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Wayne Rooney

Talismanic Manchester United and England striker

  1. Can Poor England Beat Broken Wales?

    Saturday afternoon sees Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium play host to one of the biggest International rivalries around in a 2012 European Championships Qualifier. England cross the border in search of three points that would not only put them top of Group G (for two hours at least), but cement their rivals place at the foot of the table.


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  2. Ten Overhead Kicks That Put Rooney’s Derby Shinner To Shame

    After Wayne Rooney reminded us all that he used to be a fairly decent professional footballer with his derby day belter against Manchester City last Saturday, the received (Sky Sports-infused) wisdom seems to be that the decidedly off-colour striker’s effort was, without need for second thought, the greatest overhead kick ever scored by anyone, anywhere, ever.

    However, that’s not quite the case – as the following, ten-strong video essay will hopefully attest to.


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  3. Fabio Capello Saddles Jack Wilshere With The ‘F’ Bomb

    The nation mourned when Emile Heskey retired from international football last year, and rightly so -for England knew that what stretched out before them was what adulterous husbands tend to refer to as a ‘transitional period’ when the kids finally ask why Mummy hasn’t been home in nearly three weeks.

    England needed, and still need, a new hero. Step forward, 19-year-old Jack Wilshere.


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