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D.C. United boss Olsen confirms Rooney interest

Although he insists no deal has been agreed, the MLS side’s boss has confirmed the club is eyeing up the former Manchester United star

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Was Wayne Rooney’s halfway line goal the best in Premier League history? | Ed Aarons

The Everton forward has joined an exclusive club of players to have scored from inside his own half. But where does it rank compared to David Beckham, Charlie Adam and the rest? David Beckham, Paul Robinson, Tim Howard, Charlie Adam, Maynor Figueroa and Wayne Rooney (x2) – the list of players to have scored goals from the halfway line in the Premier League is an exclusive club. But which …

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Wayne Rooney admits Everton wonder goal ‘might be my best ever’

• Captain scores superb goal from halfway line in 4-0 rout of West Ham • Victory moves side up to 13th place as David Unsworth departs on high note Sam Allardyce was a privileged spectator at Goodison as Wayne Rooney rolled back the years with a wonderful hat-trick. The Everton captain welcomed the manager -in-waiting watching from the stands with the first three goals in a comprehensive 4-0 victory over West Ham that lifted his …

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Sam Allardyce watches on as Wayne Rooney hat-trick seals rare Everton win

Just when it was least expected but sorely needed, Wayne Rooney popped up with his first ever hat-trick for Everton, proving that timing, like class, is probably permanent. The 32-year-old even managed to score the third of his goals from his own half with one of the cleanest first-time strikes you will ever see, which must have convinced the watching Sam Allardyce there is life in the old dog yet. Somewhat belatedly it also appears David Unsworth …

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the opening weekend’s action

Liverpool’s defensive frailties, Wayne Rooney’s nous in both boxes, an unwanted headache for Paul Clement and Manchester United’s unsung heroes The excellence of Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic will attract most attention, but equally crucial was went on around them. Because José Mourinho omitted Ander Herrera – completely unnecessary against opposition likely to sit deep – he could pick an extra attacker, and whether that was Juan Mata, Henrikh Mkhitaryan or Marcus Rashford, the…

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Five reasons why West Ham would be silly not to try to convince Rooney to sign

It has been reported by Sky Sports News HQ today that West Ham are interested in bringing Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney to London Stadium this summer. Here are five reasons why it would be a fantastic move for both West Ham and Rooney… West Ham need a striker Rooney is a record breaker when […]

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‘Is it season ticket renewal time?’ – West Ham fans reveal suspicion over transfer news

West Ham are interested in signing Wayne Rooney this summer, Sky Sports News HQ have been reporting today. It’s a transfer rumour that will no longer surprise Hammers fans, who have become accustomed to the club being involved in some of the most outrageous transfer moves in modern footballing history over the years. A few […]

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Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney sees yellow and puts record chasing on hold | Paul Wilson

The Old Trafford captain has missed the chance to break the club’s goalscoring record when his team visit Goodison Park to take on his first club, Everton Wayne Rooney may be having a chequered season, both on the pitch and off it, though he is at that stage in an illustrious career where history beckons at every turn. Last week against Feyenoord he not only produced one of his most convincing displays of…

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Manchester United sink West Ham with Ibrahimovic and Martial doubles

Manchester United swept into the EFL Cup semi-finals with the kind of buccaneering display missing from their recent history. This was fast and ruthless and surely had José Mourinho beaming. The Portuguese’s side were unstoppable and at United the hope will be this proves the moment it all clicked for him and his players on an evening when the tone was set from the opening moment. Related: Manchester United avoid Liverpool in EFL Cup semi-final draw Related…

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West Ham party turns sour as Manchester United bus attacked

• FA strongly condemns actions after carnage outside stadium • I don’t understand why United couldn’t get here at 4pm, says Sullivan West Ham United’s farewell to Upton Park was marred by incidents involving some of their supporters, with the visiting Manchester United team bus pelted with missiles beforehand and their goalkeeper, David de Gea, also targeted during the game. De Gea had a bottle thrown in his direction after he celebrated his team’s equaliser …

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Wayne Rooney may face West Ham after Manchester United U21s outing

• Rooney played 60 minutes after two months out with knee injury • Watching Louis van Gaal has not ruled out Rooney’s return in FA Cup Wayne Rooney came through 60 minutes for Manchester United’s under-21 side at Old Trafford as he stepped up his recovery from a knee injury. Louis van Gaal, the United manager, and his No2, Ryan Giggs, were at the Premier League Division One game against Middlesbrough to …

