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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...
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Rooney scores his 50th international goal, passes Charlton for England’s all-time mark

Converting a penalty kick in the 84th minute of England’s 2-0 win over Switzerland on Tuesday, Wayne Rooney passed Bobby Charlton on the England men’s national team’s all-time goal-scoring list, becoming the first Three Lions player to reach the 50-goal plateau. Rooney’s finish high into the left of the Swiss goal broke a tie with Charlton that he forged last week, when...
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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...
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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...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Why a Diamond Formation Could Make England a Cut Above the Rest

Ever since Bobby Charlton and his men led England to victory in the 1966 World Cup, the English national team has never quite been able to return to successes achieved on that day. Year upon year and tournament upon tournament, the whole country is tormented by unrequited hope and overly ambitious expectation. But not since the days of Charlton has an England team made the final...
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June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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