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Rooney makes his mark as Everton return starts with a win

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Wayne Rooney gave Everton fans plenty of hope for the season ahead with a superb winner against Stoke City on Saturday.

It was a fairytale return to his boyhood club as the striker headed home during first-half injury time to seal a 1-0 victory for the Toffees.

Rooney’s goal was the icing on the cake from a performance that highlighted the 31-year-old’s undoubted quality.

Everton is no ‘retirement home’, says Rooney

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Liverpool (AFP) – England’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney insists Everton is ‘not a retirement home’ after making an emotional return to Goodison Park.

Rooney rejoined his boyhood club on Sunday after 13 years at Manchester United where he was also the record goalscorer having broken another United icon Bobby Charlton’s mark last season.

Everton is no ‘retirement home’, says Rooney

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Liverpool (AFP) – England’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney insists Everton is ‘not a retirement home’ after making an emotional return to Goodison Park.

Rooney rejoined his boyhood club on Sunday after 13 years at Manchester United where he was also the record goalscorer having broken another United icon Bobby Charlton’s mark last season.

Manchester United’s Rooney close to decision on future

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Stockholm (AFP) – England and Manchester United’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney says he is just weeks away from revealing where he will be playing next season.

The 31-year-old’s future at the club, where he has spent the past 13 years, and his country, is the subject of intense debate which intensified on Thursday when he was left out of the national squad.

Manchester United’s Rooney close to decision on future

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Stockholm (AFP) – England and Manchester United’s record goalscorer Wayne Rooney says he is just weeks away from revealing where he will be playing next season.

The 31-year-old’s future at the club, where he has spent the past 13 years, and his country, is the subject of intense debate which intensified on Thursday when he was left out of the national squad.

I’m staying at Manchester United says Rooney

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London (AFP) – Wayne Rooney said Thursday he was staying with Manchester United following persistent speculation he could make a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League.

British media reports said Rooney’s agent, Paul Stretford, had been in China speaking to interested clubs but the United and England captain insisted he was remaining at Old Trafford.

I’m staying at Manchester United says Rooney

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London (AFP) – Wayne Rooney said Thursday he was staying with Manchester United following persistent speculation he could make a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League.

British media reports said Rooney’s agent, Paul Stretford, had been in China speaking to interested clubs but the United and England captain insisted he was remaining at Old Trafford.

Rooney says he’s staying at Manchester United

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London (AFP) – Wayne Rooney said Thursday he was staying with Manchester United following persistent speculation he could make a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League.

British media reports said Rooney’s agent, Paul Stretford, had been in China speaking to interested clubs but the United and England captain insisted he was staying put at Old Trafford.

Rooney says he’s staying at Manchester United

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London (AFP) – Wayne Rooney said Thursday he was staying with Manchester United following persistent speculation he could make a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League.

British media reports said Rooney’s agent, Paul Stretford, had been in China speaking to interested clubs but the United and England captain insisted he was staying put at Old Trafford.

Rooney’s agent in China for transfer talks

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London (AFP) – Wayne Rooney’s agent Paul Stretford held talks in China on Thursday amid mounting speculation over the Manchester United captain’s future, British media said.

Rooney, 31, has been sidelined by manager Jose Mourinho heightening expectations he could leave United for the mega-rich Chinese Super League.

Rooney’s agent in China for transfer talks

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London (AFP) – Wayne Rooney’s agent Paul Stretford held talks in China on Thursday amid mounting speculation over the Manchester United captain’s future, British media said.

Rooney, 31, has been sidelined by manager Jose Mourinho heightening expectations he could leave United for the mega-rich Chinese Super League.

Guardiola has sympathy for drink row Rooney

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Wayne Rooney received support from an unlikely source when Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola revealed Friday he too drank alcohol while on international duty.

England captain Rooney publicly apologised after pictures taken in the early hours of the morning of him at a wedding party at the team hotel following a 3-0 World Cup qualifying win over Scotland at Wembley last week were published by the Sun newspaper.

