Wayne Rooney will not be punished for late-night conduct

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Wayne Rooney will face no further action after he was pictured drunk at a hotel bar while on England duty two weeks ago.

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Rooney, 31, has since apologized for his actions and has slammed the media for their reaction to the photos being published by the Sun newspaper, which shows him posing for photos with guests of a wedding at The Grove hotel.

Since then it has emerged up to 12 of his teammates went out to London, plus Adam Lallana and Jordan Henderson are believed to have visited a strip club in Bournemouth 24 hours after England beat Scotland in a crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier.

According to the Daily Mirror the English FA have completed their investigation into the incidents (they’ve already banned England players from going out while on international duty since these photos emerged) and will take no action against Rooney as he did not “crash a wedding” and was spotted by guests at the hotel bar enjoying a drink away from the media spotlight as he didn’t want to go out with the rest of the team.

The report also states that interim manager Gareth Southgate (who is expected to be named England’s new manager next week on a permanent basis) did not set a curfew and England’s players were given time off on Saturday and Sunday before a training session on Sunday afternoon.

This should now, finally, mark the end of this saga.