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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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Rooney’s statement about testimonial match

It has been confirmed that Wayne Rooney will have a testimonial next summer to mark the 12 years he has been at the club. All the of the proceeds will be donated to four charities. NSPCC, who Rooney is an ambassador for, Alder Hey Childrens’ Hospital, Claire House Hospice, where Coleen’s younger sister was cared [...]

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STATS: Wayne Rooney’s derby day in numbers

Passing Completed: 17 (the same number as Joe Hart and less than David de Gea) Accuracy: 55% Completed in final third: 3 (the same number as Vincent Kompany and Chris Smalling) Final third accuracy: 27% Shots On target: 0 Off target: 1 Chances created 0 Crosses Attempted: 4 Completed: 0 Possession losses 5 (more than [...]

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Rooney: We want to win today for local pride

Wayne Rooney has scored more goals in the Manchester derby than any other player, but has played down the idea that this game will decide who wins the title. Winning is top of our agenda, but you can’t say whichever team wins will go on to win the title. There is a lot of local [...]

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STATS: Rooney’s top goalscorer before 30

STATS: Rooney’s top goalscorer before 30
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STATS: Wayne Rooney’s goalscoring record

STATS: Wayne Rooney’s goalscoring record
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Rooney: I’ll treasure my medal from Moscow forever

Ahead of Manchester United’s Champions League game against CSKA Moscow, Wayne Rooney has reflected on when he was here in 2008 when we beat Chelsea in the final. Whatever football you play, whether it’s club or international, you always want to be successful, so we winning the Champions League is the pinnacle of your club [...]

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Herrera: Rooney is our leader

Wayne Rooney scored his first goal against Everton since our 4-2 win over them in 2007, to ensure that we took all three points home today. Ander Herrera has sung the praises of Rooney, who has been poor so far this season, hailing his importance. He did great work for us. He is very important [...]

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LvG: Great to see Rooney score against former club

Louis van Gaal has sung the praises of Wayne Rooney after scoring Manchester United’s third in our 3-0 win over Everton today. I am not interested who is scoring the goals, the team has to score and we have scored three times as a team, and we could have scored five times I think. It [...]

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VIDEO: Schneiderlin, Herrera and Rooney goals vs Everton

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Everton Preview – Five Keys to Victory

Everton Preview – Five Keys to Victory

After a fairly promising, albeit unspectacular opening to the Premier League campaign, which had led to Louis van Gaal leading the club to the top flight’s summit for the first time since Sir Alex Ferguson’s final game, United were sent crashing down to earth in their last outing. The crushing defeat demolition suffered at the [...]

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Fergie: It’s no surprise that Rooney is United’s captain

Sir Alex Ferguson has discussed with ESPN the decision of Louis van Gaal to make Wayne Rooney Manchester United captain. The former manager believes it’s no surprise that Rooney was given the armband. Wayne was a typical English player, determined when he came to United, so it’s not a surprise that he is the captain. [...]

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Fergie: Cantona and Ruud had Rooney’s problem

It’s no secret that Sir Alex Ferguson and Wayne Rooney’s relationship deteriorated towards the end of the manager’s time at Manchester United. Still, despite that, in an exclusive interview with ESPN, Ferguson backs Rooney to rediscover his form at United, after the striker has suffered plenty of criticism for his performances this season. All the [...]

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PICTURE: Memphis most popular PL player for shirt sales

PICTURE: Memphis most popular PL player for shirt sales

KitBag have published statistics today which show that Memphis Depay is the most popular name to have on the back of a Premier League shirt, only bettered in European football by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. Bastian Schweinsteiger also features on the list, moving up 27 places and a staggering 795% from the World Cup [...]

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Rooney is on the wane

Rooney is on the wane.  Even at his peak, he was prone to explosive bursts of excellence rather than long term consistency. Now the bursts have gone and we are left with persistent mediocrity. It’s no longer a shock when Rooney doesn’t play well; it’s a shock when he does. He wouldn’t be the first [...]

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