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first_imgWayne Rooney to join Derby County as player-coach on 18-month dealWayne Rooney was a big fan of Dutch manager Louis van Gaal’s coaching methods when he was at Manchester United and has been convinced that Derby boss Cocu has a similar approach.advertisement India Today Web Desk New DelhiAugust 6, 2019UPDATED: August 6, 2019 19:51 IST Wayne Rooney has two years left on his contract with MLS club DC United. (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSWayne Rooney has signed an 18-month deal with Derby CountyRooney’s former England teammate Frank Lampard was appointed as manager of Derby County last seasonFormer England captain will join the coaching staff of Derby’s Dutch manager Phillip CocuWayne Rooney has signed an 18-month deal with Derby County and will join them in January 2020, the Championship club have confirmed.Rooney, who had previously spoken of his desire to go into management, will be joining the club as player-coach. Former England captain will join the coaching staff of Derby’s Dutch manager Phillip Cocu.Rooney’s former England teammate Frank Lampard was appointed as manager of Derby County last season and he took them to the playoff final, before joining his former club Chelsea.Derby County x @WayneRooney. #WR32Derby County (@dcfcofficial) August 6, 2019Rooney has two years left on his contract with MLS club DC United, where he had moved in June 2018. The BBC reported that Derby owner Mel Morris believes Rooney could help to get the club back into the Premier League.Rooney moved to the United States in June 2018 following a single season back at boyhood club Everton, whom he originally left for United over a decade earlier.Rooney was a big fan of Dutch manager Louis van Gaal’s coaching methods when he was at Manchester United and has been convinced that Derby boss Cocu has a similar approach.Rooney sees the role as a chance to get coaching experience and return home to be nearer his relatives.Wayne Rooney is Manchester United’s all-time leading goalscorer as he netted 253 goals during his 13 seasons at the club and eclipsed the record held previously by Sir Bobby Charlton.England’s most-capped outfield player boasts 23 goals in MLS, including 11 from 22 starts this term.advertisementAlso Read | Wayne Rooney in talks over Derby player-coach role: ReportsAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted bySaurabh Kumar Tags :Follow Wayne RooneyFollow Manchester UnitedFollow DC UnitedFollow Derby County Nextlast_img read more

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TORONTO — A new study concludes that Ontario needs to get far more creative in order to properly prepare young people for jobs of the future.The study was commissioned by the Ontario Skilled Trades Alliance which represents companies that employ more than 400,000 skilled trades people across the province.It points out that 65 per cent of the current population of elementary school students will end up in careers that don’t yet exist.To keep pace with advancing technology and help close the skills gap, the report calls for more flexible skills and apprenticeship training.It also urges students to dedicate 20 hours of community work to mastering trades and practical skills — and it recommends that more emphasis be placed on creative online learning.The reports states that up to 41 per cent of Ontario employers would hire more people, if they only had the right skills. read more