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Miscellaneous Musings on Keane vs Vieira: Best of Enemies

Miscellaneous Musings on Keane vs Vieira: Best of Enemies

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 [...]

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Sir Alex Ferguson’s Best XI

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 [...]

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TOP 5: United’s Premier League Summer Signings

TOP 5: United’s Premier League Summer Signings

Robin Van Persie Shut up, I’m not crying Has a striker ever been able to be so calm about taking just so many touches in the box? Has a striker ever been this saucily impressive in his first season? United fans might argue over the merits of one salt-and-pepper fox, Jose Mourinho, but we’re all [...]

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Roy Keane Sadly Doesn’t Know The Rules… Shhhh

Roy Keane Sadly Doesn’t Know The Rules… Shhhh

Having spent most of his United career as Sir Alex Ferguson’s right-hand man, when Keane approached the end of his career he mistakenly thought that his worth to the manager was as great as when he was at the peak of his career. Keane learnt the hard way how cut-throat football, and Ferguson to a [...]

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For Roy Keane: “Hail to the Tempest”

For Roy Keane: “Hail to the Tempest”

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Keane: Too Many Rivalries In England Squad

Roy Keane has given a damning verdict of the England set-up and has claimed that as well as wanting to spend more time with his family, Paul Scholes retired from international football because of how things worked behind the scenes. “England have not done well at big tournaments and everyone is intrigued by it, but [...]

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Keane: United Still The Best Club On The Planet

Roy Keane is refusing to buy in to the doom and gloom talk surrounding Manchester United at the moment, claiming even if we don’t win the title this season, we will bounce back. “They’ll be disappointed, not necessarily just because of the result, but because of the performance,” said Keane. “Listen, Man United, for all [...]

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When They Were 25…

When They Were 25…

Red News celebrated its 25th anniversary this month, which is quite an incredible feat, and Sir Alex Ferguson wrote a letter to them to mark the occasion. As part of the special edition of the fanzine, I wrote an article looking at some well known Manchester United players in their 25th year… Roy Keane – [...]

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Keano: Being Happy At United Made Me Turn Down Moves Abroad

After managing Sunderland and Ipswich, Roy Keane is now working as a football pundit on the TV, but says he would go back in to management if the right offer came along. “I don’t know until I get the call,” he said. “I have to say, I think I am keeping myself busy, but I [...]

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Keano: Captains Like Bruce And Cantona Didn’t Have An Ego

Keano: Captains Like Bruce And Cantona Didn’t Have An Ego

Roy Keane, who won more trophies with United than any other captain, has talked about the importance of captains. Looking back to the likes of Pearce, Bruce and Robson, Keane was impressed with how little ego they had about their role and instead their focus on setting a good example to their team mates. “I [...]

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Keane: I Had To Change My Mindset After United

Keane: I Had To Change My Mindset After United

Roy Keane has claimed that after playing for Sir Alex Ferguson and then going in to manager, he struggled to adjust his mindset from one of winning all the time to one that has to put up with defeat. “I think when you are playing under a manager like that and winning lots of games, [...]

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Cole: I Remember When Keano Battered Schmeichel…

Andrew Cole has reflected on memories of his former Manchester United team mate and manager when he was at Sunderland, Roy Keane, following his very public falling out with Sir Alex Ferguson. “I was trying to sleep in a Hong Kong hotel when I heard the banging in the corridor,” said Cole. “It was 1997 [...]

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Fergie Dismisses Failed Manager Roy

Roy Keane, in his new role as ITV pundit, spoke of how the Manchester United players were letting Sir Alex Ferguson down at half time in last’s night 2-1 defeat against FC Basel. At full time, Keane claimed that our young players hadn’t done well enough. He also made reference to Phil Jones’ comments ahead [...]

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Keano On Playing For United Again, The Dressing Room and That Derby

Roy Keane has spoken to the BBC about his thoughts on the Manchester derby ahead of Sunday. On playing again “When football is in your blood or you’ve played for a great club like Man United, you still have your days where you go ‘I’d give anything to go back and play in one of [...]

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Keane: United Are Going To Get Even Stronger

Roy Keane has been very complimentary of his former club today, claiming that thanks to the quality of the academy, we’ll only continue to improve. “United to me are just going to get stronger and they are the team to beat as usual,” said Keane. “At reserve and academy level, they have got such good [...]

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