POLL: Would Roy Keane and Martin O'Neill make a good management team?

A stroke of genius or a recipe for disaster? You tell us.

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ROY KEANE IS close to a stunning return to the Irish national team as assistant to Martin O’Neill, according to various reports tonight.

Keane has not worked as a manager or coach since being sacked by Ipswich Town in January 2011, but the apparently imminent appointment of O’Neill to the Ireland job will offer him a route back into football.

Both men have had a few ups and downs in their managerial career to this point – O’Neill’s low points far outweighed by the highs – but together, can they help Ireland become greater than the sum of their parts or will it all end in tears?

Poll Results:

It'll all end in tears, another disaster. (5254)
Can't decide. (2988)
Dream team, ain't no stopping us now. (2510)

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