Wayne Rooney is ‘very lucky’ to get a job in Derby County after the latest tabloid scandal, and Ian Holloway has asked Rams manager to ‘get more mature’.

Asking Bose to “look good” after his latest tabloid scandal, Wayne told Rooney that he was “very lucky” to still get a job as Derby County manager.

The England, Manchester United and young managers have received career and career advice from two key players in the game, Ian Holloway and Tony Cascarino.


Rooney wants to end the incident after apologizing to Derby and his family

Rooney apologized to his family and the club after pictures of a 35-year-old man in a hotel room with three women were released at night.

Despite much criticism, the Rams have backed their head coach, and Rooney expressed his gratitude and regret for the viral scenes on social media last week.

“I made a mistake,” he told Sky Sports. “I went to a private party with two of my friends. For my part, I apologize to my family and the club for the circulating images.

“I have to move on. I’m grateful to Derby County for giving me this opportunity to put this club in its place. I will do my best for that.

Holloway is a big Rooney fan who says his “extraordinary football brain” deserves a great job in England.

However, the veteran manager asked the former striker to recognize the “great responsibility” he had as a manager and leader, and admitted he was lucky not to be sent off by the Derby.


Rooney was asked to ‘show more maturity’ after the derby gave him a big chance

“His career was absolutely amazing and I think the game needs to add his brain to the game,” he told talkSPORT 2 on the Holloway EFL show.

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“But as a leader you have to do the things that motivate people to follow you, and now he has to realize that he has a big responsibility in that job.

Now, they are very lucky [Derby] Support it.

This is a new ball game for Wayne and I sincerely hope he understands it.

“But I think he should go a step further and look better at himself.”

Former Chelsea, Republic of Ireland and forward Cascarino have all asked Rooney to “show more maturity” after receiving a big derby opportunity, but he says he has a long way to go to avenge his behavior.

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“I know a lot of people have questioned Wayne’s behavior,” said the host of Weekend Sports Breakfast.

Based on what happened this week, presidents across the country would look at Wayne and think, ‘I’m not sure Wayne should be at my club.’

“Now the derby supports him, but there is a world where former players, pundits, coaches, owners, and managers of football clubs are all going to think, ‘Does Wayne deserve the opportunity to run a football club? Derby country quality football?

“It simply came to our notice then.

“Like Ian Holloway, I want Wayne to succeed, but he needs more maturity.”

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