UK time is: 22:10:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rooney Gracious in Defeat!

The one bright spot amongst the sea of gloom at Wembley, on Saturday night, was the superb goal from Wayne Rooney.

The finish was sublime and gave us hope that after going a goal down the situation was retrievable.

Sadly it was a false dawn and the rest is history.

Rooney, who had a mixed season, was fulsome on his praise of the Catalan side post the defeat, remarking,

"We weren`t there at Wembley to make the numbers up."

"We wanted to win. We know Barcelona are a fantastic team but thought we could hurt them."

"So we were really disappointed, but you have to congratulate them because they`re a special team."

"That`s the level we want to be at and we need to up our level to be there."

"I`m sure the manager knows that and he`ll be looking at what he needs to do to get us at that level."

"I`ve watched the game back and Barcelona are incredible. You`ve got to hold your hands up. They were by far the better team. But we allowed them too much time on the ball and showed them too much respect."

"We didn`t hurt them enough going forwards."


Some good points there Wayne but, in all honesty, I get the feeling whatever we`d have done we`d have still been undone!



Vital Man United on: facebook

Vital Man United on: twitter

Join Vital Man United

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!








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



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

The Journalist

Writer: Red Boy Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday June 1 2011

Time: 4:44PM

Your Comments

To be frank, we could go on a Real Madrid spending spree and buy all the top talents in the world and still be unable to beat Barcelona, they're just too good. I'm gald we're looking to improve and up our game a bit and it's clear as delight to step up a level we need a football playing midfield. Honsetly, our midfield cannot play a ball across the ground to save their life par Fletcher, who can play a short low pass and nothing more and Anderson, who's inconsistent but perhaps the only player who attempts low through balls to the strikers.
TheFamousNo7
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

United Line-Up Keeper Swap deal? (Sunday November 23 2014)

Should United Make an Exception? (Sunday November 23 2014)

Midfield Swap Being Championed! (Sunday November 23 2014)

Rooney`s Views on Arsenal Win (Sunday November 23 2014)

Shaw Added to Lengthy Injury List (Sunday November 23 2014)

Van Gaal Delighted at Arsenal Win (Sunday November 23 2014)

Stats: Arsenal v Manchester United (Saturday November 22 2014)

Arsenal v United - Team Sheets (Saturday November 22 2014)

And Back to the Subject of Vidal! (Saturday November 22 2014)

Van Persie Set to Leave in the Summer (Saturday November 22 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)

1. TheFamousNo7 68
2. Kanchelskis 56
3. MotorMad 21
4. Red Boy 1
5. portman 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Arsenal 1 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 1 - 0 Crystal Palace
Man City 1 - 0 Man Utd
Man Utd 1 - 1 Chelsea
WBA 2 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 2 - 1 Everton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 12 10 2 0 19 32
2. Southampton 11 8 1 2 18 25
3. Man City 12 7 3 2 11 24
4. Man Utd 12 5 4 3 4 19
5. Newcastle 12 5 4 3 -1 19
6. West Ham 12 5 3 4 4 18
7. Swansea 12 5 3 4 3 18

Breaking League News

Newcastle : 23/11/2014 20:36:00
Villa Aren't Carrying The Can For Vlaar Contract
Aston Villa : 23/11/2014 19:22:00
Lambert Wants More Progress Against Southampton
Aston Villa : 23/11/2014 19:14:00
Tadic Was Our Failed January Buy
Aston Villa : 23/11/2014 19:05:00
Hull City : 23/11/2014 17:49:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Arsenal?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 84%
Shaw 6%
McNair 0%
Blackett 0%
Smalling 0%
Valencia 0%
Carrick 0%
Fellaini 0%
Rooney 10%
Van Persie 0%
Di Maria 0%
Young 0%
Wilson 0%