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Rooney was unable to keep Derby in the Championship last season after the crisis-torn club was hit by a 21-point deduction as punishment for financial issues.
Wayne Rooney's Derby County relegated from England's second tier; Bournemouth close to Premier League return
Derby would be comfortably in mid-table without the points deduction for entering administration and breaching financial sustainability rules in previous seasons.
Rooney, now manager of Championship side Derby, addresses some difficult topics in the one-off film, talking about moments that led to media stories on and off the field.
Wayne Rooney pledges to stay with Derby County after troubled club's 12-point penalty following administration
Derby boss Rooney faces a gruelling battle to keep his team in the English second tier following the points deduction that left them rooted to the bottom of the table.
Derby, twice English champions, had signalled their intention to appoint administrators last week, citing a failure to identify new owners and the continued financial impact of the coronavirus.
EFL Championship: Manager Wayne Rooney learned about Derby County's administration plans 'on the TV'
The 35-year-old former Manchester United and England striker, in his first managerial role, also confirmed he had yet to speak with County chairman Mel Morris.
Derby's greatest days were in the 1970s when they were they were twice crowned champions of England by winning the old First Division, the forerunner of the Premier League.
Championship leaders Norwich City on the brink of promotion to Premier League after Derby County win
Norwich are 17 points ahead of third-placed Brentford and need just two points from their remaining five games to confirm automatic promotion.
FA Cup: Defending champions Arsenal beat Newcastle in extra time; non-league Chorley shock virus-hit Derby County
Leicester rested Jamie Vardy and James Maddison at second-tier Stoke but still won 4-0 as James Justin, Marc Albrighton, Ayoze Perez and Harvey Barnes all netted.
FA Cup: Non-league Chorley shock COVID-19 ravaged Derby County, Everton beat Rotherham in extra time
Derby were forced to play with only Under-23 and Under-18 players after their first-team squad and interim manager Wayne Rooney were ruled out following a virus outbreak at the Championship club.
Schalke are one game away from equalling the longest winless run in Bundesliga history. A look at the miserable statistic from other top European leagues.
Derby, managed on an interim basis by Manchester United great Wayne Rooney, are liaising with the English Football League over their upcoming matches.
Premier League: Chelsea's Frank Lampard dismisses talk of 'spygate' in build up to clash with Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds
Lampard and Bielsa will face off for the first time since the 2019 play-offs in the second-tier Championship, when Derby, then managed by Lampard, beat Leeds at the end of a turbulent campaign.
Derby said a deal “in principle” has been reached with Derventio Holdings Limited, which is controlled by Sheikh Khaled Zayed Bin Saquer Zayed Al Nayhan. He is the cousin of the owner of Manchester City, Sheikh Mansour.
Rooney was angry after his friend visited him at his home on Thursday to give him a watch even though he should have been self-isolating. The friend later returned a positive test.
MLS must remove salary cap to compete with European leagues, says former Manchester United player Wayne Rooney
Major League Soccer (MLS) must remove caps on salaries if it is to fulfil its potential and compete with Europe’s top leagues, former England captain Wayne Rooney has said.
Coronavirus pandemic: Wayne Rooney slams England football authorities for delaying suspension of matches in country
The Premier League, English Football League, Women’s Super League and men and women’s FA Cup competitions were suspended on Friday following an emergency meeting sparked by Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta testing positive for the virus a day earlier.
Rooney signed an initial 18-month deal at the second-tier side where he will also work as a coach as he chases his dream of being a manager
FA Cup: Derby County manager Phillip Cocu insists skipper Wayne Rooney will be ready for 'special' reunion with Manchester United
Wayne Rooney scored a penalty in Derby’s 4-2 victory over fourth-tier Northampton Town in Tuesday’s fourth-round replay to set up the meeting with United, where he spent 13 trophy-laden years and left as their record goalscorer.