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Express & Star Dec 19, 2014

Alan Irvine: Saido's had it tougher than Rooney

West Brom boss Alan Irvine claims Saido Berahino has experienced a tougher Premier League introduction than Wayne Rooney – but again backed the hitman.
The Independent Dec 15, 2014

Wayne Rooney: Manchester United are back and we’re ready to win the Premier League

Wayne Rooney says that his Manchester United team-mates still believe that they can win the Premier League title, after his side secured their sixth straight win against Liverpool on Sunday to stay within eight points of leaders Chelsea.
The Independent Dec 15, 2014
Manchester United are back and we’re ready to win the Premier League title, claims Wayne Rooney

Manchester United are back and we’re ready to win the Premier League title, claims Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney says that his Manchester United team-mates still believe that they can win the Premier League title, after his side secured their sixth straight win against Liverpool on Sunday to stay within eight points of leaders Chelsea.
The Guardian Dec 15, 2014
Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney revels in Premier League title talk

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney revels in Premier League title talk

• Captain cites experience and Louis van Gaal’s aura as key• Rooney urges his team-mates to believe they can win it• Jamie Jackson: are United title contenders?Wayne Rooney has told his Manchester United team to believe they can win the Premier League title, with the captain citing the experience of previous triumphs and Louis van Gaal’s aura.Sunday’s 3-0 win over Liverpool at Old Trafford means United are only eight points behind Chelsea at the start of the festive period. The 20-times champions have traditionally been strong finishers and have won eight titles without being on...
The Guardian Dec 15, 2014
Manchester United 3-0 Liverpool: Louis van Gaal defends Wayne Rooney’s midfield role – video

Manchester United 3-0 Liverpool: Louis van Gaal defends Wayne Rooney’s midfield role – video

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal explains why Wayne Rooney featured in the midfield rather than attack when his side met Liverpool on Sunday. The manager says he placed James Wilson in Rooney's position as he wanted more speed. The win is the sixth in a row for United, who face Aston Villa on 20 December
The Busby Babe Dec 8, 2014

Rooney returns, Herrera dropped as Manchester United face Southampton

Wayne Rooney has returned to United's starting XI for tonight's clash with Southampton. Ander Herrera drops to the bench. Ander Herrera may have been impressive in Manchester United's victory over Stoke City last weekend, but apparently he wasn't quite impressive enough. The Spaniard has dropped to the bench as Wayne Rooney returns to Louis van Gaal's starting lineup for tonight's clash away at Southampton. James Wilson has also dropped to the bench to make way for young centre-back Paddy McNair, as van Gaal reverts to the 3-5-2 formation last used as United romped to a comfortable victory...
Rooney fit to face Southampton

Rooney fit to face Southampton

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has been speaking ahead of Monday's game away to Southampton and says Wayne Rooney has been passed fit.
The Guardian Dec 4, 2014
Wayne Rooney fit for Manchester United’s trip to Southampton

Wayne Rooney fit for Manchester United’s trip to Southampton

• Captain was ruled out of midweek win over Stoke• Robin van Persie under pressure for placeManchester United have received a boost with Wayne Rooney declared fit for Manchester United’s trip to Southampton after a scan on Thursday to examine a knee problem revealed nothing untoward.His availability means Robin van Persie could come under pressure for a starting berth for the Monday night match after James Wilson’s impressive showing in Tuesday evening’s 2-1 win over Stoke City.
The Guardian Dec 3, 2014
Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney set for scan on injured knee

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney set for scan on injured knee

• England captain was left out of 2-1 win over Stoke• Ángel Di María unlikely to play against Southampton• Ander Herrera inspires hard-earned win against Stoke Wayne Rooney is set to have a scan on his injured knee on Wednesday to discover the extent of the injury which ruled him out of Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Stoke.The England captain was a surprise omission from Louis van Gaal’s starting line-up at Old Trafford on Tuesday night after scoring five times in his previous games for the club and country. The Dutch manager revealed before the Stoke match that Rooney was...
The Guardian Dec 2, 2014
Wayne Rooney out of Manchester United’s game against Stoke with injury

Wayne Rooney out of Manchester United’s game against Stoke with injury

• Rooney suffered calf and knee knocks against Hull• James Wilson starts for Manchester UnitedWayne Rooney has become the 43rd Manchester United injury or illness of the season after Louis van Gaal revealed he had to leave him out of Tuesday evening’s encounter with Stoke City at Old Trafford.Rooney suffered knocks to a calf and knee during Saturday’s 3-0 win over Hull City. Although the striker assured the manager afterwards he would be able to play against Stoke, this proved optimistic.
The Sentinel Dec 1, 2014
Stoke City: Wayne Rooney says he is fit for Potters clash

Stoke City: Wayne Rooney says he is fit for Potters clash

WAYNE Rooney has told Louis van Gaal that he will be fit to face Stoke at Old Trafford tomorrow evening despite limping away from Saturday's victory over Hull at the end of the game.But Argentinian international Angel di Maria has already been written off by the United boss after he only lasted 13 minutes of the 3-0 victory.Van Gaal said: "Wayne Rooney said to me after the match that he shall play, but Wayne Rooney is always saying that!"I think Di Maria was hamstring. He knows his own body...
Mathieson: Rooney is key to United fortunes (video)

Mathieson: Rooney is key to United fortunes (video)

Despite near £190m spent on players in the calendar year, Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney is still the main man at Manchester United...
Daily Mail Nov 22, 2014

Wayne Rooney hails Manchester United's patience after 'massive result' against Arsenal takes Red Devils to fourth

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney hailed his side's patience as they beat Arsenal 2-1 at the Emirates on Saturday evening.
Arsenal 1 Man Utd 2: Premier League match report

Arsenal 1 Man Utd 2: Premier League match report

Manchester United record their first away win of the season at Arsenal thanks to an own goal and one from captain Wayne Rooney.
The Busby Babe Nov 22, 2014

Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United: United poor, but win regardless

Manchester United won a bizarre game at the Emirates 2-1, thanks to a Kieran Gibbs own-goal and Wayne Rooney. Our worst performance in the league so far under Louis van Gaal? Quite possibly. Our best result? Without any doubt whatsoever. Manchester United put in a pretty meek display, could have been out of it inside twenty minutes, failed to get any control on the game whatsoever, and missed a couple of good chances themselves. The result - 2-1 to Manchester United. The game opened with a series of Arsenal attacks against United's makeshift defence, with Paddy McNair (4 wins from 4 starts...

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