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#Roy Keane

# roy-keane - Sunday 7 February, 2021

'Keep performing like that and it will be another 30 years before you win the league title' - Roy Keane on Liverpool
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

'Keep performing like that and it will be another 30 years before you win the league title' - Roy Keane on Liverpool

Feb 7th 2021, 8:34 PM 9,290 Views 14 Comments

The Man United legend described the Reds as ‘bad champions’.

# roy-keane - Saturday 30 January, 2021

In the mould of Roy Keane and learning from Wayne Rooney - The remarkable rise of Jason Knight
# Arise Jason Knight
# Arise Jason Knight

In the mould of Roy Keane and learning from Wayne Rooney - The remarkable rise of Jason Knight

Jan 30th 2021, 8:00 AM 41,565 Views 24 Comments

Still a week shy of his 20th birthday, one of Irish football’s brightest prospects is attracting significant Premier League interest.

# roy-keane - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

'One of the things I find disappointing is Keane hasn’t become the figure in football I thought he would be'
# BTL
# BTL

'One of the things I find disappointing is Keane hasn’t become the figure in football I thought he would be'

Jan 26th 2021, 5:05 PM 55,214 Views 27 Comments

Dion Fanning talks about Roy Keane and a lot more besides in this week’s episode of Behind the Lines.

# roy-keane - Saturday 28 November, 2020

'Don’t identify yourself as an ex-rugby player; you are unemployed right now and it’s fine to say that'
# End Game
# End Game

'Don’t identify yourself as an ex-rugby player; you are unemployed right now and it’s fine to say that'

Nov 28th 2020, 12:00 PM 56,098 Views 12 Comments

What happens when the music stops? How do rugby players cope with the sporting afterlife? A new book has all the answers.

# roy-keane - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Kevin De Bruyne sticks up for Kyle Walker after Roy Keane’s comments
# Support
# Support

Kevin De Bruyne sticks up for Kyle Walker after Roy Keane’s comments

Nov 14th 2020, 11:00 PM 12,215 Views 3 Comments

The Belgian star also described the Irishman as ‘a different man’.

# roy-keane - Friday 13 November, 2020

Keane: Ireland 'lacked fight' in England defeat
# Reaction
# Reaction

Keane: Ireland 'lacked fight' in England defeat

Nov 13th 2020, 12:35 PM 10,538 Views 32 Comments

Speaking on ITV, Keane praised Jack Grealish and admitted England might have had a more difficult training session.

# roy-keane - Sunday 8 November, 2020

Roy Keane labels Kyle Walker an ‘idiot’ after spot-kick error
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

Roy Keane labels Kyle Walker an ‘idiot’ after spot-kick error

Nov 8th 2020, 7:36 PM 17,006 Views 9 Comments

The Manchester City and England defender brought down Sadio Mane in the area, leading to Liverpool’s goal.

# roy-keane - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Captain Harry Maguire rejects Roy Keane's claim that United lack leaders
# On The Defensive
# On The Defensive

Captain Harry Maguire rejects Roy Keane's claim that United lack leaders

Nov 3rd 2020, 2:58 PM 9,879 Views 21 Comments

Keane lambasted United after Sunday’s league defeat to Arsenal.

# roy-keane - Monday 2 November, 2020

Keane: Misfiring United players will cost Solskjaer his job
# Reaction
# Reaction

Keane: Misfiring United players will cost Solskjaer his job

Nov 2nd 2020, 10:20 AM 12,646 Views 21 Comments

United’s dreadful league form continued with defeat to Arsenal yesterday.

# roy-keane - Saturday 31 October, 2020

'Roy Keane always showed up on the big days - I wanted to be like that'
# Fuel
# Fuel

'Roy Keane always showed up on the big days - I wanted to be like that'

Oct 31st 2020, 10:03 AM 40,811 Views 14 Comments

Sean O’Brien believes Ireland need a Keane-like mentality if they are to get the result they need in Paris today.

