Gareth Southgate should be praised for starting the beginning of the end for Wayne Rooney
But finally, following a brave and controversial decision from interim England boss Gareth Southgate, it seems Rooney’s long love affair with the Three Lions is close to being over.
The news that Rooney has been axed for tonight’s World Cup qualifier in Slovenia will divide opinion.
Rooney has done this his entire career, but one thing has become crystal clear in recent months and it is that England’s talisman resembles a spent force.
His fall from grace has been as rapid as it has been predictable.
The warning signs have been there for all to see, but the problem was that previous England... read more
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