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Wayne Rooney spoke in ‘broken English’ and smelt of alcohol at time of arrest, says police report

Wayne Rooney spoke in ‘broken English’ and smelt of alcohol at time of arrest, says police report

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INTOXICATED The former Manchester United and England captain was arrested last month in USA for public intoxication Wayne Rooney was speaking ‘broken English’ and had a ‘strong odour of alcoholic beverage about his person’ when he was arrested for public intoxication last month. The former Manchester United and England captain was left disorientated after mixing sleeping pills with alcohol while on a flight from Saudi Arabia. Rooney’s mugshot provided by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office from his arrest in December Rooney was then arrested in Virginia last month by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Police (MWAA) for public intoxication. The 33-year-old, who plays for DC United in the Sta...
Premier League transfer target Hirving Lozano delighted by English praise and admits he liked Manchester United as a child

Premier League transfer target Hirving Lozano delighted by English praise and admits he liked Manchester United as a child

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SOON? PSV Eindhoven star is keen to keep improving, but acknowledges interest from England PSV Eindhoven star Hirving Lozano has admitted the praise he receives from the English press is ‘special’ and revealed he liked Manchester United as a child. The Mexican forward, known as Chucky, impressed in both games against Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League with his direct running and technical skills. PSV Eindhoven star Hirving Lozano attempts to evade Tottenham challenges. He’s previously been linked with a Premier League switch with Manchester United, Man City, Chelsea, Arsenal, and Everton all noted to be interested in the player. And with the speculation, many parts of the media have lavished praise on Lozano, which he...

Iheanacho scores first VAR goal in English football as Leicester beat Fleetwood

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Media playback is not supported on this device Kelechi Iheanacho became the first player to score a goal awarded by a video assistant referee in English football as Leicester beat Fleetwood in an FA Cup third-round replay.Iheanacho opened the scoring - with a routine strike - from Islam Slimani's pass.The big talking point of the game came when the former Manchester City striker initially had a goal disallowed for offside from Riyad Mahrez's through ball.But referee Jonathan Moss liaised with video official Mike Jones, who told him Nathan Pond's trailing foot was keeping Iheanacho onside, and the goal was awarded 68 seconds after it hit the back of the net.Leicester striker Jamie Vardy, who missed the 0-0 draw in the initial tie, came on...
Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Harry Winks thanks Mauricio Pochettino for trusting young English players

Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Harry Winks thanks Mauricio Pochettino for trusting young English players

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Harry Winks made his debut for England on SundayMonday, October 9, 2017Harry Winks has thanked Mauricio Pochettino for continuing to place his trust in young English talent.Winks made his England debut in Sunday's 1-0 win over Lithuania, turning in an eye-catching performance in midfield despite having only four Premier League starts under his belt.His integration in the first-team picture has been carefully handled by Pochettino, whose show of faith has helped spur the likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Eric Dier and Danny Rose into the senior set-up.Winks is now angling to join his club-mates at next summer's World Cup and lays the credit at the door of his Argentinian boss."It's well known English players struggle to get opportunities in the Premier League, which is difficult for us," he s...
Sky to stream midweek English Football League games after new £600m TV deal

Sky to stream midweek English Football League games after new £600m TV deal

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Sky will be able to stream midweek Championship matches after agreeing a new £600m five-year domestic rights deal with the English Football League.All EFL clubs will be able to stream midweek league games via their websites if Sky are not broadcasting it live.The contract will run from 2019-2024, with the value of the rights increasing by 36% from the present agreement.Sky will also continue to broadcast the Carabao Cup, Checkatrade Trophy and play-offs until May 2024.Matches played between 14:45 BST and 17:15 BST will continue to be blocked from live streaming.From next season, Sky will be able to offer an interactive service for all midweek Championship fixtures."These negotiations came at what was an incredibly challenging period in the sale and acquisition of sports rights in the UK,"