Wayne Rooney Related Content
The Manchester United striker replaces Steven Gerrard, who retired from international duty following England’s exit from Brazil 2014.
Wayne Rooney was named the new England captain by manager Roy Hodgson as confirmed by the English Football Association on Thursday. The former Everton striker replaces Steven Gerrard in the role and will play his first match as captain on September 3rd against Norway at Wembley Stadium. Earlier this month, Rooney was named Manchester United captain by Dutch coach Louis van Gaal.
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After much speculation, the Dutch coach has finally selected who will skipper the Red Devils this season.
Throughout the summer, some big changes have been underway at Manchester United.
The Premier League giants, who endured a dismal season as they failed to secure their league title and qualify for European football, are now in the process of rebuilding in the hope to redeem themselves during the 2014-2015 campaign.
Out went David Moyes, in came Louis Van Gaal, and along with the Dutch... Read the rest of the article »
Stars like Steven Gerrard, Wayne Rooney, Frank Lampard, and more all among the most popular, but who was the no. 1 in the 2013-2014 season?
Football, like any other industry is a business, and a large part of many of Europe's top leagues' revenues come from sales of tickets and other sporting merchandise.
Many fans often splash out the cash to acquire tickets to see their favorite stars in action, but if they are not fortunate enough to reside within the country where their favorite team plays, are equally keen to purchase kits... Read the rest of the article »
American Fans to Get Front Row Experience of Soccer’s Greatest Players and Famed League Live in Theaters Starting Aug. 16
Soccer has taken root in the U.S. as never before and now new and longtime soccer fans alike will get a chance to witness the world’s best soccer on the big screen as Fathom Events and NBC Sports Group team up to present “Barclays Premier League LIVE" beginning Saturday, Aug. 16. Americans will have the opportunity to see England’s best – league champions Manchester... Read the rest of the article »
The Liverpool captain declared his desire to hang up his boots after 114 caps with the national side. With his retirement the FA will have an important decision to make as they look for a new man to lead the team.
Gerrard’s retirement puts the Three Lions in unchartered waters as they will be for the first time in a very long time put in a situation where they will have to choose a leader from a group of players who are not suitable to lead, an opinion which has been voiced by several former players.
Ex-England captain Bryan Robson who was capped 90 times between 1980 and 1991 has declared that... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester United released a teaser launching the new Chevrolet kit.
Manchester United released a new 30 second video of their new kit, for the upcoming season. However, the teaser does not show the new jersey, in an attempt to keep curiosity at its highest.
VIDEO: watch the teasing video right here
The teasing video features fans from the very beginnings, sporting vintage Red Devils shirts. As the fans walk toward Old Trafford, they start taking off the... Read the rest of the article »
Samsung released a new advertisement, following its #GALAXY11 campaign.
In Samsung’s latest commercial, which uses some bits and pieces of a previously released advertisement by the same company (‘The Beginning’), the main theme is a match between current football stars and aliens, to save the planet.
VIDEO: Watch the full advertisement here
In a fictional world attacked by extraterrestrial forces, humanity’s only hope lies in the... Read the rest of the article »
Wayne Rooney was on the end of a lot of criticism after England's defeat against Italy. Facing elimination, Roy Hodgson has some decisions to make.
England are staring elimination in the eyes on Thursday, as are their opponents. After their narrow defeat in their opening match against Italy, Roy Hodgson now has some decisions to make.
Football analysts have questioned Hodgson’s decision to play Daniel Sturridge and Wayne Rooney together. But what may have come as more of a surprise was why the Manchester United striker wasn’t... Read the rest of the article »
Some will say that Wayne Rooney did not have his best match against Italy. With that said, fans took to Twitter to show their discontent with the England striker's performance.
Wayne Rooney did not enjoy a great domestic campaign, and the Manchester United striker is now under fire after just one match in the World Cup.
Apart from his perfectly measured pass to assist Daniel Sturridge for England’s first and only goal against Italy, Rooney was not all that impressive. When he had the ball, he did not go at defenders or create much offense, unlike Liverpool duo... Read the rest of the article »
Group D kicks off on Saturday, with England taking on Italy in Manaus. Watch live as they both look to start their World Cup campaign on the right foot.
Both Italy and England enter the 2014 World Cup hopeful of being able to give their fans and their country something to smile about, as does every other country.
In order to have a positive start, they will have to overcome serious climate conditions in the Brazilian Amazon, as well as the pitch conditions. In the remote area of Manaus, the humidity is going to be a serious challenge for the... Read the rest of the article »
Without a goal in the World Cup, Wayne Rooney will be looking to break that streak, but also guide England to glory in Brazil.
