Rooney: For Better And For Worse

Manchester United just about managed to beat West Ham after suffering a fatal sending off. Ferguson has left. There are no more v.i.p ref passes.

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Rooney gave Man United the lead within five minutes! Van Persie then doubled it in the 22nd. Wow, they both scored. Finaly, some co-operation.  That was the first part of the game. The good part.

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Now for the bad. Sakho managed to get one back for West Ham in the 37th minute. Even though this was not enough to lessen some of the points Man U gained, Van Gaal’s team suffered a different kind of misery. The captain, Wayne Rooney,  gave an aggressive kick which forced him off the pitch with a red card. Man down! Man down!

Manchester United have won at last. But with a vital player out for three games, can they remain consistent?

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