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From The42 Keane sceptical of hype around 'English Messiah' Grealish Disbeliever

Keane sceptical of hype around 'English Messiah' Grealish

The former United captain also expressed his sympathy for the out-of-form Harry Maguire.

From The42 Keane fears Manchester United 'bluffers' will cost Solskjaer his job Assessment

Keane fears Manchester United 'bluffers' will cost Solskjaer his job

‘They threw the previous manager [Jose Mourinho] under the bus, they will do exactly the same to Ole.’

From The42 'I cannot even begin to put into words what he was like when he lost his temper, it was ludicrous' BTL

'I cannot even begin to put into words what he was like when he lost his temper, it was ludicrous'

Daniel Taylor, a veteran of many of Alex Ferguson’s infamous press conferences, is our guest on the latest episode of Behind the Lines.

From The42 'Maybe he spoke about another game': Klopp takes issue with Roy Keane's analysis Sloppy

'Maybe he spoke about another game': Klopp takes issue with Roy Keane's analysis

Keane later joked that Klopp was ‘very sensitive’.

A young Roy Keane 'slaughtering' Packie and dealing with another Setters setback

In this extract from his superb new book ‘Keane: Origins’, Eoin O’Callaghan sheds light on an eventful trip to Malta in 1989.

Clare make hurling history, Zizou at Dalyer and more of the week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and settle in to some of our favourite pieces from the last seven days, including a stunning Bohemians oral history.

From The42 Now more than ever Irish football needs another Sunderland to happen Drumaville

Now more than ever Irish football needs another Sunderland to happen

Between 2006 and 2008 Sunderland had a uniquely Irish flavour – owners, chairman and manager all coming from here. Now, with so many Ireland players struggling for game-time in England, there is a pressing need for a Drumaville sequel.

'I don't think Paul Pogba wants to be a leader,' says Roy Keane

Roy Keane praised Mason Greenwood but was critical of Paul Pogba again and said Tottenham are ‘an average’ team.

From The42 'Roy Keane has to tone back a bit - he wasn't perfect when he played' Dwight Yorke

'Roy Keane has to tone back a bit - he wasn't perfect when he played'

Dwight Yorke reckons Roy Keane’s habit of telling it straight to players is outdated in the modern game.

From The42 'We went into the dressing room and Roy Keane was screaming at him' Hairdryer

'We went into the dressing room and Roy Keane was screaming at him'

Former Manchester United player, Eric Djemba-Djemba, tells the story of Roy Keane’s row with Kleberson.

From The42 Case for the defence: Keane says Man Utd are a couple of years off challenging for title again Perch

Case for the defence: Keane says Man Utd are a couple of years off challenging for title again

‘I think United are a bit short at the back,’ the former club captain says.

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the 2005-06 Premier League season? Test

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2005-06 Premier League season?

Roy Keane left Man United and Chelsea were crowned champions for the second successive year.

From The42 Michael Kennedy, who represented host of Irish footballers, dies RIP

Michael Kennedy, who represented host of Irish footballers, dies

Eamon Dunphy referred to Kennedy as Roy Keane’s ‘lawyer, solicitor, friend, mentor’.

From The42 Solskjaer defends under-fire goalkeeper De Gea after Keane rant Backed Up

Solskjaer defends under-fire goalkeeper De Gea after Keane rant

The Spanish keeper was dubbed overrated by former United midfielder Roy Keane.

From The42 'I would be swinging punches at that guy' - Keane blasts De Gea after Man United concede goal Hitting Out
From The42 'Roy Keane said something on TV about the interview being flat... Lisa took it to heart' EXTRACT

'Roy Keane said something on TV about the interview being flat... Lisa took it to heart'

Michael Carrick recalls Manchester United’s turbulent spell under David Moyes.

From The42 'If I could choose one player from 1999, it would be Roy Keane' Keen

'If I could choose one player from 1999, it would be Roy Keane'

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Roy Keane is the player he would most love to have in his current United team.

From The42 Wayne Rooney says there was nothing wrong with Roy Keane's MUTV rant Row

Wayne Rooney says there was nothing wrong with Roy Keane's MUTV rant

The former England and Manchester United captain has come out in support of Keane’s stance in the row that led to his 2005 departure from Old Trafford.

From The42 20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 7: Roy Keane - behind the mask Legend

20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 7: Roy Keane - behind the mask

There is so much more to ‘Roy Keane’s personality than the cartoon version people insist upon presenting’. Still, you wouldn’t want to cross him.

Caught in a trap, Chapter 3: 'In my head I felt we could win the World Cup'

Brian Kerr lifts the lid on what it was like to manage Ireland and his year-long chase to get Roy Keane back in an Ireland shirt.

20 years of drama in Irish football, Chapter 2: Saipan - Paradise Lost

If everything had gone to plan, the 2002 World Cup would have been the crowning moment of Roy Keane’s career. Instead he came home before the tournament began and the inquest lasted for months.

