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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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Jones: Rooney is our leader and we all follow him

Wayne Rooney’s teammates have been singing his praises over recent weeks, particularly following the inspirational speech he gave to them ahead of the fantastic display against Spurs a few weeks ago. Phil Jones has joined in with claim Rooney is a fantastic captain, pointing to his talk ahead of the victory over Villa. Wayne’s a [...]

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Five key thoughts following Manchester United 3-1 Aston Villa

Manchester United secured another impressive victory with a 3-1 win over Aston Villa at Old Trafford. In a game in which they dominated for the majority, United moved, perhaps temporarily, ahead of rivals Manchester City in the Premier League table. Ander Herrera scored twice and Wayne Rooney scored a spectacular volley to make it five [...]

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VIDEO: Herrera and Rooney’s goals vs Villa

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Rooney: LvG is a genuinely nice guy

Wayne Rooney has sung the praises of Louis van Gaal, claiming that the Dutch manager is always there for the players and his will to win rubs off on the players. He’s very approachable and always says to his players: ‘If you ever want to talk about anything, whether it’s about football or other things, [...]

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Rooney: I want to break Charlton’s record sooner rather than later

Wayne Rooney is 20 goals short of equalling Sir Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record for Manchester United and three goals from equalling the England tally. Rooney has claimed that he talks to Charlton regularly but doesn’t mention how close he is to the record. Bobby’s been a great for Manchester United and England. I speak to [...]

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Rooney: United and England lads have given me stick over boxing

When footage started to circulate showing Wayne Rooney getting punched by Phil Bardsley, journalists started debate over what punishment Louis van Gaal would dish out. The panel on Sunday Supplement thought Rooney was a disgrace and were quick to criticise him. Rooney responded by scoring against Spurs and mimicking the action in a boxing celebration. [...]

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Five key thoughts following Liverpool 1-2 United as Mata’s brace secures a crucial victory

Manchester United picked up a vital three points as they defeated rivals Liverpool 2-1 at Anfield. Juan Mata scored a brace, including a fantastic overhead kick to fire Louis van Gaal’s men into pole position to make it into the top four. Steven Gerrard came on as a half time substitute for the hosts but [...]

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PICTURE: Wayne Rooney’s son as mascot for Spurs game

PICTURE: Wayne Rooney’s son as mascot for Spurs game

Wayne Rooney’s son, Kai, was a mascot for today’s win over Tottenham Hotspur. ———— Made in Manchester is available for just £3. Some of the best football writers take a player each, from Sir Bobby Charlton to Ryan Giggs, George Best to David Beckham, Duncan Edwards to Paul Scholes, and many more, with 30 articles [...]

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Rooney: Video was just me messing around with my mates

Wayne Rooney has spoken about the video of him being knocked out by Phil Bardsley which was sold to The Sun. One of his friends recorded it and today it was on the front page of the papers. After scoring in United’s 3-0 win over Spurs today, Rooney re-enacted the fight in his celebration, and [...]

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