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Wayne Rooney says he will not retire from international football and has vowed to regain his place in Englands starting line-up. Scarpe Vans Scontate Online . The countrys most capped outfield player and all-time top scorer took his place among the substitutes in Slovenia for their World Cup qualifier on Tuesday after interim boss Gareth Southgate took the decision to drop the 30-year-old.Rooney has struggled for form and a regular place in the Manchester United team in recent weeks but used former team-mate Ryan Giggs as an example of how players can change their game as they get older. Rooney say he respects England interim manager Gareth Southgates decision to drop him to the bench against Slovenia Watch NOW TV Watch Sky Sports for just £6.99. No contract. I am 30 years of age, Rooney said. I am not 35 or 36 where you are thinking, Can you get back from it?I will just keep working. I have said before that I will not stop playing for England and then think of going to Dubai for a few days in the international break. After the summer it would have been easy for me to walk away and say: Thats it, Ive had enough, but thats not me.I feel I have a lot to offer and Ive made that clear, certainly until the World Cup in Russia. Thats what I want. Im not suddenly going to turn round and say: Im not playing, Im not going to turn up. I will turn up when called upon and be ready. Rooney during a walkaround in Ljubliana Ryan Giggs at 30 wasnt the same player he was at 18 and he played until he was 40. Theres lots of examples out there you can use - players re-evaluate and work out the best way to move forwards. Im sure that will happen with me.I am not naive in terms of thinking that I am still a 20-year-old. I understand that. My game is different to that of a 20-year-old, but I also think I have qualities that can help move this team forward. Im not denying its a difficult moment but I have to show the right attitude, try to be positive and make sure I am supportive of my team-mates. Rooney used Ryan Giggs as an example for changing his game The England captains demotion to the bench in Ljubljana came after a smattering of fans went as far as to boo Rooney during Saturdays 2-0 win over Malta at Wembley - a reaction he claimed not to have heard.Against Southgates initial advice, Rooney wanted to speak at the pre-match news conference, giving forthright answers to the media. Southgate drops Rooney and promotes Jordan Henderson to captain side against Slovenia Ive played 13 years non-stop for England, given everything, and a time comes when youre not the first name on the team-sheet, like I have been in the past, he said.I think there are many people playing in the Premier League and around the country who would only dream of being part of an England squad.Ive done it 117 times, but of course a time comes where there might be a bit of a change, but all I can do is keep working and turning up, so that I am ready when called upon. Southgate speaks next to Rooney during an England press conference I understand this is part of football. It is something which you have to go through and I am big enough to deal with it.On Monday night, former England captain John Terry took to social media to urge the nations fans to show respect for the Manchester United skipper.  Right call over Rooney? Read pundit verdict and have your say... Terry wrote on Instagram: Wayne Rooney Englands highest record goalscorer in the history of our game.Soon to be the most capped player our great country has ever produced.One of the very best players I have seen and had the pleasure playing with in my lifetime and a man who has given everything for England.An absolute LEGEND at Everton, Man Utd, England and world football.We should all show more respect to this great player and man.Lets all get behind Wayne and the England team tomorrow.You can watch Englands tour of Bangladesh, plus Premier League football and the British Masters on Sky Sports. Upgrade now and enjoy three months at half price! Also See: Slovenia v England preview Right call over Rooney? Rooney sub, Henderson captain Rooney accepts demotion Vans Outlet Italia . The result means Atletico Madrid now tops the table, with Madrid level on points in second and Barcelona a point behind in third with nine games remaining as the title race shapes up to be the closest in years. Vans Scarpe Scontate . Pospisil, whose season-ending goal is to improve his ATP Tour ranking enough to qualify for one of the 32 seedings at Januarys Australian Open, dominated Karlovic in 59 minutes. The world No. 40 never faced a break point and limited the big mans threatening ace count to a mere eight, while striking five key aces of his own.The thing about being granted exceptional player status is people expect immediate exceptional results.For Sean Day, those results did not materialize last season.Day, who was born in Belgium, played most of his minor hockey in Michigan and is a Canadian citizen, scored six goals and had 10 points in 60 games with the Mississauga Steelheads. He was a chilly minus-35.Day was the fourth player awarded exceptional status — which allows a player to enter the OHL draft before reaching the minimum age of 16 — following John Tavares (2005), Aaron Eckblad (2011) and Connor McDavid (2012), but the first not to be chosen first not to be chosen first overall in the Ontario Hockey Leagues Priority Selection.Day slipped to fourth overall, chosen by Mississauga behind Travis Konecny (Ottawa 67s), Dylan Strome (Erie Otters) and Matthew Spencer (Peterborough Petes).So you might think at the ripe old age of 16, Day is feeling pressure to have a breakout year.Not at all, said the six-foot-two, 225-pound defenceman. I still have another season before my draft year. I think its good for me that I played in the league last year and to still have this season to work on my game before my draft year.When Day first joined the Steelheads he played the way he did in minor hockey, which was to get the puck and take off with it. He was always bigger, stronger and faster than the majority of his opponents. Suddenly up against older players who were just as big and quick, Day found himself overmatched and his mistakes often ended up in the back of his teams goal.So when he returned to the Steelheads after participating with Team Ontario at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, Day dialled back on his offence and started concentrating on being a more competent defensive player.Mississauga coach-GM James Boyd was impressed with Days development. Boyd said the Steelheads traded their top two scorers at mid-season and thus did not score as often, so Day was given more defensive responsibility and reacted favourably.His plus-minus improved dramatically and thatt was with his ice time going up, Boyd said. Scarpe Vans Offerte Online. In the playoffs against a really good Oshawa team he played extremely well. There were times during the year I would scout a minor midget game in the evening and I just couldnt imagine Sean playing at that level. I couldnt picture him with his peers. I think it was a very good decision for him to play in the OHL.One problem with playing three years in the OHL before being eligible for the NHL Entry Draft is scouts have lots of time to dissect your game. In Days case, some scouts have questioned his hockey sense.Boyd is not only convinced Day will improve his decision making with experience, he believes Day is well on his way to becoming an impact player. Boyd said critics of Day should understand that when he joined the Steelheads, he basically had to learn the defensive game from scratch and there was steady improvement in his game.Boyd said Day will play in the Steelheads top four on the blue-line this season and will get plenty of time on special teams as well.This year Sean has really embraced the physical part of the game, Boyd said. Hes a big guy — really big guy — who skates extremely well and he has been finishing his checks. He is a lot more constant and assertive defensively.Day is a quiet kid who does not seek attention and takes things in stride. Asked about not being the first overall pick in 2013, Day suggested the teams that drafted ahead of Mississauga may not have needed a defenceman or perhaps they didnt like his game. No big deal, really. And how exactly did a 15-year-old fit in with his older teammates?I never really thought of myself as being younger than everyone and I dont feel they treated me differently, Day said. I came into the league thinking I was a rookie like every other rookie. I didnt use my age as an excuse if I made a mistake.Taking a more assertive role on the Steelheads, Day is excited for his sophomore season.Hopefully I can get more points, but still be a defensive threat, Day said.Sounds like an exceptional plan. ' ' '