Spent thirteen years as a Manchester United player, Wayne Rooney is regarded as the most successful English player in football history alongside teammate Michael Carrick after the duo sighted 16 trophies together – the likes of the Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, Europa League, and the FIFA Club World Cup.
Succeeded Philip Cocu as interim boss in the late 2020/2021 season, Wayne Rooney led Derby County to an inch above relegation where he once played by a point in a gap at the expense of Wycombe with three wins and four draws in eleven games. At the start of this season, the 36-year-old was named as a permanent manager with the Championship side and started the league on the right foot with six wins and a draw in ten games, and with 43-outings with the club, his side have been relegated. Rooney oversaw 69-games in all competitions for ‘The Rams’ winning 21-games, drawing -17, and losing -31.
Although three outings to the season finale, Rooney’s Derby County has been declared relegated after losing by a goal to nil against Queens Park Rangers on Monday noon. In his first managerial career, Wayne Rooney is seen not to have been successful as compared to his footballing days, however, in terms of mathematical perspective, the English did not fail as a manager due to points deducted by the English Federation. 21-points were deducted due to sanctions by the English Federation and with 31-recorded points, Derby County could have been saved from relegation sitting comfortably at the 17th position instead of the 23rd position.
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