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United have made a poor start to the new season and are already under heavy pressure following their 6-1 defeat at home to Tottenham last Sunday. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map. Having drawn the first leg 1-1 at the Theatre of Dreams, Ferguson's men began the second battle on the back foot. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. The one-time midfield hardman hasn't managed since 2011 after a tough two years at Ipswich. Goal. Keane began the Premier League era as a promising youngster at the heart of a declining Nottingham Forest side, where he made his mark as an exciting box-to-box midfielder, hitting a remarkable 33 goals in three years. For those of you out there who were too young to witness the Manchester United captain making grown men hide and cower with fear on the pitch, first of all: unlucky. Scholes, 45, was part of the consortium to buy 50 per cent of the minnows back in 2014. "I dunno, Roy Keane? Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article. Roy Keane once launched ‘into a fierce tirade’ at a group of Liverpool players whilst on a night out in Cheshire. Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has pointed out just how 'scary' the statistic is that Arsenal have now gone more than five-and-a-half years since they last defeated one of the Premier League's top-six sides away from home. