Roy Keane

Manchester United

Why Rooney won’t Wayne on my parade

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It was bound to happen. It always does with a new relationship. The first few months are like a fairytale, they draw you in and fill you with hope and before you know it you're swept into a whirlwind romance showing no signs of letting up.

It wasn't like this last time around. The last didn't fill me with the confidence I needed to go forward, it wasn't a walk in the park, there was no singing, dancing or shouting from the rooftops and to be honest, I just wasn't happy.

Premier League 4-0 MLS: English teams dominant over North American counterparts

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Premier League 4-0 MLS: English teams dominant over North American counterparts - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Several Premier League clubs are currently over in North America on pre-season tours to get the squadprepared and to test out new formations for the up-coming season in Britain.

How Will Luis Suarez Be Remembered By Liverpool Supporters?

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Luis Suarez's transfer from Liverpool to Barcelona is complete as the Premier League club has agreed to sell the Uruguayan striker to the Spanish giants for £63.4-£75million, depending on whether you believe sources close to Barcelona or Liverpool.

Now that the 27-year-old's move to La Liga is history, I'm wondering how he will be remembered by the faithful supporters of the Anfield club?

Aston Villa appoint Man Utd legend Roy Keane as their new assistant manager

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We are delighted to announce that Roy Keane has been appointed assistant manager. #AVFC #WelcomeRoy pic.twitter.com/9mNReNABih Aston Villa FC...

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Manchester United legend looks set to join Aston Villa

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Manchester United legend looks set to join Aston Villa - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Roy Keane has pulled out of his ITV punditry commitments for the World Cup at the eleventh hour, to focus on his coaching career,and it looks like the move was to take up a role as assistant to Paul Lambert at Premier League strugglers Aston Villa.

Manchester United legend launches scathing attack on club

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Manchester United legend Roy Keane has launched a scathing attack on the club blasting the decision to sack David Moyes, saying the Scot deserved more time and that Vice Chairman Ed Woodward needs to take a hard look at himself.

Is Manchester United Youth Star Ben Pearson The Next Roy Keane

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When we think of club legend Roy Keane, there are 3 things that immediately come to mind. A leader, a fighter and a tough tackler. The man, in the middle of the park was immense and became one of the most influentialplayers on the pitch, so can 19 year old youth starlet,Ben Pearson follow in his footsteps at Manchester United.

Roy Keane Blasts Players for Moyes Sacking

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Roy Keane was always going to be asked what he thought about David Moyes sacking and Keane didn't mince his words blaming the players and the people around the manager for his sacking!

(Video) Roy Keane: ‘Some Man Utd players should be ashamed of themselves over David Moyes sacking’

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Manchester United legend Roy Keane says some of the club's players should be ashamed of themselves over their own roles in David Moyes'...

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Video: Man Utd legend Roy Keane slates Michael Carrick for ‘flat’ interview

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Manchester United legend Roy Keane has hit out at midfielder Michael Carrick for a "flat" post-match interview after tonight's defeat to Olympiakos. ITV pundit Keane said: "That just reflected United's performance tonight flat, no urgency." Here's the mumbling interview to which Keane took exception.

Moyes deserves plenty of time: Manchester United legend

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Moyes deserves plenty of time: Manchester United legend - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United icon Roy Keane expects a major overhaul of the playing stuff at Old Trafford and opines that under-pressure manager David Moyes should be given plenty of time to turn things around.

Keane: “United need six players”

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Roy Keane believes Manchester United's dismal season is the result of years spent cutting corners in the transfer market and David Moyes will need to bring in "five or six" players in the summer, a revamp that Keano has described as something that should be embraced, by the club's hierarchy and supporters alike.

Watch ‘Keane & Vieira: The Best Of Enemies’ TV Documentary, In Full [VIDEO]

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ITV last night debuted the brand-new documentary entitled Keane & Vieira: The Best Of Enemies, which features interviews and footage of Roy Keane and Patrick Vieira.

The TV documentary has gotten a lot of publicity this week, namely due to Keane spouting off a lot of criticism and opinions about Sir Alex Ferguson.

Roy Keane Names His Manchester United Dream Team; Features Glaring Omissions

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Roy Keane has continued to make headlines recently by taking shots at his old boss Sir Alex Ferguson and the club he captained for years, Manchester United. Now Keane has revealed his all-time Manchester United XI from the Premier League era and it is more notable for its absences than who is on the team.

Roy Keane’s Grudge is That Manchester United Thrived Without Him

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Sir Alex Ferguson was "hit" yesterday by former club captain Roy Keane's claims that he will continue to meddle in Manchester United's affairs.

In his recently released autobiography, Sir Alex addressed Keane's psychology.