# roy-keane - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Keane sceptical of hype around 'English Messiah' Grealish
# Disbeliever
# Disbeliever

Keane sceptical of hype around 'English Messiah' Grealish

Oct 15th 2020, 12:47 PM 19,328 Views 6 Comments

The former United captain also expressed his sympathy for the out-of-form Harry Maguire.

# roy-keane - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Keane fears Manchester United 'bluffers' will cost Solskjaer his job
# Assessment
# Assessment

Keane fears Manchester United 'bluffers' will cost Solskjaer his job

Oct 8th 2020, 9:06 PM 22,507 Views 22 Comments

‘They threw the previous manager [Jose Mourinho] under the bus, they will do exactly the same to Ole.’

# roy-keane - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

'I cannot even begin to put into words what he was like when he lost his temper, it was ludicrous'
# BTL
# BTL

'I cannot even begin to put into words what he was like when he lost his temper, it was ludicrous'

Updated Sep 29th 2020, 4:16 PM 64,050 Views 16 Comments

Daniel Taylor, a veteran of many of Alex Ferguson’s infamous press conferences, is our guest on the latest episode of Behind the Lines.

# roy-keane - Monday 28 September, 2020

'Maybe he spoke about another game': Klopp takes issue with Roy Keane's analysis
# Sloppy
# Sloppy

'Maybe he spoke about another game': Klopp takes issue with Roy Keane's analysis

Sep 28th 2020, 11:04 PM 16,149 Views 16 Comments

Keane later joked that Klopp was ‘very sensitive’.

# roy-keane - Sunday 6 September, 2020

A young Roy Keane 'slaughtering' Packie and dealing with another Setters setback
# Keane Origins
# Keane Origins

A young Roy Keane 'slaughtering' Packie and dealing with another Setters setback

Sep 6th 2020, 12:00 PM 52,428 Views 17 Comments

In this extract from his superb new book ‘Keane: Origins’, Eoin O’Callaghan sheds light on an eventful trip to Malta in 1989.

Clare make hurling history, Zizou at Dalyer and more of the week's best sportswriting
# Read The Game
# Read The Game

Clare make hurling history, Zizou at Dalyer and more of the week's best sportswriting

Sep 6th 2020, 8:30 AM 7,558 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and settle in to some of our favourite pieces from the last seven days, including a stunning Bohemians oral history.

# roy-keane - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Now more than ever Irish football needs another Sunderland to happen
# Drumaville
# Drumaville

Now more than ever Irish football needs another Sunderland to happen

Jul 26th 2020, 8:02 AM 36,834 Views 56 Comments

Between 2006 and 2008 Sunderland had a uniquely Irish flavour – owners, chairman and manager all coming from here. Now, with so many Ireland players struggling for game-time in England, there is a pressing need for a Drumaville sequel.

# roy-keane - Friday 10 July, 2020

'I don't think Paul Pogba wants to be a leader,' says Roy Keane
# His Roy-al Highness
# His Roy-al Highness

'I don't think Paul Pogba wants to be a leader,' says Roy Keane

Updated Jul 10th 2020, 9:08 AM 30,541 Views 32 Comments

Roy Keane praised Mason Greenwood but was critical of Paul Pogba again and said Tottenham are ‘an average’ team.

# roy-keane - Saturday 4 July, 2020

'Roy Keane has to tone back a bit - he wasn't perfect when he played'
# Dwight Yorke
# Dwight Yorke

'Roy Keane has to tone back a bit - he wasn't perfect when he played'

Jul 4th 2020, 11:56 AM 17,517 Views 10 Comments

Dwight Yorke reckons Roy Keane’s habit of telling it straight to players is outdated in the modern game.

# roy-keane - Thursday 2 July, 2020

'We went into the dressing room and Roy Keane was screaming at him'
# Hairdryer
# Hairdryer

'We went into the dressing room and Roy Keane was screaming at him'

Jul 2nd 2020, 5:00 PM 21,580 Views 10 Comments

Former Manchester United player, Eric Djemba-Djemba, tells the story of Roy Keane’s row with Kleberson.

