If Wayne is a pain, then please explain…

It was interesting to read Richard Thompson of Merlin Elite stating that Wayne Rooney’s temperament is a contributory factor in the decline of football attendances, and that he is making football “unsexy” (MW September 29).

If Wayne Rooney is one of the reasons for this, then could Thompson perhaps explain why all Manchester United’s away league matches are complete sell-outs and 67,000-plus people watch every league match at Old Trafford?

Bob Acrey

Membership administration officer

YHA England & Wales

Matlock, Derbys

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