DERBY LOSE UNBEATEN RUN AT BIRMINGHAM

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Derby County boss Wayne Rooney and his players saw their unbeaten league run come to an end with the defeat handed to them at Birmingham City. Wayne Rooney had led the Rams to a run of three games without defeat before the Birmingham City game at St. Andrews on Friday night. At the end of proceedings in the week six English Championship encounter, Derby County lost their unbeaten run to Birmingham City via a 2-0 loss with goals from Scott Hogan and Jeremie Bela. The goals from Hogan and Bela handed Wayne Rooney his first defeat in four league matches as Derby County boss.

Rooney had a lot of problems including injuries and the lack of transfers before the start of the season but he has been able to withstand those issues to make a decent start to the new English Championship season. The ex-England national team skipper also had to deal with being pictured with some naked girls a few weeks before the start of the season. Wayne Rooney weathered the storm to lead Derby County to an impressive run of just one defeat in the first five games. Continue reading “DERBY LOSE UNBEATEN RUN AT BIRMINGHAM”

YOUNG DEFENDER SET FOR DERBY RETURN

English Championship club Derby County are reportedly close to signing young defender TedenMengi on loan for a second time. The news of a Derby County loan for the player was revealed by The Athletic. Mengi tasted first team football at Derby County for the first time in his career while he was on loan with the English Championship outfit for the second part of last season.

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Derby County boss Wayne Rooney played a major part in the loan signing of Mengi at the start of this year. Mengi was a regular in the Rams squad under the guidance of Wayne Rooney before injury forced him to return to Old Trafford earlier than expected. The young centre back missed the dramatic end to the English Championship last season as Derby County preserved their status in the division courtesy the thrilling 3-3 draw at home to fellow relegation candidates Sheffield Wednesday. Derby County manager Wayne Rooney was able to lead the team to safety thanks to the point earned from that six-goal thriller at the expense of Sheffield Wednesday. The Owls were relegated from the English Championship at the end of last season and would be hoping to return via League One football this season.
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ROONEY TALKS ABOUT NEWCASTLE INTEREST

Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney could have moved to Newcastle United when he left Everton in 2004. He talked about the Newcastle United transfer that fell through in an exclusive interview with the Manchester United podcast.

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Rooney revealed how he almost signed for Newcastle United before the Red Devils came for him in a €24m deal shortly after he shone for his country at the Euro 2004 tournament in Portugal.
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ROONEY DROPS MAJOR STRIKER HINT

Derby County manager Wayne Rooney has hailed the impact of striker Lee Gregory who is currently on loan at the club from Stoke City. The striker has been at Derby since January last year after sealing a loan switch from his parent club, and he has proven to be an excellent signing for Rooney’s side.

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Gregory decided to part ways with Stoke on a temporary basis (at least) so he could get the opportunity of getting more football minutes on the pitch as it was looking highly unlikely he would be getting that at Stoke. He could also be available for a permanent switch when the summer transfer window opens for business in a few months and Rooney is remaining coy on the player’s chances of continuing his career at the club.
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FA CUP: GREENWOOD ON ROONEY’S LEVEL

Young Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood showed that he’s now at par with the level attained by Wayne Rooney many years ago after his FA Cup heroics against Liverpool at the weekend.Mason Greenwood was one of the scorers for hosts Manchester United as they came from behind to see off Liverpool in a thrilling FA Cup fourth round encounter at the Theatre of Dreams. Mason Greenwood scored a crucial goal as he was responsible for the all-important equaliser off a magnificent pass from Marcus Rashford after Liverpool hit man Mohamed Salah had given the Reds the lead.

Mason Greenwood became the youngest goal scorer against Liverpool since a certain Wayne Rooney with his strike against the Reds at the weekend. Wayne Rooney scored at the age of 19 years and 83 days against Liverpool in 2005 and Mason Greenwood was just some days away from him at the age of 19 years and 115 days. Wayne Rooney recently retired from football and has since been appointed the permanent manager at English Championship outfit Derby County after his impressive form as the interim boss. Wayne Rooney took over with Derby County in the relegation zone and he has been able to lead them out of the relegation zone. Continue reading “FA CUP: GREENWOOD ON ROONEY’S LEVEL”

ROONEY TO TAKE CHARGE OF DERBY

 

Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney will take sole charge of the Derby County team for their league game with Championship newcomers Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday. The decision was taken by the four-man Derby


County management of Liam Rosenior, Justin Walker, Shay Given and Wayne Rooney himself. The decision was reached after the Rams were condemned to the bottom spot of the English Championship table on the back of the 3-0 thumping received at Middlesbrough. Britt Assombalonga, Michael Clarke (own goal) and Mavin Johnson got the goals for the hosts. Continue reading “ROONEY TO TAKE CHARGE OF DERBY”

Wayne Rooney to Replace Philip Cocu

 

Many a time the club officials have to get back to the most experienced player of the side to win crucial matches. Wayne Rooney has been brought back in the team of Derby County as they have faced subsequent losses and the team is on the verge of a disappointing season. As per one of the leading newspapers, The Sun, Rooney may have to be in the role of a savior for his new team Derby County, if the team faces a loss against Watford.


Being one of the most veteran players in England, he has to take the responsibility to take his team forward in the tournament. Since Rooney has already registered his name as one of the leading goal scorers for Derby since he joined here in January, the team officials have shown this belief in him to bring him back in the team.
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ROONEY BLESSES THE MOVE FOR KANE

Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney seem to have blessed the move for Harry Kane. The Tottenham Hotspur forward has been heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer. The player gave a hint he was dissatisfied with the direction the club was headed and was open to opportunities recently in an IG Live session with Jamie Redknapp. This has fueled the speculations that he would agree to a switch.


The 26-year old has been one of the most consistent goalscorers in Europe in recent years. However, he has not title to show for it. Aside his personal laurels, a move to United would earn him a bigger pay and opportunities to win titles. His 136 goals in 198 games needs a bigger platform to convert to silverware. With Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool not being quite a good fit, the only natural choice is United.
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TOP CLUBS TO BATTLE FOR KAI HAVERTZ

Kai Havertz has continued to impress with Bayern Leverkusen. He is attracting interest from top clubs across Europe. Barcelona, PSG, Juventus, Real Madrid, Manchester City and Liverpool have all registered an interest in the player. The German international has enjoyed a hugely impressive 18 months for the club.


Havertz, 20, has scored 30 goals from the middle of the park in the last two seasons for Bayern Leverkusen.
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GUNDOGAN CONSIDERS MLS SWITCH

IIkayGundogan have always said Pep Guardiola was the reason he agreed to make the switch from Borussia Dortmund to Manchester City and has not regretted such decision till this day.


With new players coming up and age no longer on his side, the midfielder is now ready to leave the Etihad anytime and MLS is believed to be his preferred destination at this point of his career.
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