England traveled to Brazil today for an international friendly, and they for the most part got absolutely manhandled by the home side. Brazil had over 60% of the possession and took an obscene 32 shots to England's 11. It was a clinic start to finish. But Brazil didn't win. Actually, they almost lost. »
Fulham's Hugo Rodallega landed upon Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney's leg in stoppage time of Man U's 3-2 win today and sliced open Rooney's leg, forcing him to be carted off in another blow to the Red Devils' corps. »
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After a red card in England's draw with Montenegro, Wayne Rooney will miss the first one or two games (depending on a disciplinary hearing) of next summer's European Championship. With three big warm-up matches before the tournament, England manager Fabio Capello is supposedly contemplating using Rooney as a sub, to… »
Oh Shrek. Poor Shrek. His plant foot slipped while he was trying to put Manchester United up 4-1 on rival Chelsea, kicked the ball into his other foot sending it wide of the net and fell down go boom. (Start at 0:32 is the silent-picture aspect of the video bothers you). »
Wayne Rooney was stressed. He'd had a rotten World Cup. The tabloids were accusing him of cheating on his pregnant wife with a prostitute. And his hair was falling out. So he did something about the hair. Now the sports magi can speculate about whatever tonic explains Rooney's bristling performance this season (five… »
We felt very bad last time.
Two games on this afternoon: Shakhtar Donetsk takes on Barcelona at Donbass Arena, and Manchester United hosts Chelsea at Old Trafford Stadium. They both start at 2:45, and with Chelsea down a goal on aggregate, they must win to advance. But Wayne Rooney, threat to already-cursing children
Shrek got angry after scoring a hat trick against West Ham last Saturday and spat a few acrid words into the camera. Now Shrek will lose 250,000 squid and miss an FA Cup semifinal because some asinine arbiters of morality in sports have decided there's no cursing on the pitch. »
Inter Milan's Samuel Eto'o managed to hit the crossbar from about four yards away from the wide-open goal, with just a few moments left in the match. His team trailed Juventus 1-0. That's how it ended. »
The English Premier League match between first-place Manchester United and third-place Manchester City was tied at 1 in the 78th minute ... until cheeky boy
Rooney is in the States for the week, doing some conditioning work at Nike's training facility. But the British tabloids note that rather than stay on Nike's campus, he's in the "strip club capital of the US." Where is that, pray tell? »