Wayne Rooney

  • Manchester United hoping to conquer Munich in Champions League 09-04-2014 09:13 AM

    Munich: Bayern Munich's longest winless run for three years and poor recent home record against English opposition have suddenly made Manchester United's task on Wednesday look a lot less daunting than it was when the draw was made. Bayern will also be without three key midfielders, including Bastian Schweinsteiger, for...
  • Wayne Rooney will 'definitely' play against Bayern, says Moyes 09-04-2014 08:22 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United's Wayne Rooney will play against Bayern Munich on Wednesday even if it means having a pain-killing injection for a toe injury prior to the game, manager David Moyes said. United are in desperate need of Rooney's power and finishing ability in Munich as they look to improve...
  • England will be brave and risk defeat in Brazil, says Roy Hodgson 05-04-2014 10:01 AM

    England manager Roy Hodgson has promised to be brave, risk defeat and allow his talented young players to express themselves at the World Cup in Brazil in June. Under his predecessor Fabio Capello, England were sterile and defensive at the previous edition in South Africa four years ago before being...
  • Rooney doubtful for Bayern game with toe injury 05-04-2014 08:58 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been ruled out of Saturday's Premier League game against Newcastle with a toe injury, and is doubtful for the Champions League return leg against Bayern Munich next week. United manager David Moyes told the club's in-house TV station that Rooney has "a badly...
  • Spirited Manchester United hold Bayern Munich 1-1 in Champions League 02-04-2014 02:34 AM

    England: Bastian Schweinsteiger scored an equaliser for Bayern Munich and was then sent off as the holders drew 1-1 with Manchester United in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final at Old Trafford on Tuesday. United, floundering in the English Premier League under new manager David Moyes, confounded grim...
  • Wayne Rooney double powers Manchester United to win over Aston Villa 29-03-2014 08:28 PM

    England: Wayne Rooney scored twice as Manchester United came from behind to beat Aston Villa 4-1 in the Premier League on Saturday as fans came out in support of struggling manager David Moyes at Old Trafford. It looked like being another miserable day for Moyes when Ashley Westwood put Villa...
  • Charlton urges Rooney to break his Manchester United scoring record 25-03-2014 08:10 PM

    Former Manchester United great Bobby Charlton cannot wait for Wayne Rooney to break his club goalscoring record. Rooney's two goals in the 2-0 victory at West Ham United on Saturday took his tally to 212, putting him third on the all-time list behind Charlton (249) and Denis Law (237). "I...
  • Goals fly in, records tumble as EPL delivers a feast 23-03-2014 06:03 PM

    The Premier League lived up to its reputation as the most entertaining and exciting league in the world on Saturday as the goals flowed, records were broken and a major controversy added extra spice to the heady mix. From the early afternoon kick-off at Stamford Bridge where Chelsea crushed Arsenal...
  • Wayne Rooney double gives Manchester United 2-0 win at West Ham 23-03-2014 01:27 AM

    London: With David Beckham watching in the stands at West Ham, Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney replicated one of the retired star's most memorable goals on Saturday. Setting United on their way to a 2-0 victory, Rooney sent the ball high from inside the halfway line over goalkeeper Adrian after...
  • Champions League: Olympiakos eager to heap more misery on Man United 19-03-2014 08:22 AM

    Manchester: Olympiakos have no intention of sitting back to defend their two-goal advantage but plan to heap more misery on Manchester United in the second leg of their Champions League tie, coach Michel said on Tuesday. Victory for the Greek side, who come to Old Trafford with a 2-0 lead...
  • Humbled Manchester United slipping into mediocrity 17-03-2014 05:27 PM

    Conceding three penalties to Liverpool at Old Trafford would have usually triggered a furore among Manchester United fans, players and management under any other circumstances but for the humiliating manner in which they lost Sunday's derby. Not even the fiery Wayne Rooney questioned referee Mark Clattenburg's decisions on an afternoon...
  • Wayne Rooney scores as Manchester United beat West Brom 3-0 08-03-2014 08:26 PM

    England: Manchester United eased the pressure on manager David Moyes following a comfortable 3-0 win over relegation-threatened West Brom on Saturday in the English Premier League. After a week that saw Moyes write to fans - addressing the 'difficult season' that has seen the club exit both domestic cup competitions...
  • Olympiakos seek to end Manchester United hoodoo in Champions League 25-02-2014 10:45 AM

    Olympiakos Piraeus may never have a better chance to overcome their Manchester United hoodoo than in Tuesday's first leg of their last-16 Champions League tie. Yet a rejuvenated United served the runaway Greek league leaders a warning of improving form in their 2-0 win at Crystal Palace in the Premier...
  • Rooney scores as Manchester United beat Crystal Palace 2-0 23-02-2014 01:45 AM

    London: Wayne Rooney produced a goal of the quality that justifies his bumper new Manchester United contract as the floundering Premier League champion won 2-0 at Crystal Palace on Saturday. The striker volleyed in United's second, shortly after Robin Van Persie's penalty, a day after ending the uncertainty over his...
  • Wayne Rooney signs new Manchester United deal 22-02-2014 08:58 AM

    London: Less than a year after pushing to leave Manchester United, Wayne Rooney committed his long-term future to the struggling Premier League champion on Friday by signing a lucrative new contract through June 2019. The 28-year-old striker's future at United has been mired in uncertainty since Chelsea tried to sign...
  • Rooney contract extension not signed yet, say United 16-02-2014 05:31 PM

