Found December 08, 2011 on
PLAYERS: Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney looks set to join England's traveling party for next summer's European Championships. The Manchester United and England star was successful in his appeal of a three-game suspension, according to "The UEFA Appeals Body has reduced a suspension imposed on England striker Wayne Rooney at a hearing in Nyon," a statement by European soccer's governing body read. "He will be banned for England's opening two UEFA EURO 2012 matches against France and Sweden but will be eligible for their final Group D fixture against Ukraine." Rooney was sent off for kicking Miodrag Dzudovic during England's 2-2 draw at...

UEFA agree to reduce Rooney ban

On Thursday, UEFA's three-man appeals panel reduced his original three-match ban imposed for his red card against Montenegro. A UEFA spokesman confirmed that the ban for the third match will be suspended for four years - and will only kick in if he is sent off in another European match. Rooney has also agreed to do some coaching in the community, said the spokesman. Rooney and...

Eight games without a goal and Chicharito sidelined - now's the time for Wayne Rooney to save his and Manchester United's season (

Champions League elimination was followed by Euro 2012 jubilation in a roller coaster week for the 26-year-old, but his attentions must turn to the pitch with his side needing goals

Ferguson: Rooney will play his part

Alex Ferguson has dismissed suggestions that Wayne Rooney might be distracted in Basel on Wednesday. Ferguson scoffed at thoughts that...

FA stand by decision to appeal Rooney ban

The FA have defended their decision to appeal the three-match ban handed to Wayne Rooney in England’s Euro 2012 qualifier...

UEFA reduces Rooney's Euro 2012 ban by game

Wayne Rooney was cleared to play in England's final group match at next year's European Championship following UEFA's decision Thursday to reduce his three-match ban to two.

Ferguson: Careless Man Utd Let Ourselves Down Badly

Manchester United Sir Alex Ferguson Wayne RooneyManchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson admits they were “careless” for their Champions League elimination by FC more

Rooney and van Persie must bring their A-game as focus turns to EPL

With Arsenal safely through to the next round of the Champions League and Manchester United dumped into the Europa League, Arsene Wenger and Sir Alex Ferguson can, albeit with varying relish, turn their attention fully to the Premier League. For either the Gunners or the Red Devils to overhaul Manchester City at the top of the table, they will need their respective main men - Robin...

UEFA reduce Rooney ban

England star Wayne Rooney is free to play the final game of the Euro 2012 group stages after having his...

UEFA reduces Rooney's Euro 2012 ban to 2 games

Wayne Rooney was cleared to play in England's final group match at next year's European Championship following UEFA's decision Thursday to reduce his three-match ban to two.

Wayne Rooney’s Ban Cut to Two Games; Patrice Evra Embarassed by Demotion

UEFA has cut Wayne Rooney’s suspension to two games, making him eligible to play in England’s final Euro 2012 group match...

Dalglish blasts Rooney appeal

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish has criticised the FA after their appeal to reduce Wayne Rooney’s Euro 2012 suspension was successful....

England striker Wayne Rooney has Euro 2012 ban cut by one game to two matches following successful appeal (

The Manchester United striker is now set to feature in his side's final group stage fixture against Ukraine but the sanction could be reinstated for further offenses.

Alex lined up by north London rivals

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... THE SUN Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic could be out for the season, it emerged last night. Jack Wilshere last night dubbed Wayne Rooney England's 'brainiest footballer' after he...

Dalglish criticises FA for Rooney appeal

Kenny Dalglish has criticised the Football Association over the way they have handled the appeal over Wayne Rooney’s Euro 2012 ban, BBC Sport reports. Rooney has seen his ban reduced to two games instead of the original three matches and Dalglish believes the FA did not set a good example in the way they handled the process. Liverpool striker Luis Suarez is also facing a racism...

SAF dismisses 2005 comparison

Six seasons ago, the Red Devils struggled in the group phase before being dumped out by Benfica thanks to a final-day defeat in Lisbon. United have been better than that this season, yet they still need to collect at least a point from their visit to Swiss champions Basel to ease their passage into the last 16, knowing Group C supremacy has virtually gone already. "The side...
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