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Why it’s time for a defender Player of the Year award

With the awards season in full swing as the Premier League campaign draws to a close, there has been little surprise regarding the two big prizes given out thus far. Jamie Vardy has won the Football Writers’ award while Riyad Mahrez won the Professional Footballers’ Association award for player of the year. It would always be difficult for panels to look beyond the stunning...
Via World Soccer Talk
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney talks about Manchester United’s difficult path to a Top-4 Finish

Wayne Rooney spoke to MUTV after only earning 1 point against Leicester City at Old Trafford. Rooney admitted that their chances of reaching the top four depend heavily on Arsenal and Manchester City dropping points. “We’ve hit good form towards the end of the season and now we are relying on other teams,” said the
Via FutnSoccer
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney reveals disappointment over Leicester City Result

Wayne Rooney told MUTV that the team felt disappointed after a draw against Leicester City. “I felt we were the better team. We knew Leicester would try and make it tough for us, but I thought we played some good stuff today,” said Rooney. The match started brightly for Louis Van Gaal’s men, as Anthony
Via FutnSoccer
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Claudio Ranieri prioritizes lunch with mom over watching Chelsea-Spurs game

Photo credit: AFP Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri will not watch Tottenham Hotspur’s pivotal meeting with Chelsea because he is flying home to Italy to take his 96-year-old mother out for lunch. Following their 1-1 draw at Manchester United on Sunday, Leicester will be crowned champions for the first time in their 132-year history if second-place Tottenham fail to win at...
Via World Soccer Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

LvG Reveals how Rooney will fit in the Manchester United Lineup from now on

Louis Van Gaal has truly revitalized Wayne Rooney’s game in a completely different position than he has played over the past years. Since last year, Rooney has been playing like a midfielder under Louis Van Gaal and the manager wants to continue in the same fashion. “I think that Rashford does a very good job
Via FutnSoccer
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United vs. Everton was so dumb and so good

Manchester United and Everton took to the pitch at Wembley with a spot in the FA Cup final on the line. What followed was 90 minutes of stupidity, nonsense, disorganization and all-around bad soccer. Basically, if you imagine how soccer should go, it would be the opposite of this. Both managers had to hate everything they saw. And it was amazing.The entire match was enthralling...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Louis van Gaal on the win, Marcus Rashford's goal and Wayne Rooney's performance

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal was not impressed with his side's performance against Aston Villa but was satisfied with the performance of England striker Wayne Rooney. The Red Devils edged past the Villans at Old Trafford to keep their Top Four finish hopes alive. And it was once again Marcus Rashford who scored the […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

An analysis of which four strikers England should take to Euro 2016

So long the part of the team most derided for being useless, suddenly the part of the team most praised for being ruthless, England’s striking problem going into Euro 2016 this summer is a good one to have. Six or seven players can make reasonable claims for contention, and quite a lot of the English players amongst the goals in this Premier League season play in different ways...
Via World Soccer Talk
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE star calls out Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney

Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney has been challenged to a wrestling match by WWE star Sheamus.Surprisingly, this isn't the first time Rooney has had a run-in with a WWE wrestler.Back in November 2015, the 30-year-old -- who was a spectator at a WWE Raw show -- slapped down Wade Barrett after the British wrestler left the ring to confront him.And now Sheamus has...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Louis van Gaal: Injury update on Wayne Rooney, Luke Shaw and Bastian Schweinsteiger

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says Bastian Schweinsteiger will not play again for the club this season. The Germany international tore a knee ligament while training for the March friendly against England and has since struggled to regain full fitness. Striker Wayne Rooney is expected to feature today against Aston Villa with defender Luke […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United receives tremendous injury boost in time for FA Cup quarter-final

The Guardian is reporting that Louis van Gaal has decided to include Wayne Rooney in Manchester United’s squad for the FA Cup quarter-final replay match against West Ham. This would be Rooney’s first appearance for Manchester United’s main squad since suffering a knee injury in February. Rooney had been steadily improving in training, and could have
Via FutnSoccer
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Picture: Rooney back in action, plays 60 minutes for Manchester United U-21 Squad

Wayne Rooney is one step closer to returning to Premier League action, as he was able to play for 60 minutes in the 1-0 U-21 Manchester United victory over Middlesbrough. Rooney had a good appearance, as he helped create several scoring opportunities with key passes, and contributed via free kicks as well. After 61 minutes
Via FutnSoccer
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Manchester United Are Legitimate Challengers For Fourth Place

