An Irish football legend, Roy Keane starred as a central midfielder for Cobh Ramblers, Nottingham Forest, Manchester United and Celtic, as well as the Irish national team. Known for his inspirational leadership, excellent tackling and distribution abilities, Keane captained United to 9 major honors, making him the most successful captain in the club's storied history. After his playing career, Keane quickly jumped back into football becoming manager at Sunderland, where he took the team from the bottom of the Coca-Cola Championship table to the top by the end of the season.
Roy Keane disappointed to see Alex Ferguson retire
Speaking on ITV this afternoon, Keane stated that the understanding Ferguson held with his players inspired their success and admitted he felt fortunate to feature under him.Sir Alex Ferguson: Mark Hughes and Roy Keane lead the 30-plus old boys who have followed into management
Sir Alex Ferguson's legacy continues in the scores of his former players who now manage around the world. More than 30 of his old charges have gone on to manage.Sir Alex's top five Manchester United signings
Roy Keane, the on-pitch embodiment of Sir Alex Ferguson, was one of the most integral cogs of the Scot's most dominant team.Ferguson got timing just right, says Keane
Roy Keane believes Alex Ferguson has made the right decision to call time on his illustrious career.Keane joint-second richest football manager
Roy Keane is the joint-second richest manager in the UK, despite being out of management since he was sacked from Ipswich in 2011.No more kickabouts as Keano hangs up his boots
Roy Keane has admitted he turns down offers to play charity soccer games ? because he takes the sport too seriously and keeps getting injured.Ipswich: Ex-Town boss Keane second in football rich list
FORMER Ipswich Town manager Roy Keane is the joint second wealthiest manager in British football according to a new rich list.KIERAN SHANNON: Leave off the begrudgery and salute McShane
He still gets blamed for Paris nearly as much as Thierry Henry, just because Roy Keane once said he should never have let that ball bounce in the penalty area.Beckham Retires: Gary Neville Leads Honour Parade
"He played in the greatest midfield I've ever played with: David, Ryan Giggs, Roy Keane and Paul Scholes. David was a crosser of the ball, a passer of the ball. He had incredible stamina and energy. He was a joy to play with."Premier League - Ferguson tops manager Rich List
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has retained his position as the wealthiest football manager in Britain.
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The Irish playwright Colin Teevan has written a series of works entitled "The Roy Keaneiad" which place Keane in the role of Achilles from Greek Mythology. Another theatre piece about Keane, the comedy musical "I, Keano" opened in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin in February 2005.
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