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#The Second Half

Opinion: Roy Keane self-destructs when faced with contentment
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# Reaction

Opinion: Roy Keane self-destructs when faced with contentment

Nov 28th 2014, 12:07 PM 6,039 Views 6 Comments

In his autobiography The Second Half, Keane acknowledges his dysfunctional habits.

Roy Keane: 'It was never going to be like Little House on the Prairie'
# Messy Divorce
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# Messy Divorce

Roy Keane: 'It was never going to be like Little House on the Prairie'

Oct 22nd 2014, 6:39 PM 7,372 Views 5 Comments

The former Manchester United captain expected his eventual exit from the club to be messy.

Roy Keane: ‘Man United is like Disneyland – ‘f**king Mickey Mouses running everywhere’
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# Interview

Roy Keane: ‘Man United is like Disneyland – ‘f**king Mickey Mouses running everywhere’

Oct 22nd 2014, 1:51 PM 15,928 Views 17 Comments

“It’s almost like a Mafia situation – ‘You’re one of us – don’t ‘f**king say anything bad

Roy Keane: 'I don’t want people to think I’m bitter and twisted towards Alex Ferguson'
# Clarification
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# Clarification

Roy Keane: 'I don’t want people to think I’m bitter and twisted towards Alex Ferguson'

Oct 21st 2014, 11:52 AM 6,203 Views 8 Comments

“I’m not for one minute playing down what he achieved.”

John O'Shea says Roy Keane book comments were exaggerated
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# Interview

John O'Shea says Roy Keane book comments were exaggerated

Oct 17th 2014, 2:03 PM 9,567 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland assistant boss joked that the defender had inadvertently sealed Cristiano Ronaldo’s move to United

Lambert confident Keane will remain at Villa despite book claims
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# Reaction

Lambert confident Keane will remain at Villa despite book claims

Oct 16th 2014, 6:13 PM 9,404 Views 8 Comments

In the recently published autobiography, The Second Half, Keane described the Ireland job as his “primary” role.

Kenny Cunningham: Roy should've asked for the armband if he wanted it so much
# Raised Eyebrows
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# Raised Eyebrows

Kenny Cunningham: Roy should've asked for the armband if he wanted it so much

Oct 11th 2014, 4:58 PM 16,096 Views 15 Comments

And he says he put a lot of effort into those quizzes.

Tesco are giving out free prawn sandwiches with copies of Roy Keane's book
# Bravo
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# Bravo

Tesco are giving out free prawn sandwiches with copies of Roy Keane's book

Oct 11th 2014, 3:40 PM 7,665 Views 7 Comments

The supermarket chain have made a sly reference to one of the United legend’s most famous quotes.

'It is a very intimate, revealing book and it's very sad in places' - Eamon Dunphy
# The Second Half
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# The Second Half

'It is a very intimate, revealing book and it's very sad in places' - Eamon Dunphy

Oct 11th 2014, 12:55 PM 7,806 Views 4 Comments

The not-senior panelist was impressed by the work of his successor Roddy Doyle.

'It's an excellent book for anyone who's interested in the end of greatness' - Dunphy on Keane's latest
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# Review

'It's an excellent book for anyone who's interested in the end of greatness' - Dunphy on Keane's latest

Oct 10th 2014, 3:12 PM 8,848 Views 7 Comments

The Irish pundit praises the “outstanding” and “tragic” autobiography.

Keane: Mourinho handshake 'a disgrace' - and he'd get knocked out on a Sunday morning
# Play Till The Whistle
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# Play Till The Whistle

Keane: Mourinho handshake 'a disgrace' - and he'd get knocked out on a Sunday morning

Oct 10th 2014, 9:52 AM 10,651 Views 15 Comments

You’re right – Roy Keane really wasn’t impressed by the Chelsea boss.

It's all in the past - Roy's just taking his chance to set the record straight
# Brought To Book
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# Brought To Book

It's all in the past - Roy's just taking his chance to set the record straight

Oct 9th 2014, 8:15 PM 5,531 Views 0 Comments

Roy Keane book circus enters its fourth (and final?) day with the ‘world exclusive launch’ that wasn’t.

Keane wrote second book to defend himself against 'a pack of lies'
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# The Second Half

Keane wrote second book to defend himself against 'a pack of lies'

Oct 9th 2014, 6:45 PM 4,711 Views 8 Comments

That said, it’s not all about ‘falling out’ with people, according to the Ireland assistant boss.

Keane blasts Fergie for turning on players who brought him 'millions, a statue, and a stand'
# OLD WOUNDS
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# OLD WOUNDS

Keane blasts Fergie for turning on players who brought him 'millions, a statue, and a stand'

Oct 9th 2014, 4:48 PM 22,203 Views 58 Comments

Spoiler alert: Roy Keane and Alex Ferguson still don’t get along.

As it happened: Roy Keane press conference to launch 'The Second Half' From The42
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As it happened: Roy Keane press conference to launch 'The Second Half'

Why do fools fall in love? A timeline of Keane and Dunphy's relationship through the years
# Bromance
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# Bromance

Why do fools fall in love? A timeline of Keane and Dunphy's relationship through the years

Oct 8th 2014, 9:00 PM 7,147 Views 5 Comments

We examine the pundit’s love-hate relationship with the star, encompassing autobiographies and other controversies.

Today's Gift Grub is all about Gibraltar (definitely not about Roy's book)
# Roy Week
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# Roy Week

Today's Gift Grub is all about Gibraltar (definitely not about Roy's book)

Oct 8th 2014, 12:23 PM 6,079 Views 2 Comments

We’re into day three of Roy week.