With all of the controversy and problems Louis van Gaal and Manchester United have faced this season, it is shocking to see that the club are in a prime position to snatch the fourth and final Champions League spot in the Premier League table.United currently sit fifth, just one point off Manchester City in fourth (and only five off Arsenal in third if you want to get optimistic...
Via The Sports Quotient
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United Injury Update; Luke Shaw, Rooney Close To Return

Manchester United Injury Update; Luke Shaw, Rooney Close To Return - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed that Luke Shaw is ‘very close’ for a return to first team action. The England international had been sidelined with a long term injury after suffering a double leg break in the UEFA Champions League group stage clash...
Via Soccerlens
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United boost as star returns

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has made his return to training after being out for two months with an injured knee, and the star was photographed smiling and in good spirits at United’s Aon Training Complex on Friday. United coach Louis Van Gaal has confirmed that Rooney will not return to Premier League action against
Via FutnSoccer
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Youngster set to break Rooney’s record at Manchester United

Manchester United striker and French international Anthony Martial is close to setting a new record for the number of goals scored by a teenager in his first season for the club, according to United’s official team site. The current record of 17 goals is shared by Brian Kidd and Wayne Rooney, and Martial, who has
Via FutnSoccer
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Louis van Gaal: Injury update on Wayne Rooney, Phil Jones, Adnan Januzaj and Ashley Young

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says a number of key players will soon be back from injury. Striker Wayne Rooney is expected to be back in the squad for next week's home game against Aston Villa. Phil Jones and Ashley Young are also on their way to recovery with striker Adnan Januzaj expected to […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Can England Win Euro 2016? Part One

Fresh off of their incredible 3-2 triumph over the reigning World Champions Germany, the English National Team are looking like a team to be reckoned with. With the European Championship coming up in just over two months, can the Three Lions win it all for the first time?Bobby Moore raises the Jules Rimet trophy after winning the 1966 World Cup, England's first and only win in...
Via The Sports Quotient
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United Legend: Wayne Rooney Should Play in Midfield

In his statements as quoted by Goal.com, Legendary Manchester United goalkeeper and a 5-time Premier League winner Peter Schmeichel has claimed that Wayne Rooney should play in the midfield for the Red Devils. Rooney has been away from action since featuring in the defeat away at Sunderland at the start of February. However, while injuries
Via FutnSoccer
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Louis van Gaal: Injury update on Wayne Rooney, Luke Shaw and Bastian Schweinsteiger

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says striker Wayne Rooney will soon be back in action but midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger will stay on the sidelines for months. The Red Devils host Everton on Sunday afternoon with a number of key players again out injured. Midfielder Ander Herrera and winger Ashley Young are also on the […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Even Wayne Rooney's son thinks Jamie Vardy is better than his dad

Well, this has got to hurt.Wayne Rooney must already know that his starting spot with England is in serious danger ahead of Euro 2016. Both Jamie Vardy and Harry Kane are still firing on all cylinders while Rooney himself has been on the shelf nursing a knee injury since mid-February.But now, Rooney has found out he's been usurped in his own house, too. The Man United captain revealed...
Via Fox Sports
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Reds captain Wayne Rooney speaks openly about team selection for England

Manchester United and team England captain Wayne Rooney, now out of action and taking his time to recover from a recent injury to his knee, hopes to be fully fit in a little over a week’s time, and has spoken candidly about his place in any future international competition for his national side. The 30
Via FutnSoccer
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Club coach: Chelsea's £30m target should replace Manchester United star

Club coach: Chelsea's £30m target should replace Manchester United star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com A lot of debate has been going around whether Roy Hodgson should leave Wayne Rooney out of England squad for the Euro 2016 in France. Leicester City’s assistant manager Craig Shakespeare believes that Jamie Vardy should start ahead of Wayne Rooney at Euro 2016.  Vardy...
Via Soccerlens
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Tottenham players breathe new life into England team in win against Germany

As far as friendly results go, the Germany 2-3 England match made quite an impression. Two nil down after 58 minutes at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, playing the World Champions without their captain Wayne Rooney and starting goalkeeper Joe Hart, the Three Lions were left celebrating a night that Roy Hodgson called “my best with England.” A win over Germany is to be savored...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Rooney doesn't deserve to have England place questioned, says Hodgson

Roy Hodgson will not listen to calls to drop Wayne Rooney, despite seeing his England side stage a remarkable comeback in Germany on Saturday without their injured captain.Rooney is sidelined with a knee injury, but has endured a tough season at Manchester United, scoring just seven Barclays Premier League goals as the Red Devils lie outside the top four.His inconsistent form, coupled...
Via Fox Sports
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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