Wayne Rooney: Jose Mourinho told me in which position I will be deployed this season

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has confirmed that he will again play in a No. 10 position. The 30-year-old was deployed as a midfielder by last season's manager Louis van Gaal and former England head coach Roy Hodgson. But he will be back to his natural striker position this season. "As he [Jose Mourinho] said […]
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Wayne Rooney got nutmegged twice in a row in training

Wayne Rooney really used to have it, man. Remember when he terrorized Arsenal's defense as a 16-year-old before that was a thing we got used to seeing on a weekend-by-weekend basis? Remember the overhead kick against Manchester City? Peak Rooney was a terrifying Rooney. Now he's 30 going on 75, and his legs just don't work the way the used to, and he's getting nutmegged for fun in...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rooney ponders Slovakia’s Škrtel factor

“They’ll know his game, but on the flip side he’ll know our players’ games,” said Wayne Rooney, as England’s forwards prepare for a reunion with Liverpool and Slovakia’s Martin Škrtel. The post Rooney ponders Slovakia’s Škrtel factor appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
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June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney in no rush to quit Manchester United

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney says he is willing to sign a contract extension which would see him retire at Old Trafford.Rooney has three years remaining on his current deal and recently admitted that he doesn't see himself playing for another club.The 30-year-old has now extended those thoughts by admitting he is prepared to end his playing days at United by putting pen...
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June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Rooney warns Russia they would be fools to write him off

England striker Wayne Rooney has hit back at claims from the Russian media that he is not the player he used to be.The 30-year-old, who is England's all-time leading goalscorer, has played more of a midfield role this season for his club Manchester United.It was put to him by a Russian journalist in today's press conference that Saturday's opening Euro 2016 opponents no longer fear...
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June 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Wade Barrett becomes temporary head coach of MLS’ Dynamo

We have some bad news. It appears that Wade Barrett has become the temporary head coach of MLS’ Houston Dynamo. It’s just that it’s not former WWE superstar Wade Barrett but actually former Dynamo player and longtime assistant coach Wade Barrett. When the Dynamo announced the news on their Twitter account, the wrestler Barrett, seeing as he is currently looking for work, figured...
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June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

English Premier League MVP Jamie Vardy: Arsenal bound?

So it appears Arsenal's next big move will be acquiring Leicester’s Jamie Vardy. Finally. Wait, what? Putting their still-fresh title-winning campaign aside for the moment, Arsenal is obviously a bigger club than Leicester City. Arsenal will probably pay Vardy more money than Leicester City. There is a better chance of Arsenal remaining in the Champions League for years to come...
Via The Sports Post
June 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Reports: Man United’s Wayne Rooney Out Up To Two Months With Knee Injury

So much for Wayne Rooney’s hot streak and possibly Manchester United’s hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League. Rooney will miss the next six to eight weeks of action for both Manchester United and England’s national team due to a knee-ligament injury, The Times’ James Ducker and The Telegraph’s Luke Edwards reported Wednesday. Rooney played 90 minutes Saturday...
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February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney Resurgent; Curled Goal Highlights Improvement In 2016 (Video)

News flash: Wayne Rooney is still quite good at soccer. Rooney scored a peach of a goal Friday in Manchester United’s FA Cup game against Derby County. The game was goal-less in the 16th minute when Rooney wrapped his foot around the ball and curled past goalkeeper Scott Carson into the far side of the goal. It's level at the break, but this is well worth another watch. Step...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Louis van Gaal calls out Wayne Rooney detractors: “You too, fat man!”

Embattled Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has become known for some of his confrontational interactions with reporters, such as his “Enjoy the wine. Enjoy the mince pies.” press conference exit before Christmas, and he continued that trend Tuesday after a 3-3 draw with Newcastle United. United star Wayne Rooney has also been a focus of media criticism recently, but he...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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