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Rooney: Mata in my dream 5-a-side

Wayne Rooney has given a short interview with the official site where he talks about training at Manchester United. Who would you play alongside in your ideal five-a-side team? Do you have to have a goalkeeper? If not, I’ll go for Angel, Falcao, Robin and Mata. Who scored the best goal you have ever seen [...]

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Rooney: Van Gaal’s game plan worked against Arsenal

Wayne Rooney scored the all-important second goal in United’s 2-1 victory over Arsenal yesterday. Not for the first time, Rooney scored at the Emirates on the counter attack, with the home side chasing the game after Kieran Gibbs’ own goal. Rooney has talked about the tactics for the game and is delighted we were able [...]

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VIDEO: United’s goals in 2-1 win over Arsenal

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Rooney: It was great beating Arsenal in the Champions League

Ahead of United’s game against Arsenal, Wayne Rooney has reflected on some of the better moments against the North London club, including the 2009 Champions League semi-final victory over them. United beat Arsenal 1-0 at Old Trafford then thrashed them 3-1 at the Emirates. We’ve had some great memories. Beating them in the Champions League [...]

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Rooney: Welbz is a Manchester lad so it’s weird seeing him at Arsenal

Rooney: Welbz is a Manchester lad so it’s weird seeing him at Arsenal

Ahead of United’s game against Arsenal, and Danny Welbeck’s first match against his boyhood club, Wayne Rooney has discussed his former teammate’s start to life in London. Of course, Danny has been here all of his life. He is a Manchester lad so it is weird seeing him [there]. But that’s football nowadays and players [...]

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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: Has Rooney forgotten about the “support” of England fans?

VIDEO: Has Rooney forgotten about the “support” of England fans?

Wayne Rooney has thanked England fans for their support over the past 100 games on his official Instagram account. He clearly forgot about the time he slated them after they booed him following a 0-0 draw with Algeria in the 2010 World Cup.

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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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Rooney snowballed journo behind Anfield then walked him to his car

Wayne Rooney makes his 100th appearance for England tonight which has lead to several newspapers looking for weird and wonderful ways to mark the occasion. Jeff Powell, a journalist who has been going since England won the World Cup, has remembered his favourite memory of United’s striker. The first day of March, 2006, was unusually [...]

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Rooney: Captaincy means I have responsibility with youth

Wayne Rooney has revealed that the captaincy has seen him have a more influential role with the young players at Manchester United. There are different things you have to get involved in, in terms of meetings outside the club and trying to have an influence on the youth development in the club. So certain things [...]

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Wilson: Great watching Ruud score for the team I supported

James Wilson has spoken to MUTV about which strikers have been his favourite. Wayne Rooney – “He broke through at Everton when he was 16 or 17 which was a similar age to me [when I made my debut]. Then he got regular first-team football from then on, so that’s an inspiration for me. He’s [...]

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Rooney: We were in control with 10 men

Wayne Rooney is pleased with how United did today in the 1-0 defeat away to City after playing with ten men for an hour. We responded well and defended well [after falling behind]. I felt for long periods of the game we were the better team. We took control of the game with 10 men [...]

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LvG: Media invented Rooney’s injury

In the run up to derby day, the media reported that Wayne Rooney was a doubt for the game, but Louis van Gaal has said there is no problem with the striker. Rooney was not injured. The media was writing that but he was never injured. Maybe his shoes were too tight, that is possible, [...]

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STATS: Rooney on derby day

STATS: Rooney on derby day

Wayne Rooney’s suspension is now over but injury could threaten his starting place on Sunday as United take on Manchester City. Reports suggest that the captain will be ready in time to play and the stats above suggest that having Rooney, the all-time top scorer in Manchester derbies, can only be seen as a positive [...]

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