Vital Football

Latest Manchester United News

Rooney To Return At Last

Rooney To Return At Last

Wayne Rooney will be back in the United squad for the game against Blackburn on Saturday and does have an outside chance of facing Fulham on Wednesday, Sir Alex revealed.

He limped off the field in the 6th minute of the game against Wigan at Old Trafford in the middle of January and it looked like he might be out for a while. His hamstring injury took a month to heal but he's finally getting ready to go.

'Wayne should be ready for Saturday's game against Blackburn, we`re quite confident of that, and he may have a slight chance of being fit for a place on the bench on Wednesday.'

Fergie added that Tevez has been rested with Wednesday's game against Fulham in mind. That certainly indicates that Rooney is unlikely to feature in that game but Fergie is capable of springing surprises on us: remember how we were told before the Wigan game last May that Rooney had only an outside chance of making the bench? Yet he started that game, played very well, won a penalty and produced a perfect pass for Giggs' clinching goal.

His return can't come soon enough though: in eight days' time we'll face Internazionale at the San Siro - Rooney will be needed in that cauldron.



For the very latest Premier League odds

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Zae
Date:Monday February 16 2009
Time: 12:05PM

Comments

0
AT LAST! I did wonder before the Derby game if it was going to be another Wigan and Rooney would play at least some part, despite Fergie saying he wouldn't. But no...Fergie was being straight for once. I hope Rooney comes back asap; I'm sure this not rushing back will be good in the long term (as he often rushed back perhaps with long-term effects before) but I just want to see him back. Our team is doing brilliantly, yes, but we still don't look the same team without Rooney
Man utd champions
16/02/2009 17:58:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Manchester United Articles

AUDIO: LVG defiant

Watching Louis van Gaal face the press, at either his pre-or post-match press conferences, you cannot help but feel for the Dutchman.

Sunderland (a) - Stat Attack

As Manchester United prepares to make the trip to the north-east to take on Sunderland, we've had a cruise through the record and form books.

Van Gaal Takes on the Press (Again)

This time ahead of the trip to the Stadium of Light to take on Sunderland.

Defining Success!

Top four or silverware?

Archived Vital United Articles

Vital United articles from

Site Journalists

Red Boy
Profile
Charlie Bacchus
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Sunderland v Manchester United?
Suggested By: Red Boy
Home Win!10%
Away Win!90%
Score Draw!0%
0-0 Bore Draw0%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Leicester City 25 15 8 2 53 20
2 Spurs 25 13 9 3 48 26
3 Arsenal 25 14 6 5 48 17
4 Man City 25 14 5 6 47 21
5 Man Utd 25 11 8 6 41 10
6 West Ham 25 10 9 6 39 9
7 Southampton 25 10 7 8 37 9
8 Everton 25 8 11 6 35 12
9 Liverpool 25 9 8 8 35 -4
10 Watford 25 9 6 10 33 0
11 Stoke 25 9 6 10 33 -7
12 Crystal Palace 25 9 5 11 32 -4
13 Chelsea 25 7 9 9 30 -2
14 WBA 25 7 8 10 29 -9
15 AFC Bournemouth 25 7 7 11 28 -12
16 Swansea 25 6 9 10 27 -9
17 Newcastle 25 6 6 13 24 -18
18 Norwich 25 6 5 14 23 -20
19 Sunderland 25 5 5 15 20 -19
20 Aston Villa 25 3 7 15 16 -20
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 12:45PM : Sunderland (a)
Barclays Premier League
Feb 22 2016 7:45PM : Shrewsbury Town (a)
FA Cup
Feb 28 2016 2:05PM : Arsenal (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 2 2016 8:00PM : Watford (H)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 6 2016 4:00PM : West Bromwich Albion (a)
Barclays Premier League
Mar 12 2016 3:00PM : Crystal Palace (H)
Barclays Premier League

Recent Manchester United Results (view all)