THE FA have requested Wayne Rooney to elucidate his remark that he wished to injure John Terry.
The Manchester United legend, 36, revealed he changed his studs for the clash at Chelsea in April 2006 to ‘hurt someone’.
In an interview with the Mail on Sunday, the Derby gaffer spoke of his intention to injure a Blues participant as they closed in on back-to-back Premier League titles.
And that he did as he left his mark on John Terry, leading to his English compatriot receiving remedy whereas his sock was stained with blood.
Finally, the centre-back was in a position to proceed and the Blues went on to wrap up the top-flight championship with a 3-0 victory over the Red Devils at Stamford Bridge.
Rooney remarked: “We knew if Chelsea gained then they’d gained the league that day.
“Till my final sport for Derby, I all the time wore the outdated plastic studs with the metallic tip.
“For that sport I modified them to large, lengthy metallic ones – the utmost size you could possibly have as a result of I wished to attempt to damage somebody, attempt to injure somebody.
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“I knew they have been going to win that sport. You may really feel they have been a greater crew on the time so I modified my studs.
“The studs have been authorized however pondering if there is a problem there I knew I would need to go in for it correctly, mainly. I did really.
“John Terry left the stadium on crutches. I left a gap in his foot after which I signed my shirt to him after the sport.
“A number of weeks later I despatched it to him and requested for my stud again.
Terry laughed off the revelation on Twitter as he took to social media to make gentle of Rooney’s feedback.
He quipped: “Is that this while you left your stud in my foot?”
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https://www.thesun.ie/sport/soccer/8337091/rooney-facing-fa-rap-terry-injury-claims/ Wayne Rooney dealing with FA rap as chiefs demand clarification from Man Utd legend over declare he tried to injure John Terry