Latest Wayne Rooney News

Toronto FC scores 4 goals in extra time, beats DC United 5-1

Oct. 19, 2019 9:05 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Osorio scored twice, Richie Laryea and Nick DeLeon added two more in a four-goal extra-time outburst and Toronto FC beat D.C. United 5-1 on Saturday night in the first round of the playoffs to end Wayne Rooney's MLS career. The 33-year-old Rooney is returning to England to join...

Ibrahimovic makes playoff debut as chase for MLS Cup begins

Oct. 17, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

Josef Martinez is back just in time to help Atlanta United try to defend its MLS Cup title. Martinez twisted his knee in a Sept. 21 game against the San Jose Earthquakes. The reigning league MVP was expected to miss several weeks but then he teased his return with a Rocky-inspired Instagram post. He started in...

High-profile soccer wives in Twitter spat over story leaks

Oct. 9, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

The wives of two of English soccer's most high-profile players got embroiled in a spat on Twitter on Wednesday about the leaking of information to a tabloid newspaper. In a post to her 1.3 million followers, Wayne Rooney's wife, Coleen, accused Rebekah Vardy — or somebody with access to Vardy's account...

DC United secures 2-0 shutout victory over Seattle

Sep. 22, 2019 10:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frederic Brillant scored to help DC United blank the Seattle Sounders 2-0 Sunday night. Lucas Rodriguez got the scoring started for DC United (13-10-9) in the 14th minute on a shot 13 yards away from the center of the box. Brillant put DC United ahead 2-0 in the 54th minute with a shot 12...

Rooney wants another trip to MLS playoffs before going home

Sep. 19, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

As his Major League Soccer career draws to a close and he prepares to return home to England, Wayne Rooney would like one more shot at the playoffs. The longtime Manchester United and English national team striker is in the final regular-season stretch with D.C. United, which is 12-10-9 this season for fifth in...

DC United bests Timbers 1-0 for second straight road win

Sep. 15, 2019 6:51 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A second straight road win got D.C. United a step closer to securing a playoff spot. An own goal put United up in the 25th minute and the team held on for a 1-0 victory over the Portland Timbers on Sunday. It was United's second straight win after a three-game losing streak. United...