Rooney: Sam slaughtered me
England captain Wayne Rooney feels he got “slaughtered” after former manager Sam Allardyce claimed he “played wherever he wanted” against Slovakia last month.
Allardyce, who lost his job last week following a newspaper investigation into football corruption, raised eyebrows with his comment that England’s record goalscorer had been given a free role after the 1-0 win in Trnava.
Now Rooney had his say on the matter. “It was a bit of misunderstanding after the last game, when Sam came out and said I play where I want,” said Rooney. “I played exactly to instructions. I didn’t come in and say,... read more
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