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LvG: Reaction to Rooney shows world is twisted

Louis van Gaal was asked about the video which has circulated showing Wayne Rooney getting knocked out by Phil Bardsley. The press had suggested that Rooney could be in hot water with the club for taking part in such things, with the risk it could pose to his health and fitness. Van Gaal apparently doesn’t [...]

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VIDEO: Fellaini and Rooney’s boxing celebrations

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VIDEO: Fellaini, Carrick and Rooney’s goals vs Spurs

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VIDEO: Wayne Rooney gets knocked out by former United academy player

A video has emerged today showing Wayne Rooney and Phil Bardsley having a boxing match in a kitchen. Bardsley lands a punch on Rooney that knocks him out. He falls back on to the floor, smashing his had, and just missing the side by inches. Here’s hoping Rooney scores today and does a bit of [...]

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Rooney: Defeat is hard to take

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has looked back on his team’s defeat against Arsenal, claiming the manner of the loss is hard to take. We’re obviously disappointed. Going into half-time having equalised, we felt that we’d create enough chances to win the game, but it wasn’t to be. Conceding the second goal the way we [...]

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Rooney: I’d love to win the FA Cup

Wayne Rooney has never won the FA Cup before and now, with him turning 30 this year, time is running out for him. United take on Arsenal on Monday night and Rooney is desperate for a win. We have an FA Cup quarter-final against Arsenal on Monday and that is massive for us. We haven’t [...]

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LvG: Rooney’s fighting spirit is unbelievable

With time running out at St James Park, Wayne Rooney chased down a ball in the box, but it looked like a lost cause. However, he did enough to put off the Newcastle defender, forcing goalkeeper Tim Krul in to mistakenly passing the ball straight to Ashley Young. United’s winger did well to hold his [...]

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Newcastle Preview: Five Keys To Victory

Newcastle Preview: Five Keys To Victory

Another fixture rolls along and once again, Manchester United fans can only speculate as to whether this (finally) could be the week that things begin to click into place. Saturday brought another three points at home to Sunderland after — you guessed it — another sub-par performance, with agents Brown and O’Shea collaborating to see [...]

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Five key thoughts following United 2-0 Sunderland – Van Gaal’s men get the job done after controversial Brown red card

Manchester United recorded their 11th win in 14 Premier League home games with a 2-0 victory over relegation threatened Sunderland at Old Trafford. Wayne Rooney scored twice as the Red Devils moved up to third position in the table, ahead of top four rivals’ Arsenal and Liverpool’s games on Sunday. The game was overshadowed by [...]

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A Premier League record for Wayne Rooney

A Premier League record for Wayne Rooney

With his two goals against Sunderland today, Wayne Rooney has become the first player in Premier League history to score at least 10 goals a season for 11 years running. He’s currently on 10 goals from 23 appearances, putting him the joint 8th (with Van Persie) highest scorer in the league, which isn’t bad going [...]

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VIDEO: Rooney’s goals vs Sunderland

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Sunderland Preview: Five Keys To Victory

Sunderland Preview: Five Keys To Victory

An excruciating defeat at the Liberty Stadium last weekend now leaves Manchester United in a precarious position in their attempts to regain Champions League football at the first time of asking. Having looked relatively sub-standard for some time whilst still grinding out positive results, ironically it was a more improved showing from Louis van Gaal’s [...]

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Rooney: We deserved to beat Swansea

Following Manchester United’s 2-1 defeat against Swansea, captain Wayne Rooney claims that United deserved all three points. It is disappointing to go in front and then lose the game. I thought the performance was good, we dominated the game, particularly in the second half. Swansea were struggling to get out of their area but we [...]

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Wayne Rooney: Di Maria is fastest and Young is funniest

Wayne Rooney has done a 60 second Q&A for fans on his Facebook page. Favourite food? Chow mein Favourite word? Goal Toughest defender you’ve played against? John Terry Favourite holiday? Barbados Funniest United player? Ashley Young Best player you’ve played against? Zinedine Zidane Best player you’ve played with? Cristiano Ronaldo Most important thing in your [...]

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Was ref right to award Rooney a penalty?

With United 2-1 up against Preston last night, Phil Dowd awarded a penalty after Wayne Rooney went to ground in the box. A penalty is awarded to the opposing team if a player commits any of the following offences in the penalty area in a manner considered by the referee to be careless, reckless or [...]

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