For many observers, including Wayne Rooney, that has been a confusing desire to comprehend. So, in a Monday night tweet (shown above), Wayne tried to express that confusion and politely ordered any rioters who happen to see his tweets to "stop please." Because, who knows, maybe they were just looking for someone to say "please." This could be the beginning of a tremendous post-football career as a diplomat for Rooney.
Midweek Carling Cup fixtures have already been postponed since the strained police resources can't accommodate them. Both the England friendly against the Netherlands on Wednesday, plus this weekend's Premier League openers could all be next. Meanwhile, Joey Barton's Twitter page shows this might all be his fault...
- Wayne Rooney