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Rooney Taken Off Again

Rooney Taken Off Again

In our match preview we predicted that having been substituted in the previous game, Wayne Rooney would be up for it this time around.

As it turned out Wayne helped himself to a brace but didn`t look to be in top form and, although he was on a hat-trick he was withdrawn for the second game on the trot.

Speaking about the situation afterwards, Sir Alex Ferguson remarked about Rooney,

"Wayne has to play on the edge of a game, when it is really close and competitive."

"When the game gets to the casual bit he is worse than the rest of them. He gets really casual about it."

"It is better when he is on the edge, then he is marvelous."

All rather strange don`t you think!

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Writer:Red Boy
Date:Monday April 16 2012
Time: 4:36PM


He was poor by his standards and deserved to get subbed. The sub last week v Wigan confused me because we were chasing the game and he was one of the few players we had who could change the game. This week however, the game was wrapped up, he needs a rest and it was evident through his poor performance.
16/04/2012 20:25:00
Did you not see him arguing with Fergie on the touchline during the Wigan game then TF7? of course indiscipline like that doesn't happen at U*d does it?
17/04/2012 11:47:00
Well at least he hasn't gone playing golf for months on end while getting paid cos he had a disagreement with his boss.......
17/04/2012 18:10:00
You couldn't be on about Carlos Tevez he plays when he wants could you niteworlok?
17/04/2012 20:38:00
I ask a question about indiscipline at U*d and I don't get an answer, instead I get the typical Rag diatribe sent back my way. NW, just for the record, the money that T***z was paid when he went AWOL has since been taken back by the club but don't let facts get in the way of a good story eh?
18/04/2012 09:16:00
Of course indiscipline occurs at United, I discipline occurs at all clubs so that's just a silly question really. The difference is, at Unted the players get slapped back into position and they dont act out in the same manner again and if they do he shows them the exit door. Not a single United player would get away with what Balotelli and Tevez have got away with with Mancini. I applauded Mancini for the way he handled Tevez up until he started selecting him again in the team. In the same manner I thought telling Balotelli that's it that's the final straw your gone was great, someone who constantly breaks club curfew and rules and then acts like a (unt on pitch doesn't deserve to be at the club but as per usual Balotelli gets away with it and Mancini goes back on his I'm probably selling him. That said, all the othe City players are well behaved.
18/04/2012 09:36:00
This isn't the first tine I've seen Slur and Shrek rowing on the sideline and it certainly won't be the last, so your claim about being shown the door is rubbish. You do understand why T***z had to be used again don't you? The legal reasons? His transfer value? I'd be more upset if T***z was allowed to do next to nothing and receive them wages rather than be used to our gain when we couldn't move him on in January. Mario constantly breaks curfew rules, does he? Twice and he was fined on the second occasion. Does acting like a (unt on the pitch include having the best strike rate for minutes played in the PL?
18/04/2012 10:05:00
No it's more to do with stamping on people's heads (Parker), high foot challenges to the knee (Song) and chest (Europa last year) not too mention the post kicking and ground kicking because something didn't go your way, arguing with team mates over who gets to take the free kick and throwing a strop. How much of a (unt he is is epitomised by his players walking past him when he faked being injured and also his manager admitting to wanting to punch him. His talent is undeniable but his bad influence is also undeniable and when Mourinho says you're unmanageable, there's got to be a reason behind it. Many players have rowed with Fergie but a row doesn't warrant being told to leave at Man U, how you act is what gets you kicked out of united and there's many examples of its ether Fergies way or you're out.
18/04/2012 11:09:00
How much influence does a 21 year old actually have on a squad mate? His indiscipline on the pitch is no worse than Shrek's was at a similar age and pales in comparison to Cantona's at a much older a presumably more mature age, yet Fergie stuck by them. There's quotes from Lescott doing the rounds today defending Mario, because he can see through the media bull****.
18/04/2012 11:14:00
I see no reason to continue arguing with you because you're only ever going to see it your way. Lescott is the only city player to defend him, what does that tell you? Everyone else can see Balotelli and Tevez for the disharmonious influences they are on the squad. Rooney might of had discipline issues but it wasn't to a stage where he was breaking club curfew and rules, acting like a knob to get headlines e.g. Setting off fireworks in his own home and making his teammates want to punch him in the face.
19/04/2012 07:31:00
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