had two spells with hometown club Everton either side of a decade spent at Manchester United where he went on to break Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record finishing …

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Watch: Rooney – “United Should Go All Out For Pochettino”

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Wayne Rooney believes that Manchester United should do all they can to secure current Tottenham manager, Mauricio Pochettino, as the permanent replacement for Jose Mourinho.  His former teammate, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, was appointed as the interim manager until the end of the season, and has made a significant impact already, winning all of his six games. The Norwegian has made no …

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Wayne Rooney Arrested In Washington For Public Intoxication

Former England captain, Wayne Rooney was arrested last month in Washington on charges of public intoxication and swearing.  According to Sky News, Rooney was charged on December 16 and was fined $25. According to Virginia court records, the DC United player also had to pay $91 in charges. He was subsequently released without bail. A spokesman for Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said: …

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Wayne Rooney On Why Mourinho Sacking Was ‘Right Decision’

Wayne Rooney has had his say on a week that rocked the football club at which he made his name. Jose Mourinho got the boot after two-and-a-half seasons in charge, with interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer getting off to a great start with a 5-1 win over Cardiff on Saturday. Rooney, who spent 13 years at Manchester United, appeared on …

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Wayne Rooney Talks ‘Embarrassing’ End To Man United Career

STOKE ON TRENT, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United shows appreciation to the fans after the Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester United at Bet365 Stadium on January 21, 2017 in Stoke on Trent, England. Wayne Rooney scored his 250th goal for Manchester United in all competitions, which makes him the club's top goal scorer of all time. He surpasses the record previously held by Sir Bobby Charlton. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Wayne Rooney made his final England appearance in the Three Lions’ 3-0 win over the United States last night. While his historic international career was the hot topic of the week, the 33-year-old did candidly discuss his final days at Manchester United. Rooney spent 13 years at the Old Trafford club, moving to Everton in 2017 and then D.C United …

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Rooney Believes He Chose To Leave United At The Right Time

Wayne Rooney believes he left Manchester United at the right time, even though he wanted to finish his career at Old Trafford. The 33-year-old, who is set to make his final England appearance against the United States in a friendly international at Wembley on Thursday, is now playing for North American club side DC United in Major League Soccer. But …

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Fabian Delph To Captain England Against United States

Fabian Delph will captain England in their friendly against the United States on Thursday, manager Gareth Southgate has announced. It will be the first time the Manchester City midfielder has led his country, although Delph has confirmed he will pass the armband over to Wayne Rooney when the striker comes off the bench for his farewell England appearance. Delph succeeds …

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Wayne Rooney Excited For ‘Great Moment’ In England Farewell

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: England captain Wayne Rooney looks on during an England press conference at St George's Park on October 4, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Wayne Rooney says he is honoured to make a final appearance for England and happy for manager Gareth Southgate to decide his playing time Thursday against the United States. Former Manchester United star Rooney, in video comments released Monday by his Major League Soccer club DC United, detailed his excitement at earning his 120th cap for England in his farewell …

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Rooney Misses Penalty As DC United’s MLS Cup Dreams Dashed

Federico Higuain scored two goals and converted in the penalty shootout as the Columbus Crew advanced in the MLS Cup playoffs on Thursday over Wayne Rooney’s DC United. The teams were knotted at 2-2 after extra time after Nick DeLeon grabbed an equalizer for DC United in the 116th minute. But DeLeon would plummet from the heights to the depths …

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Zlatan, Rooney Among MLS Most Valuable Player Finalists

Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic, England’s Wayne Rooney and Venezuelan striker Josef Martinez were among five finalists named Wednesday for Major League Soccer’s 2018 Most Valuable Player Award. Hours before the North American league began its playoff championship run, the league announced finalists for its season awards, topped by the MVP race, which also includes Mexico’s Carlos Vela and Paraguayan midfielder Miguel …

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Rooney Calls On Man United Players To ‘Stand Up’

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Wayne Rooney has called on Manchester United’s players to stand up and be counted, saying that manager Jose Mourinho is an easy target for the club’s troubles. United battled back from two goals down to beat Newcastle 3-2 at the weekend but are languishing in eighth place in the Premier League, seven points off top spot. Following the win, Mourinho …

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Wayne Rooney Adamant That He Is Not In MLS On Holiday

Rooney’s work ethic was on full display on Sunday, after Orlando broke out following a United corner in the fifth minute of stoppage time in a game that looked set to finish 2-2. With United goalkeeper David Ousted stranded upfield, Orlando’s Will Johnson advanced past halfway with an empty net ahead of him. Rooney raced half the length of the …

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