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Wayne Rooney

Wayne Mark Rooney (born 24 October 1985) is an English footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team.

Aged 9, Rooney joined the youth team of Everton, for whom he made his professional debut in 2002. He spent two seasons at the Merseyside club, before moving to Manchester United for £25.6 million in the 2004 summer transfer window. Since then, United have won the Premier League three times, the 2007–08 UEFA Champions League and two League Cups with Rooney in the team. He has also been awarded the PFA Players' Player of the Year and the FWA Footballer of the Year in 2009–10.

Articles About Wayne Rooney

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring the opening goal during their English Premier League soccer match against Liverpool at Old Trafford in Manchester, northern England December 14, 2014.
Rampant Manchester United FC Looking For Seventh Heaven Against Mediocre Aston Villa FC

By IBTimes AU

Aston Villa FC v Manchester United FC match preview. (Dec 17)

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Manchester United's Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring the opening goal during their English Premier League soccer match against Liverpool at Old Trafford in Manchester, northern England December 14, 2014.
Manchester United: We Have To Believe We Can Win The Title - Wayne Rooney

By IBTimes AU

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney opined that his side must have the belief that they will be able to go all the way to the top this season amid initial struggles. (Dec 16)

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal applauds the fans after their English Premier League soccer match against Southampton at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England December 8, 2014.
Manchester United Creates Its Own Luck, Van Gaal’s Effective Strategy

By IBTimes AU

Manchester United's recent victory against Liverpool proves that they are indeed creating their own luck. (Dec 16)

MORE TOPICS: UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, MANCHESTER UNITED

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney (on ground) celebrates with Michael Carrick (L), Jonny Evans (R) and Ashley Young (partially obscured), after scoring the opening goal during their English Premier League soccer match against Liverpool at Old Trafford
Manchester United Pump Three Past Liverpool And Other Football Results In Europe From The Weekend

By IBTimes AU

Weekend results from the top four leagues in Europe. (Dec 15)

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal reacts during their English Premier League soccer match against Southampton at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England December 8, 2014.
Manchester United Vs. Liverpool Preview

By IBTimes AU

Is the Manchester United FC v Liverpool FC derby as relevant now as it used to be? (Dec 11)

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Manchester United's Wayne Rooney reacts during their English Premier League soccer match against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northern England November 2, 2014.
Manchester United Moves To Third After For The First Time Since August; Doctors Declares Rooney Fit Doctor For Southampton

By IBTimes AU

Manchester United is up to the third place following its victory against Southampton, after Wayne Rooney was declared fit to play. (Dec 11)

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Manchester City's Martin Demichelis (R) challenges Manchester United's Robin van Persie during their English Premier League soccer match at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, northern England November 2, 2014.
Premier League: Man Utd Manager Van Gaal Not Alarmed With Robin Van Persie's Recent Struggle

By IBTimes AU

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal appeared unalarmed amid recent struggle by striker Robin van Persie. (Nov 29)

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Arsenal's Mikel Arteta (R) and Santi Cazorla arrive for a training session at their training facility in London Colney, north of London, September 15, 2014. Arsenal are due to play Borussia Dortmund in a Champions League Group D soccer match on Tuesd
Arsenal FC News: Mikel Arteta Blames 'Bad Luck' Over Defeat To Man Utd

By IBTimes AU

Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta blamed "bad luck" when they lost against Manchester United despite playing their "best game" of the season. (Nov 25)

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Van Gaal (R) And Mourinho
Manchester United News: Louis Van Gaal Says He Now 'Can Laugh' After Victory Against Arsenal With Only Three Defenders

By IBTimes AU

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal said that he can now "laugh" at critics after his side, which featured only three defenders at the back, escaped Arsenal with a 2-1 victory in the Premier League. (Nov 23)

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger gestures during their English Premier League soccer match against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland, northern England October 25, 2014.
Premier League: Loss To Man Utd Was A Case Of Wasted Dominance - Arsene Wenger

By IBTimes AU

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was very disappointed with how their recent Premier League clash against Manchester United turned out, with the north Londoners failing to capitalise on their dominance on the offensive end. (Nov 23)

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