Rooney breaks England scoring record

Wayne Rooney has become England’s all-time record scorer after netting his 50th goal in the Euro 2016 qualifier against Switzerland at Wembley, taking him past the legendary Bobby Charlton. The Manchester United striker has endured a 10-match Premier League goalscoring drought, but wrote his name into the history books on the international stage with a

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Rooney record is incredible, says Hodgson

England manager Roy Hodgson has labelled Wayne Rooney’s international record as “incredible” ahead of the striker’s attempt to become the nation’s all-time top goalscorer against Switzerland on Tuesday. The Manchester United star equalled Bobby Charlton’s mark of 49 international goals in the 6-0 Euro 2016 qualification victory over San Marino on Saturday and will move

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Terry rules out England return

Former England captain John Terry has ruled out a return to international football ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The Chelsea skipper has produced a series of excellent displays at the heart of Jose Mourinho’s defence this season, leading to calls that the 33-year-old should be coaxed out of retirement. The centre-back – who

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Pellegrini against mid-season break

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini insists he does not want a mid-season break in England, but feels teams need longer to recover. The Chilean has enjoyed a superb first half to what is his first season at the Etihad Stadium, with the club second in the Premier League, just one point adrift of leaders Arsenal.

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