Monday, August 13, 2007


Rooney fractures left foot

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney could be on the sidelines for a long time after suffering a hairline fracture on his left foot in the premiership opener.

Reading defender Michael Duberry accidentally landed on his foot in a challenge, nani replaced rooney at half-time.

Rooney could also be out of England's Euro qualifiers.

With Carlos Tevez and Louis Saha short of match fitness, the rooney injury is a big blow to Manchester United.

Rooney is reportedly expected to be out for six weeks.