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Rooney’s FA Cup meeting with Manchester United will be special – Derby boss Cocu

Posted Wednesday, February 05, 2020 by PA28 hits

Derby boss Phillip Cocu insisted Wayne Rooney’s FA Cup meeting with Manchester United will be special.The former England captain scored a late penalty to seal a 4-2 FA Cup fourth-round replay victory over Northampton.Tuesday night’s win set up a fifth-round showdown with Rooney’s old club at Pride Park next month.Andre Wisdom, Duane Holmes and Jack Marriott also netted for the ...Full Story »

O’Neill hails Rooney quality as Stoke given ‘reality check’ by Derby demolition

Posted Saturday, February 01, 2020 by PA104 hits

Stoke manager Michael O’Neill admitted the class of Wayne Rooney had been a major factor in a “reality check” for his team as they were thrashed 4-0 at Derby.Former Manchester United and England captain Rooney scored a superb free-kick and dictated play as Derby cruised to their biggest win under manager Phillip Cocu.Two strikes in the space of four first-half minutes took the ...Full Story »

Wayne Rooney scores free-kick as Derby thrash Stoke

Posted Saturday, February 01, 2020 by PA40 hits

Wayne Rooney scored for the second time in four days as Derby County convincingly beat Stoke City 4-0 at Pride Park.The former England striker capped an impressive Derby display with a superb free-kick after first-half goals from Martyn Waghorn and Chris Martin had put the home side on top.Stoke were a shadow of the side that had gone four games unbeaten and conceded again when Jayden Bogle smas...Full Story »

No positives for Cocu as Rooney’s first Derby goal goes to waste

Posted Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by PA26 hits

Philip Cocu was bitterly disappointed as Derby lost 3-2 to struggling Luton and wasted the opportunity for a first away league win since the opening day of the season.Wayne Rooney’s first goal for the club saw the Rams ahead just after the hour mark before the hosts hit back, Jayden Bogle’s late own goal settling a pulsating match in Town’s favour.Cocu said: “It’s v...Full Story »

Luton hit back to spoil Rooney’s evening

Posted Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by PA64 hits

Wayne Rooney scored his first goal for Derby but could not prevent Luton from claiming a first win since December 7. The Hatters won 3-2 in a topsy-turvy game at Kenilworth Road, sparked by Rooney’s deflected opener just after the hour. Pelly Ruddock and Donervon Daniels turned the game on its head but there was still time for a dramatic finale, substitute Chris Martin equalising for D...Full Story »

Man Utd urged to turn to Wayne Rooney in transfer window to solve striker crisis

Posted Tuesday, January 21, 2020 by hits

Manchester United have been urged to resign club hero Wayne Rooney to solve their injury crisis. Rooney is currently plying his trade in the Championship with Derby County after spending two seasons with MLS outfit DC United. The veteran managed 253 goals in 559 outings to become the Red Devils' record goalscorer between 2004 and 2017, but now plays in a much deeper role. Despite his advanc...Full Story »

BACK ON THE ROOD Wayne Rooney seen behind the wheel for first time since two-year drink-drive ban (and he’s already on a double yellow)

Posted Friday, January 10, 2020 by hits

Dressed in a matching grey tracksuit and baseball cap the former England ace hopped into his brand new £219,000 black Land Rover Overfinch - parked on a double yellow line. Wayne Rooney was pictured on the road for the first time since his two-year drink-drive ban ended - and he parked his £219k Range Rover Overfinch on a double yellow line Credit: BackGrid Wayne was visiting a phone...Full Story »

Rooney hat-trick leaves in-form Barrow in seventh heaven

Posted Sunday, January 05, 2020 by PA28 hits

John Rooney hit a hat-trick as Barrow extended their Vanarama National League unbeaten run to 11 games with a 7-0 win over struggling Ebbsfleet at Holker Street.Barrow took the lead after 15 minutes when Scott Quigley outmuscled a defender and crossed for Tom White to tap home.And nine minutes later the visitors were reduced to 10 men when Jack King was shown a straight red card for hauling down...Full Story »

ROOD AWAKENING Wayne Rooney reveals gambling losses affected performances for England and Man Utd after blowing huge amount of cash

Posted Saturday, January 04, 2020 by hits

The former England star, 34, was once raking in £300,000 a week at Old Trafford at the peak of his powers. Wayne Rooney has opened up about his gambling habit and how it affected his footballing career Wayne Rooney opened up in an honest chat about his gambling problem Credit: Instagram But a combination of life on the road as a young, naive footballer and the evolution of smartphones sa...Full Story »

Wayne Rooney shows off custom washbag of four kids posing for Christmas as he prepares for Derby debut

Posted Friday, January 03, 2020 by hits

WAYNE ROONEY showed off his custom washbag of his four kids posing for Christmas as he prepares to make his Derby County debut. The England and Manchester United legend was snapped before the Rams league clash against Barnsley. Wayne Rooney showed off his custom washbag of four kids posing for ChristmasCredit: Rex Features On the 34-year-old's washbag was his four children - Kai, Klay, Kit an...Full Story »

