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PLAYERS: Wayne Rooney
You can’t fault Wayne Rooney for trying to impress Dwight Yorke and Andy Cole. The two former Manchester United stars were lauded for their “telepathic” understanding, and they formed a potent strike-force, which powered the club to a historic treble in 1999. United’s chances of repeating the feats 1999 are gone for this season, so it’s understandable that Rooney would want to impress Yorke and Cole in other ways. On a recent visit to Manchester United, the two members of United’s “Class of 1999″ challenged Rooney, teammates Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez and Danny Welbeck to match their own feats of telepathy by controlling, passing and shooting the ball … while blindfolded. The whole event started off as a comedy of errors, but the current United trio eventually got the hang of it. Hernandez was able to juggle with Rooney (who didn’t return the favor) at one point. After removing his blindfold, Welbeck started delivering crosses to the still sightless Rooney. Rooney’s attempts to

Oh, just Wayne Rooney, Chicharito and Danny Welbeck playing soccer… blindfolded (video)

Possibly the Manchester United response to Ronaldo’s “scoring without being able to see” ridiculousness from Tested to the Limit, but most definitely a solid compilation of Rooney getting unknowingly smashed in the face with Danny Welbeck crosses, this video once again (after a few sight-less mishaps of course) shows us why these guys get to play a game for a living. Rooney’s...

The Telepathic Football challenge featuring Manchester United’s Rooney, Welbeck and Hernandez

The Telepathic Football challenge featuring Manchester United’s Rooney, Welbeck and Hernandez - originally posted on Soccerlens.comEarlier this month, Manchester United strikers Wayne Rooney, Danny Welbeck and Javier Hernandez took part in bwin’s ‘Telepathic Football’ challenge, going up against the 1999 Man Utd’s strike pairing of Dwight Yorke and Andy Cole. The concept...

England Draw in Montenegro – France Lose 1-0 To Spain

After England had completely dominated the first half tonight in Montenegro and Wayne Rooney hit the post and then scored in the sixth minute a good comeback by Montenegro in the second half, when the roles were almost reversed, had Montenegro equalizing after 75 minutes through substitute Damjanovic, it ended up all square and England [...]

World Cup Qualifiers: England drew as Wales, Scotland & N. Ireland lose

World Cup Qualifiers: England drew as Wales, Scotland & N. Ireland lose - originally posted on Soccerlens.comIt was a sad Monday night for the British nations at the World Cup qualifiers. England were held to a 1-1 draw by Montenegro despite taking the lead while Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland all suffered defeats at the hands of Croatia, Israel and Serbia respectively...

United scrapes past Sunderland

An own goal from Sunderland's Titus Bramble handed Manchester United a 1-0 win and an 18-point lead at the top of the Premier League table. Fortune has not been smiling on the Black Cats this season and they remain rooted in relegation trouble after seeing their winless run stretched to eight games. In contrast, United are strolling towards the title and could even afford to...

Sunderland vs Manchester United: Match Preview

What a welcome relief. The International break is well and truly over (at least for now). Focus shifts to club football once again. This is what the fans really care about, not some boring games all in the name of World Cup Qualifiers, although some games were hugely entertaining. Manchester United resume domestic affairs in a bid to win its 20th English crown. Their next adventure...
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