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Wayne Rooney appears headed for Chinese Super League

With teams from the Chinese Super League splashing money around, they have been able to sign some big-name players. The list of stars seems to be growing, with names like Carlos Tevez and Oscar cashing in on China’s financial largesse. The most recent crop of transfer rumors is led by Manchester United legend and team captain Wayne Rooney.At the age of 31, Rooney has featured mainly...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney breaks Sir Bobby Charlton’s team scoring record in stoppage time equalizer

Wayne Rooney may have lost a step or two over the past couple years but there are times where we see a glimpse of the superstar he once was. This was all too apparent as Rooney came on as a sub and broke Sir Bobby Charlton’s Manchester United scoring record with a stunning free kick that gave United a 1-1 draw away at Stoke. With Sir Bobby in attendance, Rooney scored his 250th...
Via 32 Flags
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Hug break! Youngster stops mid-game to give his brother a squeeze

Move over, Jack and Bobby Charlton, we have a new favorite set of soccer brothers. OK, so maybe that's a bit premature, but you have to take a look at this video that surfaced over the weekend, via America's Funniest Home Videos.There isn't much context, but it certainly appears that the boy, in the middle of his soccer game, stops playing to give his little brother a quick hug....
Via FOX Sports
May 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Van Gaal salutes boyhood idol as United to rename South Stand after Sir Bobby Charlton

Old Trafford’s South Stand will be renamed after United legend Sir Bobby Charlton at Sunday’s fixture against Everton, and ahead of the tribute planned, United coach Louis Van Gaal has described the former Red Devil star as one of his boyhood idols, according to United’s official team site. Sir Bobby Charlton, now 78 years old,
Via FutnSoccer
April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Man United considers selling Wayne Rooney to Chinese club

Wayne Rooney could end his Manchester United this summer in a hail of money. Manchester United is considering selling Rooney to a Chinese club this summer, The Manchester Evening News’ Samuel Luckhurst and The Mirror’s David McDonnell reported Thursday. An unnamed club, believed to be Shanghai Shenhua, made a £27 million ($39 million) transfer bid for Rooney, according to...
Via NESN.com
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Rooney: Breaking Sir Bobby Charlton's record a dream come true

An emotional Wayne Rooney was delighted to become England's all-time leading goalscorer following his penalty in the 2-0 European Championship qualifier against Switzerland at Wembley Stadium. The Manchester United striker, 29, surpassed Sir Bobby Charlton's long-standing record of 49 goals with his country's second in the 84th minute. Rooney told ITV Sport: "It's a dream come true...
Via FOX Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

England qualifies for Euro 2016, Spain avenges Slovakia loss

England became the first team to qualify for the 2016 European Championship by crushing San Marino 6-0, while defending champion Spain avenged a rare loss to Slovakia with a 2-0 victory on Saturday. Wayne Rooney's opener from the penalty spot was his 49th international goal, tying him with Bobby Charlton as England's all-time leading scorer. While England secured first place in Group...
Via Associated Press
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

England qualifies for Euro 2016, Rooney ties scoring record

SERRAVALLE, San Marino (AP) England became the first team to qualify for the 2016 European Championship by beating San Marino 6-0 on Saturday, with Wayne Rooney's opening goal tying him for first place on the country's all-time scoring list. Rooney set England on its way to a seventh straight win in Group E by converting a 13th-minute penalty to move onto 49 international goals...
Via Associated Press
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Britain beats Germany in 1914 Christmas Truce commemorative game

Britain triumphed over Germany 100 years after the start of the First World War - in a commemorative football match at Aldershot to mark the "Christmas Truce" of 1914. The Army side edged out German counterparts the Bundeswehr by one goal to nil in front of a crowd of 2,547 at Aldershot's ESS stadium. The Christmas Truce was said to have taken place on Christmas Day a century...
Via FOX Sports
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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