Wayne Rooney Ban Reduced

Wayne Rooney’s ban has been reduced to two games on appeal, with the third game suspended for four years. UEFA’s Disciplinary and Control Body handed Rooney a three-match ban after his petulant kick at Montenegro’s Miodrag Dzudovic in England’s final Euro 2012 qualifier in October. England had appealed against the severity of the ban. With no more competitive games for England before next summer’s finals in Ukraine and Poland, Rooney…

December 8, 2011

Rooney: I Want To Become The All-Time Top Scorer For Manchester United

Wayne Rooney says it would be ‘fantastic’ if he were to become Manchester United’s all-time leading goalscorer. United legend Sir Bobby Charlton tops the list with a 249 goals for the club during his 17 years and 606 appearances as a player. Rooney has quite a distance to go until he gets close to Charlton’s record, with the former Everton man having scored 158 goals in a red shirt. But…

November 29, 2011

Robin van Persie: I’m So Thankful I Met Wenger

Arsenal striker Robin van Persie believes Arsene Wenger is the reason behind his current goalscoring form. Van Persie has scored 11 goals in 11 Premier League games this season to help the Gunners recover from a woeful start to the season. Currently leading the likes of Edin Dzeko, Wayne Rooney and Sergio Aguero as the Premier League’s top scorer, Van Persie is quick to offer his thanks to Wenger, who…

November 17, 2011

UEFA To Discuss Rooney Red Card

England striker Wayne Rooney will discover the cost of his red card in Montenegro after a UEFA meeting on Thursday. UEFA’s Disciplinary and Control Body will sit to discuss issues from the last set of qualifiers. They will also hear outstanding complaints, including the claims of racist abuse levelled at Bulgaria by England. But the crucial outcome, for the Three Lions at least, will be the ban handed to Wayne…

October 10, 2011

Mirko Vucinic: Rooney Has Everything

Montenegro skipper Mirko Vucinic has hailed Wayne Rooney as the complete striker, ahead of their Euro 2012 clash.games Theo Walcott has played for them. Rooney’s preparations for Friday night’s Euro 2012 qualifier in Podgorica have been disrupted by news that three members of his family, including his father, have been arrested as part of a Merseyside Police probe into suspicious gambling during a Scottish Premier League match last season. However,…

October 7, 2011

Wayne Rooney Can Be The Best

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is confident that in-form striker Wayne Rooney can become the club’s all-time record scorer. The record is held by 1966 World Cup winner Sir Bobby Charlton, who managed 247 goals in his 17 years with the club. Rooney is ninth, having amassed 156 goals in just over seven years at Old Trafford. With time on his side, Sir Alex believes the England man is…

October 5, 2011