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Wayne Rooney gives Swansea mascot who stood in awe of him tour of...

Wayne Rooney gives Swansea mascot who stood in awe of him tour of...

The world let out a collective 'aaawwwww' at the beginning of the Premier League season when a video of a young lad standing open-mouthed in awe of Wayne Rooney went viral. Now nine-year-old Tomos, who was the Swansea City mascot on that day, has been selected to interview Rooney and be given a tour of the club's training ground by the England captain. The hilarious image of Tomos went viral in August last year and prompted one of United's main sponsors Chevrolet to select him for the...
Swansea City v Southampton - the two-minute preview

Swansea City v Southampton - the two-minute preview

SWANSEA City look to move further away from relegation danger when they host Southampton this weekend.Here's a quick guide to the game.FixtureSouthampton, Liberty Stadium, Saturday, February 13, 3pmRefereeJonathan Moss: The West Yorkshire official sent off Andre Ayew's brother Jordan for elbowing West Ham's Aaron Cresswell in his last match. That was the fourth red card he has produced this season. Moss sent off nine in 2014-15, including Wilfried Bony when Southampton were last in SA1.The...
Liverpool's former Swansea City star Joe Allen a worry for Wales...

Liverpool's former Swansea City star Joe Allen a worry for Wales...

JOE Allen is an injury concern for Wales manager Chris Coleman after being ruled out for around a month.The former Swansea City man limped off during his side's 2-2 home draw against Sunderland with a hamstring problem.And Allen now faces a race to be fit for Wales's friendlies against Northern Ireland and Ukraine at the end of March.Joe Allen is unfortunately out for a while, said the Liverpool boss.He was in a good way and we tried to manage time after his last...
TOM THE TIPSTER COLUMN: Swansea City versus Southampton all about...

TOM THE TIPSTER COLUMN: Swansea City versus Southampton all about...

LAST week, I professed a desire to see Swansea City build on an early lead — if they got one — and continue to push forward in search of goals that would see off Crystal Palace.Lo and behold an early goal arrived courtesy of another exquisite free-kick from Gylfi Sigurdsson, and within a minute or two Gylfi and his troops were on the attack again.This was great! The noise in the stadium picked up expectantly as the fans smelled blood. Shots came firing in; Andre Ayew went sliding...
HEADS UP COLUMN: What MIGHT happen in Swansea City's Premier...

HEADS UP COLUMN: What MIGHT happen in Swansea City's Premier...

HEADS Up's football forecasts are so wide of the mark that Paddy Power pours himself a glass of champagne every time we walk into the bookies.We make Mark Lawrenson look like a fortune teller.Still, armed with the new crystal ball we got for Christmas, we have looked into the future to see how Swansea City's Premier League relegation battle might unfold.13/2/16 Southampton (home)It is so cold that Francesco Guidolin is barely recognisable, with only his eyes on display between Swans snood and...
Swansea City v Southampton: The last five meetings

Swansea City v Southampton: The last five meetings

SWANSEA City do not have the best record against Southampton at the Liberty.They have only beaten the Saints once at the venue, with the last two matches ending in defeat.Here's how the five most recent meetings in South Wales have gone.Swansea City 0 Southampton 1September 20, 2014Swansea finished the game a man light and a goal down after Wilfried Bony was sent off for two bookable offences.Victor Wanyama came off the bench to strike the game's only goal in the 80th minute to deny the hosts a...
Swansea City v Southampton: Francesco Guidolin's men must find a...

Swansea City v Southampton: Francesco Guidolin's men must find a...

CAN Swansea City find a way past an unbeatable goalkeeper?And can Swansea find a way to stop the opposition beating their No. 1 at set-pieces?Recent form suggests these will be two keys to the contest when Swansea take on Southampton in another highly significant Premier League fixture this weekend.The home straight in a season of struggle is beginning to loom on the horizon.The time for poor results is rapidly running out. Swansea have 13 games left in which to preserve their Premier League...
Is Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney's son Kai a secret supporter of another team?

Is Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney's son Kai a secret supporter of another team?

Despite his dad being a favourite at Old Trafford, Kai was pictured wearing the claret and blue of relegation-threatened Villa.
Manchester United striker Will Keane copied Wayne Rooney with chipped goal

Manchester United striker Will Keane copied Wayne Rooney with chipped goal

Will Keane scored five for Man Utd Under-21s against Norwich but one goal stood out from the Stockport striker.
The Guardian Feb 8, 2016

Wayne Rooney defends Memphis Depay over late error at Chelsea

• Manchester United captain says forward not to blame for late equaliser• ‘I thought it was a good performance ... but it feels like a defeat’Wayne Rooney has said Memphis Depay should not be blamed for Chelsea’s late equaliser against Manchester United on Sunday despite the forward’s misplaced pass leading to Diego Costa’s goal.Louis van Gaal’s side were leading 1-0 at Stamford Bridge after Jesse Lingard’s strike on 61 minutes as the game moved into added time. Depay, an 87th-minute substitute, tried to find Morgan Schneiderlin only to give the ball away, and after Chelsea...
Wayne Rooney's message to Manchester United fans blaming Memphis Depay

Wayne Rooney's message to Manchester United fans blaming Memphis Depay

Memphis bungled pass against Chelsea infuriated Man Utd fans and Wayne Rooney has had his say on the matter.
The Independent Feb 8, 2016
Leicester City run away at top; Liverpool fans make a stand; Tottenham creep into title race; Louis van Gaal fights back

Leicester City run away at top; Liverpool fans make a stand; Tottenham creep into title race; Louis van Gaal fights back

Seven things we learned in the Premier League: Fixture list about to bite for Englands biggest clubs; Newcastles spending pays off at St James Park; Crystal Palace avert the slide with badly needed point in Wales
Manchester United: Who are the five Reds fighting for their long-term futures at Old Trafford

Manchester United: Who are the five Reds fighting for their long-term futures at Old Trafford

Louis Van Gaals future at Old Trafford may be far from safe - but there are members of the first-team squad who also face an anxious wait
The Independent Feb 7, 2016
Chelsea vs Manchester United: Was this the final clash between those great warriors John Terry and Wayne Rooney?

Chelsea vs Manchester United: Was this the final clash between those great warriors John Terry and Wayne Rooney?

While United at least are still in the chase for fourth, Chelsea are marooned in mid-table
Daily Mail Feb 7, 2016

Wayne Rooney and John Terry are not the players they once were... but they are still key players for their struggling sides

Over the past decade the two men, England captain past and present, have been talismanic at their clubs, driving Chelsea and Manchester United on to glory. They are still vital to the two sides.

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