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#The Second Half

# the-second-half - Friday 28 November, 2014

Opinion: Roy Keane self-destructs when faced with contentment
# Reaction
# Reaction

Opinion: Roy Keane self-destructs when faced with contentment

Nov 28th 2014, 12:07 PM 6,036 Views 6 Comments

In his autobiography The Second Half, Keane acknowledges his dysfunctional habits.

# the-second-half - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Roy Keane: 'It was never going to be like Little House on the Prairie'
# Messy Divorce
# Messy Divorce

Roy Keane: 'It was never going to be like Little House on the Prairie'

Oct 22nd 2014, 6:39 PM 7,363 Views 5 Comments

The former Manchester United captain expected his eventual exit from the club to be messy.

Roy Keane: ‘Man United is like Disneyland – ‘f**king Mickey Mouses running everywhere’
# Interview
# Interview

Roy Keane: ‘Man United is like Disneyland – ‘f**king Mickey Mouses running everywhere’

Oct 22nd 2014, 1:51 PM 15,927 Views 17 Comments

“It’s almost like a Mafia situation – ‘You’re one of us – don’t ‘f**king say anything bad

# the-second-half - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Roy Keane: 'I don’t want people to think I’m bitter and twisted towards Alex Ferguson'
# Clarification
# Clarification

Roy Keane: 'I don’t want people to think I’m bitter and twisted towards Alex Ferguson'

Oct 21st 2014, 11:52 AM 6,196 Views 8 Comments

“I’m not for one minute playing down what he achieved.”

# the-second-half - Friday 17 October, 2014

John O'Shea says Roy Keane book comments were exaggerated
# Interview
# Interview

John O'Shea says Roy Keane book comments were exaggerated

Oct 17th 2014, 2:03 PM 9,566 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland assistant boss joked that the defender had inadvertently sealed Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to United

# the-second-half - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Lambert confident Keane will remain at Villa despite book claims
# Reaction
# Reaction

Lambert confident Keane will remain at Villa despite book claims

Oct 16th 2014, 6:13 PM 9,404 Views 8 Comments

In the recently published autobiography, The Second Half, Keane described the Ireland job as his “primary” role.

# the-second-half - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Kenny Cunningham: Roy should've asked for the armband if he wanted it so much
# Raised Eyebrows
# Raised Eyebrows

Kenny Cunningham: Roy should've asked for the armband if he wanted it so much

Oct 11th 2014, 4:58 PM 16,082 Views 15 Comments

And he says he put a lot of effort into those quizzes.

Tesco are giving out free prawn sandwiches with copies of Roy Keane's book
# Bravo
# Bravo

Tesco are giving out free prawn sandwiches with copies of Roy Keane's book

Oct 11th 2014, 3:40 PM 7,662 Views 7 Comments

The supermarket chain have made a sly reference to one of the United legend’s most famous quotes.

'It is a very intimate, revealing book and it's very sad in places' - Eamon Dunphy
# The Second Half
# The Second Half

'It is a very intimate, revealing book and it's very sad in places' - Eamon Dunphy

Oct 11th 2014, 12:55 PM 7,806 Views 4 Comments

The not-senior panelist was impressed by the work of his successor Roddy Doyle.

# the-second-half - Friday 10 October, 2014

'It's an excellent book for anyone who's interested in the end of greatness' - Dunphy on Keane's latest
# Review
# Review

'It's an excellent book for anyone who's interested in the end of greatness' - Dunphy on Keane's latest

Oct 10th 2014, 3:12 PM 8,847 Views 7 Comments

The Irish pundit praises the “outstanding” and “tragic” autobiography.

Keane: Mourinho handshake 'a disgrace' - and he'd get knocked out on a Sunday morning
# Play Till The Whistle
# Play Till The Whistle

Keane: Mourinho handshake 'a disgrace' - and he'd get knocked out on a Sunday morning

Oct 10th 2014, 9:52 AM 10,646 Views 15 Comments

You’re right – Roy Keane really wasn’t impressed by the Chelsea boss.