"Roy's an intelligent guy. I saw him reading some interesting books.

Alex Ferguson Has a ‘Massive Ego’, And is Still Trying to Control Manchester United, Says Roy Keane: Daily Soccer Report

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Sir Alex Ferguson has a massive ego and is still trying to control Manchester United, says former United midfielder Roy Keane.

Keano appears in a brand-new ITV4 documentary that is scheduled to air later today in the UK entitledKeane and Vieira: The Best of Enemies. In the documentary, Keane shares several insights including:

"Everything is about control and power.

“Keano was captain fantastic”

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David Beckham has hailed Roy Keane has the best captain he ever had at Manchester United and defended the Irish midfielder only a week after Fergie had publicly criticised his former captain in his autobiography.

Sir Alex had strong words for Keane and Beckham in his book as well as for another dozen of players and managers but his treatment of Keane was by many considered particularly harsh, taking into account the Irishman's dedication to the United cause over 12 years at Old Trafford.

Fascinating Details from Sir Alex Ferguson’s New Book

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Sir Alex Ferguson, the legendary Manchester United manager who stepped down at the end of last season, recently released a autobiography. Befitting a man widely lauded as the best manager of the modern era, the British press has thrust the book's juicy details into the spotlight. In his own words, Ferguson Ferguson dishes on subjects ranging from his fallouts with stars such as David Beckham, Roy Keane, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Wayne Rooney to his loyalty to United's owners, the Glazer family, to his often testy relationships with managers Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger.

Manchester United Legend Criticizes Ferguson After Book Release

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Roy Keane was on ITV Sport's group of analysts last night breaking down the Arsenal v Borussia Dortmund match, but conversation shifted from the night's match to Sir Alex Ferguson's book at one point of the broadcast.

Ferguson released his highly-anticipated autobiography yesterday, which sent both mainstream media as well as social media into a frenzy.

Keane responds to Fergie

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Sir Alex Ferguson's biography won't be released for another two days but less than 12 hours since the book was unveiled at a packed press conference in London, the first murmurs of discontent and that's putting it mildly have begun to emerge.

Earlier tonight, Roy Keane told ITV that Sir Alex Ferguson ignores the meaning of the word "loyal" and that he won't lose any sleep over the chapter Fergie dedicated to Keane's departure from Manchester United

"I remember having conversations with Ferguson about loyalty.

Video: Ex-Man Utd skipper Roy Keane hits back at Sir Alex Ferguson criticism

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Why Luis Suárez is The Roy Keane of Liverpool

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In some Manchester United circles, it might be blasphemous to say one of their players shares the same characteristics as a Liverpool player. Especially when the Liverpool player is the "evil" Luis Suárez. On the other hand, Liverpool supporters might consider it sacrilege to have one of their players compared to the "vile" Roy Keane.

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Short Film Released of Roy Keane as a Small 11 Year Old Destined for Stardom?

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A teaser of the short film which will be aired at the Galway film Festival this month of how it all began for Roy Keane as a small 11 year old midfielder who fought his way to the top from the humble beginning's of Rockmount one of his local clubs in Cork in 1982!

Roy Keane’s Brilliant Answer to Giving Sir Alex Ferguson the Bumps

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Roy Keane give's his usual honest answer when asked would they have given the bumps to Sir Alex Ferguson after a trophy win just like the Arsenal players done to Arsene Wenger today. Classic Roy: Ye but we wouldn't catch him! lol

English Premier League

Roy Keane Joins Aston Villa, And is Now One Step Away From Becoming a Premier League Manager Again

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Roy Keane was appointed as assistant manager of Aston Villa Football Club this morning. In doing so, the former Republic of Ireland and Manchester United is one step away from returning to managing a Premier League club again. All that has to happen is for Villa manager Paul Lambert to take his club through a rough patch of form, and there's no doubt that Keane will be ready and willing to replace the Scot who has underachieved at Villa Park and scrambled to keep the club from being relegated for two seasons in a row.

WATCH Roy Keane Call Tottenham Hotspur Supporters Idiots After Reaction to Walcott Gesture [VIDEO]

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ITV Sport pundit and former Manchester United captain Roy Keane called Tottenham Hotspur supporters idiots on live television today after their reaction to Theo Walcott's gesture when he was stretchered off the pitch.

The incident happened during Arsenal's 2-0 victory versus Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium today in the FA Cup Third Round.

Vieira, Leadership and Nonsense

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Vieira, Leadership and Nonsense

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I am an occasional peruser of Newsnow's Arsenal page. For those of you not familiar with Newsnow, it's a website that pulls together any and all current stories on a wide range of topics, updated every few minutes.

