He should provide a much-needed infusion of scoring to a team which lacks it without Eichel and Kane. Former second overall pick Jack Eichel could be sidelined for four-to-six weeks after sustaining an ankle injury in practice on Wednesday, one day before the Sabres were to host the Atlantic Division-rival Canadiens in the season opener for both clubs.
Rooney's axing at club and global level comes as United and England both battle to find the 30-year-old's best position, with Mourinho adamant the veteran forward will not be deployed in midfield, despite Louis van Gaal doing so at Old Trafford last season.
United received a similar punishment for crowd disturbances and the throwing of objects on the field at the same match, prior to which police had to remove a "Murderers" banner, in reference to the Heysel and Hillsborough disasters, which was hung on a bridge above a motorway used by Liverpool fans on their way to Old Trafford.
There was me and another player, we started the kick-off together and then we went straight forward from there. It was United v Real Madrid. The 18-year-old, a second-half substitute, found support in club-mate and close friend Lingard. The willowy United attacker will look to make his mark on Monday night as Jose Mourinho's side travel to Anfield to take on in-form Liverpool. The sensation acknowledges the difference between the academy level and the seniors': "you definitely get harder ...
Mickelson said: "When players are put in a position to succeed, more often than not they tend to succeed - and when they are put in positions to fail, most of the time they tend to fail". There's nobody turning this around. Darren Clarke has loaded his opening European foursomes with experience in the first session of the 2016 Ryder Cup .
And, eventually, a new year. The San Francisco Giants collapsed after leading Major League Baseball at the All-Star break, but the club avoided a worst-case scenario after sweeping the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday at AT&T Park to clinch the second wild-card spot.