# the-second-half - Thursday 9 October, 2014

It's all in the past - Roy's just taking his chance to set the record straight
# Brought To Book
# Brought To Book

It's all in the past - Roy's just taking his chance to set the record straight

Oct 9th 2014, 8:15 PM 5,530 Views 0 Comments

Roy Keane book circus enters its fourth (and final?) day with the ‘world exclusive launch’ that wasn’t.

Keane wrote second book to defend himself against 'a pack of lies'
# The Second Half
# The Second Half

Keane wrote second book to defend himself against 'a pack of lies'

Oct 9th 2014, 6:45 PM 4,705 Views 8 Comments

That said, it’s not all about ‘falling out’ with people, according to the Ireland assistant boss.

Keane blasts Fergie for turning on players who brought him 'millions, a statue, and a stand'
# OLD WOUNDS
# OLD WOUNDS

Keane blasts Fergie for turning on players who brought him 'millions, a statue, and a stand'

Oct 9th 2014, 4:48 PM 22,202 Views 58 Comments

Spoiler alert: Roy Keane and Alex Ferguson still don’t get along.

As it happened: Roy Keane press conference to launch 'The Second Half'
# Roy Week
# Roy Week

As it happened: Roy Keane press conference to launch 'The Second Half'

Oct 9th 2014, 3:20 PM 21,458 Views 22 Comments

Roy Keane’s new autobiography hit the shelves this morning. Now he meets the media in Dublin to face their questions.

# the-second-half - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Why do fools fall in love? A timeline of Keane and Dunphy's relationship through the years
# Bromance
# Bromance

Why do fools fall in love? A timeline of Keane and Dunphy's relationship through the years

Oct 8th 2014, 9:00 PM 7,138 Views 5 Comments

We examine the pundit’s love-hate relationship with the star, encompassing autobiographies and other controversies.

Today's Gift Grub is all about Gibraltar (definitely not about Roy's book)
# Roy Week
# Roy Week

Today's Gift Grub is all about Gibraltar (definitely not about Roy's book)

Oct 8th 2014, 12:23 PM 6,079 Views 2 Comments

We’re into day three of Roy week.

# the-second-half - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

The reason Roy Keane gave for not signing Robbie Savage will make your night
# Whazzzzupppppppp
# Whazzzzupppppppp

The reason Roy Keane gave for not signing Robbie Savage will make your night

Oct 7th 2014, 8:31 PM 23,408 Views 15 Comments

Roy really wasn’t a fan of that old Budweiser ad.

Martin O'Neill is keeping a close eye on Roy Keane's beard
# BeardWatch
# BeardWatch

Martin O'Neill is keeping a close eye on Roy Keane's beard

Oct 7th 2014, 6:37 PM 10,043 Views 8 Comments

Enough book talk – let’s talk about the beard.

Martin O'Neill: Keane book is no distraction ahead of crucial qualifiers
# The Boss
# The Boss

Martin O'Neill: Keane book is no distraction ahead of crucial qualifiers

Oct 7th 2014, 2:15 PM 2,887 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland boss says he’s largely unaware of the detail in the leaked autobiography.

Keane: 'Fear of the unknown stopped me joining Real Madrid'
# Mayfield Madridista
# Mayfield Madridista

Keane: 'Fear of the unknown stopped me joining Real Madrid'

Oct 7th 2014, 1:34 PM 11,656 Views 8 Comments

The Corkman spent 12 years at Manchester United but reveals his regret at rejecting an offer to move to Spain in 2005 – ahead of his final season playing football

Dunphy on Keane: 'I don't think in his wildest imagination does he think I screwed him'
# The Second Half
# The Second Half

Dunphy on Keane: 'I don't think in his wildest imagination does he think I screwed him'

Oct 7th 2014, 12:48 PM 9,512 Views 5 Comments

The RTÉ pundit says ‘the pressure’s on’ Roddy Doyle to follow him.

Poll: Do the leaked extracts of Roy Keane's new book make you more or less likely to buy it?
# Want It Or Not?
# Want It Or Not?

