Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney named England football captain

England manager Roy Hodgson has announced Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney as the new England captain, succeeding Liverpool's Steven Gerrard who retired from international duty in July.

Wayne Rooney named Manchester United captain

Wayne Rooney has been named captain of Manchester United by new manager Louis van Gaal.

Manchester United names Wayne Rooney captain

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney.

New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has given England striker Wayne Rooney the role of team captain and made Scotland midfielder Darren Fletcher his vice-captain.

Captain Wayne Rooney ready to lead Louis van Gaal's Manchester United revolution

Wayne Rooney

Timothy Abraham Wayne Rooney believes he is ready to play a lead role in Louis van Gaal's Manchester United revolution after being appointed as the team's new captain.

Wayne Rooney is the leader that Manchester United needs

Up front: Wayne Rooney’s communication skills are as valuable as his grit and goal-scoring skills.

Gary Neville Old Trafford’s new captain is the dying breed of footballer who accepts criticism as easily as he dishes it out. As the ideal foil to Louis van Gaal, Gary Neville believes he can revive United.

Football

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney says team owed David Moyes a big one

Wayne Rooney

Mark Ogden Wayne Rooney says Manchester United's Champions League fightback against Olympiakos was owed to beleaguered manager David Moyes by the club's underperforming players.

Comments 2

Football

Better than Beckham: Wayne Rooney's wonder strike

Ready launch: Wayne Rooney gets set to strike for goal.

Wayne Rooney took his cue from watching Manchester United predecessor David Beckham with a breath-taking 58-yard goal in his side's 2-0 victory at West Ham United on Saturday.

Comments 32

Football

Injured Wayne Rooney in doubt Champions League trip to Munich

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney is a major doubt for Manchester United's Champions League showdown against Bayern Munich after being ruled out of Saturday's Premier League clash at Newcastle with a toe injury.

Soccer

Chelsea's Mourinho has eyes only for Wayne Rooney

Matt Law, London Jose Mourinho has rejected a host of strikers as he is convinced he can land Wayne Rooney.

Football

Manchester United's Wayne Rooney seeks sunshine cure

Wayne Rooney

Manchester United manager David Moyes revealed Friday that Wayne Rooney had been sent away on warm weather training in a bid to overcome his groin injury.

Football

Chelsea admit defeat in battle to sign Wayne Rooney

<b></b>

Jonathan Liew Jose Mourinho says he has called a halt to Chelsea's pursuit of Wayne Rooney, claiming that Manchester United were adamant the England striker would not be sold to a domestic rival.

Soccer

Wayne Rooney's stellar six months have him on the verge of glory

Mark Ogden, London Wayne Rooney begins 2014 with the world at his feet and his future resolutely in his own hands.

Football

Manchester United star Wayne Rooney injured

Wayne Rooney.

Manchester United manager David Moyes has revealed that striker Wayne Rooney is likely to have to miss games in the coming weeks as he struggles with an ongoing groin complaint.

Soccer

Chelsea's bid to secure Wayne Rooney called off

Jonathan Liew, London Jose Mourinho says United adamant England striker would not be sold to a domestic rival.

Football

Real Madrid plan summer swoop for Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney

Mark Ogden Real Madrid are planning to enter the race to sign Wayne Rooney this summer after identifying the Manchester United forward as more attainable than their first-choice target Sergio Aguero.

Football

Manchester United in no rush for Wayne Rooney contract talks

Wayne Rooney.

Mark Ogden and Jeremy Wilson Manchester United will continue to resist any offers for Wayne Rooney in the January transfer window, but have no plans to open contract talks with the forward before the end of 2013.

Wayne Rooney can excel at Brazil World Cup, says Roy Hodgson

Wayne Rooney

Henry Winter Wayne Rooney has the opportunity in Brazil this winter to show that he is not only a ''great star in the Premier League but also a world star'', according to England manager Roy Hodgson.

Football

Wayne Rooney to sign record deal to stay at Manchester United

Wayne Rooney.

Mark Ogden Wayne Rooney will end the uncertainty over his Manchester United future this week by signing a $550,000-a-week contract at Old Trafford that will make him the highest paid player in English football...

Football

Wayne Rooney poised to sign new Manchester United deal

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney is this week expected to sign a new contract that would keep the England striker at Manchester United until the end of the 2018-2019 season.

Soccer

Wayne Rooney signs long-term deal to remain at Manchester United

Wayne Rooney.

London The new contract will reportedly pay the 28-year-old £300,000 ($557,000) a week.