DAVID WOODS: Why Wayne Rooney deserved another chance before being dumped by England
He was devastated, he admitted, and suddenly found all that previous confidence and swagger gone.
I was reminded of him when the news broke that Wayne Rooney had been axed by Gareth Southgate for England's game in Slovenia on Tuesday.
It means that in the space of 16 days 'Roo' has been given the elbow by his two great football loves.
It is strange how little compassion there has been in the game for England's record goal-scorer.
No wonder his confidence looks at an all-time low.
Wayne Rooney trains with England ahead of Slovenia clash where he will be benched Monday, 10th October 2016... read more
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