Rooney rejected offer in Saudi Arabia before taking Birmingham job

Fri, 13 Oct 2023 - 11:59 GMT

The former Manchester United and England striker, who previously coached DC United and Derby County, was appointed Birmingham manager on Wednesday with the club lying sixth in the second-tier Championship.

Kane savours magic moment as he becomes England's top scorer

Fri, 24 Mar 2023 - 10:31 GMT

On Thursday against Italy, Kane netted his 54th goal for his country in 81 appearances to surpass Rooney in the record books.

Kane has eyes firmly set on Rooney's England record

Sat, 04 Jun 2022 - 11:05 GMT

The 28-year-old needs five more goals to eclipse Rooney's mark of 53.

Ronaldo could play until he's 40, says Rooney

Fri, 10 Sep 2021 - 12:15 GMT

Ronaldo is capable of playing until he is 40 as he has adapted his playing style to extend his career, former captain Wayne Rooney said.

Fernandes and Cavani have made Man Utd contenders, says Rooney

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 - 05:05 GMT

The signings of Bruno Fernandes and Edinson Cavani could prove crucial for Manchester United this season, Wayne Rooney said.

Ferguson says management all about results, backs Rooney to succeed at Derby

Sat, 16 Jan 2021 - 12:53 GMT

Ferguson believes Wayne Rooney's knowledge of the game and presence and will serve him well in his role as Derby County's new boss.

Southgate says Kane can eclipse Rooney scoring record for England

Sun, 15 Nov 2020 - 11:00 GMT

Kane may not be too focused on individual records, but manager Gareth Southgate has backed the striker to surpass Wayne Rooney as their all-time top scorer.

Rashford can be world class if he improves his poaching - Ferdinand

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 11:55 GMT

Rashford can become a “world class” forward if he sharpens his poacher’s instincts in front of goal, former defender Rio Ferdinand has said.

Rooney returns negative COVID-19 test but will miss games for Derby

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 01:26 GMT

Rooney said on Monday he had tested negative for COVID-19 but must self-isolate for 10 days after coming into contact with a friend who tested positive.

Man City could be tested by counter-attacking Real, Rooney

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 - 11:31 GMT

Pep Guardiola’s City lead Real after they won the away leg of their last-16 tie 2-1 in March.

I should never have gone to 2006 World Cup, Rooney

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 02:02 GMT

"Looking back, I should never have gone to that World Cup," Rooney told skysports.

Rooney says handling of Premier League pay row 'a disgrace'

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 11:45 GMT

Wayne Rooney has criticised the government and the Premier League for placing footballers in a "no-win situation" over proposed pay cuts after a warning from players' representatives that National Health Service coffers could suffer.

Rooney: footballers were treated as guinea pigs

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 - 12:11 GMT

Elite English footballer Wayne Rooney criticized his country’s government and football leaderships following their response to the outbreak of COVID-19.

Rooney welcomes familiar faces from Manchester

Thu, 05 Mar 2020 - 10:55 GMT

The English striker lifted the FA Cup title in 2016 when he was playing for the Reds.

Rooney sees red for first time in MLS

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 - 10:56 GMT

Wayne Rooney was sent off for the first time in Major League Soccer after the DC United forward made a poorly-timed lunging tackle on Los Angeles FC striker Diego Rossi on Saturday

Rooney says farewell as England beat United States

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 - 02:46 GMT

There was no farewell goal but plenty of pride and appreciation as Wayne Rooney made his 120th and final appearance for England in a 3-0 win over the United States in a friendly at Wembley on Thursday.

Rooney to wear 10 shirt, captain's armband in England farewell

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 - 03:28 GMT

Wayne Rooney will wear the number 10 shirt and captain's armband when he comes on for his final England appearance in Thursday's friendly with the United States, manager Gareth Southgate said.

Rooney's farewell drives Wembley ticket rush

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 - 07:40 GMT

Rooney, England's record scorer with 53 goals, is expected to be brought on as a substitute to claim his 120th cap in the charity game at Wembley on Thursday.

Southgate defends decision to honour Rooney as Wilson gets first call-up

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Gareth Southgate defended the decision to honour Wayne Rooney by fielding England's top international goalscorer in a friendly against the USA at Wembley next week.

Rooney to make England farewell against USA

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - 03:12 GMT

Wayne Rooney is to come out of England retirement for a final one-off appearance against the United States in an international friendly at Wembley this month, the Football Association announced Sunday.