June 23, 2024

Rooney’s time with Birmingham turned out to be contentious. In October 2023, he took over as manager from John Eustace, when the team was sixth in the rankings. However, he won just two of his 15 games, and in January, he was fired when the squad entered a losing relegation battle.

After stints with Birmingham and Derby County, as well as a stint in Major League Soccer with D.C. United, this is his third position in English football.

Rooney has managed 152 games in his career, with 41 victories and 73 losses under his belt.

I feel like this position at Plymouth Argyle is the ideal next step for my career, and I want to express my gratitude to the Chairman and Board for their belief in me,” Rooney stated.

“This is a chance to work on an interesting project. I’m excited to work with the coaches to assemble a football team that can play wide and amuse the Green Army.

“I have personally witnessed both the amazing ambiance at Home Park and the skill level of the current squad of players. The club has a progressive plan in place and is embarking on an exciting long-term journey. I am appreciative of the chance to take part in it. READ MORE

 

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