# roy-keane - Sunday 28 June, 2020

Case for the defence: Keane says Man Utd are a couple of years off challenging for title again
# Perch
# Perch

Case for the defence: Keane says Man Utd are a couple of years off challenging for title again

Jun 28th 2020, 4:04 PM 8,315 Views 31 Comments

‘I think United are a bit short at the back,’ the former club captain says.

# roy-keane - Monday 22 June, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2005-06 Premier League season?
# Test
# Test

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2005-06 Premier League season?

Jun 22nd 2020, 8:00 PM 25,680 Views 0 Comments

Roy Keane left Man United and Chelsea were crowned champions for the second successive year.

Michael Kennedy, who represented host of Irish footballers, dies
# RIP
# RIP

Michael Kennedy, who represented host of Irish footballers, dies

Jun 22nd 2020, 12:00 PM 45,346 Views 11 Comments

Eamon Dunphy referred to Kennedy as Roy Keane’s ‘lawyer, solicitor, friend, mentor’.

# roy-keane - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Solskjaer defends under-fire goalkeeper De Gea after Keane rant
# Backed Up
# Backed Up

Solskjaer defends under-fire goalkeeper De Gea after Keane rant

Jun 20th 2020, 8:54 AM 10,495 Views 15 Comments

The Spanish keeper was dubbed overrated by former United midfielder Roy Keane.

# roy-keane - Friday 19 June, 2020

'I would be swinging punches at that guy' - Keane blasts De Gea after Man United concede goal
# Hitting Out
# Hitting Out

'I would be swinging punches at that guy' - Keane blasts De Gea after Man United concede goal

Jun 19th 2020, 10:00 PM 72,770 Views 91 Comments

Keane didn’t hold back.

# roy-keane - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

'Roy Keane said something on TV about the interview being flat... Lisa took it to heart'
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

'Roy Keane said something on TV about the interview being flat... Lisa took it to heart'

Jun 9th 2020, 7:00 AM 29,642 Views 4 Comments

Michael Carrick recalls Manchester United’s turbulent spell under David Moyes.

# roy-keane - Sunday 7 June, 2020

'If I could choose one player from 1999, it would be Roy Keane'
# Keen
# Keen

'If I could choose one player from 1999, it would be Roy Keane'

Jun 7th 2020, 8:49 PM 20,655 Views 19 Comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Roy Keane is the player he would most love to have in his current United team.

Wayne Rooney says there was nothing wrong with Roy Keane's MUTV rant
# Row
# Row

Wayne Rooney says there was nothing wrong with Roy Keane's MUTV rant

Jun 7th 2020, 3:56 PM 46,392 Views 21 Comments

The former England and Manchester United captain has come out in support of Keane’s stance in the row that led to his 2005 departure from Old Trafford.

# roy-keane - Sunday 17 May, 2020

20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 7: Roy Keane - behind the mask
# Legend
# Legend

20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 7: Roy Keane - behind the mask

May 17th 2020, 8:00 AM 28,515 Views 3 Comments

There is so much more to ‘Roy Keane’s personality than the cartoon version people insist upon presenting’. Still, you wouldn’t want to cross him.

# roy-keane - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

Caught in a trap, Chapter 3: 'In my head I felt we could win the World Cup'
# MANCHESTER IN THE AREA
# MANCHESTER IN THE AREA

Caught in a trap, Chapter 3: 'In my head I felt we could win the World Cup'

May 13th 2020, 8:00 AM 29,038 Views 11 Comments

Brian Kerr lifts the lid on what it was like to manage Ireland and his year-long chase to get Roy Keane back in an Ireland shirt.

# roy-keane - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 2: Saipan - Paradise Lost
# The Pitch Is A Carpark
# The Pitch Is A Carpark

20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 2: Saipan - Paradise Lost

May 12th 2020, 9:43 AM 14,483 Views 27 Comments

If everything had gone to plan, the 2002 World Cup would have been the crowning moment of Roy Keane’s career. Instead he came home before the tournament began and the inquest lasted for months.

# roy-keane - Saturday 9 May, 2020

'The club's view is that you shouldn't sign him at all' - Roy Keane's bumpy road to stardom
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

'The club's view is that you shouldn't sign him at all' - Roy Keane's bumpy road to stardom

May 9th 2020, 8:00 AM 65,252 Views 27 Comments

League of Ireland legend and former Cobh Ramblers boss Alfie Hale recounts the ex-Man United player’s early days, 30 years on from his move to English football.

# roy-keane - Friday 24 April, 2020

'This idea that all Premier League players should take a pay cut is nonsense' - Keane
# Stick To Your Guns
# Stick To Your Guns

'This idea that all Premier League players should take a pay cut is nonsense' - Keane

Apr 24th 2020, 12:07 PM 45,561 Views 83 Comments

The former Manchester United captain has sympathy for footballers who are being criticised during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# roy-keane - Thursday 23 April, 2020

Dunphy, Giles and Brady reveal their best Premier League team selections
# Star Sides
# Star Sides

Dunphy, Giles and Brady reveal their best Premier League team selections

Apr 23rd 2020, 4:35 PM 14,433 Views 67 Comments

The punditry trio debated their picks on the latest episode of Dunphy’s podcast The Stand.

# roy-keane - Sunday 19 April, 2020

20 for 2020: Ireland's most influential sports stars of the century
# Legends
# Legends

20 for 2020: Ireland's most influential sports stars of the century

Apr 19th 2020, 7:45 PM 44,681 Views 105 Comments

The last two decades have been memorable in Irish sport in so many different ways. We have picked our stars of the century. Now tell us what you think.

# roy-keane - Saturday 4 April, 2020

A very public transfer saga: How Roy Keane's Man United move played out over three months in 1993
# Drawn Out
# Drawn Out

A very public transfer saga: How Roy Keane's Man United move played out over three months in 1993

Apr 4th 2020, 8:00 AM 41,930 Views 31 Comments

Amid a backdrop of brinkmanship and extraordinary candidness in the newspapers, Alex Ferguson eventually signed the 21-year-old for a record £3.75 million. But it was far from straightforward.

# roy-keane - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

'I watched Roy Keane stare down a cloud and make the wind go away'
# BTL
# BTL

'I watched Roy Keane stare down a cloud and make the wind go away'

Mar 31st 2020, 8:00 AM 47,739 Views 22 Comments

Jonathan Wilson tells the tale as our latest guest on Behind the Lines.

# roy-keane - Monday 9 March, 2020

TV Wrap - French implosion a reliable theme on a deeply abnormal weekend
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - French implosion a reliable theme on a deeply abnormal weekend

Mar 9th 2020, 8:30 AM 34,194 Views 2 Comments

The biggest game in Europe was in an empty stadium, other events were cancelled and Roy Keane bantered with Micah Richards. Thank heavens for France.

# roy-keane - Sunday 8 March, 2020

'Someone from United came in with the police asking Alfie not to sue Keane. He refused'
# Alfe Inge Haaland
# Alfe Inge Haaland

'Someone from United came in with the police asking Alfie not to sue Keane. He refused'

Mar 8th 2020, 8:30 AM 25,137 Views 6 Comments

The Manchester derby used to be very different as former City goalkeeper Nicky Weaver remembers that horror tackle by the United captain, and why Stephen Ireland should have made it to the very top.

'Who asks to leave Manchester United? I look back and wonder if I was insane. Did I go mad?'
# Regrets
# Regrets

'Who asks to leave Manchester United? I look back and wonder if I was insane. Did I go mad?'

Mar 8th 2020, 7:15 AM 37,041 Views 3 Comments

Mark Wilson was on the fringes at Old Trafford and left under a cloud. Up until recently, he was still anxious about ever going back.

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