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HATCHET MAN: Rooney's rejection is a joke, especially when Anelka nicks his PFA place

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27 Apr 2009 09:07:40

HATCHET MAN: Rooney's rejection is a joke, especially when Anelka nicks his PFA place

Wayne Rooney's omission from the PFA team of the year that includes Nicolas Anelka is a disgrace. The Manchester United forward may not be having the best season of his career but some of the things he has done have left the Chelsea striker in the shade. Absent: Wayne Rooney was left out of the PFA team of the year For skill and ingenuity, not to mention effort, Rooney is frequently a pleasure to watch.   More from Hatchet Man... HATCHET MAN: Harry must scrap Cisse swoop as Tottenham boss draws up his summer hitlist27/04/09 HATCHET MAN: Expect the worst as Chelsea deploy Bosingwa to shackle Messi27/04/09 HATCHET MAN: Villa boss O'Neill misses the target with his friendly fire27/04/09 HATCHET MAN: When Clegg met Keano: I can Truly Seymour Foggy times ahead when the summer whine starts at Portman Road24/04/09 HATCHET MAN: The best league in the world? Not if the likes of Robinho can end up its top scorer24/04/09 HATCHET MAN: Welcome to Oil Drum Lane, new home of Tottenham Hotspur FC - that'll step on a few toes24/04/09 HATCHET MAN: Rafa's facts are fiction - 'Better than United' Liverpool will win nothing this season - as usual24/04/09 HATCHET MAN: FIFA chief Sepp Blatter deserves a dressing down23/04/09 VIEW FULL ARCHIVE He has scored some important goals too, like the two he got against Tottenham on Saturday night and against Manchester City earlier in theseason. Maybe his propensity to rage has counted against him - he still letshimself down too often - or the fact he has been moved around in arange of roles this campaign. But surely he should still edge out Anelka. The Frenchman may have asscored three more Premier League goals than Rooney but many of themhave come against smaller clubs as Chelsea flexed the muscles of flattrack bullies and he is simply not as good as the Englishman.


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