Wayne Rooney has issued an apology to Derby County and his family regarding images that were published online showing him at a private celebration The images were shared virally on social media and appeared to show Derby County manager sleeping in a hotel with a group of young girls. Cheshire Police on Tuesday confirmed that they would not be investigating a complaint of blackmail about the images. Rooney’s representatives believed there had been an illegal attempt to entrap Rooney. Rooney said to ok oksports News "I made mistakes" after Wednesday's friendly defeat against Real Betis. "I went out to a private celebration with two of my friends.I'd like my family and club to accept my apologies for the images being shared. I want this to end and allow me to move forward. "I went out to a private celebration with two of my friends.I apologize to my family, the club, and for the images that circulated. I want it to end and I will move on. "It is now under control. I look forward now to moving forward, and getting ready for the next game on Saturday."