Roy Keane

Republic of Ireland

Roy Keane Walks Out of Press Conference: Read the Full Transcript

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Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane walked out of a press conference on Sunday after answering a series of pointed questions from reporters regarding the distractions that Keano is causing to national team manager Martin O'Neill and the team's campaign in Euro 2016 qualification.

Most of the questions revolve around the incident that happened last week outside the team hotel after Keane allegedly got into a fight with a supporter.

Martin O’Neill And FAI Stand In Full Support Of Roy Keane Over Fan Incident

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Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has given "full support" to his national team assistant Roy Keane over an incident that took place at the team hotel on Wednesday.

Late last night, the British tabloid Daily Mail brokethe story of an alleged altercation between Keane and a individual outside of Ireland's team hotel in Portmarnock.

Roy Keane Alleged To Have Punched A Man Outside Republic Of Ireland’s Hotel, Says Report

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The British tabloid Daily Mailhas learned that Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane is under police investigation for an alleged assault on a man outside of the team's hotel in Portmarnock. Ireland are preparing to play Scotland in less that 48 hours and are currently staying at the Links Hotel in Dublin.

Manchester United

Man Utd legend Roy Keane spits venom at ‘lying’ press

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Manchester United legend Roy Keane has spat venom at the press after being questioned over the negative affect his presence may be having on the...

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Martin O’Neill stands by Man Utd legend Roy Keane amid Irish fight claims

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Martin O'Neill has revealed he is standing by his Republic of Ireland assistant boss Roy Keane who was allegedly involved in a fight with a fan...

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Claims Man Utd legend Roy Keane punched a fan at Irish team’s hotel denied

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Reports that Roy Keane punched a fan at the Irish team's hotel have been denied by the Football Association of Ireland (FAI). Police and an...

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Man Utd legend Roy Keane admits he is ‘open’ to acting offers

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Manchester United legend Roy Keane has astonishingly revealed he could be open to acting offers, while also failing to rule out he could enter the...

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Roy Keane tears into another former team mate

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Roy Keane was, without doubt, one of the most influential footballers Manchester United have ever employed not to mention one of the very best central midfielders in the history of football.

Since his acrimonious departure from Old Trafford however, Keane has found it startlingly easy to make comments about the club, Sir Alex Ferguson or his previous team mates.

‘Paul Scholes couldn’t be ar***’ with media at Man U…now he wants the cash’, says Roy Keane

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Roy Keane's onslaught following the release of his book The Second Half has now turned to his former Manchester United team-mate Paul Scholes,...

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Roy Keane: I had lots of booze rows with Alex Ferguson at Man Utd

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Manchester United legend Roy Keane says he had lots of blazing rows with boss Alex Ferguson many of which centred around his penchant for...

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Roy Keane: Man Utd like the mafia

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Roy Keane has continued his slating of his former club Manchester United by now insisting they are like the mafia. The Irishman has been scathing of...

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Man Utd legend Roy Keane slaughters Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho

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Manchester United legend Roy Keane has once again slaughtered Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho by this time ridiculing his achievements as a manager...

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The player most deserving of a statue at Old Trafford will probably never get one

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Old Trafford has had many heroes over the years. This is unsurprising, given the club's rich history. Sir Matt Busby and Sir Alex Ferguson, orchestrators of the two great periods of sustained success, have been immortalised, in statue form, outside the ground. Sir Matt gazes into the distance, where the holy trinity of Charlton, Law and Best celebrate together, a monument of glory from a now distant age.

United enraging hordes of football moralists

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October is a weird month. Summer is nothing but a distant memory, Christmas is still only a blip on the horizon, days get shorter and rain falls with the same impeccable regularity with which Oliver Holt writes a patronising column in the Daily Mirror.

Leaves turn yellow and fall, England stumble from one unconvincing performance against a pub team to a mediocre showing against a Sunday league outfit, as Fleet Street's finest desperately try to convince that we should all care ever so dearly about a group of players that means nothing to most of the country and even less so to United fans.

Understanding Roy Keane When You Never Got To See Him Play

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Whenever Roy Keane speaks, the world seems to stop and take notice. For a figure who is disregarded by many as a rash instigator, his opinion matters.

