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Fergie Set to Leave Rooney on the Bench in Farewell Game

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Fergie Set to Leave Rooney on the Bench in Farewell Game
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Wayne Rooney is facing the axe from Sir Alex Ferguson's farewell game at Old Trafford this weekend, writes David McDonnell. Rooney is set to be left out of Manchester United's Premier League match with Swansea, after asking to leave the club for a second time. Ferguson is said to have been dismayed by the striker's actions in demanding a move and is ready to drop him for Sunday's emotional occasion - which will not only be the Scot's retirement party but will see United presented with the Premier League trophy.

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