Who did Wayne Rooney score first goal against?

Who did Wayne Rooney score first goal against?

Wayne Rooney scored the first PL goal of his historic career against Arsenal when he was a 16-year-old Everton striker. He faces Arsenal for the first time back in an Everton kit this Sunday at 8:30am ET on NBCSN.

Who was Rooney first Premier League goal?

Watch Wayne Rooney score his first ever Premier League goal exactly ten years ago, when his stunning strike gave Everton victory over Arsenal on 19 October 2002.

Which player scored the first ever goal in the Premier League?

Brian Deane
The league held its first season in 1992–93. It was composed of 22 clubs for that season. The first Premier League goal was scored by Brian Deane of Sheffield United in a 2–1 win against Manchester United.

When did Rooney take over Derby?

January 2020
After a second stint at Everton and a spell with American side DC United, Rooney joined Derby in January 2020 as a player-coach on an initial 18-month contract. He retires as the second-highest goalscorer in Premier League history, with 208 goals.

Which club is Rooney playing for now?

Derby County Football Clubmanager
Wayne Rooney/Current teams

What height is Wayne Rooney?

1.76 m
Wayne Rooney/Height

Why is Rooney called Wazza?

Although Rooney would play most of his career at Manchester United, he started playing at Everton. He made his debut at the age of 16, before scoring a last minute winner against Arsenal. Such was his ability that fans started naming after the English legend Paul “Gazza” Gascoigne’s nickname – “Wazza”.

How old was Wayne Rooney when he scored his first goal?

His first senior goals came on 2 October when he scored twice in a 3–0 away win over Wrexham in the second round of the League Cup. These goals meant that Rooney was Everton’s youngest-ever goalscorer at the time. On 19 October, five days before his 17th birthday, Rooney scored a last-minute winning goal against Arsenal.

Why did Wayne Rooney move to Manchester United?

Rooney’s goal was a sign of things to come, moving to Manchester United and elevating himself to the greatest England player of his generation. Euro 2004, his partnership with Cristiano Ronaldo, the derby overhead kick, breaking Bobby Charlton’s England and Manchester United records.

How many goals has Wayne Rooney scored for Derby County?

Appearances and goals by club, season and competition Club Season League League League Total Total Total 48 23 Derby County 2019–20 EFL Championship 20 5 Derby County 2020–21 EFL Championship 10 1 Total Total Total 30 6

When did Wayne Rooney make 200 Premier League appearances?

Rooney played in 2008 UEFA Super Cup where United lost to Zenit Saint Petersburg and was unable to make an impact. On 4 October 2008, in an away win over Blackburn, Rooney became the youngest player to make 200 Premier League appearances.