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PICTURE: What did Guardiola want Rooney to do?

PICTURE: What did Guardiola want Rooney to do?

With just minutes to go in in last night’s 1-1 draw against Bayern Munich, Bastian Schweinsteiger was sent off for a second yellow card for a foul on Wayne Rooney. Pep Guardiola immediately made a ‘diving’ gesture on the touchlines but this didn’t stop the referee from sending off the German’s goalscorer. There’s no denying [...]

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Rooney: United fans are fantastic

Something strange happened during United’s home defeat against Liverpool. With around twenty minutes left to play, and United trailing 2-0, the Stretford End starting singing “20 times, 20 times, Man United. 20 times, 20 times, I say. 20 times, 20 times, Man United, playing football the Matt Busby way.” The Stretford End were on their [...]

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Rooney: This is one of my worst days in football

Wayne Rooney has reflected on today’s defeat against Liverpool and has singled it out as one of his worst moments on the pitch. “It’s one of the worst days I’ve ever had in football,” Rooney told MUTV. “It’s hard to take. You have to give Liverpool credit – they played well – but it’s difficult [...]

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RoM Reaction to Rooney’s new contract

RoM Reaction to Rooney’s new contract

Last season, Wayne Rooney’s form became so poor, by his own high standards, that Sir Alex Ferguson dropped him. He was left out of the starting line-up for our biggest game of the season at home to Real Madrid, a decision that was working well for us until the referee’s scandalous decision to send Nani [...]

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Rooney takes over United’s Instagram account

Rooney takes over United’s Instagram account

“This is a memorable image, taken after I scored my hat-trick goal. Here I am celebrating with some United legends: Ruud, Gary and Giggsy.” “Winning my first title was one of the best feelings ever. Here I am lifting the cup with Ronny, Edwin and Smithy.” “Winning the Champions League was a dream come true. [...]

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Rooney hints that managerial change convinced him to stay

Towards the end of last season, Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed that Wayne Rooney had asked to leave the club. Whilst Rooney’s representatives strenuously deny that a transfer request was handed in, there has never been any denials that a conversation matching Ferguson’s description took place. Ferguson later claimed that an official request wasn’t handed in [...]

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CONFIRMED: Rooney signs new deal

Manchester United have confirmed that Wayne Rooney has extended his contract with the club. “I am made up to be staying at United,” he said. “In August I will have been at the club for 10 years and during that time I have played with some fantastic players and won everything that I hoped I [...]

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PICTURE: Mata poses with Januzaj on train to London

PICTURE: Mata poses with Januzaj on train to London

Juan Mata has posted a picture with team mate Adnan Januzaj on the train on their way down to London for this weekend’s game against Crystal Palace.

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Moyes denies that Rooney’s contract has been finalised

Earlier today, reports claimed that Wayne Rooney’s £300k-a-week deal had been agreed upon, after finally ironing out a few snags over image rights. In his press conference today, David Moyes has denied that to be the case. “When we have news we’ll tell you. He’s a terrific player. If we can get it done it’ll [...]

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Mourinho suggests Chelsea DID offer us Mata/Luiz

In the summer, when Chelsea were confident their club would be prising Wayne Rooney away from Manchester, a rumour circulated that Jose Mourinho was prepared to let Juan Mata or David Luiz move in the opposite direction. The rumour was quickly dismissed, with Chelsea fans scoffing at the idea that Mourinho would be prepared to [...]

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Suck it up, Wazza

In October 2010, Wayne Rooney claimed that he would not be staying at the club because he feared that it didn’t match his ambition. Having just missed out on the title by one point the season before, following three successive Premier League crowns, he sounded more than a little foolish. By the end of the [...]

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Rooney back for next game

We were left to panic this afternoon when rumours that Wayne Rooney hadn’t travelled to Norwich proved to be true and United started with Javier Hernandez our only striker to start. Thanks to Danny Welbeck, who came on at the start of the second half, United picked up all three points in Rooney’s absence. David [...]

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VIDEO: United’s goals vs Hull

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Hasn’t Rooney always been a team player?

Hasn’t Rooney always been a team player?

Wayne Rooney currently has 8 assists this season, more than any other player, helping to justify the club’s decision to cling on to him this summer. David Moyes has sung Rooney’s praises for his attitude this season, which has been hard to fault, and goes some way to explaining why he has opted to name [...]

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Best United goals under Fergie

United managed 2,762 goals under Sir Alex Ferguson, roughly two scored for every one conceded.  Everyone will have their favourites of the Ferguson era. Sometimes it’s about context – Solskjaer’s winner in the 1999 Champions League Final and the Mark Hughes volley against Oldham that saved the double spring to mind. Other times it’s about pure [...]

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