Rooney helps Manchester Utd win

LONDON: Wayne Rooney scored a hat-trick on Saturday and ended a 10-match scoring drought to lead Manchester United to a 4-0 Premier League win at Bolton. Cristiano Ronaldo got the other goal as United stayed top of the league with 25 points, leading champion Chelsea on goal difference. Bolton is third with 20 points, followed by Portsmouth with 19 and Arsenal 18. Chelsea won 2-0 at Sheffield United from goals by Frank Lampard and Michael Ballack.

In other matches, it was: Arsenal 1, Everton 1; Fulham 0, Wigan 1; Liverpool 3, Aston Villa 1; Portsmouth 3, Reading 1; and Watford 0, Tottenham 0.