Wayne Rooney to the Championship

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Wayne Rooney to the Championship

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby JohnMac » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:07 pm

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby ArmchairDetective » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:16 pm

If his Mrs wants a move back to the North West and Wayne wants to try a bit of coaching it's possible that he might consider learning from Sean and playing alongside his mate Phil...

... stranger things have happened

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby randomclaret2 » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:21 pm

Could do a job in midfield...

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby claptrappers_union » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:36 pm

Goalkeeper?

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby cricketfieldclarets » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:43 pm

Now that would be a coup. For us never mind derby.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby FactualFrank » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:45 pm

randomclaret2 wrote:Could do a job in midfield...


I think that's the idea.

Huge wages though.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby Dyched » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:47 pm

We’ve enough fat chavs around
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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby NL Claret » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:56 pm

FactualFrank wrote:I think that's the idea.

Huge wages though.


His wage at DC was published, it is roughly the equivalent of £55k per week if my sums are right.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby Rick_Muller » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:58 pm

The fact that Rooney is good mates with Bardsley puts us in a good position - I’d have him in our squad

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby FactualFrank » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:59 pm

NL Claret wrote:His wage at DC was published, it is roughly the equivalent of £55k per week if my sums are right.


I can't see it, but be interesting that's for sure.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby MACCA » Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:59 pm

Please no, hes past it by about 3 seasons, he's an arseho1e, and can you imagine the circus around him?

I've never quite got him or rated him when he was in his peak, even contemplating signing him way past his sell by date fills me with more dread than excitement.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby randomclaret2 » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:04 pm

$2.77m per season basic apparently , which equates to about £2.3m. Apparently various image rights deals etc. effectively double that. I dont think he's short of a few bob

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby joey13 » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:06 pm

MACCA wrote:Please no, hes past it by about 3 seasons, he's an arseho1e, and can you imagine the circus around him?

I've never quite got him or rated him when he was in his peak, even contemplating signing him way past his sell by date fills me with more dread than excitement.

Apart from being all time top scorer for England and Man U :roll:
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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby Bin Ont Turf » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:06 pm

MACCA wrote:or rated him when he was in his peak



Good grief, your rating standards need looking at.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby arise_sir_charge » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:08 pm

Our fans would love Rooney like they loved Barton. He’d be a great signing.
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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby FactualFrank » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:08 pm

Bin Ont Turf wrote:Good grief, your rating standards need looking at.


The one and only time I'll agree with BoT... at his peak he was one of the best players on the planet.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby Bordeauxclaret » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:11 pm

arise_sir_charge wrote:Our fans would love Rooney like they loved Barton. He’d be a great signing.


Barton was still good.

As good as Rooney was he seemed past it 3 years ago.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby theroyaldyche » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:14 pm

Never gunna happen

Seen it in burnley express earlier..

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby Wile E Coyote » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:14 pm

MACCA wrote:Please no, hes past it by about 3 seasons, he's an arseho1e, and can you imagine the circus around him?

I've never quite got him or rated him when he was in his peak, even contemplating signing him way past his sell by date fills me with more dread than excitement.


macca, i get it that you think he's an a******e, but surely you can acknowledge how good he was at his peak !
Just have a look back at his career stats and goals, and all this from such a young lad starting out at everton.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby FactualFrank » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:16 pm

Would have him here in a heart beat. He moved for money.
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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby Fretters » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:23 pm

Bordeauxclaret wrote:Barton was still good.

As good as Rooney was he seemed past it 3 years ago.


Despite scoring 10 in 31 games for Everton two years ago?

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby randomclaret2 » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:24 pm

Barton wasnt fit to lace Rooney's boots

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby ElectroClaret » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:32 pm

FactualFrank wrote:Would have him here in a heart beat.


Be fabulous for us.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby Bfcboyo » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:41 pm

To be fair Dyche would have Southgate looking at me within six months of training .

Don't write Rooney off yet.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby ClaretLoup » Mon Aug 05, 2019 10:45 pm

NB Wouldn't be able to sign for Burnley until January window at the earliest.

Was interviewed on R5 on Saturday. Seems a really down to earth bloke who loves his football. Likes to get the gloves on and spar with his mates and was knocked out in one session by Bardsley which might explain one or two of his aberrations.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby bfcjg » Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:28 pm

What does the totty look like in our care homes ?

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby LoveCurryPies » Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:52 pm

To me, the value of Barton was other players seemed to raise their game (presumably trying to impress). Rooney might have a similar effect.

Or let’s just sign him and put him on the bench. :lol:

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby MACCA » Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:14 am

joey13 wrote:Apart from being all time top scorer for England and Man U :roll:


Don't give 2 sh1ts about United, int fact I despise them. Probably didn't help with my love for Rooney that played there.

England were as much as a let down too in his era, I'm all for smashing San Marino etc, but regularly failing against the better sides and in tournament's ( England and Rooney) doesn't make me wet to be honest.


