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Birthdate:  October 24, 1985    Birthplace:  Croxteth, United Kingdom    Nationality:  England    Height:  5' 10"    Weight:  176 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a four-year, 300,000-per-week contract extension in February 2014.

October 31, 2014    Wayne Rooney News

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Manager Louis van Gaal confirmed Friday that Rooney (foot) is fit to face Manchester City on Sunday.

Rooney is eligible to return from a three-match ban for picking up a red card, but he was reportedly also dealing with a foot injury of late. However, he'll return for the Manchester derby and figures to start with Falcao out with a foot injury.

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October 30, 2014

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Rooney is expected to start this weekend to against Manchester City after suffering a minor foot issue in training, reports the Daily Mail.

Rooney participated in full training on Wednesday, and this weekend will be his first match since receiving a three-match ban for a red card received against West Ham.

October 28, 2014

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Rooney is considered a minor doubt for Sunday's Manchester derby after picking a foot injury in training Monday, the Manchester Evening News reports.

Rooney has missed the last three games due to a red-card ban, but was able to play for England over the last international break and looks poised to regain his spot in the starting XI for this weekend's derby at the Etihad.

September 29, 2014

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Rooney apologized to his teammates for receiving a red card after kicking out at Stewart Downing in Manchester United's 2-1 win over West Ham, reports the Mirror.

The striker will now serve a three-match ban as a result of the card, missing games against Everton, West Brom, and Chelsea in October. The suspension will not be appealed.

September 28, 2014

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Rooney scored in the fifth minute of Manchester United's 2-1 win over West Ham on Saturday, but he was given a straight red card in the 59th minute for kicking Stewart Downing in the leg.

The foul was completely unnecessary and all but ruined the goal he scored earlier in the match. While United were able to hold on for the win, Rooney will now miss United's next three matches, which come against Everton, West Brom and Chelsea.

September 16, 2014

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Rooney had a goal and assisted on another during Manchester United's 4-0 win over QPR on Sunday.

Rooney now has two goals and one assist in four matches this season, although his role in the attack could change a bit if manager Louis van Gaal decides to start Robin van Persie and Falcao together.

September 4, 2014

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Rooney scored from the penalty spot Wednesday as England defeated Norway 1-0.

Rooney's goal came in the 68th minute at Wembley Stadium after Raheem Sterling was fouled inside the penalty area.

August 16, 2014

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Rooney scored in the 53rd minute of Manchester United's surprising 2-1 loss to Swansea City at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Rooney took a flicked ball off a corner and scored on a great bicycle kick to level the game at 1-1. He took six shots on the day, with three landing on goal, but appeared to be the only real threat on the attack, as Adnan Januzaj was the only other player to take more than one shot. Rooney will look to start a scoring streak next week against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light.