How would you feel if Rooney smashed it at Everton?

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  1. Aug 13, 2017 at 00:03

    BluesJr Full Member

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    Where was that energy when he was here?
  2. Aug 13, 2017 at 00:04

    VorZakone What would Kenny G do?

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    Should have asked Vardy for some Red Bull.
  3. Aug 13, 2017 at 00:04

    horsechoker Sailor vee, this is a right off.

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    Everton play Chelsea soon so I hope he smashes it against them
  4. Aug 13, 2017 at 00:14

    Mr Smith Full Member

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    Pleased for him that he scored. Don't know why so many people are continuing to take pleasure in anything he does wrong. Its over, he's gone, we don't need to moan about him anymore.
  5. Aug 13, 2017 at 00:36

    Brwned Have you ever been in love before?

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    Koeman said he was different class on the ball and was particularly appreciative of his decision-making. Great goal and opened up their defence a good few times. Got a lot of touches on the ball too - 75 touches in 90 mins for Rooney vs. 25 touches in 60 mins for his two attacking partners, Sandro and Klaassen.

    You make it sound like he did nothing. Even at his lowest point he was still scoring goals no-one else could.
  6. Aug 13, 2017 at 00:48

    RooneyLegend Full Member

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    So many chants of Rooney! Rooney! Rooney! so much negativity surrounding him on this forum i thought he perhaps had really forgotten how to play football but that's not the case at all. He still can play and to a very high level too. Sure he sometimes takes a poor touch, makes a poor pass or loses the ball easily but one thing that's never been in doubt with him is that when it comes to the final third, he knows how to create chances and score goals. There were moments of quality in that game that haven't been seen in years in an Everton shirt. He wont be scoring many though cause he seems to prefer to be on the ball than attempting to run beyond a defence but he'll create quite a fair bit.
  7. Aug 13, 2017 at 00:57

    Green_Red Full Member

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    He looks fit, good reactions, touch is there and looks up for it. Reckon this was the perfect move for him. I hope he has a good season.

    He was decent last night, but Everton look to be perfect level for him now too. Don't think he's got it in him to be challenging for the title.
  8. Aug 13, 2017 at 01:00

    sammsky1 Full Member

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    Looks leaner and healthier than he has done in ages. Not surprising when so many United fans were not propely valuing or supporting him.

    Think he'll do very well this season and sneak Everton into top 6
  9. Aug 13, 2017 at 01:06

    Wayne's World Full Member

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    Good to see him doing well. We were right to let him go and he was right to move.

    I'd like to see him do well since he's a legend here, like it or not.
  10. Aug 13, 2017 at 01:13

    Flying_Heckfish Full Member

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    He was never asked to do anything his body wouldn't allow.. his game was managed, to excellent effect.
  11. Aug 13, 2017 at 01:15

    DiseaseOfTheAge wants Amber Rudd to call him a naughty boy

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    I'm not sure our comments are really the reason he wasn't looking after himself.
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    sammsky1 Full Member

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    Not specifically Redcafe but he would have known that many United fans had gone off him. Surely?
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    Bepi Full Member

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    A complete unknown, like a rolling stone :drool:
  14. Aug 13, 2017 at 01:23

    DiseaseOfTheAge wants Amber Rudd to call him a naughty boy

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    I imagine so. I rather doubt he took it so hard it destroyed his fitness, mind.
  15. Aug 13, 2017 at 01:26

    sammsky1 Full Member

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    So why lack the motivation? And why suddenly recapture it?

    I'm assuming he would have carried on with his previous fitness trajectory had he stayed with us.
  16. Aug 13, 2017 at 01:34

    DiseaseOfTheAge wants Amber Rudd to call him a naughty boy

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    Leaving a club he was failing to reach the standards at. Joining the one he grew up supporting. Start of a new season. Out of the England team in a World Cup year.

    If he is more motivated, I find any of those more believable than he didn't look after himself because some United fans didn't like him.
  17. Aug 13, 2017 at 01:35

    TsuWave Full Member

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    shit player but great header in all fairness, will be back to his scintillating sunday league form sooner than later
  18. Aug 13, 2017 at 01:54

    KanieKaned Full Member

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    Delighted for him. New start is exactly what he needed and I reckon he will bag at least 15 this season.
  19. Aug 13, 2017 at 02:03

    glazed Full Member

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    Maybe he's laying off the hair cream and got his mojo back (I'm not entirely joking)
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    LLMU Full Member

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    Good to him scored and hope he will have a good season ahead. He is probably playing for his place in the World Cup next year. He would not those chance if he is still in Utd.
  21. Aug 13, 2017 at 03:13

    rtr New Member

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    Many won't agree, but yeah, I can see him scoring about 17 this season. Only if he is a regular starter, though
  22. Aug 13, 2017 at 03:16

    The United Irishman "Martial is championship material at best"

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    The modern fan is so fickle...Played for United them blue Scousers give him hell and destroyed him at every opportunity. I'm watching the sky highlights game here and thousands are punching the air shouting, 'Rooney, Rooney'...Blah blah he's one of our own......Bunch of tits
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    KanieKaned Full Member

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    I can't see him starting anything but every game where he is genuinely fit. He still has it in him to influence games by way of goals and assists. The footballing brain is there so its just a case of getting in and around whats happening and on the end of chances. Sure look at today? When was his last headed goal for united? The lads well capable.
  24. Aug 13, 2017 at 03:37

    XdanielredX Full Member

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    I'd be very happy for him.

