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Rooney gives EPL leader United 1-0 win at Fulham

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney lit up Craven Cottage after a floodlight-failure delay on Saturday by clinching a 1-0 victory over Fulham that sent the leaders provisionally 10 points clear in the Premier League title race. Rooney latched onto Jonny Evans' long ball and went through the Fulham defense before curling the ball in the bottom corner in the 79th minute. It...

Rooney gives Man United 2-1 win over Southampton

Manchester United survived a second-half Southampton onslaught to win 2-1 and go seven points clear in the English Premier League title race on Wednesday. United fell behind after three minutes when goalkeeper David de Gea was partly culpable for Jay Rodriguez scoring. Even after Wayne Rooney responded with two goals in the first half for United, De Gea's goalkeeping remained...

Rooney hands penalty duties to RVP

Wayne Rooney has revealed he asked Sir Alex Ferguson to take him off Manchester United penalty duties. Striker Rooney blazed his latest effort over against West Ham last month, the second time this season he has failed from the spot. Ferguson indicated he needed to make a change, and when United got another penalty against Fulham last weekend, it was Ryan Giggs who stepped up to...

Johnson can sense big things

Sir Alex Ferguson felt Manchester United deserved all three points following a narrow 1-0 victory at Fulham. Wayne Rooney scored another late winner to put the Premier League leaders 10 points clear for 24 hours at least and Ferguson paid tribute to the defence, who have conceded just 16 goals in 12 away games this season. "We had so many chances. It was a terrific football...

Moore left fuming after defeat

Sir Alex Ferguson felt Manchester United deserved all three points following a narrow 1-0 victory at Fulham. Wayne Rooney scored another late winner to put the Premier League leaders 10 points clear for 24 hours at least and Ferguson paid tribute to the defence, who have conceded just 16 goals in 12 away games this season. "We had so many chances. It was a terrific football...

Robbo: Lowe let us all down

Sir Alex Ferguson felt Manchester United deserved all three points following a narrow 1-0 victory at Fulham. Wayne Rooney scored another late winner to put the Premier League leaders 10 points clear for 24 hours at least and Ferguson paid tribute to the defence, who have conceded just 16 goals in 12 away games this season. "We had so many chances. It was a terrific football...

Abbott chuffed with away win

Sir Alex Ferguson felt Manchester United deserved all three points following a narrow 1-0 victory at Fulham. Wayne Rooney scored another late winner to put the Premier League leaders 10 points clear for 24 hours at least and Ferguson paid tribute to the defence, who have conceded just 16 goals in 12 away games this season. "We had so many chances. It was a terrific football...

Ferguson delighted by victory

Sir Alex Ferguson felt Manchester United deserved all three points following a narrow 1-0 victory at Fulham. Wayne Rooney scored another late winner to put the Premier League leaders 10 points clear for 24 hours at least and Ferguson paid tribute to the defence, who have conceded just 16 goals in 12 away games this season. "We had so many chances. It was a terrific football...

Hughes believes hunch paid off

Sir Alex Ferguson felt Manchester United deserved all three points following a narrow 1-0 victory at Fulham. Wayne Rooney scored another late winner to put the Premier League leaders 10 points clear for 24 hours at least and Ferguson paid tribute to the defence, who have conceded just 16 goals in 12 away games this season. "We had so many chances. It was a terrific football...

Another blow for Magpies boss

Sir Alex Ferguson felt Manchester United deserved all three points following a narrow 1-0 victory at Fulham. Wayne Rooney scored another late winner to put the Premier League leaders 10 points clear for 24 hours at least and Ferguson paid tribute to the defence, who have conceded just 16 goals in 12 away games this season. "We had so many chances. It was a terrific football...

Pochettino frustrated by loss

Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino was left frustrated after his side fought hard but lost 2-1 at Old Trafford. The visitors took a shock third minute lead via Jay Rodriguez after a poor back pass from Michael Carrick. Wayne Rooney put United well in control with a quick-fire brace before the Saints dominated the second half but could not find the equaliser their play deserved...

Di Canio not heading for exit

Fulham boss Martin Jol predicted that Manchester United will reclaim their Premier League title after Sir Alex Ferguson's side snatched a 1-0 win at Craven Cottage. The Cottagers more than held their own with the league leaders, but Wayne Rooney's delightful strike 11 minutes from time bagged all three points for the visitors. Jol's men had their fair share of chances...

Match Preview: Manchester United vs Fulham

Manchester United have been buoyed by the return to training of Jonny Evans, but are still without Ashley Young whose knee hasn’t healed up yet. Otherwise, SAF has a healthy squad to pick from. The 2-1 win over Southampton three days ago extended their lead at the top of the pile to 7 points and they could go 10 points clear, at least for 24 hours, if they come out with a victory...
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