• Wayne Rooney adds to United injury problems ahead of Everton game

    Wayne Rooney adds to United injury problems ahead of Everton game

    Manchester United take on Everton this weekend, desperate to get their Premier League form back on track.

    In midweek they beat West Ham 4-1, sending them through the EFL Cup semi-finals and proving that this is a team that can do some damage.

    But they need to start doing it in the Premier League if they aren’t to lose sight of the pacesetters. Chelsea are already 11 points ahead.

    Wayne Rooney is perhaps the biggest miss this weekend, with the captain set to […]

  • England captain Wayne Rooney escapes FA punishment

    England captain Wayne Rooney escapes FA punishment

    Manchester United star and England captain Wayne Rooney has escaped punishment from the Football Association after reports that he drunkenly gatecrashed a wedding last week.

    The 31-year-old was snapped with members of a wedding party in a hotel after England duty, leading to widespread criticism of his actions in the press afterwards.

    Rooney, however, has insisted he did nothing wrong, and the FA have taken the same line after investigating the incident, according to the Daily Mirror.

    England manager Gareth Southgate did not […]

  • ‘Perfect’ Rooney deserves more respect, says Ibrahimovic

    ‘Perfect’ Rooney deserves more respect, says Ibrahimovic

    The Swede has called for greater respect towards his Red Devils team-mate, who is now the club’s leading goalscorer in Europe.

    Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is “the perfect player” and deserves more respect from the media, according to team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

    Rooney produced arguably his best display of the season in Thursday’s 4-0 Europa League win over Feyenoord, in which he scored the opening goal before setting up Juan Mata for the second.

    The performance came in the wake of a difficult […]

  • Angry Rooney hits out at media after Manchester United win

    Angry Rooney hits out at media after Manchester United win

    The striker set a club record during the victory over Feyenoord and was far from pleased to again be asked about claims he was drinking at a wedding last week.

    Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney insists he did not even step foot into the wedding that caused a storm while he was on international duty with England.

    The forward fumed at the media last week, slamming their “disgraceful” coverage since he was pictured in The Sun allegedly drinking at a wedding in […]

  • Ibrahimovic slams media for showing Rooney ‘no respect’

    Ibrahimovic slams media for showing Rooney ‘no respect’

    The England captain has been the centre of attention after being photographed intoxicated, but his Manchester United team-mate has offered his support.

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic has slammed the media for showing “a lack of respect” to Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney after he was photographed intoxicated on international duty.

    Rooney was snapped looking worse for wear as he reportedly crashed a wedding at England’s team hotel in Hertfordshire between the recent international matches against Scotland and Spain.

    Sections of the media claimed Rooney’s role […]

  • ‘Rooney looks like he’s finally burnt out’

    ‘Rooney looks like he’s finally burnt out’

    Much has been made of the England captain’s best position in recent months, but former midfielder turned pundit Eamon Dunphy feels his playing days are all but over.

    Former Republic of Ireland midfielder Eamon Dunphy feels that Wayne Rooney will no longer be the Manchester United hero of old, and claims the England captain looks “burnt out”.

    Dunphy, who has also been critical of Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s performances, insisting the Swede is now too old to perform at the highest level, believes the […]

  • Rooney dropped for Arsenal clash as he’s too slow, reveals Mourinho

    Rooney dropped for Arsenal clash as he’s too slow, reveals Mourinho

    The Red Devils boss opted to go with pace in the final third, but has hinted that he wants veteran midfielder Michael Carrick to stay for another year.

    Jose Mourinho has suggested that Wayne Rooney missed out on a place in Manchester United’s starting XI against Arsenal because he is too slow.

    The Red Devils shuffled their pack for a home date with the Gunners – with some of those selection calls enforced, and others more tactical.

    Rooney was among those left on […]

  • My Treatment Is A Disgrace’- Wayne Rooney Angrily Blasts Media

    My Treatment Is A Disgrace’- Wayne Rooney Angrily Blasts Media

    Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney says reaction to his late-night conduct on England duty has been “disgraceful” and has vowed he is “not finished yet”.

    The England captain apologised over “inappropriate” pictures of him at a wedding at the England team hotel during the international break.

    Rooney said his treatment showed “a lack of respect”.

    “It feels as if the media are trying to write my obituary and I won’t let that happen,” he added.
    Speaking after he came off the bench for Manchester […]

  • Spurs striker Harry Kane admits he ‘dreams’ of replacing Wayne Rooney

    Spurs striker Harry Kane admits he ‘dreams’ of replacing Wayne Rooney

    Harry Kane has admitted his ambition to become the future captain of both England and his boyhood club Tottenham.

    The 23-year-old, who made his prolific breakthrough in the 2014-15 campaign, was named vice captain of Spurs by manager Mauricio Pochettino after working his way through the club’s youth academy.

    Fighting his way back to full fitness after suffering ankle ligament earlier in the season, explained the leadership skills ingrained into his personality drives him to captain the north London club.

    ‘It’s my personality. […]

  • Mourinho: Rooney is ‘ready’ to play against Arsenal

    Mourinho: Rooney is ‘ready’ to play against Arsenal

    Jose Mourinho says striker Wayne Rooney “wants to play” in Manchester United’s clash against Arsenal at Old Trafford on Saturday.

    The England captain has been at the centre of controversy this week after images emerged of him, in the words of the The Sun, being ‘too drunk to stand’.

    The incident at a private wedding party at a hotel last Friday and Rooney has come under severe criticism for his behaviour.

    Despite the furore, it was a knee injury that forced Rooney to […]

  • Mourinho slams England for failing to ‘protect’ Rooney

    Mourinho slams England for failing to ‘protect’ Rooney

    The forward was forced to make a public apology after staying out late and drinking while on international duty but his club boss believes he was not cared for properly.

    Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has slammed England management for failing to “take care” of Wayne Rooney on international duty.

    The striker hit the headlines after being photographed in an inebriated state in the early hours of the morning in the England team hotel following a wedding.

    Rooney later apologised for his behaviour […]