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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.

Roy Keane reveals why he left Manchester United

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Roy Keane reveals why he left Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

"He is my best player. When you are talking about Manchester United 30 or 500 years from now, Roy Keane will be regarded as one of the greatest players ever at this club" Sir Alex Ferguson, 2005.

Pique: Keano found me with a mobile in the dressing room so I’m still scared of him

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Gerard Pique recalls the time at Manchester United when Roy Keane, the captain at the time, went crazy after the Spaniard's phone started ringing in the dressing room.

"I remember we were in the changing room at Old Trafford and my phone started vibrating from inside my trouser pocket," he said.

Is Wayne Rooney the right man to lead Manchester United?

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Is Wayne Rooney the right man to lead Manchester United? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Wayne Rooney picked up his first red card for Manchester United in five and a half years and will miss the next month of action through suspension for kicking Stewart Downing in United's 2-1 win over West Ham on Saturday.

Paul Lambert Bringing Roy Keane To Aston Villa Trumps All Other Summer Moves

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The summer window closed amid of a flurry of transfer activity. The loudest move was undoubtedly AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao transferring to Manchester United.

But the summer period was dotted with some other spectacular big-name moves: Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez to Real Madrid, Angel Di Maria to Manchester United and Luis Suarez to Barcelona.

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

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By Alan Duffy

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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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!

English Premier League

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.

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.

Republic of Ireland

Martin O'Neill names 27 man squad to face Gibraltar in Euro 2016 qualifier

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David Forde Millwall
Shay Given Aston Villa
Keiren Westwood Sheffield Wednesday
Rob Elliot Newcastle United

Richard Keogh Derby County
Marc Wilson Stoke City
Seamus Coleman Everton
John O'Shea Sunderland
Alex Pearce Reading
Ciaran Clark Aston Villa
Stephen Ward Burnley

Jeff Hendrick Derby County
Glenn Whelan Stoke City
Darron Gibson Everton
Aiden McGeady Everton
Jon Walters Stoke City
Anthony Pilkington Cardiff City
James McClean Wigan
Robbie Brady Hull City
Stephen Quinn Hull City
David Meyler Hull City
Wes Hoolahan Norwich City

Robbie Keane LA Galaxy
Shane Long Southampton
Daryl Murphy Ipswich Town
Kevin Doyle Crystal Palace
Anthony Stokes Celtic

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.

The Rest

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.

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.