Saturday, September 21, 2019

Tag "Wayne Rooney"

    Rooney pleads guilty to drink-driving, gets two-year road ban

Rooney pleads guilty to drink-driving, gets two-year road ban

Wayne Rooney has been banned from driving for two years after pleading guilty to taking the wheel while intoxicated.The Everton forward was also ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid community work over the next twelve months.Everton will also fine the 31-year old two weeks' wages after he pleaded guilty to a drink-driving charge.The former England captain was stopped [...]

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    Rooney retires from international football, says ‘it is time to bow out’

Rooney retires from international football, says ‘it is time to bow out’

Wayne Rooney has retired from international football despite Gareth Southgate including him in England's squad for the World Cup qualifiers.Rooney scored 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country, making him England's all-time leading goal scorer."It was great that Gareth Southgate called me this week to tell me he wanted me back in the England squad for the upcoming matches ," [...]

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    Football world pays tribute to victims of Manchester attack

Football world pays tribute to victims of Manchester attack

Cristiano Ronaldo, Wayne Rooney, Manchester United, several sports stars and football clubs have paid tribute to victims of Monday's attack at Manchester Arena, UK.The blast which took place at the tail-end of a concert by American pop star Ariana Grande left at least 22 dead and 59 people injured."We are deeply shocked by last night’s terrible events at the Manchester Arena. [...]

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    Iwobi overlooked as Wenger finally beats Mourinho

Iwobi overlooked as Wenger finally beats Mourinho

Nigerian forward Alex Iwobi was unused on Sunday as José Mourinho’s unbeaten record against Arsene Wenger came to an end.Arsenal defeated Manchester United 2-0 at the Emirates to hand Wenger his first Premier League victory over the Portuguese tactician in 13 years.Although the first forty-five minutes of the game was an end to end affair, neither side could find the back [...]

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    Ibrahimovic scores twice to win EFL Cup for Man United

Ibrahimovic scores twice to win EFL Cup for Man United

Manchester United on Sunday defeated Southampton 3-2 to win the 2016-17 English Football League (EFL) Cup at Wembley Stadium.Ibrahimovic was the hero for Manchester United as his late goal secured the first major silverware of the season.The Swede curled a free-kick into the bottom-left corner of the goal to give United the lead in the 20th minute.Jesse Lingard got his [...]

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    I’m staying at Manchester United, says Wayne Rooney

I’m staying at Manchester United, says Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney will remain a Manchester United player, the striker said in a statement released on Thursday.The 31-year-old said he's not ready to leave the Red Devils for the Chinese Super League - or anywhere else - just yet.The presence of his agent, Paul Stratford, in China had given life to speculation that his time at the club he joined [...]

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    Rooney’s Man Utd future in doubt as agent goes to China ‘to discuss move’

Rooney’s Man Utd future in doubt as agent goes to China ‘to discuss move’

Speculation over Wayne Rooney's future has dominated football headlines for the past 24 hours.The Manchester United skipper is likely to depart Old Trafford between now and the summer.His agent, Paul Stratford, is said to be in China to thrash out a mega-money deal.Since he broke Sir Bobby Charlton's 250 goal record for Manchester United on January 29, Rooney haś been [...]

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    Rooney breaks Sir Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record

Rooney breaks Sir Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record

A late goal from Red Devils' prolific scorer, Wayne Rooney, helped his team get a 1-1 draw with Stoke at Bet365 stadium on Saturday.Stoke City took the lead in the first half with a lucky deflection off Juan Mata in the 19th minute.Although Manchester United enjoyed a great deal of possession, they just couldn’t get the goal their play merited.Wayne [...]

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    Mourinho: England did not do enough to protect Rooney

Mourinho: England did not do enough to protect Rooney

Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho felt England did not do enough to protect the team captain Wayne Rooney.This was after the striker was pictured socialising in the early hours of the morning, while on international duty.Rooney made a public apology on Wednesday after his images were published at the team hotel after last week’s victory over Scotland at Wembley.“The only [...]

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    Ibrahimovic scores EPL’s 25,000th goal as Man Utd defeat Swansea

Ibrahimovic scores EPL’s 25,000th goal as Man Utd defeat Swansea

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the 25,000th goal of the premier league on Sunday during a match between Manchester United and Swansea.The goal was the 400th of the player's career.The Red Devils bounced back from their poor run of form and claimed all three points in the Liberty Stadium game, which ended 3-1.A Paul Pogba screamer and a double from Ibrahimovic rendered Mike van der [...]

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    Rooney breaks England scoring record

Rooney breaks England scoring record

England captain, Wayne Rooney, made history by breaking Sir Bobby Charlton's all-time goalscoring record for the national team in the Euro 2016 qualifier against Switzerland at Wembley.Rooney equalled Charlton's tally of 49 with a penalty in the victory against San Marino on Saturday that booked England a place in France for the championship.He made it goal number 50 again from [...]

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    V is for ‘viewing centres’… and other A-Z items of the new premier league season

V is for ‘viewing centres’… and other A-Z items of the new premier league season

It’s August yet again and an august visitor is knocking on the door!What better way to preview the 2015-16 Barclays Premier League (BPL) campaign than to give you a letter-by-letter guide with a Nigerian flavour strewn around it?Ready?Welcome to the A-Z guide to the new season! A is for APL… And that’s not the new name of the ruling party in [...]

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    Rooney provides knockout blow in United’s win over Spurs

Rooney provides knockout blow in United’s win over Spurs

Wayne Rooney and Manchester United delivered a probable knockout blow to Tottenham Hotspur's hopes of finishing in the Barclays Premier League's top four with a comfortable 3-0 win at Old Trafford.The Red Devils were in front after eight minutes after Michael Carrick’s pass found Marouane Fellaini and the Belgian drilled low across goal into the corner.Carrick doubled the lead ten [...]

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    BPL REVIEW: Rooney double seals win for United

BPL REVIEW: Rooney double seals win for United

Manchester United laboured to a 2-0 win against ten-man Sunderland in the Barclays Premier League (BPL) thanks to Wayne Rooney’s second half brace.The game was marred by error from referee Roger East as Wes Brown received his marching orders following a case of mistaken identity not seen since Kieran Gibbs was infamously sent off against Chelsea.The match didn’t come to [...]

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    Rooney strike earns Man U vital win over Arsenal

Rooney strike earns Man U vital win over Arsenal

An own-goal from Kieran Gibbs and a strike from Wayne Rooney earned Manchester United a 2-1 win over Arsenal, who managed to earn a late consolation goal through Olivier Giroud, at the Emirates.The Red Devils suffered an early injury blow when Luke Shaw was forced off with an ankle problem, before Jack Wilshere clashed with Marouane Fellaini following a tussle [...]

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    ‘Manchester United’s Danny Welbeck’ called up to the England squad

‘Manchester United’s Danny Welbeck’ called up to the England squad

Danny Welbeck's hat-trick for Arsenal against Fenerbache was the standout performance on Wednesday in the UEFA Champions League but the FA still thinks he is a Manchester United player.Roy Hodgson's England squad for the Euro 2016 qualifiers against San Marino and Estonia was announced on Thursday but in a gaffe from the FA, the official squad sheet listed Welbeck [...]

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