Found August 17, 2013 on The Sports Bank:
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With Manchester United’s 4-1 victory over Swansea today they sent a message to the rest of the Barclay’s Premier League. Wayne Rooney may not want to be there, but that didn’t hamper his play. Even though he began the match on the bench. Oh and he didn’t didn’t celebrate with his teammates either on their third goal of the match. Look at this pic in the tweet from CNN’s Piers Morgan This is why @WayneRooney will leave United in the next 14 days, and why Arsenal should break the bank for him > pic.twitter.com/ukYmmIrK5w — Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) August 17, 2013   Robin Van Persie had the first goal of the David Moyes era. NBC Announcer Lee Dixon on Persie’s goal: “That’s a great finish, but it is sloppy and it should have been cleared [by Swansea]. When the ball gets put into the box, they’ve got men back, they’re in decent position but the right fullback just drops off, played him onside and now they’re playing catch up. Flores misses his kick, and van Persie outstretches Wi
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