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Rooney will not face FA charge over late-night conduct

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney has claimed the media’s reaction to him attending the wedding reception has been “disgraceful”

Captain Wayne Rooney will not face disciplinary action following his late-night conduct while on England duty.

The Manchester United striker apologised over “inappropriate” pictures of him a day after England’s World Cup qualifying win over Scotland.

The Daily Mirror has reported the FA found Rooney was invited to a wedding reception and that there was no curfew.

Rooney, 31, has been assured from “high levels within the Football Association” that he will not be charged.

An investigation followed the publication of images in The Sun which it said showed Rooney drunk at a party late on Saturday, 12 November.

The FA is also looking into claims several England players were out until late on the same Saturday night after the 3-0 win over Scotland – less than three days before they drew 2-2 with Spain in a friendly.

England’s players all reported back at 11:00 GMT on the Sunday as they were instructed to, and attended training in the afternoon.

England players have since been banned by the FA from having nights out while on international duty.