I know a lot will want a "legend" here, but I really don't.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby Bordeauxclaret » Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:23 am

Fretters wrote:Despite scoring 10 in 31 games for Everton two years ago?


Yes. It’s why they were desperate to get rid of him.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby NL Claret » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:02 am

Read an article which says Coleen wants to come back to UK to raise their children.

Article says he's on £300k per week at DC, it is in the MEN so is purely lazy internet journalism.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby summitclaret » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:19 am

randomclaret2 wrote:Could do a job in midfield...


Sorry but he is **** in midfield but thinks he is great. This is a none story to try to deflect from our poor window so far.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby MACCA » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:24 am

We need devils advocate to say, what would your response be if he was signing for Sheffield United.

Most of us would be thinking

What a drain on resources
Past it
Legs gone
Premier league too fast
Circus
Been on holiday for 2 seasons
Etc

I'd be delighted if he was in any opposition team as I think he'd take away from the team more than he gave. ( must stress not commitment or effort wise )
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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby NL Claret » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:32 am

summitclaret wrote:Sorry but he is **** in midfield but thinks he is great. This is a none story to try to deflect from our poor window so far.


We should write him off now. When you say deflect, does that mean it has come from the club about Wayne?

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby Cheshireclaret » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:33 am

The yellow bar on SSN is currently stating Wazza is in England ahead of his move to Derby as a player-coach. Nothing to see here.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby LoveCurryPies » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:33 am

I would prefer to watch a young rising talent like McNeil, than a so called legend giving it a few more months.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby jojomk1 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:42 am

If we can't afford to pay Heaton a living wage then forget this :D

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby Steve-Harpers-perm » Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:50 am

LoveCurryPies wrote:I would prefer to watch a young rising talent like McNeil, than a so called legend giving it a few more months.


Or watch them both together?

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby South West Claret. » Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:31 am

Rooney here? he can't run or tackle so no good to us thank you.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby kentonclaret » Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:41 am

Washington Post carrying a story (picked up by the BBC) that Sean Dyche is keen to hijack the deal.

Sean probably out buying a double size omelette pan and 2 dozen eggs. :lol:

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby No Ney Never » Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:43 am

For our marketing department, he'd represent a dream signing.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby summitclaret » Tue Aug 06, 2019 9:45 am

Rooney in a 2 man cm. Perfect. Not.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby BFC123 » Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:12 am

He’s going to Derby, not us

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby MACCA » Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:18 am

No Ney Never wrote:For our marketing department, he'd represent a dream signing.


:lol: :lol: :lol:
Is this the same department that organise the kit launch and sale dates?
The ones that regularly get most information wrong?

We only have 4 "O's" in stock, and you can bet your last £1 itd take them 6 months to get anymore in.

Our marketing department is shocking.

Some clubs could make it a money spinner, ours would fail miserably and look stupid whilst they were at it.

( no offence intended for anyone working in that area )

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby Steve-Harpers-perm » Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:25 am

MACCA wrote::lol: :lol: :lol:
Is this the same department that organise the kit launch and sale dates?
The ones that regularly get most information wrong?

We only have 4 "O's" in stock, and you can bet your last £1 itd take them 6 months to get anymore in.

Our marketing department is shocking.

Some clubs could make it a money spinner, ours would fail miserably and look stupid whilst they were at it.

( no offence intended for anyone working in that area )


Someone’s in a mood today!

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby arise_sir_charge » Tue Aug 06, 2019 10:32 am

MACCA wrote:We need devils advocate to say, what would your response be if he was signing for Sheffield United.

Most of us would be thinking

What a drain on resources
Past it
Legs gone
Premier league too fast
Circus
Been on holiday for 2 seasons
Etc

I'd be delighted if he was in any opposition team as I think he'd take away from the team more than he gave. ( must stress not commitment or effort wise )


To be honest I'd think it was a great signing for them and that he could probably do enough to keep them up.

Wayne Rooney was and is an excellent footballer. He'd represent a fantastic signing for us. Sadly it won't happen but I'd have been made up if he trotted out for us this season.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby MACCA » Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:26 am

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:Someone’s in a mood today!


Do you think our marketing team do an excellent job?

If I ( and many others it seems ) had to best describe them, excellent wouldn't be the choice of words.

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby MACCA » Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:27 am

arise_sir_charge wrote:To be honest I'd think it was a great signing for them and that he could probably do enough to keep them up.

Wayne Rooney was and is an excellent footballer. He'd represent a fantastic signing for us. Sadly it won't happen but I'd have been made up if he trotted out for us this season.



Fair point. Although I would feel totally opposite to that ( although I'd obviously support him )
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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby Steve-Harpers-perm » Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:30 am

MACCA wrote:Do you think our marketing team do an excellent job?

If I ( and many others it seems ) had to best describe them, excellent wouldn't be the choice of words.


Don’t really think about it to be honest!

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Re: Wayne Rooney to the Championship

Postby MACCA » Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:41 am

Steve-Harpers-perm wrote:Don’t really think about it to be honest!


I see


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