UK time is: 17:13:43
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Unbeaten Rooney Puts Team First

Many people talk about United as a one-man team, thanks to a certain Mr. Ronaldo's mind-boggling season. They might have a point - but miss the point at the same time.

Rooney will play his 23rd league game of the campaign at the Riverside tomorrow and United won 19 and drew three of the rest. No losses. Out of the ten he didn't play in we lost four. One-man team? Well, something like that. Not that Rooney wants to be one.

'I've missed a few games through injury this season and though it's not something I wanted it's helping me now as we come towards the end of the season,' the Daily Mail quotes him.

'I love the Champions League but the Premier League is still the major trophy to win for me. It's the competition I grew up on watching Everton when I was younger.'

'I want to go unbeaten for the rest of the season because it means we will have a great chance of winning the league. The most important thing for me winning trophies for the team. Individual things aren't something to be concerned about.

'We are doing very well at the minute. The defence have been brilliant all season. If they carry on keeping clean sheets, I'm sure us front players will keep winning the games for us.'


It's true he missed a fair few games so he's not in need of rest. However, he hardly skipped a match in 2006/07 yet reserved his best form for the spring just as he does this time. He is not one to burn out - and seems to love it best when the stakes are the highest.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday April 5 2008

Time: 11:08PM

Your Comments

One thing puzzles me - his goal scoring - hardly prolific is it?
merlin
Well he seems to be on a scoring run now...hopefully he'll keep it up. I think its down to pressure and how the english media had called him the english pele... I think england needs to chill out.
Paulinho
well that 4 gaols in his last 3 games (villa, roma, boro) he seems to go on scoring runs....if he could be more consistent he would be challenging ronaldo.
united4life
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Valdes Talk! (Friday October 24 2014)

Sir Alex - The Film (Friday October 24 2014)

Madrid Want a Permanent Deal! (Friday October 24 2014)

United Happy Talk! (Thursday October 23 2014)

Bitter and Twisted? (Thursday October 23 2014)

Shaw Can Do Better! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Fellaini on That Goal! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Phelan in Running for Birmingham Job! (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Missed the Boat? (Wednesday October 22 2014)

Nani Staying in Lisbon! (Tuesday October 21 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 2 - 1 Everton
Man Utd 2 - 1 West Ham
Leicester City 5 - 3 Man Utd
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Burnley 0 - 0 Man Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Southampton 8 5 1 2 14 16
4. West Ham 8 4 1 3 4 13
5. Liverpool 8 4 1 3 1 13
6. Man Utd 8 3 3 2 3 12
7. Arsenal 8 2 5 1 2 11
8. Swansea 8 3 2 3 1 11
9. Spurs 8 3 2 3 -1 11

Breaking League News

He`s Our Yaya Toure!
West Ham : 24/10/2014 17:09:00
Mata to Face Chelsea!
Chelsea : 24/10/2014 17:02:00
Mourinho Looking Forward to United!
Chelsea : 24/10/2014 16:56:00
Costa Could Play on Sunday!
Chelsea : 24/10/2014 16:50:00
Just the Ticket- Hosting England U21 Friendly!
Burnley : 24/10/2014 16:33:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

United v Chelsea?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
Home Win! 75%
Away Win! 0%
Draw! 25%