Tag: Rooney

Rooney banned for 3 Euro matches

England striker Wayne Rooney was on Thursday banned for three matches by UEFA for his red card against Montenegro, a decision which will rule...

England through, Rooney off in Euro cliffhangers

Star striker Wayne Rooney was sent off as England reached the Euro 2012 finals on Friday while continental heavyweights France and Portugal were left...

Ferguson hails ‘fantastic’ and ‘mature’ Rooney

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes Wayne Rooney's new-found maturity has been key to the striker's lightning start to the season. Rooney has become...

Liverpool can challenge us, warns Rooney

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney believes a rejuvenated Liverpool can emerge as genuine contenders in this season's Premier League race, reports said Friday. The...

Liverpool can challenge us warns Rooney

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney believes a rejuvenated Liverpool can emerge as genuine contenders in this season's Premier League race, reports said Friday. The England...

Rooney the dangerman

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has highlighted former team-mate Wayne Rooney as the danger when they face Manchester United in the Champions League final at...

Beware returning Rooney, warns Ferguson

MANCHESTER - Sir Alex Ferguson believes Wayne Rooney will be raring to go against Chelsea as he returns from his domestic ban in the Champions League on Tuesday. Rooney has scored seven goals in his last eight matches and Ferguson feels he will be desperate to make an impression against Carlo Ancelotti's team. Ferguson said: "He will definitely be fresher that's for sure. Missing the game on Saturday means he will have six days good preparation and that should make a difference.

Rooney gets two-match ban for outburst

LONDON - Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has been banned for two matches following his expletive-laden tirade at a television camera, the FA confirmed Thursday. Rooney will now miss United's upcoming Premier League clash with Fulham as well as their FA Cup semi-final clash with Manchester City on April 16 after an appeal by the club was rejected. Rooney had surprisingly been charged with using abusive language after he swore into a camera following his hat-trick in the 4-2 win

Players union questions Rooney charge

LONDON - The head of English football's players union on Tuesday questioned the decision to charge Wayne Rooney over his foul-mouthed outburst at a television camera after scoring a hat-trick. Rooney faces a two-match ban unless he successfully appeals against charges of using abusive language during the 4-2 victory at Upton Park on Saturday.
However Professional Footballers' Association chief executive Gordon Taylor questioned whether Rooney deserved to be punished, suggesting

Rooney charged over outburst

LONDON - England's Football Association (FA) on Monday charged Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney following his foul-mouthed outburst into a television camera during Saturday's 4-2 win over West Ham at Upton Park.
An FA statement read: "The FA has charged Manchester United's Wayne Rooney for the use of offensive, insulting and/or abusive language. "This charge relates to an incident during his side's fixture with West Ham United at the Boleyn Ground on Saturday April 2, 2011.

Rooney hat-trick inspires Man United comeback

MANCHESTER, England, April 2 (Reuters) - A quickfire Wayne Rooney hat-trick rescued Manchester United on Saturday as they stormed seven points clear at the top of the Premier League after coming from two goals down to beat West Ham United 4-2.
Their march towards a record 19th top-flight title was helped by second-placed Arsenal failing to break down Blackburn Rovers in a 0-0 draw at The Emirates that left Gunners manager Arsene Wenger concerned by his side's lack of energy.

Rooney hands affairs to conservator

A Los Angeles lawyer was given permanent control of 90-year-old actor Mickey Rooney's affairs on Friday after telling a judge that $400,000 of the Hollywood legend's money had gone from his bank accounts.
Rooney's stepson Christopher Aber also agreed to stay away from the actor and his home without the Los Angeles court extending a restraining order first obtained against him in February, Rooney's lawyer said after a hearing. Aber, 52, the son of Rooney's eighth wife Jan, has

Mickey Rooney tells Congress of abuse

Veteran actor Mickey Rooney on Wednesday urged elderly victims of abuse to speak up to anyone who will listen and described to a Senate panel his own suffering at the hands of a family member. In court documents, Rooney accused his stepson Christopher Aber of intimidating and bullying him and blocking access to his mail. The documents also alleged Aber deprived Rooney of medications and food. Rooney rose to fame as a child star in the 1930s and 1940s when he made more than a dozen

Rooney backed to rediscover form

BLACKPOOL - John O'Shea has backed Wayne Rooney to rediscover his goal scoring touch as Manchester United attempt to move further away from the Premier League chasing pack.
United head to Blackpool for a rearranged game on Tuesday knowing a win could extend the leaders' position at the top to a commanding five points. Rooney's improved performances haven't yet been rewarded with goals.
Rooney could console himself with his role in three of Man United's five goals in their

Rooney back to pilot United title charge

LONDON - Sir Alex Ferguson is ready to unleash Wayne Rooney on Tottenham here Sunday as Manchester United aim to extend their phenomenal 23-match unbeaten streak against the Londoners. Rooney missed last Sunday's FA Cup win over Liverpool at Old Trafford with an ankle knock but is expected to be fit as United travel to White Hart Lane looking to cement their place at the top of the table.
United last lost to Spurs in May 2001 and since then have held a hex over Harry Redknapp's

Rooney wants to leave, says shell-shocked Fergie

MANCHESTER: Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson confirmed on Tuesday that star striker Wayne Rooney wants to leave the club, expressing "shock and disappointment" at the player's stance.
"I had a meeting with him. He intimated to me in his own way that he wanted to leave," Ferguson said at a dramatic press conference ahead of United's Champions League tie with Turkish side Bursaspor on Wednesday.
Speculation about Rooney's future had raged for days after Ferguson