Wayne Rooney calls for England unity under Gareth Southgate as captain labels Sam Allardyce exit a 'shame'
Wayne Rooney admits it was a 'shame' to see Sam Allardyce sacked as England boss but urged the squad to stick together after a tumultuous week.
Allardyce's ignominious exit last week, after just 67 days and one game in charge, came after a Daily Telegraph investigation into football corruption.
Gareth Southgate has been installed as interim manager for the next four matches, and one of his first announcements was to retain Rooney as captain.
ENGLAND'S NEXT TWO In the upcoming international break, England face two World Cup qualifiers:
Malta (H) - October 8, 5pm
Slovenia (A) - October 11,... read more
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