Wayne Rooney scores cheeky penalty on 500th league appearance as Derby draw to Championship promotion chasers Fulham

Wayne Rooney marked his 500th career league appearance with a goal but it wasn’t enough to help Derby beat Fulham as the two sides played out a 1-1 draw at Pride Park Stadium.

The England legend opened the scoring with a delightful Panenka penalty early in the second half.

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Rooney got on the scoresheet on his big night but the game finished a draw
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However, a poacher’s goal from Aleksandar Mitrovic ensured promotion hopefuls Fulham would grab a point.

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