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Everton, AC Milan look for Europa League morale boost

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Paris (AFP) – Under-fire Everton will hope to kickstart their campaign when they play host to Lyon on Thursday looking for a first win in the Europa League group stage.

The Premier League side have just one point from their opening two matches in Group E, following up a comprehensive 3-0 loss to Atalanta in Italy by drawing 2-2 at home to the Cypriots Apollon Limassol last month.

Everton, AC Milan look for Europa League morale boost

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Paris (AFP) – Under-fire Everton will hope to kickstart their campaign when they play host to Lyon on Thursday looking for a first win in the Europa League group stage.

The Premier League side have just one point from their opening two matches in Group E, following up a comprehensive 3-0 loss to Atalanta in Italy by drawing 2-2 at home to the Cypriots Apollon Limassol last month.

Rooney rides to Everton’s rescue, Gabbiadini saves Saints

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London (AFP) – Wayne Rooney came to Ronald Koeman’s rescue as the Everton striker’s last-gasp penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw at Brighton, while Manolo Gabbiadini’s brace gave Southampton a 2-2 draw against Newcastle on Sunday.

Everton boss Koeman was on the brink of another damaging defeat after Anthony Knockaert put Brighton ahead eight minutes from full-time at the Amex Stadium.

Rooney rides to Everton’s rescue, Gabbiadini saves Saints

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London (AFP) – Wayne Rooney came to Ronald Koeman’s rescue as the Everton striker’s last-gasp penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw at Brighton, while Manolo Gabbiadini’s brace gave Southampton a 2-2 draw against Newcastle on Sunday.

Everton boss Koeman was on the brink of another damaging defeat after Anthony Knockaert put Brighton ahead eight minutes from full-time at the Amex Stadium.

Rooney rides to Everton’s rescue

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London (AFP) – Wayne Rooney came to Ronald Koeman’s rescue as the Everton striker’s last-gasp penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw at Brighton on Sunday.

Everton boss Koeman was on the brink of another damaging defeat after Anthony Knockaert put Brighton ahead eight minutes from full-time at the Amex Stadium.

Rooney rides to Everton’s rescue

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London (AFP) – Wayne Rooney came to Ronald Koeman’s rescue as the Everton striker’s last-gasp penalty salvaged a 1-1 draw at Brighton on Sunday.

Everton boss Koeman was on the brink of another damaging defeat after Anthony Knockaert put Brighton ahead eight minutes from full-time at the Amex Stadium.

Fantasy Premier League: Gameweek 8 Preview – Manchester City defender in, Everton hero out

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Big Sam: Criticism of Everton star unfair; Tottenham duo beware, fans too harsh

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Sam Allardyce believes English football suffers from an “epidemic” of people wanting our top players to fail.

Wayne Rooney has come in for criticism after Everton’s poor start to the season, while Tottenham star Dele Alli has also received plenty of stick for his recent performances.

The former England boss thinks too many fans are quick to pile pressure on players when they don’t reach their usual high levels.

Modern Football Is Rubbish: Wayne Rooney Potentially Set To Star In Everton-Themed Version Of ‘Angry Birds’ Game

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As if you hadn't noticed, Everton have played their last few games proudly wearing the esteemed marque of the 'Angry Birds' game upon their royal blue sleeves.

The club have entered into a partnership deal with Rovio, the Finnish company responsible for developing the bird-hurling game we honestly thought people had stopped playing entirely somewhere around the 2014 point.

Rooney arrives at court to face drink-driving charge

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London (AFP) – Former England captain Wayne Rooney arrived at court on Monday to face a drink-driving charge.

The Everton striker, 31, made no comment as he was confronted by a media scrum outside Stockport Magistrates’ Court in the northwest of England.

Wearing a blue suit with his hands in his pockets, he walked into the court building accompanied by a small entourage.

Rooney arrives at court to face drink-driving charge

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London (AFP) – Former England captain Wayne Rooney arrived at court on Monday to face a drink-driving charge.

The Everton striker, 31, made no comment as he was confronted by a media scrum outside Stockport Magistrates’ Court in the northwest of England.

Wearing a blue suit with his hands in his pockets, he walked into the court building accompanied by a small entourage.

Manchester United hit Everton for four despite a poor performance

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Manchester United had a tough day against Everton despite scoring four goals.

It was a game full of players appearing against their former clubs. Rooney and Lukaki faced their previous clubs, while Fellaini and Schneiderlin also featured against their former employers.

The game got off to a great start from a United perspective with Valencia scoring an early goal of the season contender.

