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Get Well Soon Wayne - from Man City

Get Well Soon Wayne - from Man City

Putting old rivalries behind them, Manchester City fans are praying that Wayne Rooney continues his rapid recovery and will figure in the Group stages of the World Cup. The results from our recent web poll were:

Do City fans think Rooney should play in World Cup?

YES: He may be Red, but he's the best - 74%

NO: It's still too risky - 19%

Maybe / Maybe Not - 7%

After yesterday's toothless performance, England certainly need him to sharpen up the forward line as it's hard to see how England are going to score from open play on the evidence of Paraguay game. On yesterday's performance, His Wayneness should be partnering Peter Crouch, as Michael Owen looks way out of sorts.

United are reportedly unhappy about Rooney featuring in the Group stages, worried about long-term damage that might keep him out of all or part of next season's Premiership campaign and have threatened to sue Sven personally should Rooney aggravate the injury - nice one guys.... that should help our preparation!

England's next game is against Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday and unless Crouch and Owen are injured, Rooney doesn't really need to be risked in that game, although a 20 minute run out would certainly give him some much needed match practices and infuriate Sir Alex at the same time. Now that Sven is de-mob happy, I doubt whether incurring the further wrath of Ferguson is likely to put him off playing Rooney, fully fir or not.

Come on Wayne, your country needs you. City fans are right behind you now, but don't worry, normal service and rivalries will be resumed in August.


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

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Date:Sunday June 11 2006
Time: 9:42AM

Comments

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" good luck wayne- im sure you will make it"
millers4eva
11/06/2006 09:44:00
0
Well said Bluesology... who said citeh fans were bitter! 10/10 from your friends atEdgeley Park (and I dont mean Sale Sharks.)
cropped
11/06/2006 10:38:00
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20 minutes at the end of each of the next 2 matches would be useful match practice for him. Then have him playing in the knock-out stages if we get through. Ferguson can do as he pleases, he normally does anyway. Once Rooneh puts on an England shirt he's an England player and his manager is Sven (god help us all :D )
uptoeleven
11/06/2006 10:44:00
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As great as Rooney is don't forget Beckham's performances in 2002 after his injury, we wouldn't want a repeat of that with Rooney. A great pity Defoe was sent home especially with Downing retaining a place in the squad...what was Sven thinking about !!!
alphieblues
11/06/2006 11:24:00
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Oh, probably just Ulrike, Nancy, Fariah etc..etc.. ;-)
bluetone
11/06/2006 11:37:00
0
A good result from your poll and the correct one.
FEn_100
14/06/2006 14:27:00
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Yeah get well soon Wayne - and help England to World Cup Glory! Com On!
richy23
19/06/2006 10:22:00
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