    I'd be sad remembering the times he was great for us and wishing it was us, but it isn't.
  25. Aug 13, 2017 at 03:42

    Raoul Admin

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    I'd be appalled if he smashed it at Everton as it would in some inexplicable way obviously hinder our chances at success. We should remain pure and condemn this at every opportunity.
  26. Aug 13, 2017 at 03:46

    PieCrust Full Member

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    I was watching that game live and asked myself the same question. When he turned on the jets I almost thought it was another player at first. The desire to get into position was something I haven't seen for 3 years from him.

    In the end I hope he can have enough infulence for them to finish above Liverpool.
  27. Aug 13, 2017 at 03:47

    Oaencha Full Member

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    I don't like the guy as a personality but wish him well at Everton. However, if he (he won't) smashes it at Everton he should be ashamed of himself for his final few years with us. He was picking up close to £300k a week and was taking very poor care of himself. It would be insulting to think he just couldn't give a damn.
  28. Aug 13, 2017 at 05:31

    Geekie New Member

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    I think getting Rooney was a great move for Everton considering how many people now suddenly watch their matches because of him. It's premature to say he will smash it there but at least in the last game he seemed class (unfortunately other Everton new signings were a bit underwhelming imo.)
  29. Aug 13, 2017 at 05:52

    Ashley R1+O New Member

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    His goal reminded me of that first goal in the league against Bournemouth. A trademark ghosted run in from the SS position and a bit of a slippery fanger in from Valencia that fell kindly for Martial to scuff into Rooney. As opposed to that quality ball from Calvert-Lewin. Strikingly similar goal, I think if he plays SS and can get a substantial amount of wide play then he should get a few of those square passes where he has rolled his man and gotten free per game, I thought Evertons delivery from wide areas was light-years better in that game than anything we've seen from us in the last few years.
  30. Aug 13, 2017 at 05:53

    Hamadovich86 Full Member

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    Dont care how he does as long as Everton dont get ahead of United.
  31. Aug 13, 2017 at 06:15

    Nighteyes Another Muppet

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    Didn't watch the game but I think this shows the difference in expectations from Everton and United. That or he really did have a stormer as the Everton fans claim. And if he did it's not going to be regular occurrence.

    Fair play to him either way. The celebrations showed it meant a lot to him. Hope he does well as much as i doubt it.
  32. Aug 13, 2017 at 06:29

    Charlie Foley Full Member

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    Well done Wayne.

    Won't be visiting this thread much. From the looks of it it will just be pro or anti Rooney people saying "I told you so" depending on each game throughout the season. Then one person saying "I thought he'd be X but he was Y".
  33. Aug 13, 2017 at 06:33

    Abizzz Full Member

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    Glad it started out so well for him. His time at united should have ended earlier, but I still like the guy a lot. Felt good seeing him score and celebrate in the fashion he did and I hope he does so many more times for them.
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    Z_Wolf New Member

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    Is all this hype because he scored a header or did he have a good game overall? Can someone shed a light?

    I want Wayne to do well but it's far fetched me thinks.
  35. Aug 13, 2017 at 06:58

    Nighteyes Another Muppet

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    From the Everton forum :

    And so on. I'd take it with a pinch of salt though. They're understandably a bit excited.
  36. Aug 13, 2017 at 07:01

    entropy Full Member

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    I love how any discussion about Rooney only goes from one extreme to another. He's only played 'one' freaking game. Both parties need to chill the feck out.
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    Tincanalley Turns player names into a crappy conversation

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    Was going to post but this more or less says all I wanted to say. Cheers.
  38. Aug 13, 2017 at 07:38

    McGrathsipan Full Member

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    I hope he does well but my so what means I don't particularly care. He wasn't at the races for us so it was time to go.
  39. Aug 13, 2017 at 07:52

    Pogue Mahone Poster of the year 2008

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    You're not very good at this. Barring a completely unexpected title challenge from Everton the goals they score are likely to help us, if anything, as they can take points off genuine title rivals without threatening our own place in the league.

    It's the same with Hernandez. Different story with Welbeck and Morata. Only weirdos would be pleased if they score a shit-load of goals.
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  40. Aug 13, 2017 at 08:40

    Tosicsleftpeg Full Member

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    Good for him, did very well and looked a key man for them. Hope he does well and has a nice end to his career at Everton.