Wayne Rooney issues a statement after public intoxication arrest (Metro)

Wayne Rooney has confirmed his arrest on a misdemeanour charge at a Virginia, USA airport 10 days before Christmas. The football player, 33, was fined $25 for public intoxication and swearing at Washington Dulles International Airport but he was released…

Wayne Rooney names the manager he wants to take over Manchester United permanently (Metro)

Wayne Rooney has backed Mauricio Pochettino to be the next permanent manager of Manchester United following Jose Mourinho’s shock dismissal earlier this week. The Red Devils played their first match since the Portuguese departed on Saturday night, winning 5-1 under…

England win Rooney farewell match (BBC)

Manager Gareth Southgate saw “a glimpse of the future” as England celebrated Wayne Rooney’s final international appearance with a comfortable friendly win over the United States at Wembley. Southgate gave debuts to three players and they all impressed, with Bournemouth…

Ladipo market’s roadside traders get eviction notice (Punch) * NLC dares governors over N30,000 minimum wage (Nation)

Ladipo market’s roadside traders get eviction notice (Punch) The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Works, has asked roadside traders at the Ladipo International Auto Spare Parts Market in Lagos to quit. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos,…

Only Lagos can afford N30,000 minimum wage — Govs (Vanguard) * FG, ASUU hold crucial meeting over strike today (Punch)

Only Lagos can afford N30,000 minimum wage — Govs (Vanguard) The thirty- six state governors under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, NGF, met last night in Abuja, saying only Lagos State Government can pay the new minimum wage…

Callum Wilson, Wayne Rooney called up by England for USA game (BBC)

Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson has received his first senior international call-up for England’s games against the United States and Croatia. Former England captain and record goalscorer Wayne Rooney has been included for the US friendly only. Everton centre-back Michael Keane…

Rooney misses penalty as DC United crash out of MLS play-offs (Metro)

Wayne Rooney saw his spot kick saved in a penalty shootout as his DC United side were knocked out of the MLS play-offs by Columbus Crew. The 33-year-old had inspired the Black and Red into the play-offs after joining the…

Rooney brace propels D.C. into MLS Cup playoffs, Galaxy stay alive (Guardian)

Former Manchester United and England Star Wayne Rooney scored twice to push D.C. United to a 3-1 victory over New York City FC and into the MLS Cup playoffs on Sunday. The victory in the penultimate weekend of the regular…

Man Utd players have to stand up – Rooney (BBC)

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is an “easy target” and the players “have to do better”, says former Old Trafford striker Wayne Rooney. Mourinho has come under pressure after United made their worst start to a league campaign for 29…

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