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Wayne Rooney hit back over his FA ban and Rory McIlroy stole the show at Augusta

08 Apr 2011 10:23:59

Wayne Rooney hit back over his FA ban and Rory McIlroy stole the show at Augusta

DAILY MAIL: Wayne Rooney was last night banned but still bleating about his treatment by the FA.  You stupid boy, Wayne! Rooney plays victim as FA uphold his two-match suspension Also: Rory McIlroy roared to the top of the leaderboard after firing a spectacular seven-under-par 65 early on the first day of the 75th Masters at Augusta. Rory off to a scorcher! Irish whizzkid sets Augusta ablaze with sizzling 65 THE SUN: Roberto Mancini was 200 per cent happy as Wayne Rooney was ruled out of next weekend's FA Cup semi-final. Top of the shots: Rory McIlroy leads after day one at The Masters in Augusta Also: Joey Barton has launched a blistering attack on 'teacher's pet' Gareth Barry And: Rory McIlroy was told off for being a 'naughty boy' - before showing his good side with a sensational start to The Masters. THE INDEPENDENT: The FA believes that the Wayne Rooney verbal abuse case will prove a significant landmark in the Respect campaign. Also: Rory McIlroy is no respecter of reputations. Nine months after bringing the grand old lady that is St Andrews Old Course to her knees with a 63, the 21-year-old dared treat the Georgia beauty in the same contemptible manner. DAILY EXPRESS: Rory McIlroy has vowed there will be no repeat of his St Andrews blow-out after setting the early pace at The Masters. Also: Wayne Rooney was in denial last night following the FA's rubber-stamping of his two-match ban - even though a police chief said such an aggressive F-word outburst on the streets warranted a spell in the cells. Life through lens: Wayne Rooney caused uproar with his foul-mouthed rant THE GUARDIAN: Rory McIlroy, the 21-year-old prodigy from Holywood, Northern Ireland, turned in an Oscar-worthy performance at Augusta National, taking a mere 65 strokes to get round Alister MacKenzie's classic layout. Also: Gareth Bale could head the list of players leaving Tottenham Hotspur if they fail to qualify for the Champions League after their chairman admitted a strategy of squad 'streamlining'. THE TIMES: John Terry launched a thinly veiled attack on UEFA match officials yesterday by suggesting that there is a conspiracy against Chelsea winning the Champions League. Also: Wayne Rooney struggled to conceal his contempt yesterday for the FA's decision to ban him over his expletive-strewn outburst while the Manchester United striker's team-mates warned that this perceived victimisation of the club is serving only to inspire them to greater success. DAILY TELEGRAPH: Wayne Rooney has warned the Football Association that his two-match suspension for using offensive, insulting and abusive language will do nothing to eradicate swearing from the game after claiming that his failure to overturn the ban 'doesn't seem right'. Also: Is Rory McIlroy the first provisional leader of The Masters to take Augusta apart after being rebuked the night before for playing ball in the street outside his rented house? DAILY STAR: Wayne Rooney has hit out after seeing his Wembley FA Cup hopes sunk by the Royal Navy. Also: Paul Ince reckons Glenn Hoddle should be given a shock second chance as England manager. DAILY MIRROR: Wayne Rooney's swearing ban has sparked a revolt among Premier League referees. Also: Joey Barton says he is England's number one midfielder and has launched a savage attack on his Three Lions rivals.  Explore more:People: John Terry, Wayne Rooney, Paul Ince, Roberto Mancini, Gareth Barry, Glenn Hoddle, Gareth Bale, Joey Barton Places: United Kingdom, Northern Ireland Organisations: Football Association, Royal Navy


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