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Roy Keane summonsed to court over alleged road-rage incident

The date has been set for 31 March — just two days after Ireland’s vital Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland.

Roy Keane's court date is just two days after Ireland's Euro 2016 qualifier with Poland.
Roy Keane's court date is just two days after Ireland's Euro 2016 qualifier with Poland.

IRELAND ASSISTANT BOSS Roy Keane has been summonsed to court after being involved in an alleged road-rage incident in January, it has been confirmed.

It is claimed that the 43-year-old Manchester United legend confronted a taxi driver in Altrincham town centre after getting out of his Range Rover, before swearing and gesturing at the individual in question.

Following an investigation, Greater Manchester Police confirmed to The42 that Keane has been summonsed to court over the incident, with the date set for 31 March — just two days after Ireland’s vital Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland.

A statement issued by the Greater Manchester Police today reads as follows:

“A summons was posted on 2 March 2015 for Roy Keane (10/08/1971) to his home address in Hale to appear before Trafford Magistrates court on 31 March 2015 for a Section 4A Public Order offence.

“This is in relation to an incident on Friday 30 January 2015 when police were called to Ashley Road, Altrincham to a report that a man had behaved aggressively towards another man.”

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