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Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010

Rooney to remain with England

WATFORD, England (AP) England striker Wayne Rooney will travel to Switzerland as planned for the team's European Championship qualifier, despite allegations of a sex scandal splashed across Sunday's British tabloids.

Rooney trained as normal with his England teammates on Sunday morning — hours after the News of the World and Sunday Mirror alleged the Manchester United player cheated repeatedly on his then-pregnant wife last year with a prostitute.

According to the Sunday Mirror, the affair with 21-year-old Jenny Thompson began last June and their last meeting in Manchester was in October, a month before Rooney's wife Coleen gave birth to their first son Kai.

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