Northampton’s Jordan Turnbull: ‘Sharing a pitch with Rooney is special’

23 January 2020 11:59
Manchester United-supporting centre-back should get to take on one of his heroes when Derby visit Sixfields in the FA CupFor those who like to think the FA Cup is about more than just monitoring the load on Premier League legs, one of the first ties of the fourth round looks a decent prospect. Two teams in good form, two teams with ambitions, two teams with distinctly contrasting styles, all under the floodlights on a Friday night. And for those who find the Cup an unnecessary distraction from more glamorous competitions then, yes, Northampton v Derby County will likely feature Wayne Rooney too.“It’s going to be quite special sharing a pitch with Rooney,” says Jordan Turnbull, the Northampton centre-half. A mainstay of Keith Curle’s team this season, with five league goals, the former Southampton youth product has been integral to the Cobblers’ League Two promotion push. He also happens to be a Manchester United fan. Related: Solskjær understands ‘disillusionment’ after Manchester United’s defeat Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian