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Coleen Rooney starts the new year with a big smile

Coleen Rooney looked pretty happy when she was pictured on her daily coffee run to Caffe Nero in Cheshire on Monday. 

Wearing workout gear and a cosy Herringbone padded jacket following her exercise session, Coleen, 34, looked like she didn’t have a care in the world. 

The mother-of-four is no doubt thrilled that her WAG war with Rebekah Vardy, 38, could soon be resolved.

Is the WAG war nearly over? Coleen Rooney started the new year with a big smile on her coffee run on Monday after nemesis Rebekah Vardy hinted they could resolve feud soon

Is the WAG war nearly over? Coleen Rooney started the new year with a big smile on her coffee run on Monday after nemesis Rebekah Vardy hinted they could resolve feud soon

Delighted: Wearing workout gear and a cosy Herringbone padded jacket following her exercise session, Coleen, 34, looked like she didn't have a care in the world

Delighted: Wearing workout gear and a cosy Herringbone padded jacket following her exercise session, Coleen, 34, looked like she didn’t have a care in the world

Just a fortnight ago, Dancing On Ice star Vardy, has insisted the new year could ‘potentially’ see the pair resolve their differences. 

It’s now more than a year since Coleen accused her of leaking false stories about her personal life to the media last year.  

Coleen had help from ‘third parties’ to draft her ‘Wagatha Christie’ statement accusing Rebekah of leaking her private information to the press, court papers claim.

Nothing to see here: It's now more than a year since Coleen accused her of leaking false stories about her personal life to the media last year

Assistance: Coleen had help from 'third parties' to draft her 'Wagatha Christie' statement accusing Rebekah of leaking her private information to the press, court papers claim

Nothing to see here: It’s now more than a year since Coleen accused her of leaking false stories about her personal life to the media last year

Not just her: Rebekah's lawyers allege that a team of people - including solicitors - read over Mrs Rooney's statement before it was published on her social media accounts

Not just her: Rebekah’s lawyers allege that a team of people – including solicitors – read over Mrs Rooney’s statement before it was published on her social media accounts

Rebekah’s lawyers allege that a team of people – including solicitors – read over Mrs Rooney’s statement before it was published on her social media accounts.

Should accusations that it was ‘prepared in advance’ with help from others be proved true, questions will be asked about whether Coleen’s five-month investigation into the leaks was thorough enough.

Lawyers claim Coleen didn’t properly look into whether the leaked information could have come from her or her husband’s team of staff – and not Rebekah.

They used to be friends: Rebekah (top) and Coleen watching England v Wales during Euro 2016 at Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens, France

They used to be friends: Rebekah (top) and Coleen watching England v Wales during Euro 2016 at Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens, France

Mrs Rooney wrote on Instagram and Twitter: 'I have saved and screenshotted all the original stories which clearly show just one person has viewed them. It's ……………. Rebekah Vardy's account'

Mrs Rooney wrote on Instagram and Twitter: ‘I have saved and screenshotted all the original stories which clearly show just one person has viewed them. It’s ……………. Rebekah Vardy’s account’ 

In the statement on October 9, 2019, the wife of former England star Wayne Rooney claimed fellow footballer’s wife Rebekah shared fake stories she had posted on her personal Instagram account with The Sun newspaper.

Coleen famously wrote: ‘I have saved and screenshotted all the original stories which clearly show just one person has viewed them. It’s ……………. Rebekah Vardy’s account.’

Mrs Vardy – who is married to Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy – denies the accusations and is suing Mrs Rooney for damages for libel at the High Court in London.

Her love: Rebekah is married to Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, pictured together at the Pride of Britain Awards in 2017

Her love: Rebekah is married to Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, pictured together at the Pride of Britain Awards in 2017

Partner: Coleen is married to Derby County footballer Wayne Rooney, pictured while he was at Manchester United in 2016

Partner: Coleen is married to Derby County footballer Wayne Rooney, pictured while he was at Manchester United in 2016

Why does the ruling in the case matter? 

The recent ruling at the High Court related to the wording in the final sentence of Coleen Rooney’s infamous Instagram post, in which she accused Rebekah Vardy of leaking ‘false stories’ about her private life to the media.

She wrote: ‘I have saved and screenshotted all the original stories which clearly show just one person has viewed them. It’s ……………. Rebekah Vardy’s account.’

Mrs Rooney claimed she simply referred to Mrs Vardy’s Instagram account rather than Mrs Vardy herself.

But the judge said an ordinary reader would not take the word ‘account’ to ‘indicate that Mrs Rooney remains in doubt about who the wrongdoer was’.

Today, the judge made an important ruling that the post ‘clearly identified’ Mrs Vardy as being ‘guilty of the serious and consistent breach of trust’.

He also disagreed with Mrs Rooney’s claim that using multiple ellipses in the final line diluted the meaning. 

This means the court has no doubt as to who the accusation was made against – Mrs Vardy – which will be a consideration if the libel case goes to trial this year.

Rebekah’s lawyers say the simultaneously-timed posts – on Mrs Rooney’s Instagram, Facebook and Twitter accounts – sought ‘maximum publicity for the defendant’s message’. 

The documents, seen by The Sun, read: ‘The post… appears to have been prepared in advance.

‘It is inferred that the defendant had already reached a (false) conclusion to responsibility on a flawed “investigation” and rushed to publication without properly considering the evidence or making any further inquiry. 

Rebekah’s legal team have now requested to know when the post was written and who knew what information at what stage.

A spokesperson for Coleen thinks the libel case will be defended successfully.  

Last month, court papers claimed Rebekah admitted getting cash from photographers when they sell pictures of her and her family.

She said she ‘would receive a percentage of the revenue from their syndication’ to news organisations.

It came after Mrs Vardy dragged two more stars into her High Court war this week.

Legal papers sent to the High Court and seen by MailOnline show Coleen claimed Rebekah ‘worked with a number of agencies to bolster her public persona’.

They allege Rebekah ‘insisted’ the wives and girlfriends of England’s 2018 World Cup team in Russia posed for a team picture outside a restaurant in St Petersburg

Coleen claims Rebekah ‘did not let the others know’ she ‘arranged’ for a ‘paparazzo to be outside to photograph them’. 

She then says the image was sold on to a newspaper in Britain and that it could be ‘inferred’ Rebekah  ‘received payment directly or indirectly’.

Coleen denies the claims and said she ‘had nothing to do with the photograph’ and ‘received no payment’.

But she said she had worked with agencies to ‘take photographs’ of her, ‘her family or pets on the basis that she would receive a percentage of the revenue from their syndication’.

Drama: Last month, it was revealed that Becky accused the former columnist (pictured this month with husband Wayne and their four sons) of sending a chilling message

Drama: Last month, it was revealed that Becky accused the former columnist (pictured this month with husband Wayne and their four sons) of sending a chilling message 

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