Guardiola has sympathy for drink row Rooney

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Wayne Rooney received support from an unlikely source when Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola revealed Friday he too drank alcohol while on international duty.

England captain Rooney publicly apologised after pictures taken in the early hours of the morning of him at a wedding party at the team hotel following a 3-0 World Cup qualifying win over Scotland at Wembley last week were published by the Sun newspaper.

Liverpool boss Klopp defends Rooney over ‘inappropriate’ images

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London (AFP) Wayne Rooney has apologised after "inappropriate" photos of him at a hotel party were released but the England captain has been defended by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, who said all the game's greats "drank like devils".

Rooney was thrown into the spotlight after The Sun tabloid alleged the Manchester United forward drunkenly gatecrashed a wedding at England's hotel in Watford, north of London, on Saturday.

Liverpool boss Klopp defends Rooney over ‘inappropriate’ images

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London (AFP) Wayne Rooney has apologised after "inappropriate" photos of him at a hotel party were released but the England captain has been defended by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, who said all the game's greats "drank like devils".

Rooney was thrown into the spotlight after The Sun tabloid alleged the Manchester United forward drunkenly gatecrashed a wedding at England's hotel in Watford, north of London, on Saturday.

Rooney insists he has a “lot of football left”

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London (AFP) Wayne Rooney has insisted he's got a "lot of football left" amid suggestions his days as a regular starting player for Manchester United could be coming to a close.

United and England captain Rooney, who made his name as a goal-scoring forward, has been a substitute in five of the last six matches for club and country, including the Red Devils' goalless draw away to arch-rivals Liverpool on Tuesday where he failed to find the back of the net after coming on for Marcus Rashford.

Mourinho offers hope to dropped Rooney

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jose Mourinho says Wayne Rooney remains a key figure at Manchester United despite dropping his captain for the 4-1 thrashing of Leicester.

Mourinho left United and England captain Rooney on the substitutes' bench at Old Trafford on Saturday and was rewarded with a ruthless display against the Premier League champions.

Mourinho offers hope to dropped Rooney

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jose Mourinho says Wayne Rooney remains a key figure at Manchester United despite dropping his captain for the 4-1 thrashing of Leicester.

Mourinho left United and England captain Rooney on the substitutes' bench at Old Trafford on Saturday and was rewarded with a ruthless display against the Premier League champions.

Man Utd thrash Leicester 4-1 without Rooney

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester United dismantled Premier League champions Leicester in a ruthless 20-minute burst as Jose Mourinho's decision to drop Wayne Rooney was rewarded with a 4-1 win at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Leicester imploded defensively as United racked up four goals between the 22nd and 42nd minutes.

Manchester United Season Review 2015/16

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He came, he saw, he failed to conquer. Louis' reign as the Manchester United manager came to an end 48 hours after lifting the FA Cup. He was fired by the United board for not achieving the...

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Lingard Lords It Over Palace

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2016 FA Cup Final: Crystal Palace 1 Manchester United 2 Local lad Lingard became the hero as he won the FA cup in extra time for ten-man United with a blistering strike that lit up an otherwise...

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Rooney Runs The Show

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Manchester United 3 Bournemouth 1 The final day of the season is not usually known for its drama off the pitch, but on it. That was exactly the case at Old Trafford on Sunday following the bomb scare...

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United Blow Their Chance

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West Ham United 3 Manchester United 2 It was a night of heated tension as Manchester United came from behind only to gift West Ham two goals in the space of five minutes which allowed them to leave...

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United Fail To Outfox Leicester.

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Manchester United 1 Leicester City 1 Leicester City will have to put the champagne on ice. Man United's hopes of clinching a Champions League place took a serious blow as they were held by...

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Mercurial Martial Wins Wembley Thriller

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Everton 1 Manchester United 2 The brilliance of Anthony Martial in injury-time booked Manchester United a return trip to Wembley after an enthralling semi-final against Everton. Playing in the FA Cup...

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FA Cup Semi-Final Preview: Man Utd vs Everton.

