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Rooney Won't Play Full-back Again

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.

Writer:Zae
Date:Sunday April 27 2008
Time: 11:16AM

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We shall see...
Fan of Blues
27/04/2008 11:32:00
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hate to say this but i think Gooney should swap role with Roonaldo...
Cretivo
27/04/2008 17:16:00
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Good, now Ronaldo can be out on the wing again. Where he should be.
Paulinho
27/04/2008 21:25:00
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As long as he gets a car stereo and a Pie after the game, I´m sure he´s happy a scouser. :))
Blue is the colour
27/04/2008 21:42:00
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LOL bitc... that's mean ;)
Cretivo
28/04/2008 00:34:00
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same as fat frank then
fenton_01
28/04/2008 10:50:00
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Frank is NOT fat!
Fan of Blues
28/04/2008 11:49:00
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Thats in very bad taste
FreidelNo.1
28/04/2008 14:03:00
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No need for that rooney :(
java
28/04/2008 14:18:00
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Rooneyisgood, that's the second needless comment you have said about this subject. And it's Pat! Please show some respect!
Fan of Blues
28/04/2008 14:47:00
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