Ross Barkley – “I don’t like Wayne Rooney comparison”

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Young England sensation Ross Barkley has quashed comparisons between him and Wayne Rooney. There may be natural similarities between the two such as starting their career at Everton, both coming into the England team at an early age and similar body somatotypes. However, Barkley has revealed he doesn’t like the comparisons. Speaking to BBC Sport, Barkley said, “I just see myself …

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Manchester United and England captain, Wayne Rooney is desperate to win something

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England captain, Wayne Rooney is set to become just the ninth every player to reach over 100 caps for England as he leads out his team against Slovenia at Wembley this Saturday. From those current eight names, just 2, Bobby Charlton and Bobby Moore have had their hands on the coveted World Cup trophy; something that Rooney wants to replicate. …

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Manchester United Update – Rooney looking at goal-tally

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Manchester United and England striker, Wayne Rooney says that he is looking to overtake England hero Jimmy Greaves in the England all-time goalscoring charts. Rooney has bagged 41 goals for England in 97 appearances, three behind Greaves and just eight behind leading scorer Sir Bobby Charlton. Speaking to Sky Sports News, Rooney said, “It’s there. There’s no denying it,” he said. …

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The reason why Welbeck was sold to Arsenal

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Manchester United manager, Louis Van Gaal has disclosed the reason why he sold Danny Welbeck to Premier League rivals Arsenal – “he did not score enough goals.” According to BBC Sport the Dutchman revealed that Welbeck just was not matching the quality of the strikers around him. “He played three seasons for the first team, but he doesn’t have the record …

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Rooney starts “players only meetings” for England

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New England captain, Wayne Rooney has revealed to BBC Sport that he has set up “players only meetings” for England as the players look to voice their opinions and have time to gel as a team. “We have had meetings among ourselves, just players in the rooms, watching videos and discussing how we can do better as a team,” Rooney, 28, said. …

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Van Persie – “Falcao must fight for his place”

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Manchester United striker, Robin Van Persie has offered a warning to Radamel Falcao that walking into the first team may not be as easy as first presumed. Despite the Colombians impressive goal-scoring record, Falcao has also walked into one of the stronger looking attacks in the Premier League; with the likes of Wayne Rooney, Robin Van Persie, Juan Mata and …

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England v Norway Preview

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England take on Norway in tonight’s International friendly match at Wembley (20:00 k/o). It is the Three Lions first match after succumbing to a 0-0 draw against Costa Rica; enough to put them out of the World Cup in the Group Stages. Manager Roy Hodgson has selected a youthful side to start against the Scandinavian outfit, Hodgson last night confirming …

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BREAKING NEWS – Roy Hodgson announces England squad and new captain

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Today, Roy Hodgson has announced his England squad for the Euro 2016 qualification and there are a few surprises in store. Goalkeepers: Fraser Forster (Southampton), Ben Foster (West Bromwich Albion), Joe Hart (Manchester City) Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Calum Chambers (Arsenal), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), John Stones (Everton) Midfielders: Jack Colback (Newcastle United), …

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Manchester United announce new captain

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Louis Van Gaal is stamping his authority down at United and has made his decision who who should be the new Manchester United captain. England striker, Wayne Rooney has been granted the honourable responsibility – “It is a huge honour and a role I will perform with great pride,” said Rooney. “I am very grateful to the manager for the …

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