Wayne Rooney needs honours to be ranked with Bobby Charlton – Roy Hodgson
Wayne Rooney needs honours to be ranked with Bobby Charlton – Roy Hodgson

Wayne Rooney might break Bobby Charlton`s 45-year-old England scoring record of 49 goals this season but he must be successful at a major championship to be regarded as one of the country`s greats said coach Roy Hodgson.

Young England find plenty of reasons to be cheerful
Young England find plenty of reasons to be cheerful

Seven victories in a row, new-found optimism and a young striker to get excited about, Roy Hodgson`s England are showing bright shoots of recovery after last year`s dismal World Cup campaign.

Harry Kane thrilled by dream England debut
Harry Kane thrilled by dream England debut

Harry Kane revelled in the "best moment" of his career after scoring just 80 seconds into his England debut in Friday`s 4-0 win over Lithuania at Wembley.

Euro 2016 qualifier: Wayne Rooney, Harry Kane on target in England stroll
Euro 2016 qualifier: Wayne Rooney, Harry Kane on target in England stroll

Wayne Rooney and debutant Harry Kane scored as England sank Lithuania 4-0 at Wembley on Friday to claim a fifth consecutive win in qualifying for the 2016 European Championship.

Enjoy England ride, Wayne Rooney tells Harry Kane
Enjoy England ride, Wayne Rooney tells Harry Kane

England captain Wayne Rooney has beseeched his new team-mate Harry Kane to savour the experience as the Tottenham Hotspur striker prepares for his first taste of international football.

Wayne Rooney cheered by Harry Kane`s England emergence
Wayne Rooney cheered by Harry Kane`s England emergence

England captain Wayne Rooney paid a glowing tribute to his new international colleague Harry Kane on Thursday, saying the Tottenham Hotspur striker`s emergence was "great for English football".

Wayne Rooney happy to be back with England squad
Wayne Rooney happy to be back with England squad

Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney is happy to be back with the England squad ahead of the nation's Euro 2016 qualifiers game against Lithuania and an international friendly against Italy. 

Manchester United punish Steven Gerrard, Chelsea extend lead
Manchester United punish Steven Gerrard, Chelsea extend lead

Manchester United punished Steven Gerrard`s moment of madness as Juan Mata`s double secured a vital 2-1 win over bitter rivals Liverpool, while leaders Chelsea reestablished their stranglehold on the Premier League title race with a 3-2 victory at Hull on Sunday.

Liverpool vs Manchester United: Steven Gerrard off as Juan Mata brace ends Reds run
Liverpool vs Manchester United: Steven Gerrard off as Juan Mata brace ends Reds run

Steven Gerrard`s last game against Manchester United ended with an ignominious red card as Juan Mata`s superb double condemned Liverpool to a 2-1 defeat at Anfield on Sunday.

Roy Hodgson rues slim Champions League pickings
Roy Hodgson rues slim Champions League pickings

England manager Roy Hodgson has bemoaned the lack of English players at the country`s leading clubs after a bleak fortnight for Premier League teams in the Champions League.

Louis Van Gaal hails Rooney`s punchy performance
Louis Van Gaal hails Rooney`s punchy performance

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal refused to comment on Wayne Rooney`s boxing antics, but praised his captain for helping to inspire his side to a crucial 3-0 win over Premier League top-four rivals Tottenham.

EPL: Leaders Chelsea held, Wayne Rooney delivers knockout blow
EPL: Leaders Chelsea held, Wayne Rooney delivers knockout blow

Chelsea endured more Stamford Bridge frustration as Southampton held the Premier League leaders to a 1-1 draw, while Wayne Rooney delivered the knockout blow in Manchester United`s 3-0 win against Tottenham on Sunday.

Wayne Rooney floored in bizarre boxing bout
Wayne Rooney floored in bizarre boxing bout

Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has found himself embroiled in a bizarre incident after footage emerged of him being knocked out by former team-mate Phil Bardsley in an impromptu boxing match in his kitchen.

Knocking Man United out `hard` - Danny Welbeck
Knocking Man United out `hard` - Danny Welbeck

Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck admitted to mixed feelings after his goal knocked former club Manchester United out of the FA Cup.

Angel Di Maria red card adds to Louis van Gaal's woes
Angel Di Maria red card adds to Louis van Gaal's woes

Another unconvincing display from Manchester United was compounded by a needless red card for Angel Di Maria on Monday as the Argentine added to manager Louis van Gaal`s woes.

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney eyes first FA Cup title
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney eyes first FA Cup title

Wayne Rooney has never won an FA Cup winner`s medal and the Manchester United captain is desperate to get his hands on one having fallen in love with the competition watching his team lose the final 20 years ago.

Wayne Rooney happy wherever he plays as Manchester United take on Magpies
Wayne Rooney happy wherever he plays as Manchester United take on Magpies

Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney has insisted that the trip to Newcastle on Wednesday signals the start of a period that could define their season.

Angel Di Maria will get back to his best at Manchester United: Wayne Rooney
Angel Di Maria will get back to his best at Manchester United: Wayne Rooney

Angel Di Maria is a great player and will rediscover his best form for Manchester United after enduring a difficult time of late, captain Wayne Rooney said.

Sunderland appeal against Wes Brown dismissal
Sunderland appeal against Wes Brown dismissal

Sunderland announced on Sunday that they will launch an appeal against the red card shown to defender Wes Brown during their 2-0 Premier League defeat at Manchester United.

EPL Gameweek 27: Red card mix-up as Wayne Rooney sends Manchester United third
EPL Gameweek 27: Red card mix-up as Wayne Rooney sends Manchester United third

A case of mistaken identity helped Wayne Rooney return Manchester United to winning ways in the Premier League with a brace in a 2-0 victory over Sunderland on Saturday.