newsfootballa month ago

The Republik of Mancunia: Love him or loathe him, Wayne Rooney deserves his record

English blog Therepublikofmancunia argues why Wayne Rooney, who continues to divide opinions, deserves the record of being the Red Devil's top goalscorer. The writer believes that the recent blip in his performances only "highlights what incredibly high standards" he had set since joining the club.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Wayne Rooney becomes United's joint all-time top scorer

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney's FA Cup goal against Reading on Saturday took him on level with club legend Sir Bobby Charlton's all-time highest tally of 249 goals for the club. It is more impressive to notice that the 31-year old has achieved this feat in 215 matches lesser than Charlton.
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reportfootball3 months ago

EFL Cup Round-up | Man United breeze past West Ham as Arsenal's unbeaten run comes to an end

An Anthony Martial brace, sandwiched between two Zlatan Ibrahimovic goals, saw Manchester United thump West Ham United 4-1 in the English League Cup at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Elsewhere, Arsenal's 19-game unbeaten streak was ended by Southampton, who won 2-0 at the Emirates stadium.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Jose Mourinho: Wenger gets more respect than me from the press

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has rekindled his rivalry with Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, saying that the Frenchman gets more respect from the media than he does despite winning the Premier League title with Chelsea only 18 months ago.
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featurefootball3 months ago

Five United-Arsenal matches that have been written into folklore

There was a time when a Manchester United-Arsenal game was like a heavyweight bout between Muhammad Ali and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Now, however, it looks like a Mayweather-Pacquiao fight where the latter(Arsenal) just keeps punching but the former somehow wins the game by a goal.
Faizan Qadiri
newsfootball3 months ago

Manchester United vs Arsenal | Preview : Can Arsenal break the jinx of Old Trafford?

Manchester United and Arsenal lock horns in the first game Premier League match after the international break. The match will mean a lot to both teams for very different reasons as Arsenal try to keep up with Liverpool at the top of the table while United will look to build on the Swansea win.
Tejas Sirohi
newsfootball3 months ago

Henderson to lead England against Spain in Rooney's absence, reveals Southgate

England's interim boss Gareth Southgate has said that the participation of captain Wayne Rooney in Tuesday's friendly against Spain is in doubt due to an injury scare. Liverpool's Jordan Henderson is set to lead England in Rooney's absence at Wembley. 
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newsfootball4 months ago

Manchester United - Mourinho questions players’ commitment after Europa loss

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has questioned his players’ commitment and their will to ‘give everything’ following their 2-1 defeat against Fenerbahce in the Europa League. Mourinho said that Wayne Rooney scoring a goal was one of the few good things to happen on the pitch.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Manchester United - Rooney is not going anywhere, insists Jose Mourinho

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has rubbished rumours claiming Wayne Rooney's days at the Old Trafford are numbered. The Portuguese manager is convinced that the Englishman still has a lot to give as a player and that it is normal for him to be unhappy with his place on the bench.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Marcus Rashford "dreams" of derby goal at the "Theatre of Dreams"

Manchester United wonder-kid Marcus Rashford has said that he "dreams" of scoring a Manchester derby goal at the "Theatre of Dreams" today. The teenager, who took English football by storm last season, scored the winning goal against the Citizens in a 1-0 United win at the Etihad last season.
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