MX23RW : Monday, August 20 08:44:18
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.

Share this article now:
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
Read Next:
Result: Everton sunk by Villarreal
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account