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The Wayne Rooney of old could bring joy back to Old Trafford

The Wayne Rooney of old could bring joy back to Old Trafford

Something very peculiar appears to have happened to Wayne Rooney. You may have noticed it during Manchester United’s defeat at the Etihad, then again when England beat Slovenia at Wembley, only for the strange phenomenon to be repeated on Tuesday night, as England were victorious once again, against Scotland. In all three encounters, Rooney ran [...]

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VIDEO: Van Persie goal for Holland vs Latvia

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De Gea on bench for Spain’s game last night

Following reports that David de Gea could be out for a month following dislocating his finger, he was named on the bench in Spain’s 3-0 win over Belarus yesterday. Isco, Busquets and Pedro were all on the scoresheet for the Spaniards. Whilst there are no further updates on the extent of De Gea’s injury, you [...]

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Rooney: Great honour to represent England 100 times

Wayne Rooney was awarded with 100th cap for England tonight and marked the occasion by scoring a goal to make him the 3rd joint highest scorer for his country. It was a good day in the end. It was tough as they took the lead and we had to show character but it will be [...]

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VIDEO: Rooney’s goal vs Slovenia

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VIDEO: Januzaj assist in Belgium victory

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VIDEO: Blind and Chicharito goals in Holland vs Mexico

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RvP: I’m keeping Dutch captaincy

Since Louis van Gaal left the Dutch national team for Manchester United, the country have been struggling in their bid to qualify for Euro 2016. Guus Hiddink’s team now sit six points behind group leaders Iceland and Czech Republic, but Robin van Persie insists he is not taking the blame for that and will remain [...]

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VIDEO: Van Persie’s goal vs Kazakhstan

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VIDEO: Falcao’s goal vs El Salvador

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VIDEO: Rooney scores for England vs San Marino

Wayne Rooney has now scored 42 goals in 98 appearances for England, putting him 7 goals behind Sir Bobby Charlton’s record.

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Hodgson: Shaw should be with seniors

Having replaced Ashley Cole in England’s World Cup squad in the summer, Luke Shaw now finds himself playing for the U-21s again after being called up to play in their games against Croatia by Gareth Southgate. Shaw, who turned 19 in the summer, will be playing two games as part of the U-21s Euro 2015 [...]

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VIDEO: Di Maria’s goal and assists for Argentina vs world champions

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Holland – Replacing Clockwork Orange with Pragmatism

Holland – Replacing Clockwork Orange with Pragmatism

Nine wins and one draw in the World Cup qualifiers, an attack speared by the topscorer in the European part of those qualifiers accompanied by one of the most unstoppable dribblers in the world and entering the tournament in Brazil as vice-World Champion. However, the defence lacks recognised talent and in Kevin Strootman, Van Gaal’s [...]

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Van Persie: Honour to captain this team

After a fantastic performance against Spain, scoring two goals, Robin van Persie was subbed off in Holland’s round of 16 game. Afterwards, Louis van Gaal confirmed it was a tactical decision, not forced through injury. “This coach wants to win,” said Van Persie. “So he makes substitutions. It’s simple. We played three different formations, so [...]

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