Why Rooney should ignore Europe and stay home

A close look at the still developing career of Manchester United goal scoring sensation Wayne Rooney suggests that he may be well advised to forget the riches which could be awaiting him from the likes of Real Madrid and stick to the green, green grass of home. The emphasis is of course on the word ‘MAY’ because as a wise man once pointed out “Statistics are what enables different experts using the same figures to draw different conclusions” Those statistics can nevertheless be worth having a look at because they can sometimes reveal facts which had not been previously considered.

Manchester United weekend World Cup roundup

With the World Cup now less that two weeks away, Manchester United’s South Africa bound internationals were involved in a busy weekend playing a number of warm up matches for their countries. The most interesting action did not involve football however but the sight of Serbia stand in Nemanja Vidic playing the role of peacemaker as he picked up a microphone and urged fellow Serbs for calm as his side suffered a shock 0-1 defeat to New Zealand in Austria.