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London24 Sep 14, 2014

United star expects new boys to hit the ground running against QPR

Wayne Rooney is convinced Manchester United’s new stars will bring the glory days back to Old Trafford.
Liverpool Echo Sep 8, 2014
Raheem Sterling can be England star for 15 years, says Wayne Rooney

Raheem Sterling can be England star for 15 years, says Wayne Rooney

Captain praises Liverpool FC youngster
Rooney: Exciting times for England

Rooney: Exciting times for England

Just 76 days after their disastrous World Cup campaign came to an end, thoughts have turned to the Three Lions' next major tournament in France.
The Guardian Sep 5, 2014
Wayne Rooney looks a source of slight sadness as his powers desert him| Barney Ronay

Wayne Rooney looks a source of slight sadness as his powers desert him| Barney Ronay

Englands new captain would have been better employed as a super-sub, a voice of authority, someone to ease the succession to those who come next Scholes: England need Rooney in midfield Hodgson furious at criticism of players after Norway winTop-level footballers often tend to generate a very specific kind of emotion. In happier times this is a simple sense of joy at seeing them capering about in pursuit of a ball. Dwight Yorke for example even in the later years when you half expected to look down and notice he was out there running around in a leotard and a pair of plimsolls always...
London24 Sep 2, 2014

Wayne Rooney convinced he can end England’s trophy drought

A cloud of pessimism may currently hang over the national side, but Wayne Rooney is convinced he can lead England to their first trophy in half a century.
The Guardian Sep 1, 2014
Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekends action

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekends action

Captaincy weighs Rooney down, Poyet needs wise head to deal with Cattermole and Arsenals problem strikes chord with fansSince being handed the captaincy by the Manchester United manager, Louis van Gaal, Wayne Rooneys form has faltered. At Turf Moor the 28-year-old, who is now also Englands leader, had one of those familiar afternoons when his touch is awry, his passes misguided and he appears off the pace. The Rooney of the US tour is now forgotten. There he scored five times but he has found the net only once this season, on the opening day against Swansea. Van Gaal pleads for belief after...
The Busby Babe Aug 28, 2014
Wayne Rooney named England captain

Wayne Rooney named England captain

Manchester United's striker takes over from Steven Gerrard as England's official pennant-exchanging functionary. Wayne Rooney's inevitable, perplexing march towards a knighthood continues, as he was today named as England's official captain by Roy Hodgson. "I've had a long conversation with him and he is prepared to accept the pressure it brings," roared Hodgson. "I've had no reason to question anything about him." He probably said some nice things as well, but y'know. As for our own dear captain, well, all credit must go to waynerooneyofficial.com for landing the exclusive interview they...
Express & Star Aug 28, 2014

Alan Irvine: Rooney a natural England captain

West Brom boss Alan Irvine insists Wayne Rooney always had the makings of an England captain.
The Sentinel Aug 28, 2014
Stoke City: Peter Crouch backs Wayne Rooney for England captaincy

Stoke City: Peter Crouch backs Wayne Rooney for England captaincy

FORMER England striker Peter Crouch would like to see Wayne Rooney handed the national side's captaincy this lunchtime. Roy Hodgson announces his first post World Cup squad at noon today - and it will include a new skipper to replace Steven Gerrard following his retirement. Crouch, who starred in several internationals alongside Rooney, believes he is now the obvious choice. He has the experience and is obviously one of the better players, said Crouch, so I think I would go for...
London24 Aug 28, 2014

Mourinho talks up Cahill’s captaincy abilities but Rooney set for the armband

Wayne Rooney is set to be named England captain in the wake of Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard’s retirement but Jose Mourinho talked up the chances of Gary Cahill.
Wayne Rooney finding his voice as Manchester United captain

Wayne Rooney finding his voice as Manchester United captain

The new Reds skipper says he had a bad game against Swansea - but insists his new role meant he was the first to admit it in the dressing room

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