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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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Time To Get A Second Team?

Time To Get A Second Team?

Not being Irish, I don’t really understand the whole “second team” malarky. When Robbie Keane signed for Liverpool, claiming they were his boyhood team, before signing for Celtic, and claiming the same about them, he was ridiculed on this blog. I, like many, didn’t and don’t understand how you can support two teams. I won’t [...]

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Dalglish Getting Embarrassed By Fergie Again

Dalglish Getting Embarrassed By Fergie Again

“Keane is the hottest prospect in football right now,” Brian Clough said of Roy in his last season at Nottingham Forest. Jack Walker was trying to buy Blackburn success, something he would later go on to achieve, and Kenny Dalglish identified Keane as the man to take the club forward in 1993. Initially speaking to [...]

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Keane: Fans Can Help United Beat Barca

Roy Keane reckons that our fans will be able to make the difference between Manchester United and Barcelona in the European Cup final at Wembley. Keano also reckons that whilst Barca’s starting team is brilliant, their squad isn’t as strong as United’s, so injuries could be key to who wins. “At Wembley, the United fans [...]

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Vieira Picks SIX Reds, Four Arsenal Players… But Snubs City For Best XI

Patrick Vieira was interviewed by SportingIntelligence.com and asked which players would make his best XI from all the years he’s played in England. Remarkably, Vieira’s team, which he couldn’t restrict to just eleven players, was filled with Manchester United players, some Arsenal players, and nobody from his current club, Manchester City. “I would pick out [...]

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Giggs: How Do You Replace Keaney? You Dont.

Ryan Giggs has reflected on what makes our club what it is, with it continually replacing the most important and effective player with someone else. “Over the last 20 years, lots of good players have left United,” said Giggs. “How do you replace Keaney? You don’t. You are never going to get another Roy Keane, [...]

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Pique: Keano Used To Give Half Time Team Talks

Former Manchester United defender, Gerard Pique, claims that during half-time in the dressing room, it was captain Roy Keane who used to address the players. “He is the player that has the most influence in a dressing room that I have ever seen,” said Pique. “I have been in many dressing rooms and with very [...]

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Who Is The Hardest United Captain?

Who Is The Hardest United Captain?

After Nemanja Vidic has been named Manchester United captain, the man who we claim will murder the opposition, it begs the question over who our hardest captain has been.

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