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HATCHET MAN: It can only be in Wayne's world where, snarling, fury and abuse is being perfectly 'in

30 Mar 2009 08:21:49

HATCHET MAN: It can only be in Wayne's world where, snarling, fury and abuse is being perfectly 'in

Things seemed to have turned around quickly for Wayne Rooney over the last few days. The angry 'animal' of last week was transformed into the level-headed England match winner who is about to become a dad. But the Manchester United striker has an uncanny knack of letting himself down. Seeing red: Wayne Rooney shows disbelief at being sent off against Fulham Rooney did so when he threw the ball towards referee Phil Dowd, fired off some abuse and then took his anger out on a corner flag at Fulham last week. And he did it again - albeit in much subtler fashion - in the bowels of Wembley as he conducted post-match interviews after Saturday's 4-0 friendly win against Slovakia. 'I'm always in control,' he claimed, betraying a frightening lack of self-awareness.   More from Hatchet Man... HATCHET MAN: Giving Kinnear an back seat role at Newcastle is as ludicrous as giving Hughton a front seat one in the first place30/03/09 HATCHET MAN: So who is asking Hiddink to stay at Chelsea if Kenyon isn't? 30/03/09 HATCHET MAN: Barry's Anfield switch will end up with him playing full back (when he's not dropped) and frozen out of the England squad - what a great career move30/03/09 HATCHET MAN: FA hit new low with Middlesbrough's paltry fine27/03/09 HATCHET MAN: Time to end predictable player of the year voting and look at things objectively27/03/09 HATCHET MAN: Robinho's team mates aren't as bad as Manchester City's wayward Brazilian's attitude27/03/09 HATCHET MAN: Deluded Alonso's plain wrong to say Liverpool are better than United27/03/09 HATCHET MAN: Memo to Capello: Tell Almunia he'll never play for England and put him out of his misery 26/03/09 VIEW FULL ARCHIVE If the way he reacted at Craven Cottage was under control it is clear that he thinks, dangerously, his temper is not a problem. It also begs the question: what would he be like if he lost it?


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