The reason Roy Keane gave for not signing Robbie Savage will make your night
# Whazzzzupppppppp
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# Whazzzzupppppppp

The reason Roy Keane gave for not signing Robbie Savage will make your night

Oct 7th 2014, 8:31 PM 23,415 Views 15 Comments

Roy really wasn’t a fan of that old Budweiser ad.

Martin O'Neill is keeping a close eye on Roy Keane's beard
# BeardWatch
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# BeardWatch

Martin O'Neill is keeping a close eye on Roy Keane's beard

Oct 7th 2014, 6:37 PM 10,047 Views 8 Comments

Enough book talk – let’s talk about the beard.

Martin O'Neill: Keane book is no distraction ahead of crucial qualifiers
# The Boss
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# The Boss

Martin O'Neill: Keane book is no distraction ahead of crucial qualifiers

Oct 7th 2014, 2:15 PM 2,889 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland boss says he’s largely unaware of the detail in the leaked autobiography.

Keane: 'Fear of the unknown stopped me joining Real Madrid'
# Mayfield Madridista
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# Mayfield Madridista

Keane: 'Fear of the unknown stopped me joining Real Madrid'

Oct 7th 2014, 1:34 PM 11,679 Views 8 Comments

The Corkman spent 12 years at Manchester United but reveals his regret at rejecting an offer to move to Spain in 2005 – ahead of his final season playing football

Dunphy on Keane: 'I don't think in his wildest imagination does he think I screwed him'
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Dunphy on Keane: 'I don't think in his wildest imagination does he think I screwed him'

Oct 7th 2014, 12:48 PM 9,513 Views 5 Comments

The RTÉ pundit says ‘the pressure’s on’ Roddy Doyle to follow him.

Poll: Do the leaked extracts of Roy Keane's new book make you more or less likely to buy it?
# Want It Or Not?
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# Want It Or Not?

Poll: Do the leaked extracts of Roy Keane's new book make you more or less likely to buy it?

Oct 7th 2014, 12:41 PM 4,555 Views 12 Comments

The Second Half comes out on Thursday….unless you snagged a copy from Tesco in Burnage yesterday.

How was Roy Keane's new book leaked three days before its official release?
# Retail Error
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# Retail Error

How was Roy Keane's new book leaked three days before its official release?

Oct 7th 2014, 12:17 PM 4,144 Views 2 Comments

The story revolves around a Tesco in Burnage.

Roy Keane book dominates front and back pages (and a good few in between as well)
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# The Second Half

Roy Keane book dominates front and back pages (and a good few in between as well)

Oct 7th 2014, 9:56 AM 6,019 Views 13 Comments

Box office.

Alf-Inge Haaland hits back at Roy Keane with Saddam Hussein comparison
# NO GRUDGES
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# NO GRUDGES

Alf-Inge Haaland hits back at Roy Keane with Saddam Hussein comparison

Oct 6th 2014, 10:14 PM 17,671 Views 37 Comments

You’ve got to admit, their beards are pretty similar.

6 questions we want addressed in Roy Keane's new book
# Talking Points
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# Talking Points

6 questions we want addressed in Roy Keane's new book

Oct 6th 2014, 5:23 PM 8,804 Views 2 Comments

What happened between Keano and Dunphy? And how did Niall Quinn get him to come to Sunderland?

'Another little hand grenade they threw at me' -- Keane's account of his final days at Manchester United
# Explosive
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# Explosive

'Another little hand grenade they threw at me' -- Keane's account of his final days at Manchester United

Oct 6th 2014, 4:51 PM 40,342 Views 71 Comments

In hindsight, Keano might regret bringing Carlos Queiroz’ wife into the argument.

Roy Keane: I wouldn't have missed a drugs test like Rio Ferdinand
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# The Second Half

Roy Keane: I wouldn't have missed a drugs test like Rio Ferdinand

Oct 6th 2014, 4:26 PM 12,871 Views 5 Comments

‘If the doctor had said I had to do a drugs test, I’d have gone and done it.’

Keane reveals head-butting Peter Schmeichel during pre-season tour
# EXTRACT
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# EXTRACT

Keane reveals head-butting Peter Schmeichel during pre-season tour

Oct 6th 2014, 4:26 PM 15,151 Views 7 Comments

The then Manchester United stars woke up Bobby Charlton before Alex Ferguson stepped in to stop the fight back in 1998.

Paul Lambert says Roy Keane's critics should 'take cover' ahead of book release
# Judgement Day
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# Judgement Day

Paul Lambert says Roy Keane's critics should 'take cover' ahead of book release

Oct 2nd 2014, 9:59 PM 22,483 Views 36 Comments

The Second Half’ is due to come out on 9 October.

Roddy Doyle: Keane was fantastic to work with right down to the proof-reading
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# The Second Half

Roddy Doyle: Keane was fantastic to work with right down to the proof-reading

Sep 16th 2014, 3:13 PM 4,844 Views 6 Comments

The Ireland assistant manger’s ghost writer has called collaborating on the new book a ‘great experience’.

New Roy Keane autobiography gets October release date
# Anticipation
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# Anticipation

New Roy Keane autobiography gets October release date

Sep 11th 2014, 12:11 PM 20,016 Views 46 Comments

The much-anticipated book, entitled The Second Half, is being written by Roddy Doyle.

Roy Keane's new memoir will be written by Roddy Doyle
# Memoirs
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# Memoirs

Roy Keane's new memoir will be written by Roddy Doyle

Jan 17th 2014, 2:28 PM 12,117 Views 34 Comments

The Second Half’ will be published later this autumn.