Shorts: Wayne Rooney Has ‘Minor’ Ankle Ligament Damage, Arsenal Want Mario Balotelli, Adebayor Admits Poor Season

Ollie Irish

1st, April 2010


By Ollie Irish

Today’s shorts, cleaned and ironed for you:

England star Wayne Rooney will almost certainly be fit in time for the World Cup finals this summer after Man Utd confirmed he had suffered only “minor” ankle ligament damage.

A club statement said: “We’re pleased to report that Wayne has not suffered a fracture. The scan revealed only minor ligament damage.”

Phew with knobs on. Rest up for South Africa, Wazza – if Fergie will let you.


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Arsenal lead the race to sign flighty Inter striker Mario Balotelli, according to Caught Offside. The player’s agent has scoffed at a move to AC Milan, no doubt putting the Prem’s top teams on red alert.

Is Balotelli a Wenger player? Hmm, I’m not convinced.

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“This season has just passed by, and it’s been difficult,” Emmanuel Adebayor has told the Manchester Evening News.

“For me it has not only been the last month but the last few months.

“What happened in Angola [at the ACN, when Togo’s bus was attacked by gunmen] made things difficult, what happened against Arsenal made things difficult, and then I got sent off at Stoke as well.

“But I have to try to forget all that now and try to help my team-mates. We need to get into that top four, then I can go on holiday, put everything behind me and come back fresh next season.”

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  1. syndex says:

    Am I the only one that a month or so out of football to get over his niggling knee injury and get over of the crazy man u season may be good for rooney during teh world cup

  2. the cannon says:

    welcome to the emirates mario i think youll do well but try that entitled, petulent, immature bullshit here and arsene will ship you out so fast your moulyan eyetie head will spin

  3. Ali boda u/3 says:

    Is a great to land him(mario), but that is not the first problem need to be solve. The first problem need to be solved is to find partner for thomos V. Gunners4all

  4. justice says:

    no need for that cannon, leave you racist shit elsewhere

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