Aug 31, 2015

Swansea stuns previously unbeaten United

Manchester United’s early-season problems at both ends of the pitch were exposed in a 2-1 loss at Swansea on Sunday that ended its unbeaten start in the Premier League. On the day Manchester City spent more than £50 million ($77 million) on another attacking ...

United held by Newcastle; Bournemouth gets first victory

Aug 23, 2015

United held by Newcastle; Bournemouth gets first victory

As Wayne Rooney went a 10th game without scoring for Manchester United, an English striker did manage to score a hat trick on Saturday: Callum Wilson of Bournemouth. It was a landmark treble for the player and his team — both newcomers to the ...

Rooney lifts England to win over Slovenia

Jun 15, 2015

Rooney lifts England to win over Slovenia

Wayne Rooney went within one goal of Bobby Charlton’s England scoring record on Sunday by clinching a 3-2 victory over Slovenia in European Championship qualifying. The captain matched Gary Lineker’s England haul of 48 goals to ensure the runaway Group E leaders completed a ...

Rooney knocks out Spurs; Chelsea held by Southampton

Mar 16, 2015

Rooney knocks out Spurs; Chelsea held by Southampton

Chelsea failed to fully capitalize on Manchester City’s stumble in the Premier League title race by only drawing against Southampton on Sunday, while Wayne Rooney landed a blow to Tottenham’s Champions League hopes in Manchester United’s most impressive victory this season. Chelsea extended its ...

Rooney nets pair as Man United gets controversial victory

Mar 1, 2015

Rooney nets pair as Man United gets controversial victory

Manchester United rode its luck Saturday as England captain Wayne Rooney scored twice in a 2-0 win against struggling 10-man Sunderland, but his success was overshadowed by another refereeing controversy in the Premier League. One week on from the fury at Chelsea’s home clash ...

Rooney fit to play in derby

Nov 1, 2014

Rooney fit to play in derby

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has been passed fit for the Manchester derby on Sunday, manager Louis van Gaal said on Friday. However, Radamel Falcao has been ruled out of the clash with reigning Premier League champion Manchester City. Van Gaal dismissed reports England ...

Rooney ends goal drought in draw with Ecuador

Jun 5, 2014

Rooney ends goal drought in draw with Ecuador

Rarely has tapping in a goal provided such relief for Wayne Rooney. With pressure building after a four-game England goal drought, the striker bundled the ball over the line from close range against Ecuador on Wednesday for a goal that lacked finesse or power ...