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ENGLISH LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

2019/2020 Season

POS TEAM W D L PTS
15 Birmingham 2 1 2 7
16 Derby 1 3 1 6
17 Boro 1 2 2 5
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Why Wayne Rooney swapped D.C. for Derby and how it limits his MLS legacy

ESPN FC's Ale Moreno says that Wayne Rooney's decision to return to England with Derby County is a major blow for both D.C. United and MLS.
Craig Burley explains the challenges Wayne Rooney will face in the Championship when he joins Derby County in January.
Former England captain Wayne Rooney says he will be a player first and a coach second when he joins Derby County from D.C. United in January 2020.

As break-ups go, Wayne Rooney's split with D.C. United seemed to come out of nowhere.

Rooney arrived in the nation's capital just over 12 months ago and almost immediately achieved icon status with the DCU faithful, scoring 12 goals and adding seven assists to spark the Black-and-Red to an unlikely spot in the MLS playoffs.

He has been similarly effective in 2019 and D.C. is in postseason contention, but Tuesday brought the news that Rooney, who still had two-and-a-half years to run on a contract...