Yet, unlike experienced reporters or long-time supporters who witnessed and maybe even grew up with Keane, I never got to see him shine at the Theatre of Dreams.

Roy Keane: Man Utd won’t win anything with their defence

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Roy Keane says Manchester United won't win anything with their current defensive predicament despite having an "amazing" attack....

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Serializations Clouding The Bigger Picture With Soccer Autobiographies

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Currently, in the United Kingdom the serialization of a top sporting figure's autobiography is gripping the media and the sporting world. It has drawn responses from all quarters and no one involved comes out of this sorry saga looking terribly good.

Of course I'm referring to the autobiography of former England Cricketer Kevin Pietersen but I could have well been talking about Roy Keane's latest tome.

Man Utd’s Daley Blind dismisses Roy Keane comparisons

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Daley Blind has rejected talk of him being the 'new Roy Keane' at Manchester United. The 24-year-old has found his feet quickly at Old...

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“I might never forgive Fergie”

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Roy Keane has admitted he might never forgive Sir Alex Ferguson for the way he was forced to departManchester United, in the wake of an interview the Irishman gave to MUTV.

Speaking at the launch of his new book The Second Half at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Keane said he doubted his relationship with Fergie could ever recover,as neither of them looks willing to take a step back and bury the hatchet once and for all.

Watch Roy Keane Defend Himself Against “Sir Alex Ferguson’s Lies” [VIDEO]

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Speaking at the launch of his new book at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Thursday, Roy Keane expounded on the stories written in his autobiography and attempted to clarify some of the stories which have been run in the press.

Here's a collection of sound bites from Roy Keane's press conference today announcing the official sale of his new autobiography, Roy Keane: The Second Half:

"I have to defend myself against lies.

Ex-Man Utd star Roy Keane says he refused to sign Robbie Savage after hearing his voicemail

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Roy Keane has revealed he turned down the chance to sign Robbie Savage while he was Sunderland boss after being put-off by the midfielder's...

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RoM Reads

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Scott wrote for ESPN about Roy Keane.

Scott wrote for the Irish Independent about the claims Keane is bitter about United.

The Guardian has 10 gems from Keane's autobiography.

The Telegraph reports that Van Gaal and Hodgson have cleared the air over Shaw.

The Daily Mail discusses the secrets to De Gea's success.

Roy Keane Speaks His Mind Because He Doesn’t Need Public Approval

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Fans should be prepared for the next few daysbecause they are about to receive a media blitz following the release of former Manchester United captain Roy Keane's new book, Roy Keane: The Second Half. The international break is upon us and news stories are normally hard to come by during this time.

Roy Keane: Alex Ferguson has massive ego and still wants Man Utd control

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Roy Keane has continued his ongoing feud with his former Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson by claiming he has a massive ego who still wants...

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Roy Keane follows same pattern of madness and he knows it

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Roy Keane follows same pattern of madness and he knows it - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

By now, you all have heard, read, and discussed about Roy Keane's second autobiography, The Second Half, which will be released on Thursday. Already we have got a glimpse of what to expectfrom the book; Keane has been heavily critical about Sir Alex Ferguson and some of his former team-mates.

Manchester United legend Roy Keane rejected Real Madrid

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Manchester United legend Roy Keane rejected Real Madrid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Roy Keane has admitted he received an offer to play for world football giants Real Madrid during his Manchester United days.

The United legend said he rejected the offer from the Spanish giants because he was "fearful of the unknown".

Ex-Man Utd star Roy Keane says Brian Clough better than “cold” Alex Ferguson

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Roy Keane thinks his former Nottingham Forest manager Brian Clough was better than Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson. The former midfielder,...

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Ex-Man Utd skipper Roy Keane on putting extra miles on his club Audi in lieu of £1m bonus

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#51317555 / gettyimages.com Roy Keane has revealed he kept his Manchester United club car for three months after leaving and clocked up the miles to...

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Keane: “Fergie stitched me up”

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Roy Keane has reopened his war of words with Sir Alex Ferguson by giving a typically forthright version of the events that led to the Irishman leaving the club in 2005.

