2014 FIFA World Cup: A look back at the biggest moments so far

In the knock out stage of the FIFA World Cup 2014, we are down to the best 16 teams on the planet. The show-piece event of world football has been entertaining to say the least. Brazil, the spiritual home of football has provided some of the most picturesque settings to play and watch football.

Chelsea pull clear, Manchester United bounce back

Quick-fire goals by Samuel Eto`o and Eden Hazard inspired Chelsea to a 4-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday that sent them seven points clear in the Premier League.

Wayne Rooney hopes new deal sparks United revival

Wayne Rooney believes his decision to commit his long-term future to Manchester United can help the spluttering Premier League champions get back on track.

David Moyes coy on Wayne Rooney contract reports

Manchester United manager David Moyes remained tight-lipped on Friday over reports that striker Wayne Rooney has signed a new contract at Old Trafford.

Rooney close to signing new 300,000 pounds-a-week deal to stay at Man Utd

Manchester United star Wayne Rooney is reportedly close to signing a new 300,000 pounds-a-week contract to stay at the Old Trafford side until 2018.

Rooney learning golf from McIlroy to stop losing against teammates

Manchester United star Wayne Rooney is reportedly taking secret golf lessons from his friend and Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy.

Rooney cleared of Nike `Twitter plug` by advertising body

The Advertising Standards Authority has cleared Manchester United`s Wayne Rooney of a Twitter plug after they found that a tweet posted for Nike`s marketing campaign did not break advertising rules.

Mourinho refuses to rule out Mata swap for Rooney

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has refused to rule out the possibility of a swap deal with Manchester United involving their player Juan Mata and Old Trafford striker Wayne Rooney.

Gerrard reveals Rooney talks

England captain Steven Gerrard has revealed he has had a conversation with Wayne Rooney over the striker`s future at Manchester United.

Manchester United striker Rooney returns for Betis win

Wayne Rooney made his Manchester United comeback in a behind-closed-doors friendly against Real Betis on Saturday.

Rooney will stay at Old Trafford, says Cole

Former Manchester United marksman Andrew Cole believes Wayne Rooney will stay at Old Trafford this summer.

Moyes insists Rooney not bigger than Manchester United

New Manchester United boss David Moyes has warned Wayne Rooney that he is not bigger than Manchester United and although he wants to get the best out of the striker, he does not want the situation to overshadow the start of the season.

Rooney would fit well with Barcelona, says Pique

Barcelona defender Gerard Pique is convinced former Manchester United team-mate Wayne Rooney would be a great fit for the Catalan giants, were he to leave Old Trafford this summer.

Wilshere excited by prospect of Higuain & Rooney joining Arsenal

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has admitted he is excited by rumours the club are looking to sign Gonzalo Higuain and Wayne Rooney this summer.

Kagawa hoping to emulate Rooney and Van Persie

Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa wants to focus his efforts on becoming a more influential figure at Old Trafford next season.

Moyes to ask Rooney for commitment or give go ahead for his exit

David Moyes, the new boss of Manchester United will reportedly ask key striker to commit to Old Trafford, and if a hundred percent commitment is not forthcoming, may give a go ahead for the latter`s exit.

Fergie eyeing 21st league title with 50 m pounds transfer spree

United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is reportedly set to clinch a 21st league title with a bumper summer spending spree costing more than 50 million pounds.

Van Persie leads Premier League scoring chart

Robin van Persie scored a hat-trick against Aston Villa leading Manchester United to an unprecedented 20th Premier League title. His three goals in the first half also took him to top of the scoring chart, one ahead of Liverpool`s Luis Suarez.

Liverpool seeks advice from Man U for survival

Liverpool Football Club`s managing director Ian Ayre has admitted that the team`s owner John W Henry and Chairman Tom Werner have been trying to seek advice from Manchester United for improving their performance as a club.

Allegri compares Balotelli to Ibrahimovic

AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri has compared Mario Balotelli to Zlatan Ibrahimovic and said the former Manchester City striker could still improve as a player.