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Rooney with incredible penalty ranking story

Wayne Rooney has revealed that he started off the season as Manchester United’s penalty taker, replacing Robin van Persie who took on the duty from Rooney the season before. “In pre-season, he asked me to take penalties, so I said ‘yeh’. Obviously, I want to take the penalties,” he said. “So he said he’s got [...]

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Rooney reveals what he said in dressing room speech

Much was made of the speech that Wayne Rooney gave to his team mates ahead of the win against Tottenham Hotspur, at the start of our good run, which saw us also beat Liverpool and Manchester City. Rooney has revealed what he discussed with the players during this time, and that he had asked Louis [...]

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VIDEO: Gary Neville interviews Wayne Rooney

———— To mark the anniversary of United winning the Treble with a team that had academy products at the core, Made in Manchester is available for just £3 for today only. Some of the best football writers take a player each, from Sir Bobby Charlton to Ryan Giggs, George Best to David Beckham, Duncan Edwards [...]

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LvG: Rooney and RvP are bottom of the list for penalties

Louis van Gaal has claimed that he has taken Robin van Persie off penalty taking duty after he missed a crucial penalty at home against West Brom on Saturday. United went on to lose the game. The manager has also claimed that Rooney is at the bottom of the pile too after missing a penalty [...]

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Five key thoughts following Manchester United 0-1 West Brom – Three straight defeats sees top four race resume

Manchester United suffered a third straight Premier League defeat after a 1-0 loss against a resilient West Bromwich Albion side at Old Trafford. The sluggish Red Devils were restricted to long range efforts for the majority of the game as the Baggies chose to sit deep and allow United to pass the ball in front [...]

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Rooney is richest footballer in UK

Rooney is richest footballer in UK

The Times rich list has been published today and shows that Wayne Rooney is the richest footballer in the country. United’s assistant manager, Ryan Giggs, and former defender, Rio Ferdinand, also feature in the top 10. ———— To mark the anniversary of United winning the Treble with a team that had academy products at the [...]

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Everton Preview: Five Keys To Victory

Everton Preview: Five Keys To Victory

United’s six-game winning run came to a cruel and unfortunate end last week at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea edged a 1-0 victory courtesy of an Eden Hazard counter. Late injuries to Michael Carrick, Daley Blind, Marcos Rojo and Phil Jones didn’t look to hamper United’s performance too much besides a shift in the side which [...]

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Rooney: Our youngsters were great against Chelsea

Wayne Rooney has sung the praises of teenagers Luke Shaw and Paddy McNair following their excellent performance against Chelsea. He praised McNair for how well he handled Didier Drogba, who Jose Mourinho described as a “different animal”. Drogba only completed 13 passes over 90 minutes, with a dreadful accuracy of just 46%, so it would [...]

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Rooney: We should have beaten Chelsea

Wayne Rooney has reflected on United’s defeat against Chelsea and claimed we should have won the game. United had 70% possession and more than double the shots the home side had, yet lost 1-0 after referee Mike Dean failed to spot John Terry’s foul on Radamel Falcao in their lead up to the goal. I [...]

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Five key thoughts following Chelsea 1-0 United – Hazard the difference as Van Gaal’s men are unlucky in defeat

Manchester United fell to a 1-0 defeat to a sturdy Chelsea side, who moved one step closer to the Premier League title. It was a harsh defeat but the Red Devils will have learnt a massive lesson after failing to break down Jose Mourinho’s men. David De Gea’s main rival for PFA Player of the [...]

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Rooney: Fellaini is being used in the right way this season

Marouane Fellaini was considered a safe purchase for David Moyes, after the Belgian midfielder had done such a good job for him at Everton. However, Fellaini was dreadful in his first season at the club and became a symbol of Moyes’ failure. He couldn’t even get his own players to do well, let alone the [...]

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Rooney: Time was right for me to address the dressing room

Following United’s impressive win over Tottenham Hotspur, the start of the recent run of good form, Marouane Fellaini revealed that Wayne Rooney gave an impassioned speech to the dressing room. Speaking with the club’s official site, Rooney has discussed why he believes it was time for him to address the dressing room. I’ve always been [...]

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Hart: Rooney is a good guy and I rate him highly

Joe Hart has sung the praises of Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney ahead of Sunday’s derby. Rooney in a good place and is playing really well at the moment. He’s taken the responsibilities of being captain for his club and country really well – he’s a player I rate really highly and he’s a good [...]

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Rooney: More spice to derby day now

Wayne Rooney has claimed that there is more spice to the derby now, compared to when he first came to Manchester United. City finished just two places above the relegation zone when Rooney joined United from Everton, but now that they are competing for the title, the rivalry has increased. In the first few years [...]

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Rooney: We are playing for pride on Sunday

Wayne Rooney has scored more goals in the Manchester derby than any other player. Now, as captain, he insists that his teammates are playing for pride when they meet City on Sunday, and he wants to give the fans something to celebrate. I think it’s a very important game for Manchester United and Manchester City… [...]

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