    London: Reports that the England striker Wayne Rooney has signed a record-breaking new contract with Manchester United are premature, club sources said on Sunday. The Sun on Sunday newspaper reported that Rooney had signed a new four-and-a-half year deal to stay at Old Trafford, worth 70 million pounds ($117 million)...
  • Rooney can take World Cup by storm, says England manager 14-02-2014 07:29 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney can be one of the outstanding talents of this year's World Cup in Brazil, according to England manager Roy Hodgson. It will be Rooney's fifth major tournament, but in two previous World Cups he has not lived up to the stunning impression he made...
  • Injured Wayne Rooney, Robin van Persie to miss Chelsea match 18-01-2014 09:08 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United manager David Moyes says Wayne Rooney will miss Sunday's Premier League match against Chelsea because of injury. Rooney was allowed to take a warm-weather break in Egypt to recover from a groin problem but the England striker is still not fit enough to play. Moyes says "we...
  • Manchester United hope Wayne Rooney will return against Chelsea 10-01-2014 10:55 PM

    England: Struggling Manchester United will be without injured strikers Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie for Saturday's Premier League match against Swansea, though manager David Moyes says warm weather training will help Rooney recover faster. Moyes says Rooney, who has a groin injury, left Manchester accompanied by a fitness coach...
  • Rooney faces late test, Van Persie out for United 31-12-2013 11:39 PM

    Manchester United will give a late fitness test to striker Wayne Rooney ahead of Wednesday's Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur, manager David Moyes said. Rooney missed the 1-0 win at Norwich City on Saturday due to a groin injury. "We need to wait and see," Moyes told a news...
  • Manchester United fight back to beat Hull City 3-2 26-12-2013 08:17 PM

    England: Manchester United were gifted a winner by former defender James Chester as the Premier League champions came from two goals down to beat Hull 3-2 on Thursday. Ashley Young's cross was inadvertently headed by Chester into his own net in the 66th minute, allowing United to claim a third...
  • Rooney on the verge of legendary status at United: Moyes 23-12-2013 11:01 AM

    Manchester: Manchester United manager David Moyes has suffered a stuttering start to life at Old Trafford but it could have been far worse for the Scot if he had failed to retain the services of striker Wayne Rooney. The England forward was again the central figure as United brushed aside...
  • Wayne Rooney faces late fitness test for West Ham game 20-12-2013 11:37 PM

    London: Wayne Rooney faces a late fitness test but could be available for Manchester United's home match against West Ham United on Saturday as David Moyes seeks more goals from more of his players. The England striker missed United's midweek League Cup quarter-final win at Stoke City due to a...
  • England fears no one in football World Cup: Hodgson 06-12-2013 12:47 PM

    London: England football manager Roy Hodgson has said his side would fear no one in the 2014 Brazil World Cup finals. "We respect everybody, we don't fear anybody, as such," he said to the Football Association's website on the eve of the draw, reports Xinhua. "Whatever group we get, we...
  • Man United hope to bring down Newcastle, Everton target Arsenal 06-12-2013 11:48 AM

    London: Roberto Martinez's improving Everton, buoyed after landing their first victory at Manchester United for 21 years, will try to end another long barren run when they visit Premier League leaders Arsenal on Sunday. Everton have not won at the north London club since Andrei Kanchelskis scored the winner in...
  • Manchester United held to a 2-2 draw by Tottenham Hotspur 01-12-2013 07:23 PM

    London: Wayne Rooney scored a brace as Manchester United twice came from behind Sunday to extend their unbeaten run to 12 matches in all competitions with a 2-2 draw at Tottenham but lost more ground in the Premier League title race. Rooney leveled the score from close range in the...
  • Rooney sparkles as Man Utd crush Leverkusen 5-0 to advance 28-11-2013 08:21 AM

    Leverkusen: Wayne Rooney set up three goals as Manchester United cruised to a 5-0 victory at Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday, booking their Champions League knockout stage spot and snapping the Germans' eight-game home winning streak in the competition. Rooney tormented Leverkusen with pinpoint passes throughout the game and found Antonio...
  • 5 reasons why Manchester United can beat Arsenal 09-11-2013 04:56 PM

    With the mouth-watering clash between champions Manchester United and table-toppers Arsenal round the corner, we present five reasons how the Red Devils can beat the in-form Gunners. 1. Strike force: At the beginning of the summer David Moyes, holding on to Wayne Rooney like a comfort blanket said, that he...
  • Table-toppers Arsenal face United test at Old Trafford 08-11-2013 10:44 PM

    London: For once, Arsenal are traveling to Manchester United on a high, looking down on United in the English Premier League standings. Eight out of ten league matches have been won so far by Arsene Wenger's side, including against title rivals Liverpool and Tottenham to sit five points clear at...
  • Bayern, Man City into last 16 of Champions League; Real, United wait 06-11-2013 07:41 AM

    London: European champions Bayern Munich led the charge into the last 16 of the Champions League when they beat Viktoria Plzen 1-0 to chalk up a record-equalling ninth straight victory in the competition on Tuesday. Manchester City, who clinched second place in Group A behind Bayern, also made it to...