Football By Joe Crilly

Rooney Odds On To Lead England Into Russia

With Wayne Rooney set to step down from international football at the end of the 2018 World Cup, William Hill are offering 15/8 that he scores 63 or more goals before the end of his international career. It is, however, 11/2 that he does not even make the England squad for the tournament in Russia.

“Rooney has said that Russia will be his last chance to win anything with England and as captain and at a relatively young 32, you would expect him to be there,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly.


Rooney total England goals at the end of the 2018 World Cup: 5/6 59 or fewer; 10/3 60-62; 15/8 63 or more

Rooney total starts in Russia 2018 qualifiers: 19/10 ten; 19/10 eight or nine; 13/10 seven or fewer

Will Wayne Rooney be in the England squad for Russia 2018: 1/10 yes; 11/2 no