John Richard Rooney is an English skilled soccer participant who performs as a midfielder and at the moment performs for Oldham Athletic.
He’s the youthful brother of D.C. United supervisor and former England striker Wayne Rooney. Though born in England, Rooney has expressed a need to signify the Republic of Eire at worldwide stage.
John Rooney was born in Liverpool, Merseyside, to Janet Maria Rooney (née Morrey) and Thomas Wayne Rooney. He’s of Irish descent and grew up in Croxteth with older brothers Graeme and Wayne. All three attended Our Girl and St. Swithin Major College and De La Salle Humanities School.
John Rooney began finding out at Everton’s youth academy on the age of six.
After being sacked by Everton in 2002, Rooney moved to Macclesfield City and signed an expert contract on 14 July 2008, making his skilled debut towards Barnett on 24 March 2008 after 4 months. On 28 March 2009, he scored his first profession purpose in a 2-1 defeat at Dagenham & Redbridge.  Rooney’s contract with Macclesfield expired on the finish of the 2009-10 season (after he refused to signal a brand new one).
After failed makes an attempt at Derby County and Huddersfield City, Rooney went to courtroom for the Seattle Sounders and Portland Timbers for the subsequent MLS draft. Rooney signed with Main League Soccer on 28 December 2010 and performed for the MLS Mix in Florida in 2011.
On January 13, 2011, Rooney was chosen by the New York Crimson Bulls within the second spherical of the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. He made his membership debut on 16 April, coming off the bench within the 89th minute of a 3-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on the Crimson Bull Area. Rooney made his first begin for New York on 28 June, scoring his first purpose for the membership in a 2-1 US Open Cup win over New York.
Rooney was waived by New York on November 23, 2011, and signed with USL Professional Membership Orlando Metropolis on January 27, 2012.
On 25 February 2013, Rooney scored his debut purpose towards Toronto FC in a 2-2 draw on the Walt Disney World Sequence Basic. On 15 April, Rooney scored twice and supplied an help in a 4-1 win over the Wilmington Hammerheads. On Could 22, Rooney scored twice once more within the 7-0 victory over KC Athletics within the second spherical of the US Open Cup. On July 27, the Orlando Metropolis defeated the Charleston Battery 4-0 (with 3 video games remaining within the season) to win the 2012 common season title. Consequently, John Rooney received the primary title of his profession. Rooney completed the season with 13 appearances and 5 objectives as Orlando was eradicated by the Wilmington Hammerheads within the playoff semifinals.