Superstar striker said to be upset at being United’s “second choice”
Thirteen proves lucky for Sir Alex Ferguson, whose Manchester United side regain their EPL crown
In which the British tabloids play up every available opportunity to make a pun.
NewsFeed thought it had seen everything in soccer. But Wayne Rooney doing a complete u-turn and signing a new five-year deal with his club Manchester United has just blown our mind. (Via BBC)
This is the second time I’ve trekked to a stadium to watch England play in the World Cup and – bar the first four minutes of the first game, when Steven Gerrard struck a composed goal – my God, they’re dull.
Hopefully the first in a regular series on TIME’s World Cup blog, 90 Seconds With … will be interviews with some of the names that have graced the greatest show on earth. First up: a former South African superstar.
We all saw reports Wednesday that the trio of Brazilian referees officiating the England-USA match Saturday are memorizing a list of 20 swear words in order to sanction any foul mouthing like the kind Wayne Rooney dished out during his team’s final practice match Monday. Today, FIFA stepped up to point out it wasn’t responsible for the …
They were the words every England fan dreaded to hear. Wayne Rooney’s colorful choice of language — the key word rhymes with an object in hockey — to the referee in his country’s final warm-up game before their campaign begins against the U.S. this Saturday was a potential precursor for why England’s continuing drought in international …