“I had that weird Wayne Rooney dream again.” As part of a new partnership between Manchester United and 20th Century Fox, a new video features the superhero and stars of Old Trafford.
A short film exploring the traditional handcrafting methods involved in making Wayne Rooney’s 100th appearance commemorative gold cap for England.
“He’s English on the outside, but, pure Irish on the inside.” The elderly woman in the ‘Western’ pub in Liverpool was referring to her grandson, Wayne Rooney. Most are Toffees in this part of Merseyside and Aiden McGeady’s arrival at Goodison Park to bolster the green contingent is a reminder that traditionally Everton were the Irish club in the city. The common football phrase “Taxi for” even owes its origins to a former Irish manager.
England manager Roy Hogdson has named his squad for the upcoming clash with Ireland at Wembley. There’ll be no switch of allegiance for young Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy. He earns his first call-up to the senior side. Meanwhile, Ashley Cole, who will celebrate his 100th appearance, could captain the team as could Wayne Rooney against the country of his grandmother’s birth.
We missed out on getting Wayne to declare for Ireland but we could be on to a winner with his son Kai Rooney. Wayne’s wife Colleen, who also boasts Irish ancestry, posted a picture of the little fella in an Irish kit on Twitter to wish a Happy St. Patrick’s Day.
Wayne Rooney tweets his support for Celtic in last weekend’s Old Firm. Not surprising given his Irish background.