Wayne Rooney Should Be United's Twelfth Man

It's been a whirlwind of a summer for Manchester United cornerstone Wayne Rooney. He captained England to a disappointing quarterfinals knockout at the hands of puny Iceland, racking up a grand total of zero assists and one converted penalty despite England being favored in all four matches. He watched United overhaul the entire club, bringing Jose Mourinho onto the bench along...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Burglar no match for fortress of Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney

While Wayne Rooney was playing his Manchester United testimonial game, which made history on Wednesday night for being the first ever game streamed live on Facebook, his home was under attack. In what turned out to be a failed attempt to breach Rooney’s fortress-like security system, per BBC, the burglar fled the scene dropping a backpack which included gaffer tape and electrical...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney got nutmegged twice in a row in training

Wayne Rooney really used to have it, man. Remember when he terrorized Arsenal's defense as a 16-year-old before that was a thing we got used to seeing on a weekend-by-weekend basis? Remember the overhead kick against Manchester City? Peak Rooney was a terrifying Rooney. Now he's 30 going on 75, and his legs just don't work the way the used to, and he's getting nutmegged for fun in...
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July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney in no rush to quit Manchester United

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney says he is willing to sign a contract extension which would see him retire at Old Trafford.Rooney has three years remaining on his current deal and recently admitted that he doesn't see himself playing for another club.The 30-year-old has now extended those thoughts by admitting he is prepared to end his playing days at United by putting pen...
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June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Wade Barrett becomes temporary head coach of MLS’ Dynamo

We have some bad news. It appears that Wade Barrett has become the temporary head coach of MLS’ Houston Dynamo. It’s just that it’s not former WWE superstar Wade Barrett but actually former Dynamo player and longtime assistant coach Wade Barrett. When the Dynamo announced the news on their Twitter account, the wrestler Barrett, seeing as he is currently looking for work, figured...
Via The Comeback
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

English Premier League MVP Jamie Vardy: Arsenal bound?

So it appears Arsenal's next big move will be acquiring Leicester’s Jamie Vardy. Finally. Wait, what? Putting their still-fresh title-winning campaign aside for the moment, Arsenal is obviously a bigger club than Leicester City. Arsenal will probably pay Vardy more money than Leicester City. There is a better chance of Arsenal remaining in the Champions League for years to come...
Via The Sports Post
June 04, 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...
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February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Reports: Man United’s Wayne Rooney Out Up To Two Months With Knee Injury

So much for Wayne Rooney’s hot streak and possibly Manchester United’s hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League. Rooney will miss the next six to eight weeks of action for both Manchester United and England’s national team due to a knee-ligament injury, The Times’ James Ducker and The Telegraph’s Luke Edwards reported Wednesday. Rooney played 90 minutes Saturday...
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February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney Resurgent; Curled Goal Highlights Improvement In 2016 (Video)

News flash: Wayne Rooney is still quite good at soccer. Rooney scored a peach of a goal Friday in Manchester United’s FA Cup game against Derby County. The game was goal-less in the 16th minute when Rooney wrapped his foot around the ball and curled past goalkeeper Scott Carson into the far side of the goal. It's level at the break, but this is well worth another watch. Step...
Via NESN.com
January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Louis van Gaal calls out Wayne Rooney detractors: “You too, fat man!”

Embattled Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has become known for some of his confrontational interactions with reporters, such as his “Enjoy the wine. Enjoy the mince pies.” press conference exit before Christmas, and he continued that trend Tuesday after a 3-3 draw with Newcastle United. United star Wayne Rooney has also been a focus of media criticism recently, but he...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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