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# saipan - Friday 30 November, 2018

McCarthy: We wouldn't have got out of the group with Roy Keane at 2002 World Cup

The Ireland manager was in conversation with Eamon Dunphy for Paddy Power’s Head2Head programme.

# saipan - Monday 26 November, 2018

Mick McCarthy: The most affable man to have ever divided a nation

Mick McCarthy’s appointment as Ireland manager was confirmed on Sunday.

# saipan - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Mick McCarthy is sick of talking about Saipan

The subject was brought up for the umpteenth time at the new Irish manager’s unveiling on Sunday.

# saipan - Saturday 22 September, 2018

'He's the only assistant who gets this much publicity. It’s bonkers' - Mick McCarthy on Saipan and Roy Keane

And the former Ireland boss admits he knew the Saipan pitch was ‘shite’.

# saipan - Friday 10 August, 2018

From The Daily Edge A Japanese student is being hailed as a style icon for wearing an old Ireland jersey out and about Street Style

# saipan - Monday 25 June, 2018

From Poll: Have you 'gotten over' Saipan? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you 'gotten over' Saipan?

The 2002 row is back on the front pages – but how do you feel about it now?

# saipan - Saturday 23 June, 2018

'I'd love to have played in another World Cup... But I don't regret any of my actions'

Roy Keane has revisited the infamous Saipan controversy 16 years on.

# saipan - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'People were in fear of Roy... When he left, it let lads breathe'

Damien Duff has suggested Ireland were not necessarily worse off without their inspirational captain at the 2002 World Cup.

# saipan - Friday 10 November, 2017

Peace may be breaking out in one of Irish football's most famous feuds

The pair famously traded barbs in their autobiographies.

# saipan - Thursday 14 May, 2015

How well do you remember Irish football's most infamous event?

This week marks the anniversary of the time when Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy fell out ahead of the 2002 World Cup.

# saipan - Sunday 19 October, 2014

Roy Keane-Saipan debacle sparked by Iran pull-out - Niall Quinn

The Irish pundit compared the issue to the current debate on Raheem Sterling and England.

# saipan - Thursday 5 June, 2014

We'll leave it there so: Sharapova, Saipan, Kingspan and all today's sport

Plus we had news of starting line-ups from Chaco, Cavan and lots of places in between.

# saipan - Sunday 25 May, 2014

21 World Cup memories we can't forget from Japan and South Korea '02

Yes, it features the ‘S’ word, but there were good times too.

# saipan - Friday 23 May, 2014

Roy Keane on hand to witness midfield masterclass from Cork's Colin Healy

An unfortunate own goal and a penalty from the former Irish midfielder did for hosts Bray Wanderers.

# saipan - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Saipan revisited, Mayweather in jail and Cliftonville's fight for gay rights; the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring Bill Simmons’ take on the Donald Sterling controversy and Alex Gibney’s analysis the Loughinisland tragedy.

# saipan - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge New Irish Volkswagen ad makes brilliant Saipan row reference DAS GAS AUTO

New Irish Volkswagen ad makes brilliant Saipan row reference

We doubt Roy will be too keen on it.

# saipan - Thursday 14 November, 2013

'No potholes' -- It's 'all about the journey' for Keane on road to Euros

Keane’s eyes were far from the ‘wee black beads’ of Alex Ferguson’s description as he sets sights on qualification.

# saipan - Saturday 9 November, 2013

'Roy was probably right about me in Saipan' - John Delaney

The FAI chief appeared on the Late Late Show to discuss the move for Keane and Martin O’Neill.

# saipan - Sunday 28 October, 2012

Quinn: 'Roy Keane didn't just lift a football club, he lifted a city'

Niall Quinn speaks about finally putting the Saipan nightmare to rest and how he forged a new beginning with Roy Keane at Sunderland.

# saipan - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Push the Trigger: McAteer says Keane can not let footballing rivalry lie

“He decided what he wanted to do was the right thing,” said the former Irish international. “He’s got to live with that.”

# saipan - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

From Poll: Which side were you on in the Saipan debate? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Which side were you on in the Saipan debate?

It’s ten years to the day since Roy Keane was sent home from the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup training camp.

# saipan - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Pot shots: Delaney tells Keane 'get over yourself'

The FAI chief claims that Roy Keane’s jibes are self-serving and the former captain would be better off if he just ‘let it go.’

# saipan - Thursday 3 May, 2012

Ten years on: Keane still has 'no regrets' over Saipan

The ex-Ireland international also advocated the selection of James McClean for Trap’s Euro 2012 squad.

# saipan - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

Opinion: Will the real Roy Keane please stand up?

The ex-United star is a complex figure. Paul Fennessy has Roy Keane in the psychiatrist’s chair.

# saipan - Friday 30 September, 2011

The Magnificent Seven: sporting bust-ups Infighting This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: sporting bust-ups

In the wake of the Tevez-Mancini affair, we recall seven other notorious moments involving sports teams’ in-fights.

# saipan - Monday 4 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge 10 things you didn’t know about the Fourth of July Fourth Of July This post contains images

10 things you didn’t know about the Fourth of July

It’s America’s birthday! Or is it? Well, not quite… some facts you might not have known about Independence Day.

# saipan - Friday 11 March, 2011

From Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross Pacific Tsunami This post contains images

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross

The low lying Pacific islands may be swept over as a powerful tsunami hits the region – meanwhile Indonesia is bracing itself, as warnings indicate it will be the first area to be hit after Japan.