MX23RW : Monday, December 17 15:04:27
Aug 2, 2015 at 3pm UK at ​Goodison Park
Everton
1-2
Villarreal
Browning (87')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Moreno (38'), Nahuel (62')

Wayne Rooney "delighted" with "great reception" on Everton return

Wayne Rooney thanks Everton fans for giving him a warm welcome on his return to the club for Duncan Ferguson's testimonial.

England captain Wayne Rooney has thanked Everton supporters for the "great reception" they gave him when he returned to Goodison Park for Duncan Ferguson's testimonial.

The 29-year-old left the Toffees to join Manchester United for approximtalely £30m in 2004, but pulled on the blue shirt again for 25 minutes of the match against Villarreal.

Rooney told Everton's official website: "It was nice to come back here. The fans gave me a great reception which I was delighted with. Most importantly it was a big day for Duncan. He really enjoyed the game and it was nice to see him on the pitch again."

Everton lost the match 2-1.


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Manchester United's former Everton forward Wayne Rooney warms up ahead of the Duncan Ferguson Testimonal pre-season friendly football match between Everton and Villarreal at Goodison Park in Liverpool, north west England on August 2, 2015
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