Phillip Cocu impressed with Derby skipper Wayne Rooney’s debut

Posted Friday, January 03, 2020 by PA38 hits

Derby boss Phillip Cocu was pleased by Wayne Rooney’s debut and revealed he will remain as permanent captain.Rooney had a hand in both goals in a 2-1 victory over Barnsley at Pride Park on Thursday night.The former England striker was named as skipper for his first appearance since agreeing to join the Championship club as a January signing on an 18-month deal back in August, taking the ar...Full Story »

Rooney pulls the strings on victorious Derby debut

Posted Friday, January 03, 2020 by PA52 hits

Wayne Rooney’s Derby debut was a winning one as he had a hand in both goals in a 2-1 victory over Barnsley at Pride Park.The former England striker was named as captain for his first appearance since agreeing to join the Championship club as a January signing on an 18-month deal back in August.Manchester United and England’s record goalscorer had been training, coaching and sitting i...Full Story »

Wayne Rooney eyeing Derby debut against struggling Barnsley

Posted Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by PA50 hits

Wayne Rooney could make his Derby debut in the Sky Bet Championship clash against relegation battlers Barnsley.The former England captain agreed an 18-month player-coach deal with the Rams back in August, but after finishing his spell with DC United, the striker could not feature until the winter transfer window opens.Derby boss Phillip Cocu will be without defender Krystian Bielik, who is suspe...Full Story »

Phillip Cocu ready to start Wayne Rooney in Derby’s clash against Barnsley

Posted Tuesday, December 31, 2019 by PA69 hits

Derby manager Phillip Cocu revealed Wayne Rooney is set to give his team a New Year boost after they ended a seven-match winless run by beating Charlton 2-1 at Pride Park.Rooney is eligible to face Barnsley on Thursday, January 2 and Cocu hinted the former England captain is likely to be in the starting line-up.He watched from the dugout as Derby started well with Jason Knight scoring his first ...Full Story »

Adam Rooney vying for starting role when Salford take on Crewe

Posted Wednesday, December 25, 2019 by PA64 hits

Adam Rooney will hope his late equaliser against Bradford last time out earns him a start when Salford host Crewe on Boxing Day.The Ammies are without a win in five League Two games and Rooney, a half-time replacement for Luke Armstrong at Valley Parade, is their only goalscorer in that time as his goal added to a brace against Swindon on November 16.Salford, promoted from the National League la...Full Story »

Rooney goal rescues a point for Salford

Posted Sunday, December 22, 2019 by PA30 hits

Substitute Adam Rooney rescued a point for Salford to thwart promotion contenders Bradford in a 1-1 draw at Valley Parade.Harry Pritchard had given Bradford a deserved lead in the 53rd minute, but Rooney – a half-time substitute – crowned Salford’s comeback with a 79th-minute equaliser.The result extended fifth-placed Bradford’s unbeaten run to four games, but three have ...Full Story »

Wayne Rooney wants to go into management when playing days at Derby are over

Posted Saturday, December 14, 2019 by fourfourtwo.com87 hits

Wayne Rooney wants to join the growing band of young English managers when his playing days are over, not sit in a television studio. The former England captain’s illustrious career as a player is reaching its twilight years. He will be a couple of months shy of his 35th birthday when his 18-month contract with Derby – which begins at the start of next month – expires.Hangi...Full Story »

Rooney in Derby dugout on first matchday as player-coach gets set for new career chapter but can’t play for month

Posted Sunday, December 01, 2019 by hits

WAYNE ROONEY took the first steps on his coaching career as he sat in the Derby dug-out for their game against Queen Park Rangers. Rooney began work in his new role as player-coach of the Rams this week after ending his adventure in America. Wayne Rooney took his seat in the Derby dug-out for the first time since becoming player-coach Credit: Getty Images - Getty Welcome, @WayneRooney! 👋...Full Story »

Warburton claims Rooney factor helped his players

Posted Sunday, December 01, 2019 by PA35 hits

QPR manager Mark Warburton claimed the Wayne Rooney factor helped his team earn a 1-1 draw against Derby at Pride Park.All the talk before the game was about Rooney’s first involvement on a matchday but Rangers spoiled the party by denying Derby a sixth straight home win.Rooney is ineligible to play until January but was in the dugout for the first time and saw his new team go ahead in the...Full Story »

Derby see home run come to an end in front of Wayne Rooney

Posted Sunday, December 01, 2019 by PA37 hits

Wayne Rooney watched from the dugout as Derby’s winning run at Pride Park was ended by a 1-1 draw with QPR.Martyn Waghorn’s free-kick put the Rams ahead but the striker then gave away the penalty that Eberechi Eze converted at the end of the first half.Derby were pushing for a sixth straight home win but Rangers showed character and might have taken all three points with more composu...Full Story »

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