Newcastle midfielder Jack Colback has been ruled out for up to six weeks with a knee injury after being Cattermoled.
Rooney is the reigning 'unjustified undroppable' champion, but there are four contenders to his crown.
But the FA has charged the club with failing to control their players in the aftermath.
Newcastle have appealed against the red card awarded to Fabricio Coloccini at Sunderland.
Kind words for Harry Kane and Slaven Bilic, less so for Wayne Rooney, Jose Mourinho and Philippe Coutinho...
A controversial Adam Johnson penalty, Billy Jones goal and Steven Fletcher finish did the trick.
Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has vowed not to do "something stupid" in his first taste of the Wear-Tyne derby against Sunderland this weekend.
"Why should we approach this game any differently than we approached Chelsea?" asks the Newcastle boss.
Garry Monk to Aston Villa, Lamela to Porto, United want Perez and City battle Arsenal for Krychowiak...
Raheem Sterling, Georginio Wijnaldum, Ander Herrera, Eden Hazard and Daniel Sturridge feature.
The time will come to assess mistakes, but now Newcastle must bask in a long overdue win.
Georginio Wijnaldum scored four as Newcastle won their first league game of the season against Norwich.
Steve McClaren says Newcastle have lost "20 points" due to the injury of Tim Krul, leaving them on -17.
Victor Valdes does not want to return to Spain, despite it being "obvious" that he must leave Man United.
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