Football shorts: player unrest at Blackburn, Gareth Barry going nowhere, Wayne Rooney fit, Mutu must pay Chelsea £13m

Ollie Irish

15th, August 2008

Friday’s news and rumours
Paul Ince struggling to make friends at Blackburn? [BBC]
Martin O’Neill cup-ties Gareth Barry. Screw you, Rafa [The Sun]
Wayne Rooney fit for Man Utd opener v Newcastle [Mail]
Adrian Mutu ordered by Fifa to pay £13.8m in damages to Chelsea, for failed drug test. It’s the biggest fine ever given to a football player [Guardian]
Chelsea still want Kaka, but may have to settle for Robinho [Telegraph]