Wayne Rooney's Everton came from behind to beat Bournemouth on Saturday, but Rooney kind of lost. The veteran forward took a violent, atrocious elbow to the face in this one and was left with a nasty, bloody eye. Take a look: No card, no foul, no penalty kick. Just a bloody and battered Rooney, who let the ref have it. How did he not see that? Terrible officiating and that's going to be a shiner for sure.
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Toronto FC captain Michael Bradley can't stand the sight of football lines on professional soccer fields. Following TFC's 2-1 defeat to the New England Revolution, the American international ridiculed Major League Soccer for allowing the game to be played on Gillette Stadium's "terrible turf." "It's ridiculous - the field, the (football) lines, the whole thing is a joke," Bradley said, according to the Toronto Sun's Kurt Larson. "It's the same for both teams. No excuse. It is what it is. It played no part in who wins or loses. But when you talk about trying to grow the league and make every part of it better, games on terrible turf with football lines don't do a lot to help." Fourteen of MLS'