Roo'd awakening

July 7, 2006

Even degree ceremonies are being exploited by the rest of the UK to capitalise on England's sorrow at its team's World Cup defeat. Belfast-born TV presenter Eamon Holmes, who was this week awarded an honorary degree by Queen's University Belfast, began his address by saying. "I was told I should get a Wayne Rooney alarm clock, as it's guaranteed to go off after an hour." He's a diehard Man United fan as well.


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