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Walter Smith wanted to rush Wayne Rooney into first team

Smith, the Rangers manager, is set for a reunion with Rooney against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.

And although it was David Moyes who ultimately thrust Rooney into the Everton team as a 16 year-old, Smith insisted he would have given Rooney his head months earlier but for rules preventing youngsters playing in the Premier League while still at school.

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