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United - Is Rooney Shot?

I`ve always thought Kevin Keegan had it in for us ever since that infamous "I`d just love it" rant when he was manager of Newcastle United and we stole the title off of them.

Therefore, I`m not too surprised that Keegan has aired his views on the current predicament that Wayne Rooney find himself in.

Yet again Wayne struggled to make an impact and it wasn`t too much of a surprise when Sir Alex Ferguson withdrew the struggling striker.

However, Keegan, offered this, almost, tirade, about Wayne, remarking,

"Manchester United are minus Wayne Rooney at the moment. It`s a different Wayne Rooney this year. It`s not the same. It`s like chalk and cheese. They need Wayne Rooney firing on all cylinders."

"His performance at Bolton tells me his confidence is shot."


He may well be low on confidence but with people keeping on reminding him, is that going to help?

Continuing, Keegan commented,

"You can`t have all the contracts, you can`t sell your wedding to magazines and things like this and suddenly say, 'That`s the tap I want to turn on but we want to turn the other one off."

"You can`t then turn around and say there`s too much paparazzi around or there is too much publicity."

"One moment you are courting it, the next minute you`re saying. `I don`t want this."


I don`t want this - is that what Keegan sort of said when he bailed out of the England job?

Like I said; he`s got some sort of 'I`d just love it` hangover has he not?

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Writer:Red Boy
Date:Monday September 27 2010
Time: 4:22PM

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Not the same ankle he went over on last season is it? You remember, when Rooney was the only thing keeping you in the title race and fergie had to rush him back from injury? Mighht be coming back to bite you on the arse that one. Oh well, you've still got Berbaflop and the English patient...
fifthcolumnblue
27/09/2010 19:00:00
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and we'll still finish above you that's for certain!
Red Boy
27/09/2010 21:03:00
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you've got a vowel wrong in the title! It should be an I not an O!
merlin
27/09/2010 21:25:00
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Nice one Merlin!!!^^^ LOL.
fifthcolumnblue
27/09/2010 21:53:00
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Not wrong though.
TheFamousNo7
28/09/2010 08:22:00
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