Looking into Sam Allardyce’s first England squad

“Big Sam” Allardyce has named his first squad as England manager for the upcoming World Cup Qualifier against Slovakia. While there hasn’t been wholesale changes, there are some notable inclusions, as well as stylistic hints. @OfficialBigSam names his first #ThreeLions squad, with a debut call-up for @WestHamUtd winger @Michailantonio. pic.twitter.com/TbEeMzBzEA — England...
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Wayne Rooney set to retire from England after 2018 World Cup

Wayne Rooney has decided that he will retire from international soccer after the 2018 World Cup. The England captain, who has come under fire for substandard performances over the last few years, said that he's going to give it his all through the tournament in Russia, but that after that, he'll walk away from the Three Lions."Realistically I know myself that Russia will be my last...
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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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12 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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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney Claims Pogba Has ‘Unfinished Business’ At Manchester United

Manchester United striker and captain Wayne Rooney appears very excited at the prospect of playing alongside Paul Pogba next season. The French midfielder has been linked with a move back to his former club Manchester United all summer and looks close to finally signing for the Red Devils. In an interview with English news outlet The Daily Mail, Rooney spoke about how he hopes Pogba...
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29 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

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...
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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...
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June 04, 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

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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