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Wayne Rooney's Manchester United goal scoring record might never be broken: Alex Ferguson

Wayne Rooney's Manchester United goal scoring record might never be broken: Alex Ferguson

Ferguson also saluted the way Mourinho has turned round the club`s season after an uncertain start.

Jan 25, 2017, 10:13 AM IST
Premier League: Wayne Rooney remains Jesse Lingard's role model at Manchester United

Premier League: Wayne Rooney remains Jesse Lingard's role model at Manchester United

United manager Jose Mourinho turned to young strikers Lingard and Marcus Rashford as well as veteran England captain Rooney, with all three players coming off the bench as United went in search of an equaliser at the Britannia Stadium.

Jan 23, 2017, 11:18 AM IST
Wayne Rooney breaks Bobby Charlton's record, Spurs fight back to salvage a point against Man City

Wayne Rooney breaks Bobby Charlton's record, Spurs fight back to salvage a point against Man City

Rooney surpassed Bobby Charlton`s tally of 249 goals for United when he struck with a superb effort deep into stoppage-time at the Britannia Stadium.

Jan 22, 2017, 08:27 AM IST
Talismanic Wayne Rooney breaks Bobby Charlton`s Manchester United goal record

Talismanic Wayne Rooney breaks Bobby Charlton`s Manchester United goal record

The 31-year-old forward, making his 546th United appearance, surpassed 1966 World Cup-winner Charlton`s record.

Jan 21, 2017, 23:35 PM IST
EPL Report: Manchester United score late against Stoke, Liverpool rocked by minnows Swansea

EPL Report: Manchester United score late against Stoke, Liverpool rocked by minnows Swansea

Rooney surpassed Bobby Charlton`s tally of 249 goals for United when he struck with a superb effort deep into stoppage-time at the Britannia Stadium.

Jan 21, 2017, 23:31 PM IST
Jose Mourinho says Paul Pogba could be future captain of Manchester United ahead of Liverpool clash

Jose Mourinho says Paul Pogba could be future captain of Manchester United ahead of Liverpool clash

Pogba`s form suggests a natural successor is emerging to take over the captaincy when Rooney does move aside.

Jan 14, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
Darren Fletcher says Wayne Rooney helped Cristiano Ronaldo shine at Manchester United

Darren Fletcher says Wayne Rooney helped Cristiano Ronaldo shine at Manchester United

Ronaldo, Rooney and Tevez formed a dreaded trio at United under Ferguson winning the Champions League in 2008,

Jan 13, 2017, 16:36 PM IST
Wayne Rooney equals Bobby Charlton's United record, Millwall claim FA Cup upset

Wayne Rooney equals Bobby Charlton's United record, Millwall claim FA Cup upset

Rooney has now surpassed Charlton as the leading scorer for both United and England.

Jan 07, 2017, 23:33 PM IST
Premier League: Manchester United show off star power as Zlatan Ibrahimovic nets brace against West Brom

Premier League: Manchester United show off star power as Zlatan Ibrahimovic nets brace against West Brom

Wayne Rooney was denied the chance to equal Bobby Charlton`s all-time United record of 249 goals when his 23rd-minute shot was tipped by Ben Foster.
 

Dec 18, 2016, 09:48 AM IST
Wayne Rooney breaks England caps record

Wayne Rooney breaks England caps record

Goalkeeper Peter Shilton, capped 125 times, holds the overall record.

Sep 04, 2016, 20:34 PM IST
Jose Mourinho makes peace with Bobby Charlton at Manchester United's training ground

Jose Mourinho makes peace with Bobby Charlton at Manchester United's training ground

The video of the meeting, released on United's official website, will be seen as an attempt by the club to draw a line under Charlton's comments about Mourinho.

May 31, 2016, 13:25 PM IST
EPL Gameweek 32, Sunday report: Leicester extend lead as Manchester United close on Champions League place

EPL Gameweek 32, Sunday report: Leicester extend lead as Manchester United close on Champions League place

Leicester need just 12 points from their final six games to claim the first top-flight title in the club`s 132-year history.

Apr 04, 2016, 00:14 AM IST
England need Wayne Rooney to fire, says Roy Hodgson

England need Wayne Rooney to fire, says Roy Hodgson

Rooney, 30, became England`s record goalscorer when he converted a penalty against Switzerland in September to surpass Bobby Charlton`s long-standing mark of 49.

Dec 25, 2015, 23:52 PM IST
Pele turns 75: 10 awesome quotes which best define the legend

Pele turns 75: 10 awesome quotes which best define the legend

Regarded as the greatest footballer ever, Brazilian legend Pele celebrates his 75th birthday on Friday.

Oct 23, 2015, 20:01 PM IST
Premier League 2015-16: Gameweek 5 - Preview

Premier League 2015-16: Gameweek 5 - Preview

Wayne Rooney has set his sights on stealing the spotlight from Manchester United new-boy Anthony Martial when England`s freshly-crowned record goalscorer returns to Premier League action in Saturday`s clash with bitter rivals Liverpool.

Sep 11, 2015, 08:49 AM IST
Lionel Messi hails record-breaker Wayne Rooney as once in a generation player

Lionel Messi hails record-breaker Wayne Rooney as once in a generation player

Argentina captain Lionel Messi has hailed his England counterpart Wayne Rooney as "once in a generation player" after the Manchester United player's record breaking exploits in the recent 2016 Euro qualifiers.

Sep 10, 2015, 12:35 PM IST
Wayne Rooney likely to visit India: Report

Wayne Rooney likely to visit India: Report

India's national football team may have failed to won accolades, but some of the biggest names in the sport are likely to visit the country soon. According to a report in the Times of India, England forward Wayne Rooney has plans to visit India in November.

Sep 10, 2015, 11:53 AM IST
England legend Gary Lineker says Wayne Rooney will take some beating

England legend Gary Lineker says Wayne Rooney will take some beating

 Gary Lineker believes Wayne Rooney will be England`s leading goal-scorer for "a long time" after the Manchester United striker netted a record-breaking 50th international goal against Switzerland.

Sep 10, 2015, 10:39 AM IST
Harry Kane tells Wayne Rooney to set unbreakable record

Harry Kane tells Wayne Rooney to set unbreakable record

Harry Kane has backed Wayne Rooney to set a record that will never be broken after the England striker passed Bobby Charlton`s historic mark with his 50th international goal.

Sep 09, 2015, 17:05 PM IST
Harry Kane hopes to take England form back to Tottenham

Harry Kane hopes to take England form back to Tottenham

 Harry Kane is hoping to reproduce his international form for Tottenham Hotspur when the Premier League resumes this weekend and has set his sights on overhauling Wayne Rooney`s newly established England scoring record.

Sep 09, 2015, 13:29 PM IST