Poll: Do the leaked extracts of Roy Keane's new book make you more or less likely to buy it?

Oct 7th 2014, 12:41 PM 4,553 Views 12 Comments

The Second Half comes out on Thursday….unless you snagged a copy from Tesco in Burnage yesterday.

How was Roy Keane's new book leaked three days before its official release?
# Retail Error
# Retail Error

How was Roy Keane's new book leaked three days before its official release?

Oct 7th 2014, 12:17 PM 4,139 Views 2 Comments

The story revolves around a Tesco in Burnage.

Roy Keane book dominates front and back pages (and a good few in between as well)
# The Second Half
# The Second Half

Roy Keane book dominates front and back pages (and a good few in between as well)

Oct 7th 2014, 9:56 AM 6,013 Views 13 Comments

Box office.

# the-second-half - Monday 6 October, 2014

Alf-Inge Haaland hits back at Roy Keane with Saddam Hussein comparison
# NO GRUDGES
# NO GRUDGES

Alf-Inge Haaland hits back at Roy Keane with Saddam Hussein comparison

Oct 6th 2014, 10:14 PM 17,666 Views 37 Comments

You’ve got to admit, their beards are pretty similar.

6 questions we want addressed in Roy Keane's new book
# Talking Points
# Talking Points

6 questions we want addressed in Roy Keane's new book

Oct 6th 2014, 5:23 PM 8,795 Views 2 Comments

What happened between Keano and Dunphy? And how did Niall Quinn get him to come to Sunderland?

'Another little hand grenade they threw at me' -- Keane's account of his final days at Manchester United
# Explosive
# Explosive

'Another little hand grenade they threw at me' -- Keane's account of his final days at Manchester United

Oct 6th 2014, 4:51 PM 40,315 Views 71 Comments

In hindsight, Keano might regret bringing Carlos Queiroz’ wife into the argument.

Roy Keane: I wouldn't have missed a drugs test like Rio Ferdinand
# The Second Half
# The Second Half

Roy Keane: I wouldn't have missed a drugs test like Rio Ferdinand

Oct 6th 2014, 4:26 PM 12,860 Views 5 Comments

‘If the doctor had said I had to do a drugs test, I’d have gone and done it.’

Keane reveals head-butting Peter Schmeichel during pre-season tour
# EXTRACT
# EXTRACT

Keane reveals head-butting Peter Schmeichel during pre-season tour

Oct 6th 2014, 4:26 PM 15,144 Views 7 Comments

The then Manchester United stars woke up Bobby Charlton before Alex Ferguson stepped in to stop the fight back in 1998.

# the-second-half - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Paul Lambert says Roy Keane's critics should 'take cover' ahead of book release
# Judgement Day
# Judgement Day

Paul Lambert says Roy Keane's critics should 'take cover' ahead of book release

Oct 2nd 2014, 9:59 PM 22,480 Views 36 Comments

The Second Half’ is due to come out on 9 October.

# the-second-half - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Roddy Doyle: Keane was fantastic to work with right down to the proof-reading
# The Second Half
# The Second Half

Roddy Doyle: Keane was fantastic to work with right down to the proof-reading

Sep 16th 2014, 3:13 PM 4,843 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland assistant manger’s ghost writer has called collaborating on the new book a ‘great experience’.

# the-second-half - Thursday 11 September, 2014

New Roy Keane autobiography gets October release date
# Anticipation
# Anticipation

New Roy Keane autobiography gets October release date

Sep 11th 2014, 12:11 PM 20,011 Views 46 Comments

The much-anticipated book, entitled The Second Half, is being written by Roddy Doyle.

# the-second-half - Friday 17 January, 2014

Roy Keane's new memoir will be written by Roddy Doyle
# Memoirs
# Memoirs

Roy Keane's new memoir will be written by Roddy Doyle

Jan 17th 2014, 2:28 PM 12,115 Views 34 Comments

The Second Half’ will be published later this autumn.