Browsing: Derby County

The club statement confirmed that in accepting the manager’s role, Rooney had “elected to call time on his illustrious playing career to fully focus on his job”

The former Liverpool youngster is set to undergo a medical at Derby County ahead of signing a two-year deal at the Championship club, says the Telegraph.

Villa had only earned promotion back to the Premier League last season following a three-year absence with victory over Derby County in the lucrative Championship play-off final at Wembley.

The Nigerian believes Red Devils all-time leading goalscorer, who joined the Championship side in January, has boosted the Rams with his experience and fighting qualities

Wayne Rooney helped Derby County dump Crystal Palace out of the FA Cup in a game that saw a referee issue a red card after using a touchline VAR monitor for the first time in English football.

Although the former Derby County boss is still winless as Blues manager, last Sunday’s fixture once again had enough bright sparks to suggest that the 41-year-old will have a successful tenure at the club where he made more than 600 appearances

The 38-year-old last played for Derby County last season, having been signed on a short term deal in January by former Chelsea teammate Frank Lampard