From The42 'The club's view is that you shouldn't sign him at all' - Roy Keane's bumpy road to stardom Looking Back This post contains videos

'The club's view is that you shouldn't sign him at all' - Roy Keane's bumpy road to stardom

League of Ireland legend and former Cobh Ramblers boss Alfie Hale recounts the ex-Man United player’s early days, 30 years on from his move to English football.

From The42 'This idea that all Premier League players should take a pay cut is nonsense' - Keane Stick To Your Guns This post contains videos

'This idea that all Premier League players should take a pay cut is nonsense' - Keane

The former Manchester United captain has sympathy for footballers who are being criticised during the Covid-19 pandemic.

From The42 Dunphy, Giles and Brady reveal their best Premier League team selections Star Sides

Dunphy, Giles and Brady reveal their best Premier League team selections

The punditry trio debated their picks on the latest episode of Dunphy’s podcast The Stand.

From The42 20 for 2020: Ireland's most influential sports stars of the century Legends

20 for 2020: Ireland's most influential sports stars of the century

The last two decades have been memorable in Irish sport in so many different ways. We have picked our stars of the century. Now tell us what you think.

From The42 A very public transfer saga: How Roy Keane's Man United move played out over three months in 1993 Drawn Out

A very public transfer saga: How Roy Keane's Man United move played out over three months in 1993

Amid a backdrop of brinkmanship and extraordinary candidness in the newspapers, Alex Ferguson eventually signed the 21-year-old for a record £3.75 million. But it was far from straightforward.

From The42 'I watched Roy Keane stare down a cloud and make the wind go away' BTL

'I watched Roy Keane stare down a cloud and make the wind go away'

Jonathan Wilson tells the tale as our latest guest on Behind the Lines.

From The42 TV Wrap - French implosion a reliable theme on a deeply abnormal weekend On The Box

TV Wrap - French implosion a reliable theme on a deeply abnormal weekend

The biggest game in Europe was in an empty stadium, other events were cancelled and Roy Keane bantered with Micah Richards. Thank heavens for France.

'Someone from United came in with the police asking Alfie not to sue Keane. He refused'

The Manchester derby used to be very different as former City goalkeeper Nicky Weaver remembers that horror tackle by the United captain, and why Stephen Ireland should have made it to the very top.

From The42 'Who asks to leave Manchester United? I look back and wonder if I was insane. Did I go mad?' Regrets

'Who asks to leave Manchester United? I look back and wonder if I was insane. Did I go mad?'

Mark Wilson was on the fringes at Old Trafford and left under a cloud. Up until recently, he was still anxious about ever going back.

From The42 How Roy Keane left his mark on Irish rugby Influencer

How Roy Keane left his mark on Irish rugby

So many of the key players in Munster, Leinster and Ireland’s rise say Keane was their inspiration.

From The42 'We lost 2-0 and Roy had a pop off the players. I took a bit off him. But I was thinking: this is what I want' Influence

'We lost 2-0 and Roy had a pop off the players. I took a bit off him. But I was thinking: this is what I want'

David Meyler on being the son of an All-Ireland winner, life after football and signing for his hero.

From The42 'I'd have killed him' - Keane criticises 'arrogant' De Gea Blunt

'I'd have killed him' - Keane criticises 'arrogant' De Gea

The Spain international was at fault for gifting Dominic Calvert-Lewin an early opening goal at Goodison Park.

From The42 Keane and Carragher pick their combined Man United '99 and Liverpool '20 XIs Remaining Loyal This post contains videos

Keane and Carragher pick their combined Man United '99 and Liverpool '20 XIs

There were a couple of disagreements during the heated discussion, as you might expect.

From The42 'You slaughtered Mourinho when he was in the job' - Things get heated between Keane and Carragher This post contains videos

'You slaughtered Mourinho when he was in the job' - Things get heated between Keane and Carragher

The punditry duo fought it out over the merits of United’s many managers since Alex Ferguson retired.

'Where does he need to improve, where do you want me to start?' - Roy Keane slams 'sloppy' Rice

The former United star, who coached Rice with Ireland, said there was a long list of deficiencies in his game

From The42 Roy Keane made a cameo appearance in The Young Offenders last night Fish Supper This post contains videos

Roy Keane made a cameo appearance in The Young Offenders last night

One of Cork’s favourite sons popped up on the first episode of Season 2.

From The42 TV Wrap - Little sympathy for Granit Xhaka as Keane goes in two-footed on Spurs On The Box

TV Wrap - Little sympathy for Granit Xhaka as Keane goes in two-footed on Spurs

Ian Wright was among those to criticise the Arsenal captain, and called for the player to apologise.

From The42 'Roy's quite straightforward, isn't he' - Solskjaer cools Kane talk Reponse

'Roy's quite straightforward, isn't he' - Solskjaer cools Kane talk

The Red Devils will not be following advice to sign the Spurs star, according to their manager.

From The42 'What are you all staring at?' - Keane sees Kane as the answer to United's goalscoring woes Just Go Get Him This post contains videos

'What are you all staring at?' - Keane sees Kane as the answer to United's goalscoring woes

The club legend says Spurs are ‘in disarray’ and Kane could score 30 goals a season ‘with his eyes closed’.

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