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Rooney Won't Play Full-back Again

We will see the real Wayne Rooney against Barcelona, insists Fergie.

The striker was deployed in a defensive role - that's what most observers said after the Barcelona game. Me, I'd say he played full-back - or wing-back, if I want to be generous.

To say that is not his natural position would be the understatement of the century. And fortunately, Fergie does not plan to convert him into a defender.

'Wayne sacrificed himself on Wednesday and he had no problem in when I told him what I wanted from him,' he revealed.

'Wayne's a team player who sacrifices himself all the time. He has the ability and energy to do that for the team.

'Although he didn't play to his normal standard, he'll be playing a different position on Tuesday.

'You will see a different Wayne Rooney then - believe me.'


Hell, yeah, if you asked Wayne Rooney to play in goal or carry the water he would do it. But does that mean he CAN do it effectively enough? Not necessarily.

Hopefully Fergie's promise mean that he will the spearhead of our attacking trio of Tevez, Rooney and Ronaldo on Tuesday. If that's the case then I can't wait for the game.




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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday April 27 2008

Time: 11:16AM

Your Comments

We shall see...
Fan of Blues
hate to say this but i think Gooney should swap role with Roonaldo...
Cretivo
Good, now Ronaldo can be out on the wing again. Where he should be.
Paulinho
As long as he gets a car stereo and a Pie after the game, Im sure hes happy a scouser. :))
Blue is the colour
LOL bitc... that's mean ;)
Cretivo
same as fat frank then
fenton_01
Frank is NOT fat!
Fan of Blues
Thats in very bad taste
FreidelNo.1
No need for that rooney :(
java
Rooneyisgood, that's the second needless comment you have said about this subject. And it's Pat! Please show some respect!
Fan of Blues
rooneyisgod that is in very, very poor taste... do you have no shame?
pompeyrug
whats all this about fat frank?
united4life
and the day chelsea fans lecture anyone else on what is tasteful to day is the day the world explodes...evern your fecking ground staff are rascist chavs.
united4life
say*
united4life
escuse me for using a mataphor. i dont belive i insulted his mother i just made a comparison. hes fat end of.
rooneyisgod
manchester united ***** youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu
sagil
If it's not, then why this comment got removed??
Fan of Blues
cause it was a brilliant comment that needed saving from the editor. they want all the credit
rooneyisgod
united4life - I made a comment, and I'm not a chelski fan. Also if the reports are true calling Evra an immigrant - it's not racist anyway. Don't you think? Evra has travelled to this country to work, therefore he is an immigrant - that is not based upon race it is based upon travel status - therefore not racist.
FreidelNo.1
who said it was fight anywhere, they all are trying to warm down after a big game.... including the ground staff.. i blame the media and Akon, since he asked it nicely in his song....
imdccu
yup... and MC Hammer
Cretivo
 

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