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Rooney – Selfish or sensible?

Rooney – Selfish or sensible?

Wayne Rooney has revealed the reason why he was unsettled at Manchester United last season was because he had been played in midfield by former manager Sir Alex Ferguson. A couple of years earlier he claimed he wanted to leave the club after feeling they weren’t ambitious enough. United later signed the best player in [...]

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Fergie: I never fell out with Rooney

Fergie: I never fell out with Rooney

On the day Manchester United lifted the trophy after a 20th league title, Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed that Wayne Rooney wanted to leave the club. The player has never denied this and spent the summer in silence, with it widely known he was keen on leaving United to play for title rivals Chelsea. The club [...]

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Rooney: It’s an honour to score 200 goals for United

Wayne Rooney scored his 200th goal against Bayer Leverkusen last night and claims to be honoured to join a legendary group of players in the club’s history. He is now the 4th highest scorer at the club and the 2nd highest scorer in all competitions. He is also six goals short of beating Ruud van [...]

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Rooney: United fans have been brilliant

Wayne Rooney has sung the praises of Manchester United fans for treating him so well despite his summer of silence, following his desire to join title rivals Chelsea. “The reception I got when I was substituted was amazing and meant a lot so I want to thank the fans for that,” he said. “The Manchester [...]

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VIDEO: Rooney angry ITV interview

———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in Brazil. There is also exclusive content from this country’s top football journalists, such as Sid Lowe, Martin Lipton, Sam Wallace and Dominic Fifield. All [...]

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VIDEO: Van Persie and Rooney goals vs Crystal Palace

مانشستر يونايتد 2-0 كريستال بالاس – الأسبوع 4… by MediaMasrTv ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in Brazil. There is also exclusive content from this country’s top football journalists, such as [...]

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Should United offer Rooney a new deal?

Should United offer Rooney a new deal?

When Wayne Rooney confirmed that he was not prepared to sign a contract extension in 2010 it appeared as though there was no way back for him at United. Whilst some fans don’t want to believe it, Rooney, through the work of his agent Paul Stretford, had been in talks with Manchester City and planned [...]

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Rooney: I got an unbelievable reaction from the fans

On Monday night, Wayne Rooney played his first game at Old Trafford since Sir Alex Ferguson revealed the striker had asked to leave the club. Whilst you might have expected the fans to boo him, Rooney was on the end of a brilliant reception from the supporters, with them singing his song and repeatedly chanting [...]

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Is Moyes right to start Rooney against Chelsea?

Is Moyes right to start Rooney against Chelsea?

Jose Mourinho has used the word “ethical”, in relation to Chelsea’s behaviour when bidding for our player, every time he has been asked about the Wayne Rooney situation. Of course, Mourinho has been anything but ethical, particularly when confirming that Chelsea will be making another bid for the player after Monday’s game. That is essentially [...]

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Chelsea manager is being ethical??

Every time Jose Mourinho answers a question on Wayne Rooney he is keen to stress the club is behaving in an “ethical” way. Having already been fined for tapping up Rooney’s pal Ashley Cole and the striker having been pictured playing golf down the road from Chelsea’s training ground, maybe the manager is worried that [...]

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What do we know about Rooney’s agent?

Wayne Rooney has been guilty of making a couple of errors in judgement since signing for Manchester United, and it’s likely that both have been influenced by his agent, Paul Stretford. In 2010, Rooney was ready to leave United for rivals Manchester City, with the blues lead to believe it was a done deal. Rooney, [...]

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A picture is worth a thousand words – Rooney

A picture is worth a thousand words – Rooney

  ———— The Republik of Mancunia has brought out a brilliant downloadable World Cup preview. It contains 20 articles written by football experts on the countries our players will be representing in Brazil. There is also exclusive content from this country’s top football journalists, such as Sid Lowe, Martin Lipton, Sam Wallace and Dominic Fifield. [...]

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What is the best solution for the club and Wayne Rooney now?

What is the best solution for the club and Wayne Rooney now?

When Sir Alex Ferguson revealed that Wayne Rooney had told him he wanted to leave the club, I argued that it was time for the striker to leave, but only if we could sell him to a club abroad. Initially, he was linked with the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid, PSG and Monaco in the [...]

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Vidic: Why would Rooney want to leave best club in the world?

Vidic: Why would Rooney want to leave best club in the world?

Nemanja Vidic has questioned why Wayne Rooney would want to leave Manchester United, the biggest club in the world, amidst speculation the player is keen to join last season’s third best team, Chelsea. Vidic has regularly been linked with a move away from the club but to his credit, his agent always immediately dismisses the [...]

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RvP: Rooney will come good

RvP: Rooney will come good

Robin van Persie has claimed that he believes that Wayne Rooney wants to stay at United really, despite refusing to deny claims he’s keen to join Chelsea, and that he will see sense soon enough. “Everyone wants Wayne to stay and deep down I think he feels the same,” he said. “One of the reasons [...]

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