Wayne Rooney has accused former England manager Sam Allardyce of exposing him to unfair criticism with comments made following the natrional team’s victory over Slovakia in September.
Allardyce, who lasted 67 days in English football’s top job, had claimed after the 1-0 victory in Trnava, his only game in charge, that Rooney “played where he wanted.” The Manchester United captain was widely criticized for a display that saw him drop deep into midfield, contributing to England’s disjointed performance.
England manager Sam Allardyce has warned Wayne Rooney that he needs to rediscover his scoring boots for the national team. Rooney’s positional play in England’s first 2018 World Cup qualifier against Slovakia caused confusion on Sun...
Captain Wayne Rooney says the departure of Sam Allardyce as England coach after just 67 days in the job is "a shame", and says the team are focused on working with Gareth Southgate.