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Wayne Rooney handed two-year driving ban after pleading guilty to drink driving


Wayne Rooney has been banned from driving for two years after pleading guilty to drink driving. The Everton forward was also handed a 12-month community order and 100 hours of unpaid work after appearing at Stockport Magistrates’ Court. In a statement, Rooney said: “Following today’s court hearing I want to publicly apologise for my unforgivable lack of judgement in driving while over ...

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Everton boss Ronald Koeman disappointed by Rooney arrest


Ronald Koeman says he is “very disappointed” in Wayne Rooney following the player’s arrest for drink driving but the former England captain will feature against Tottenham on Saturday. The 31-year-old has been charged with drink driving after he was stopped by police at around 2am last Friday. Sky Sports News understands that no club fines or punishment are likely before the legal ...

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Wayne Rooney retires from international football


England’s all-time leading scorer Wayne Rooney has retired from international football after turning down the chance to be part of the England squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers. The Everton striker, 31, was asked by national coach Gareth Southgate to be involved in the games against Malta and Slovakia. “Every time I was selected was a real privilege but ...

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Man United without recognised strikers for Chelsea clash

Wayne Rooney is one of eight different scorers for Manchester United in this season's FA Cup (Image credit: PA)

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been ruled out of the FA Cup quarter-final at Chelsea, leaving his side without a recognised striker. Rooney collided with Phil Jones in training and misses out with a leg injury, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic begins a three-game ban for elbowing Bournemouth’s Tyrone Mings. Forwards Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford [illness] are also missing. Chelsea ...

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Wayne Rooney ‘staying’ at Manchester United after links with China

Wayne Rooney is Manchester United's all-time leading goalscorer, with 250 goals (Image credit: Getty Images)

England captain Wayne Rooney says he is staying at Manchester United, after being linked with a move to China. The 31-year-old striker said he hoped to “play a full part” in the rest of the Premier League club’s season. United boss Jose Mourinho had refused to rule out the prospect of Rooney’s exit this month, although a deal before the ...

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Manchester United 4-0 Reading: Wayne Rooney equals Sir Bobby Charlton’s scoring record in rampant FA Cup win


Wayne Rooney equalled Sir Bobby Charlton’s scoring record as Manchester United eased into the fourth round of the FA Cup with a dominant 4-0 victory over Championship side Reading. The Red Devils were in full control from start to finish, with Rooney opening the scoring with his 249th United goal after just six minutes. The bright Anthony Martial doubled the ...

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Wayne Rooney named on the bench for Slovenia game

Wayne Rooney was last left out of the England side for the last group game of Euro 2016 (Image credit: Rex Features)

England captain Wayne Rooney is set to be dropped to the bench for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier against Slovenia. Barring any last-minute injuries, manager Gareth Southgate will leave Rooney out of the starting XI as England look to preserve a 100% record. Southgate will address the press in Slovenia at 18:30 BST on Monday. Rooney is England’s most-capped outfield player, ...

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Man United sign Wayne Rooney’s son Kai

New Red Devil: Kai Rooney (Image credit: BPI/ Kieran McManus)

Kai Rooney, the six-year-old son of Manchester United and England captain Wayne, is beginning what could be his own journey into top-flight football. The sporty youngster has reportedly joined the Red Devils’ youth set-up after attending training sessions at the club’s Cliff ground with the youth development squad. Kai is no stranger to the big stage, having acted as a ...

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Wayne Rooney to quit internationals after 2018 World Cup


England record goalscorer Wayne Rooney will retire from international football after the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Manchester United forward was speaking to the media for the first time since new England manager Sam Allardyce confirmed he would keep the 30-year-old as his captain. “Come Russia I feel that will be the time to say goodbye to international football,” ...

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Wayne Rooney stays as England captain under new manager Sam Allardyce

England captain Wayne Rooney after the national side's early Euro 2016 exit (Image credit: AP)

Wayne Rooney will continue as England captain, with manager Sam Allardyce saying it was an “easy decision”. Rooney is England’s record goalscorer and took on the armband from Steven Gerrard a year ago. Allardyce said Manchester United captain Rooney was “hugely respected by his peers” and has “enjoyed the responsibility” as captain. The England squad is preparing for Sunday’s opening ...

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