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Liverpool’s Jeffrey Humble playing fields show benefits of grassroots game

The new £750,000 facility in Liverpool hosted the 2015 Premier League Kicks Cup, part of a project across England and Wales that offers free opportunities in football which are helping to reduce incidents of crime and antisocial behaviour When the antiquated changing rooms at Jeffrey Humble playing fields in Liverpool were burned out in 2012 it was, according to Barry Kushner, “the low point for an area that had been suffering for 10 years”. Three years on a…

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Manchester United’s total football fails to bring out best in Wayne Rooney | Barney Ronay

Louis van Gaal may be a tactical genius and United may yet catch City, but is playing Wayne Rooney on the right of a midfield diamond really the best option? • Match report: West Ham 1-1 Manchester United Manchester United’s supporters left happy with a point earned through a brilliantly struck late Daley Blind goal, reward for a series of frantic tactical rejigs and a spell of late pressure. Really, though, this was another tortured attacking display in a 1-1 draw …

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Louis van Gaal’s vision convinces Wayne Rooney of a future in midfield

Manchester United’s manager has transformed the roles of Edgar Davids and Frank Rijkaard in the past and says his current captain enjoys his new position • Van Gaal to contest FA disrepute charge over Cambridge referee • Januzaj at 20: will he be the next Giggs or the new Macheda? Manchester United have three wins and three clean sheets from their last four games, and if one overlooks the fact that two of the clean sheets were against Cambridge United in the FA…

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Wayne Rooney will not appeal red card and accepts three-match ban

Manchester United striker received red card against West Ham Rooney admits it was probably the right decision Louis van Gaal: red-card tackle was unfriendly United manager confident he can solve injury crisis Wayne Rooney will not appeal against the red card he received in Manchester Uniteds 2-1 defeat of West Ham United at Old Trafford despite it ruling him out for three games, with the striker admitting it was probably the …

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Van Gaal: Rooney red was right

The club captain was sent off after a rash challenge on Stewart Downing and his manager admitted it was a fair decision, saying it was a “professional foul”

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Louis van Gaal describes Wayne Rooneys red-card tackle as unfriendly

Manchester United manager admits it was a mistake West Ham manager Sam Allardyce says foul was cynical Louis van Gaal conceded that Wayne Rooney had been too unfriendly after he was sent off for a wild kick at Stewart Downing in a 2-1 victory for Manchester United that ended with Sam Allardyce furiously complaining about a late West Ham effort from Kevin Nolan that was disallowed for offside. Rooney scored the opening goal but was shown…

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Premier League Team of the Week: Mata, Rooney & Suarez all feature

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Busquets stamp, record-breaking Messi and Rooney wonder strike – defining moments of the weekend

Check out the best photos from the latest round of matches throughout the footballing world, featuring the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A and more

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Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney turns Captain Fantastic at West Ham

• Fine display makes striker favourite to lead side into new era • Juan Mata and Shinji Kagawa excel before Tuesday’s derby English football has long overblown the importance of the captain, but on a cold east London evening there was ultimately a sense that it was the performance of the man who filled the role for Manchester United more than their actual victory here that provided this most beleaguered of clubs with hope for better times ahead. That much could…

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Rooney wonder goal downs Hammers – Twitter Reaction

It’s not often we see world class goals at Upton Park and, when we do, they’re normally scored against us. And Wayne Rooney’s goal for Manchester United yesterday was probably one of the best we’ve seen at home for a good few years, despite the feeling that James Tomkins had been fouled by the United… Read more »

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Wenger’s legacy on the line ahead of crucial Arsenal run

The Gunners’ dazzling start to the season is in danger of ebbing away ahead of crucial spell, Rooney’s contract ransom and absolute meltdown at Hamburg

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Nani joins Manchester United injury list and will be out for ‘few weeks’

• Van Persie and Carrick likely to miss West Ham • Rooney to be assessed by club on Saturday Nani has added to Manchester United’s injury woes after their manager David Moyes said he would be out for a “few weeks” with a hamstring problem. The Portugal winger has not featured since the home defeat to Newcastle on 7 December and has recently been linked with a move to Juventus. “Nani has a hamstring injury which is a little bit worse than we thought,” said Moyes. “He is probably…

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