Wayne Rooney silences critics with hat trick | MUNDIAL MORNINGS

THURSDAY 27 AUGUST 2015

Manchester United has returned to the
Champions League in style, thrashing Club Brugge 4-0, thanks to Wayne Rooney’s
hat trick.

The Red Devils captain finally broke his
878 minute goal drought, and completed his eighth hat trick for United.

United makes their return to Champions
League football, after failing to qualify for the group stages last season.

With such incredible talent all four pots, no
group will be easy in this season’s Champions League.

It is a possibility that United could face
a super-group including FC Barcelona, Roma and Wolfsburg.

 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE BALL REVEALED


This is the official match-ball which will be used for every group game of the Champions
League.

The Adidas finale 15 will be revealed to
the world in Marseille tomorrow.

Adidas says that  "The ball continues to boast the traditional and world
famous star panel design but with a twist – it features a reinterpretation of
the elements contained on the city crest of Milan – the location for this year’s
UEFA Champions League Final”.

FFA CUP GLORY FOR HEIDELBERG UNITED

NPL club Heidelberg United has clinched a
quarter finals birth in the FFA Cup after defeating Sydney United 2-0 at
Olympic Village last night.

The Warriors broke an FFA Cup record for
the fastest goal, which came from striker Daniel Heffernan in the first 26
seconds.

Both clubs share a rich history dating back
to the famous National Soccer League days, which attracted the 2370 electric fans in
attendance.

Sydney United were unable to break down the ‘Bergers’ disciplined defensive outfit, and were denied multiple times by
Griffin McMaster, who was a unit in goals.

Adelaide United progressed after defeating
Sydney FC 2-1 in extra time at Hindmarsh Stadium.

Melbourne City destroyed Wellington Phoenix 5-1 at Aami Park. It’s not every
day you see four penalties given in the one game. Fair to say the referee was
kept busy for the full 90.

Perth Glory has narrowly scrapped through
with a 1-0 win over Lions FC. Perth struggled after going down to 10 men in the
first ten minutes. It ended in heartbreak for the Lions, as Chris Harold
snatched the late winner for Perth, just minutes before a potential penalty shoot-out. 

 By ARI CHARILAOU

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