If you're financially minded you can visit its Business pages; if digital is your thing you might go to the Technology pages; if you like comedy you can drop in on the Tottenham Hotspur page.

Republic of Ireland

Roy Keane Ditches ITV Pundit Job To Pursue Aston Villa Assistant Manager Position

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The always outspoken and controversial Roy Keane is in the news once again. This time it's due to him not traveling with ITV to Brazil to cover the World Cup as a pundit. Instead, he may become the assistant manager at Aston Villa. Keane is currently assistant manager for the Republic of Ireland, but returning to the Premier League could improve his future as a coach.

First training session for new Ireland management team

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The Ireland squad has held its first training session under the new management team of Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane, with a large media contingent in attendance.

County Derry born O'Neill was confirmed as successor to Giovanni Trapattoni last week. His assistant organised much of today's session ahead of Friday night's friendly against Latvia at the Aviva Stadium.

Ireland: O’Neill & Keane – Dream Team Or Accident Waiting To Happen?

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Adrian Chiles looked pleased as he was introducing ITV's Champions League coverage in San Sebastian on Tuesday, stood alongside Ireland's new management team, Martin O'Neill and assistant Roy Keane. He was even confident/brave enough to liken them to "Laurel and Hardy," with Keane stood well within arms-reach (Lee Dixon offered "dumb and dumber", which was braver/dafter still).

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Celtic Have Asked Permission to Speak With Roy Keane About Manager’s Job

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Glasgow Celtic have asked permission to speak with Roy Keane about the vacant manager's position at the Scottish Premier League club.

Keane wasn't at the Republic of Ireland press conference today, but Martin O'Neill was. O'Neill confirmed that he received a call from Celtic majority shareholder Dermot Desmond asking to speak to Keane.

Celtic News: Roy Keane In For Bhoys As Larsson Says No

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Celtic News: Roy Keane In For Bhoys As Larsson Says No - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Neil Lennon`s managerial seat at Celtic Park is still warm as the candidates like Henrik Larsson, Paul Lambert and latterly, Roy Keane are shortlisted. Of course the bookies have already made their decision as to the likely replacement for Lennon, but they are notoriously inconsistent when it comes to managerial appointments.

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PICTURE: Two United legends after tonight’s semi-final

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Following tonight's impressive 4-0 win for Real Madrid over Bayern Munich, goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo was spotted with Roy Keane on the touchline.

Ronaldo scored his 16th Champions League goal of the season as his team battered the European champions to book their place in the final.

Keane, who was working as a pundit for ITV, passed on his congratulations to his former teammate.

Sir Alex Ferguson’s Best XI

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If Sir Alex Ferguson's autobiography proves anything about his time in charge then it's that we were truly blessed. During his 27 years at Old Trafford, United played, for the most part, expansive, attacking football utilising some of the finest players ever to have graced these shores.

Ferguson has repeatedly stated how fortunate he feels to have had so many great footballers in his charge, and picking a best team of his managerial reign is no simple task.

The Rest

Video: Man Utd legend Roy Keane tells Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard that England will struggle at the World Cup

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You can always rely on Roy Keane for straight-talking pundity... even if you happen to be alongside him at the time.

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PICTURE: Carrick’s wife has a pop at Keane on Twitter

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Following United's embarrassing defeat against Olympiakos Michael Carrick gave an interview. Roy Keane, who was working as a pundit for ITV, claimed the interview was just like the performance tonight, "flat".

Carrick's wife took to Twitter to respond to Keane's claims, before later deleting the tweet.

Irish Novelist Roddy Doyle To Ghost Write Roy Keane’s New Memoirs

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In today's helping of 'eh?' news, it's been confirmed that Irish novelist Roddy Doyle, author of 'The Commitments' and 'Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha',has signed up to ghost-write Roy Keane's new memoirs.

According to publishers Orion, the book will "blend memoir and motivational writing in a manner which both disquiets and reassures".

Miscellaneous Musings on Keane vs Vieira: Best of Enemies

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The finest sentence of Roy Keane's 2002 Autobiography reads; "I like dogs, because unlike humans, they don't talk shite." As a human myself, who also happens to be a dog owner, I can see where he's coming from.

It's the sort of candor that's become synonymous with the man; a brand of deliberately outspoken contrariness that has led some notable Reds (namely Pete Boyle and Andy Mitten) to liken Roy to Mancunian musician Morrissey.

Fergie’s most famous feuds

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It's all kicking off between Roy Keane and Sir Alex Ferguson currently, and not for the first time. Out of context, it's tempting to blame their recent spat on Keane's inherently hostile nature, but to reach such a conclusion is to overlook one of our former boss' key characteristics: he too sure likes a good fall out.