The Manchester United forward did not have his greatest season, but he appears to be fully focused on helping England to do well in Brazil. After starting his World Cup preparations earlier than his teammates, Wayne Rooney is not only looking for his first goal on the big stage, but he is more concerned with the collective results.
In one of his press-conferences where he was asked about England’s... Read the rest of the article »
The Three Lions are far from being favorites to win the World Cup which kicks off in Brazil less than 24 hours from now, but according to Man United ace Wayne Rooney the current English side is the finest he has played in.
The 28 year old is yet to open his account in the World Cup but is hoping to have a good tournament this time around. Despite having never scored in the biggest football tournament Rooney is just one goal behind Michael Owen’s record of 40 for the national side and ten behind Sir Bobby Charlton. The former Everton star has had a good World Cup Qualifying campaign and is hoping to carry the good... Read the rest of the article »
Wayne Rooney believes this to be the best England he played on, and that it can make it to the final.
In a recent interview Wayne Rooney talked about England and its chances in the upcoming World Cup in Brazil. The English forward stated:
“This is the best England squad I’ve ever been involved with […]I look at lads like Daniel Sturridge, Luke Shaw and Adam Lallana and I can’t help but be positive about what we can do.”
Rooney has represented England's... Read the rest of the article »
Nominations just keep coming for 2013 FIFA Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo. He now rules the market value chart, according to a study.
That Cristiano Ronaldo is the most marketable football player in the world should not come as a shock. With 26M followers on Twitter, and 82M on Facebook, the Portuguese, who won two Balon d’Ors and two Champions League titles, is known by almost 84% of the world’s population.
Following in second place is Lionel Messi. Barcelona’s talisman lost to Real Madrid’s star by... Read the rest of the article »
With only four games to prove himself, will the club's twenty year plus servant do enough to become Manchester United's permanent manager?
Old Trafford saw the atmosphere re-grasped, the noise was electric and the fans sung Ryan Giggs name in volumes during a convincing 4-0 victory over strugglers Norwich City on Saturday.
The response was going to be inevitable. The fans love Giggs and so do the players. This was evident in the style of play in the second half which saw plenty of passion, short passing and undisputable... Read the rest of the article »
From Rooney to Suarez, to Sturridge and even an unlikely strike from a Norwich midfielder scoring his first ever Premier League goal.
The Premier League has offered some spectacular moments this season but nothing quite beats a festival of the best goals of the season.
There have been some long range screamers, some ticky-tacky one-touch displays and some goals scored that barely escape the training-pitch. However, as the talent in the Premier League has grown of late so have the range of varying strikes.
So... Read the rest of the article »
Can two players operate in the same position or will Moyes have to continue to accommodate?
It is clear to see which position both Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata prefer to function in. Just behind the main striker in the number ten role, with the freedom to distribute the ball to the flanks, supply Robin van Persie to finish or to shoot from in and around the penalty box.
Mata's Man of the Match performance against Newcastle United on Saturday 5th April proved to be the Spaniard's... Read the rest of the article »
Chelsea fans will join those extremely concerned by the Manchester United vs Manchester City fixture on March 25, 2014. Live stream this Premier League match online (mobile, computer) or on TV.
Preview: An important game for Man United, Man City… and Chelsea!
Manchester United (51) could temporarily break into the European zone this Tuesday by replacing Everton (54) on goal difference. The Red Devils are not giving up on qualifying for the UEFA Europa League or even the Champions League although they are currently 11 points adrift the Top Four.
The home crowd will... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester United's domestic campaign has not gone according to plan, but they can help make things better in the Champions League. Olympiakos will be no push-over, so do not miss this match live on Fox Sports 1 USA.
Preview: The Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium is not an easy place to play
If Manchester United came across this fixture last season, analysts would likely expect a victory for the Red Devils. But with the way things have been going for United after Sir Alex Ferguson, no match is a guarantee anymore.
David Moyes’ side continues to struggle with consistency, and a meeting with the Greek... Read the rest of the article »
It may be now or never for David Moyes to rescue any sort of pride from his first season as Manchester United boss.
The Theatre of Dreams was seen as a palace for the red half of Manchester and a dark and uncomfortable dungeon for it's visitors. Players would walk out of the tunnel with their crimson shirts with an air of confidence, a cocky strut but also they were the team to beat and no one would attempt to question it.
Iconic figures including the Charlton's, Best, Cantona, Beckham had created a... Read the rest of the article »