Man Utd: No Joy For Rooney On Old Trafford Return As Everton Lose 4-0 (Video)

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Wayne Rooney's first time back at Old Trafford since his summer move to Everton ended in a hefty defeat, with United putting four past the struggling Toffees.

The Red Devils went ahead after just four minutes, via a thumping effort from Antonio Valencia.

Rooney himself failed to make the most of a couple of chances on the rare occasions the visitors threatened David De Gea's goal.

Lukaku set Rooney target by Mourinho

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has suggested that Romelu Lukaku will struggle to match Wayne Rooney’s Manchester United achievements, because the Premier League has become a much more demanding competition.

Lukaku has made an impressive start to his United career since arriving from Everton for £75million in July, a day after Rooney made the move in the opposite direction.

Lukaku set Rooney target by Mourinho

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has suggested that Romelu Lukaku will struggle to match Wayne Rooney’s Manchester United achievements, because the Premier League has become a much more demanding competition.

Lukaku has made an impressive start to his United career since arriving from Everton for £75million in July, a day after Rooney made the move in the opposite direction.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 5

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Everton forward Wayne Rooney returns to Old Trafford, home of his former club Manchester United, when the Toffees visit the Red Devils this Sunday, September 17, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Rooney, who spent 13 years at United, is the club’s all-time top scorer with 253 goals. He has scored both of Everton’s Premier League goals this season.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 5

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Everton forward Wayne Rooney returns to Old Trafford, home of his former club Manchester United, when the Toffees visit the Red Devils this Sunday, September 17, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Rooney, who spent 13 years at United, is the club’s all-time top scorer with 253 goals. He has scored both of Everton’s Premier League goals this season.

Liverpool legend points finger at Koeman for Everton problems, Rooney further forward the answer?

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Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp believes Ronald Koeman is to blame for the lack of balance in Everton’s team.

Koeman’s side produced a woeful display at home to Tottenham on Saturday, prompting the Dutchman to come out with a string of excuses after the game.

Redknapp insists Everton’s problems are as a direct result of Koeman’s failure to significantly strengthen his striking options during the transfer window.

Tottenham nails Everton with double from Kane

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Liverpool (AFP) – Harry Kane placed his by-now customary August problems firmly behind him, scoring twice as Tottenham’s emphatic 3-0 victory against Everton at Goodison Park announced a return to form for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.

Christian Eriksen scored in between Kane’s two goals as Spurs maintained a run, dating back to last season, which has seen them win four consecutive away league games while scoring 18 goals.

Tottenham nails Everton with double from Kane

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Liverpool (AFP) – Harry Kane placed his by-now customary August problems firmly behind him, scoring twice as Tottenham’s emphatic 3-0 victory against Everton at Goodison Park announced a return to form for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.

Christian Eriksen scored in between Kane’s two goals as Spurs maintained a run, dating back to last season, which has seen them win four consecutive away league games while scoring 18 goals.

Rooney rules out England return, reveals managerial ambitions

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Wayne Rooney is adamant that he has no intentions of playing for England again after announcing his international retirement last month.

The former Manchester United captain returned to his boyhood club Everton this summer and has been in fine form scoring two goals in three games in the Premier League this season.

Everton star charged with drink-driving, forward facing heavy fine along with the legal charges

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Everton forward Wayne Rooney was arrested for drunk-driving earlier this week and it seems that the 31-year-old might have to pay a heavy fine along with the legal charges.

The fine could be imposed by Everton and the player is due to appear in court later this month, a day after Everton’s trip to Old Trafford.

Friday Kickoff: Wayne Rooney arrested; Alexis Sanchez unhappy and more

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The transfer window may be closed, but the Alexis Sanchez drama is far from over. Meanwhile, one of England's top stars is in some drama of his own.

Wayne Rooney was arrested on Friday on suspicion of drunk driving. (REPORT)

Alexis Sanchez reportedly does not want to play for Arsenal again after the club did not sell him to close the transfer window.

Wayne Rooney arrested on suspicion of drink-driving – reports

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London (AFP) – Everton striker Wayne Rooney has been arrested on suspicion of drink-driving, the BBC and Sky Sports reported Friday.

The BBC said Rooney was stopped by police near his home in Cheshire, northwest England, on Thursday night.

England’s all-time record goal-scorer, the 31-year-old Rooney announced his retirement from international football last week, having scored 53 goals in 119 appearances for his country.

On This Day in Football: Red Rooney and five other deadline day signings

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On this day in 2004, Manchester United signed 18-year-old Wayne Rooney from Everton for a reported fee of £25.6 million – then the highest amount ever paid for a player under the age of 20.

Rooney had submitted a transfer request at Goodison Park when United came calling.

