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Chris Hughton: Brighton boss praises FA adoption of ‘Rooney Rule’

Chris Hughton has been in charge of Brighton since December 2014 Brighton boss Chris Hughton says the Football Association’s decision to interview at least one applicant from a black, Asian and minority ethnic background for future roles in the England set-up is “very promising”. English football’s governing body said on Tuesday that it is to […]

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Football Focus: Sam Clucas discusses being star-struck by Wayne Rooney

Swansea midfielder Sam Clucas admits to Football Focus’ Mark Clemmit that as a massive Manchester United fan he had to tell himself to “switch on” when playing against his favourite players. WATCH MORE: ‘I cannot forgive you, Gary Lineker!’ Watch Football Focus, Saturday 30 September, 12:00 BST on BBC One and the BBC Sport website […]

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Transfer gossip: Griezmann, Hazard, Sanchez, Candreva, Rooney

Manchester United are considering an £88m move for Atletico Madrid and France forward Antoine Griezmann, 26, next summer after boss Jose Mourinho requested a deal be completed. (Daily Express) Chelsea are confident midfielder Eden Hazard, 26, will sign a new deal at the club that will make the Belgium international the highest earner in English […]

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Wayne Rooney: Everton forward fined two weeks’ wages

Wayne Rooney arriving at Stockport Magistrates’ Court Everton have fined Wayne Rooney two weeks’ wages and will donate the money to charity following his drink-driving conviction. Everton intend to give the entire sum – thought to be about £300,000 – to local projects through their Everton in the Community scheme. Rooney, 31, was said to […]