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Young: Rooney didn’t mean that finish… but he says he did

Wayne Rooney scored a fantastic winner for Manchester United this afternoon in our 2-1 win over Swansea. After the game, Ashley Young joked that Rooney didn’t mean to finish as well as he did. We’ve looked at the replay and I’m not sure he meant it but he’ll definitely tell you he did! It was [...]

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Manchester United 2015 review – The attack

Manchester United 2015 review – The attack

Juan Mata – @mango_carrot In 2015, Juan Mata’s form and fortunes have mirrored those of the team, there’s a visible downward trajectory and has been since “those three games” in the 14/15 season, which for Mata, peaked with a goal against Liverpool that will forever be remembered by the United faithful (and the scousers). Mata [...]

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VIDEO: Remember when Chelsea fans were singing for Rooney?

Two seasons ago, Manchester United faced Chelsea at Old Trafford in August. The away fans were singing Wayne Rooney’s name throughout the game, hoping that he would sign for their club.

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PICTURE: Has Carrick replaced Rooney as captain?

PICTURE: Has Carrick replaced Rooney as captain?

Despite coming on at half-time for Manchester United, during our 2-0 defeat against Stoke, Wayne Rooney was not given the captain’s armband. Michael Carrick, who started the game as captain, kept the armband until the end. Rooney has been out for several weeks with an injury, although plenty of rumours have circulated suggesting there’s another [...]

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PICTURES: Rooney’s cuts after Huth challenge

PICTURES: Rooney’s cuts after Huth challenge

Wayne Rooney was subbed off in Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Leicester City, following getting Robert Huth’s studs in his chest. Louis van Gaal has confirmed this injury won’t rule him out of our next game though.

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LvG: I’d pick Rooney even if he wasn’t captain

Wayne Rooney is enduring a poor season so far, which isn’t something Manchester United can afford, considering teenager Anthony Martial is our only other striker. Louis van Gaal had previously claimed that his captain would always play, which has explained for some how Rooney is in the team every week. Van Gaal has insisted that [...]

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PICTURE: Rooney, Pogba and Evra pose after England win

PICTURE: Rooney, Pogba and Evra pose after England win

Paul Pogba, Wayne Rooney and Patrice Evra posed for a picture following England’s 2-0 win over France at Wembley.

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VIDEO: Rooney scores in England’s win over France

Wayne Rooney scored England’s second goal in their 2-0 win over France. Morgan Schneiderlin, Anthony Martial and Phil Jones also featured in this game.

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Rooney: I spoke to United teammates in Paris after attack

During the terror attacks in Paris on Friday, there were plans for suicide bombers to enter the Stade de France, where Germany and France were playing in a friendly. Thankfully, their plans were foiled. Anthony Martial, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Morgan Schneiderlin were all in the match day squad for their country, as well as former red [...]

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TOP FIVE: Things Louis van Gaal should be doing differently

TOP FIVE: Things Louis van Gaal should be doing differently

After going with the super-cheerful option last month and taking a rose-tinted look at the season so far, a month has passed. And it’s not been the most inspiring of months, to be frank. United have only lost once—and in a game the manager cared so little about he picked Sergio Romero. However, there was [...]

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VIDEO: Rooney’s goal against CSKA Moscow

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CSKA Preview – Five Keys to Victory

CSKA Preview – Five Keys to Victory

Little over two weeks ago, United fans were celebrating a rousing, if not slightly unexpected 3-0 away victory at Goodison Park. Since then, things have begun to stagnate a little, with four successive draws, one of which saw the Reds embarrassed at home to Middlesbrough in the League Cup via a penalty shootout. Van Gaal’s [...]

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POLL: Should Rooney be dropped today?

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Rio: United shouldn’t drop Rooney

Ahead of Manchester United’s game against Crystal Palace, Rio Ferdinand has defended his former team mate, Wayne Rooney, arguing that the captain shouldn’t be left out of the starting XI despite his poor form. “I wouldn’t drop Wayne Rooney,” Rio replied. “He’s your talisman, he’s your captain, he’s the person that if a chance dropped [...]

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PICTURE: Rooney laser investigated by FA

PICTURE: Rooney laser investigated by FA

Wayne Rooney was the first Manchester United player to take a penalty in the shoot-out against Middlesbrough on Wednesday night. He missed, as he has done all too often when taking penalties for United, but replays showed that a laser was being shone on his face as he prepared to strike the ball. The FA [...]

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