Chelsea 2-0 Everton: Dominant and professional performance from the Blues at Stamford Bridge

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Chelsea beat Everton at Stamford Bridge this afternoon with goals from Cesc Fabregas and Alvaro Morata and delivered a solid, professional performance.

Looking ahead to the game I was concerned that Everton would cause us plenty of problems and would test us at the back just as Burnley had done a couple of weeks ago.

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On This Day in Football: Wayne’s world is the place to be!

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On this day in 2004, Wayne Rooney scored a hat-trick on his debut for Manchester United in a UEFA Champions League match against Fenerbahce.

Ryan Giggs had put United ahead earlier before the then 18-year-old Rooney scored his first goal for the club from the edge of the penalty box in the 17th minute.

Giggs: Rooney should celebrate if he scores against United

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Wayne Rooney will make his first competitive appearance at Old Trafford since the final game of last season when he was substituted off with two minutes left to play in our 2-0 win over Crystal Palace.

While it seemed likely he would be leaving in the summer, nothing had been resolved yet, so there was no formal goodbye.

Wayne Rooney describes new signing as ‘perfect’ for Man Utd

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Wayne Rooney hit by two-year driving ban after guilty plea

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Stockport (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Former England captain Wayne Rooney was Monday banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid community work after pleading guilty to drink-driving.

The Everton striker apologised for an “unforgivable lack of judgement” following his sentencing by a court in northern England for being nearly three times over the drink-drive limit while his pregnant wife and their three sons were on holiday.

Wayne Rooney gets two-year ban after drink-drive guilty plea

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Stockport (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Former England captain Wayne Rooney was Monday banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty to drink-driving.

The Everton forward was stopped by police when driving a woman’s black Volkswagen Beetle at 2:00 am (0100 GMT) on September 1, while his pregnant wife and their three sons were on holiday.

Wayne Rooney gets two-year ban after drink-drive guilty plea

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Stockport (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Former England captain Wayne Rooney was Monday banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty to drink-driving.

The Everton forward was stopped by police when driving a woman’s black Volkswagen Beetle at 2:00 am (0100 GMT) on September 1, while his pregnant wife and their three sons were on holiday.

Southgate says Rashford is on path to greatness

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London (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate says he has seen glimpses of former national-team heroes Wayne Rooney and Michael Owen in Manchester United teenager Marcus Rashford.

Rashford, 19, scored one goal and made another as England came from behind to beat Slovakia 2-1 on Monday, which took them to within touching distance of World Cup qualification.

Southgate says Rashford is on path to greatness

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London (AFP) – England manager Gareth Southgate says he has seen glimpses of former national-team heroes Wayne Rooney and Michael Owen in Manchester United teenager Marcus Rashford.

Rashford, 19, scored one goal and made another as England came from behind to beat Slovakia 2-1 on Monday, which took them to within touching distance of World Cup qualification.

Henderson keeps England armband against Slovakia

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Enfield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson will captain England in their World Cup qualifier against Slovakia on Monday, manager Gareth Southgate confirmed on Sunday.

Southgate has rotated the captain’s armband since easing former skipper Wayne Rooney out of his squad and with Rooney having since retired from international football, England do not have a permanent captain.

Henderson keeps England armband against Slovakia

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Enfield (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson will captain England in their World Cup qualifier against Slovakia on Monday, manager Gareth Southgate confirmed on Sunday.

Southgate has rotated the captain’s armband since easing former skipper Wayne Rooney out of his squad and with Rooney having since retired from international football, England do not have a permanent captain.

Wayne Rooney charged with drink-driving

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London (AFP) – Everton striker Wayne Rooney has been charged with drink-driving, British police said Friday.

Rooney, England’s all-time record goalscorer and former captain, was stopped by police near his home in Cheshire, northwest England, in the early hours of Friday.

“The man was arrested shortly after 2.

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Shit Lookalike: Wayne Rooney’s Court Room Sketch & Wayne Rooney

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Doesn't get much shitter than that...

Looks like every nameless henchman from every indistinguishable British gangster movie ever made.

Just to keep you up to speed, Wayne Rooney pleaded guilty to his drink-driving charge atStockport Magistrates' Court today and was subsequently sentenced to perform 100 hours of unpaid community work as punishment.

Monday Kickoff: Ousmane Dembele injury, Philippe Coutinho happy at Liverpool and more

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Barcelona's big signing is set to miss an extended period of time while the club's other prior target insists he's happy at Liverpool.

Ousmane Demeble will miss up to four months due to a hamstring injury suffered in Barcelona's win over Getafe. (REPORT)

Philippe Coutinho says he has "no problems" with remaining at Liverpool after admitting to fielding interest from Barcelona.