Rooney Returns From Suspension

Wayne Rooney returns from suspension as Manchester United bid to extend their Premier League lead to nine points at Newcastle tonight. Rooney is back after missing the FA Cup semi-final because of the ban he received for his behaviour after scoring the third goal in his hat-trick against West Ham. The striker is expected to play behind Javier Hernandez with Dimitar Berbatov in danger of being dropped after missing two…

April 19, 2011
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‘I Accept My Punishment’: Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney has admitted he was wrong to swear into a television camera and said he accepts his punishment. In an interview on TalkSport radio the Manchester United striker spoke for the first time of the incident in the 4-2 victory over West Ham United when he swore into a camera as he celebrated his hat-trick. “I didn’t realise what I’d done. It was just emotions, it was a release…

April 13, 2011
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Sir Alex Ferguson Hails Javier Hernandez Impact

Sir Alex Ferguson admitted his surprise at the speed of Javier Hernandez’s development after he helped Manchester see off Marseille on Tuesday. The 22-year-old Mexican, signed from Chivas de Guadalajara last summer, hit both goals as United won 2-1 to reach the Champions League quarter-finals. “We are surprised,” said United manager Ferguson. “When we bought him we thought it’d take him time to adjust. “He has adjusted to the physical…

March 16, 2011
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Nani Contemplates Move To Serie A

Nani is the latest Manchester United player to contemplate his future at Old Trafford, with the Portugal winger considering the possibility of severing his ties with the club in the summer. The 24-year-old is intrigued by the prospect of moving to Italy and has spoken at length with his family and his agent, Jorge Mendes, about whether a move to Serie A would be possible and if it is the…

March 15, 2011
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Ferguson Rules Manchester City and Chelsea Out of Title Race

Sir Alex Ferguson believes the Premier League title race is down to Manchester United and Arsenal. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images Sir Alex Ferguson has ruled Manchester City out of the Premier League title race for the first time after declaring it is now a straight two-horse race between Manchester United and Arsenal. Ferguson has concluded Arsène Wenger’s side are the only serious threat to United’s hopes of winning a record…

February 26, 2011
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Rooney Showed His Sharpness To win Over Aston Villa

Manchester United chose not to splash out in the transfer window but perhaps they always knew Wayne Rooney could give them a mid-season boost. The striker looked a completely new player against Aston Villa, showing his sharpness in the opening minute and going on to treble his number of club goals from open play for the season. With Antonio Valencia also on his way back and Park Ji-sung due to…

February 2, 2011
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