Forwards on the move? Rooney Vs Suarez Vs Bale... Michu?

Forwards on the move? Rooney Vs Suarez Vs Bale... Michu?

With less than 4 weeks before the new season kicks off,  the Premier League has not seen any marquee signings, barring Manchester City completing the transfer of former Fiorentina star Stevan Jovetic. Arsenal, with an improved financial status, and Chelsea and Manchester United, with new managers, are all eager to add additional 'quality' to their respective squads. Arsenal's Arsene Wenger has gone on record to say that Rooney, Suárez and Higuaín (now gone to Napoli) were all realistic targets, Mourinho …
Gooner Rooney? In depth analysis of stats from the last 5 years

Gooner Rooney? In depth analysis of stats from the last 5 years

Wayne Rooney has been regarded as England's best player and one of the best forwards in the world by many. It is not surprising then that Rooney is the third highest-paid footballer in the world after Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, with an annual income of  £18 million, including sponsorship deals. After his arrival from Arsenal in the summer of 2012, Robin van Persie eclipsed Rooney as Manchester United's main man upfront. Because of competition for places within the team, a dip in …
EPL Top Players So Far | Goal Scorers, Creators, Assists & Passers!

EPL Top Players So Far | Goal Scorers, Creators, Assists & Passers!

Welcome to our monthly edition of the Premier League's top players. With Manchester United wrapping up the title against Aston Villa on Monday night the attention now turns to the battle for the Champions League places, the race for survival and which player will be crowned as the player of the year and young player of the year. As always you can use the buttons at the bottom of the page to navigate or use the Quick Navigation links to …
Wayne Rooney | Still one of the Premier League’s best | Stats Comparison

Wayne Rooney | Still one of the Premier League’s best | Stats Comparison

After Wayne Rooney started on the bench for the second leg of the last-16 Champions League tie against Real Madrid, a media frenzy ensued with transfer rumours aplenty. Sir Alex Ferguson was reported to have been unhappy with the striker’s form and although he has since quashed such claims, the press continue to speculate. Of one thing there is no doubt, Rooney remains world class and a look at his stats shows just why. He stands up favourably to other …
Manchester United 2 Chelsea 2 | FA Cup Match Report

Manchester United 2 Chelsea 2 | FA Cup Match Report

Manchester United came out strong and dominated the first half against Chelsea. However, Rafa Benitez made some astute tactical changes and altered the flow of the match in favor of his side. In the second half, nearly all traffic was flowing against Manchester United's goal, and Chelsea nearly walked away with a 3-2 victory. United Formation After being benched against Real Madrid during the week, Wayne Rooney returned to United's starting eleven, playing in an attacking midfield role behind Javier …
Is Wayne Rooney A True No 10? Stats Comparison to Juan Mata

Is Wayne Rooney A True No 10? Stats Comparison to Juan Mata

Manchester United Vs Sunderland | Match Preview

Manchester United Vs Sunderland | Match Preview

Wayne Rooney: Play-maker Role – Aye or Nay?

Wayne Rooney: Play-maker Role – Aye or Nay?

Not too long ago, when Wayne Rooney was injured, criticised for his performance against Everton in the opening day of the season and even rumoured to want to leave United, I wrote an article about how we shouldn't write him off just yet (http://bit.ly/R0DG13). So far this season Rooney is still looking for his first Premier League goal however after his three goals in the International Break I would bet on him grabbing one soon. A few weeks on, Rooney has …
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