Wayne Rooney’s Derby County survives the relegation

Wayne Rooney's Derby County survives the relegation
Wayne Rooney's Derby County survives the relegation

Wayne Rooney’s Derby County survives the relegation to League 1

Derby County played a 3-3 draw with Sheffield Wednesday. This draw helped Wayne Rooney’s team to maintain their spot in the EFL Championship.

However, things were not the same for Sheffield Wednesday. The draw made them to relegate from the second division to League 1.

Rooney was appointed the head coach of Derby County in between the season when the team had win only one game. He was still a player at the start of the season but announced his retirement after his first 13 games this season.

In the match, Martyn Waghorn scored a brace for Derby County. He converted a penalty to equalize the score in 78th minute.

Derby is currently at 16th position on the Championship points table. Rooney praised his coach Shay Given when asked about the set piece success rate.

“It has been the best week of training we have had since I have been in charge.

“We have had a bit more time this week to work on the training pitch and that was one of the things we worked on. It is always pleasing when a set-piece comes off.

“Shay Given (first-team coach) showed me it at first, and then I told them to do it. I felt it was a good idea. We worked on it and thankfully we scored.”