Wayne Rooney submits Manchester United transfer request – reports

It’s the news Manchester United fans had been dreading. According to reports, star striker Wayne Rooney has submitted a formal transfer request after an alleged bust-up with manager Sir Alex Ferguson. The 24-year-old was left on the bench until the 70th minute in Saturday’s 2-2 draw against West Brom, and failed to inspire United to all three points in the 20 minutes he was on the pitch, despite the vocal…

October 18, 2010
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Wayne Rooney has been considering leaving Manchester United since May

Wayne Rooney has been considering a future away from Manchester United since May. The England striker has thrown the club into disarray by telling them he will not sign a new contract and plans to find new employers after his relationship with Sir Alex Ferguson deteriorated irreparably.  Rooney has been contemplating a move abroad since the end of last season and has been keeping his options open in light of…

October 18, 2010
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Rooney Contradicts Alex Ferguson ‘I Haven’t Had An Injury Problem’

Manchester United star Wayne Rooney’s declaration he is fit has contradicted Sir Alex Ferguson ankle injury statement and looks set to put the England forward on a collision course with his boss. Ferguson, 68, revealed the knock, and not a loss of form, had prompted the change when he removed the striker after an hour of last month’s 2-2 draw with Bolton Wanderers. “I think Wayne will be two to…

October 15, 2010
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Wayne Rooney: I’m only human

The Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney believes he should be allowed to play his way back into form and defended himself against recent criticism by insisting: “I’m only a human being.” Rooney has been plagued by poor form and off-field controversy so far this season. He missed the recent clash with Everton after allegations over his private life before being rested due to an ankle problem for today’s clash with…

October 2, 2010
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Ferguson’s Flops Hit The Wall as Reds Are Held in Champions League opener

The last time Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand were in the news for a night out in Manchester, it was a good deal more eventful than this. What a terrible, terrible game. Sir Alex Ferguson’s decision to turn the Champions League into the Carling Cup by picking what amounted to a second string side not only killed this as a spectacle but also cost his side two points. It was…

September 16, 2010
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Preview-Manchester United V Newcastle

Newcastle don’t have a very good record when it comes to this fixture, and with them looking a side which is certainly a little worse for wear having just returned to the top flight this is probably not an opening game that they will be relishing. They have only won nine times in 70 visits to Old Trafford and have never beaten the Reds at their home ground in the…

August 16, 2010
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