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

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

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 [...]

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

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. [...]

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

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. “Keano could hear the [...]

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Why Rooney won’t Wayne on my parade

Why Rooney won’t Wayne on my parade

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 [...]

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

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

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, [...]

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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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