With malice aforethought
19 November 2017 05:04 (South Africa)
Sport

Update: Wayne Rooney stays at Manchester United

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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Wayne Rooney has signed a new five-year contract with Manchester United, ending days of speculation that he would be seeking employment at another club, after a very public spat with his manager Sir Alex Ferguson. In a statement posted on the club's website, Sir Alex said that he thinks Rooney "now understands" what a great club Manchester United is. In the same statement, Rooney said that after he had talked to managers, he had been convinced that United is where he belonged. We do wonder whether Fergie's world famous blow-dryer was used to "convince" young Rooney of the folly of trying to leave Old Trafford. Read more: Manchester United website

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  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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