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Rooney apologises for his red card

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A moment of pure madness from Wayne Rooney ended in dismay after the Manchester United and England captain received a red card for his outburst on West Ham’s Stuart Downing. It was the first time Rooney has seen red since March 2009; a surprising yet encouraging fate for a man who was prone to losing his temper on the field. …

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Wayne Rooney England’s “best passer”?!

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Paul Scholes was a player and a half, we all know that… But what’s he on about here?! In his column for The Independent he has called for Roy Hodgson to play England captain Wayne Rooney in midfield against Switzerland. Is this because Wayne is currently terrible at his job of being a striker?! Well no, in fact he sees Wayne …

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Arsenal update: Higuain, Rooney and, err, Gareth Barry

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So the Gonzalo Higuain chase drags on yet another day and still the Real Madrid player hasn’t put pen to paper and signed for the The Gunners. The Daily Mail has a theory why it is is taking so long and that is because no one wants to sign for Arsenal first. The paper suggests that no one believes that …

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Rooney – Arsenal ready to pounce if he decides to leave United

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Monday is set to be a big day for one Wayne Rooney. For that’s the day the England striker will meet his current boss, David Moyes,  to discuss his future. If they do decide to part company then the Daily Star reports that Arsenal are ready with a package to tempt the player to north London. The paper says The …

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Arsenal update: Rooney, Jedvaj, Williams and more

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The Wayne Rooney to Arsenal story simply won’t go away. Even though the player is on holiday and has apparently hasn’t talked about his situation with Man United manager David Moyes there is lots of speculation today as top what is going through his mind. One one hand the Daily Mail thinks that Rooney is coming to London but to …

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Arsenal update: Higuain deal gets closer, Rooney keen, Carroll miss

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Some very good news for Arsenal fans. The Telegraph is reporting that Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain has agreed person terms with the London club. He will apparently earn £130,00 a week making him the highest paid player at the club. Arsenal are expected to pay around £22 million for the player too which will also make him the club’s …

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Spoof alert – ‘Man Utd ‘Confirm’ Robert Lewandowski signing on club website,’ yeah right!

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So Man United are very close to signing Borussia Dortmund’s Polish striker Robert Lewandowski? In fact they apparently trailed the news on their website earlier on today. The post didn’t escape the eagle eye of who ate all the pies readers who took this screen grab. Weirdly the post was pulled not long after. Well that’s the story, but it …

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‘Wayne Rooney is Arsenal’s priority’ – and five reasons why he might be tempted

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The Daily Mail has run a story this morning which may or may not shed a bit more light on the Wayne Rooney and his Arsenal possible transfer. The paper says that Arsenal hope a package of around £170,000-per-week and a multi-million pound signing on fee – plus the security of a five year contract – could persuade Rooney to …

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Arsenal update: Wenger speaks about Rooney and Fabregas and has Villa signed a pre-contract deal?

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Arsene Wenger has been speaking to Al Jazeera and may or may not have been dropping some pretty serious hints about who he fancies signing in the summer. Judging by these words I think we can safely assume that Wayne Rooney, who Wenger has previously described as most talented English player he had seen, is on his radar “Rooney could …

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Arsenal update: Higuain bid, but is he the striker you want?

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There have been whispers for a few weeks now that Arsenal are about to launch a bid for Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuain. Now even the broadsheet papers are getting in on the story with the Telegraph claiming that the player has emerged as the Gunners’ number one target and that a bid of £19 million has been lined up. According …

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Arsenal update: Sagna, Remy, Rooney, Draxler and Ulreich

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Morning Gooners, there’s plenty to chew on today with the rumour mills working over time predicting who Arsenal are going to sign in the summer. One player who might not be going anywhere is right back Bacary Sagna. A couple of sources are saying that his dream move to PSG has broken down and that the player will stay at …

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Breaking: Ferguson says Rooney will stay at United

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No great surprise this – given that there are very few clubs who could afford him – but Sir Alex Ferguson has reiterated that Wayne Rooney will be an Man United player next season. Fergie told the BBC “He’ll be here next year.You can have my word on that.” The Man United manager added “There is no issue between myself …

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Arsenal update: Jenkinson to City, Rooney connection and Cornelius tracked

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It is Man city’s avowed aim to snap up the best English talent in the Premiership. No surprise then that they have set their sights on Arsenal’s right back Carl Jenkinson. The Mirror has a story this morning which suggests that Manicni and his men have been tracking the player and will make a move for him in the summer. …

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