Teenager Jones, veteran Rooney take center stage in FA Cup

Curtis Jones and Wayne Rooney, Liverpudlians at opposite ends of their soccer careers, played starring roles in the FA Cup on Sunday.

Jones, a highly rated 18-year-old winger, scored a goal he may never better to earn Liverpool a 1-0 win over Everton in a Merseyside derby that had a familiar result at Anfield.

Collecting the ball outside the area on the left, Jones bent a shot into the far corner off the underside of the crossbar.

“The ball came to me and I only had one thing in mind – to shoot,” said Jones, who joined Liverpool at the age of 6 and was one of a slew of youth players in an inexperienced team selected
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