Manchester United - Rooney Wants To Play Every Position
UK time is: 06:02:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rooney Wants To Play Every Position

Wayne Rooney is eager to feature in the third round Carling Cup tie against Coventry on Wednesday.

The striker missed five weeks with a metatarsal fracture but completed 70 and 90 minutes against Sporting and Chelsea respectively. He is eager to build up his match fitness and anyway, he never wants to miss a game and the Carling Cup is no exception.

'Wayne Rooney's been in my ear wanting to play,' Sir Alex Ferguson told Manchester United Radio.

'He wants to play, he wants to be the captain, he wants to take the penalties, the corners, the free-kicks, the goal-kicks, the lot.'

I would add that he wants to play full-back, midfielder, goalkeeper, striker, winger, all in the same game. Sometimes it seems he's trying to be Total Football in himself!

Fergie went on to add how much he relished the chance to play against Coventry, as he believes it will be a cracking game tomorrow.

'There is a real buzz about the place and we are really looking forward to it,' he added.

'It will be a fantastic atmosphere and I am sure Coventry will have a real go. From what I am led to believe, they are bringing over 10,000 fans with them.

'They were one of the longest-serving top-flight clubs at one point but they have been out of the Premier League now, which probably explains the attraction. It should be a real cup tie.'


Let's hope United will throw away their new-found face as mean, hard-to-beat, not-too-exciting team. It's high time to see a proper game of end-to-end football. A Real Cup-Tie is the perfect occasion for it.




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.

Join the Vital Fantasy Football League - its Free!

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday September 25 2007

Time: 5:01PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Manchester United Articles

Well One`s Back (Thursday July 30 2015)

Where`s Our Missing Angel? (Thursday July 30 2015)

AUDIO: Hoddle on Hernandez (Thursday July 30 2015)

Real Madrid Renew Interest in De Gea (Thursday July 30 2015)

United Ronaldo Interest Collapses (Thursday July 30 2015)

One Last Time (Wednesday July 29 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. TheFamousNo7 32
2. MotorMad 21
3. adowiski 3
4. adigxman 2
5. zicoco 1
6. Carew28 1
7. United Red 1
8. Spanish Red 1
9. kashere21 1

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
7. Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8. Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0
9. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
10. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0

Manchester United Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Butalnd handed number one shirt
Stoke : 31/07/2015 00:02:00
Wilkinson handed contract until end of the year
Stoke : 30/07/2015 23:53:01
Miquel On The Market For 24 Hours
Norwich : 30/07/2015 23:22:01
Southampton : 30/07/2015 21:57:01
Southampton v Vitesse - Team Sheets
Southampton : 30/07/2015 19:38:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Will De Gea Still Be at Old Trafford Come the Start of the Season?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
Yes! 67%
No! 33%
I'm sat on the fence!! 0%