Wednesday 22 November 2017


Sept 2005: Sent off in Champions League match at Villarreal after sarcastically applauding referee.

Apr 2006: Injures metatarsal in 3-0 defeat at Chelsea, hampering his involvement at the World Cup.

Mar 2009: Dismissed in 2-0 defeat at Fulham before kicking the corner-flag on his way off the pitch.

Mar 2010: Injures ankle at Bayern Munich and fails to recover form.

Oct 2010: States intention to leave United, before being talked into signing new £250,000-a-week deal.

Apr 2011: Banned for two games after swearing into camera at West Ham.

Dec 2011: Dropped from team to face Blackburn and fined £200,000 following night out with team-mate.

Aug 2012: Dropped to bench for visit of Fulham in favour of new signing Robin van Persie.

May 2013: Outgoing manager Alex Ferguson claims Rooney handed in a second transfer request.

Irish Independent

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