In his new biography, The Second Half, Keane claims that he felt stitched up by Fergie and Gill, who simply wanted to force him out of the club in the wake of an interviewed he had given to MUTV, in which he had criticised some younger players.

Keane: I’m getting season tickets for my son and me at Old Trafford

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Whilst plenty of the headlines in the papers show Roy Keane in a negative light, it's important to provide a bit of balance.

In his new autobiography, The Second Half, Keane talks about a conversation with his United supporting son.

"I still have a soft spot for United, and thank God I do.

Keane reveals Schmeichel fight

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In one of the many revelations to come out of his new book, Roy Keane revealed details of a bust-up he and Peter Schmeichel during a pre-season tour in Asia in 1998.

Keane said that he head-butted the Danish after a fight broke out between the two in the hotel, leaving the former United keeper with a black eye.

‘People think Scholes lives in a council flat’ – Roy Keane hits out at self-promotion of Man Utd’s Class of ’92

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Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has accused the club's Class of '92 of overstating their role in the club's history....

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David Moyes’ Man Utd reign undermined by ‘weak dressing room’, says Roy Keane

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Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has suggested that a "weak dressing room" effectively sabotaged David Moyes' disastrous...

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Roy Keane Reveals Reasons Behind His Manchester United Departure

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Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has shed new light on the reasons behind his Old Trafford exit in 2005.

Rumors have circulated for years that Keane's departure from the club stemmed from a MUTV interview where the United midfielderinfamously blasted teammates Rio Ferdinand, Edwin van der Sar, Ruud van Nistelrooy, John O'Shea, Darren Fletcher, Kieran Richardson and Alan Smith.

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Ireland Legend Liam Brady Lays Into ‘Unprofessional’ Roy Keane Over Book Controversy (Video)

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Arguably the greatest player ever to wear the green shirt of Ireland, Liam Brady has made a name for himself as a straight-talking TV pundit who pulls no punches. And during RTE's coverage ahead of the Republic's 7-0 mauling of Gibraltar at the weekend, the former Arsenal and Juventus legend gave his views on Keane's 'warts and all' autobiography.

Fitba Thatba Present Their Skewiff Take On The Madness Of Roy Keane (Video)

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By Chris Wright

In which, filtered throughthe gin-fevered minds of Fitba Thatbarapscallions, Roy Keane aggressively misinterprets every conversation he ever has...

Not overly far away from reality, we reckon.

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The Rest

Referee Milorad Mazic Goes Eyeball to Eyeball with Roy Keane

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Scotland took the spoils last night with a wonderful worked goal and finish from Shaun Maloney at Celtic Park as the Scot's beat Republic of Ireland 1-0 in a keenly contested clash in their Euro qualifier.

However the major talking point came just minutes before the winning goal as referee Milorad Mazic went eyeball to eyeball with Irish assistant Roy Keane following an incident between Stephen Quinn and Charlie Mulgrew!

Arsenal Gentleman’s Weekly Review

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As Lord Mangan of Leinster pointed out this very morn, every Arsenal player has been devoured by a wolf and the youth team are succumbing to rampaging leprosy, chronic jitters, ladies' vapours, false leg syndrome, canker sores of the armpit, paper cuts on the old chap and indeed my own nephew, Brandon Ormonde-Ottewill, drowned in his own tears.

Hey New York Times, Here Are Soccer’s Most Authentic People

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On Tuesday morning,The New York Times took over as the PR firm of New York City FC and wrote a puff piece on their most recognizable names, Frank Lampard and David Villa. The piece was primarily about the system of franchises Manchester City is establishing across the globe, but it also included a line about how these two stars are bringing an "authenticity" to American soccer.

Keane: I was calm in the Highbury tunnel… but then I lost it

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Ahead of United's fantastic 4-2 win over Arsenal at Highbury, Roy Keane chased Patrick Vieira down the tunnel after he tried to intimidate Gary Neville.

In Keane's new autobiography, The Second Half, he has reflected on this moment.

As I walked to the front I heard something going on at the top of the tunnel.