Gareth Southgate says dropping Wayne Rooney from England team was tactical - NOT performance-based

Gareth Southgate says dropping Wayne Rooney from England team was tactical - NOT performance-based
 

New England boss Gareth Southgate insists that the decision to drop Wayne Rooney was a tactical one - and not down to the captain's performance.
Southgate has made the bold decision to name Rooney on the bench for Tuesday night's World Cup qualifier in Slovenia.
In his absence, Jordan Henderson will captain the side.
It is the first time that in 13 years that Rooney has been named among the substitutes for an England qualifier.
But Southgate says he is now bowing down to pressure from the supporters and the decision is in fact to combat the threat of Slovenia in midfield.
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10 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 33
Source: Daily Record
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