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Wayne Rooney leaves manager job at the Derby County

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney has decided to resign as Derby County manager despite having a year left on the contract with the club.

The former Manchester United player Wayne Rooney was incharge of 85 games for the Derby County. In which Rooney won only 24 matches out of 85. Moreover, he drew 22 matches and suffered 39 lost while his time at Derby County as a manager.

In a club statement Wayne Rooney wrote: “Over the course of the Summer I have been closely following developments regarding the ownership of Derby County.

“Today I met with the administrators to inform them of my decision that it was time for me to leave the club. In fairness to them, they tried tremendously hard to change my decision but my mind was made up.

“My time at the club has been a rollercoaster of emotions, both highs and lows, but I have to say that I have enjoyed the challenge.

“Personally, I feel the club now needs to be led by someone with fresh energy and not affected by the events that have happened over the last eighteen months. I will remember my time at Derby with great pride and affection and would like to thank all my staff, players and of course the fans for their incredible support. I will never forget you and hope to see you all again in the near future and in happier times.

“Finally, I am aware that the club still have interested parties who wish to take over the running of the club. To them I say this, Derby County is a great club with a great history and great fans. I wish you all the best and much success for the future.”

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