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Manchester United v Everton. FA Cup semi-final. Hopefully, come Saturday evening it will be third time lucky for Manchester United after they face Everton in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley. The...

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Darmian’s Stunner Seals Win

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Manchester United 2 Crystal Palace 0 A stunning strike by Matteo Darmian, his first goal for the Reds, guaranteed a win and three more points for Man United in their chase for a top-four finish. Time...

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Rashford Strike Sinks Villa

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Manchester United 1 Aston Villa 0 Marcus Rashford came up with the goods again in a match that didn't exactly get the pulses racing but moved United to within touching distance of a top four...

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United On The March To Wembley

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West Ham United 1 Manchester United 2 Man United came out on top in a typical cup tie in which two evenly matched teams battled it out in a replay for a place at Wembley. The tie took place on a wet...

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Everton

Rooney happy to get Everton homecoming out of way

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Liverpool (AFP) – Wayne Rooney basked in a successful and emotional homecoming with Everton on Thursday but admitted that he is glad the occasion is now behind him.

The former England and Manchester United captain made his second debut for his boyhood club in their laboured 1-0 Europa League qualifying first leg tie against the Slovakian side MFK Ruzomberok.

Arsenal boss believes Rooney could join Premier League rivals

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes Manchester United star Wayne Rooney could make a return to Everton this summer. The Gunners are set to take on the Merseyside club in Sunday's crucial campaign-ending match, and nothing but a win will be enough. Wenger will be happy not to see Rooney on his opponent's team sheet, given [.

Man United

Rooney says he wants to stay at Man United

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney wants to remain at Old Trafford next season despite his lack of playing time under manager Jose Mourinho, he said on Wednesday.

Rooney, 31, has made only 22 starts across all competitions this season and has been linked with a move to either the Chinese Super League or former club Everton.

Could Man United’s Rooney resurrect career at Arsenal?

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Harry Redknapp has tipped Wayne Rooney to push for an exit from Manchester United, and believes he could still succeed at Chelsea or Arsenal. The striker is England's all-time top goalscorer, but has seemingly gone of the boil in recent years, and has now lost his regular slot in the United first-team.

Mata Secures United Win

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Norwich City 0 Manchester United 1 Manchester United kept up their pursuit of a top-four finish thanks to a Juan Mata strike in a game that was short on chances and poor in quality. Norwich...

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United Fail To Deliver.

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Sunderland 2 Manchester United 1 In a match that at least on paper United should have won fairly easily ended in a defeat which not only leaves top four qualification in the balance, but also throws...

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United’s Hopes Dented By Chelsea.

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Chelsea 1 Manchester United 1 Diego Costa's goal in added time salvaged a point for Chelsea as United looked to have done enough to earn a hard fought win at Stamford Bridge. Even with United...

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England

England: Wayne Rooney Promises To Retire From International Football After 2018 World Cup

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Wayne Rooney has promised usthat he will retire from international football after the culmination of England's participation in the 2018 World Cup.

Well, not 'promised' exactly, but he did reveal that he's given it some serious thought, telling the assembled mediahe feels the end of the 2018 group stage will probably be the right time to bow out.

England Up Top

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Rooney: "My lad asked me to get an England kit with Vardy on the back!" For the first time in many years England have a bit of a striker dilemma. Wayne Rooney, England's record goal scorer and captain, has been struggling with injury and has missed both of England's friendlies during this international break.

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Under-21s – One point from the title, Rooney returns & Fosu-Mensah’s growing popularity

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The champagne football we've seen throughout the season may have gone a bit flat, but United seem to be doing just enough to get over the line and retain their status as the best under-21 side in the country. Monday night saw a hard fought 1-0 victory over Middlesbrough which almost but ensure just that.

Man United star or Gabriel injury to have more say on Arsenal?

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Just when Arsenal fans were left cursing our luck yet again after the news was revealed this morning that our Brazilian centre back Gabriel has gone back home to South America as he recovers from injury, we got some better news on the injury front from our next Premier League opponents Manchester United.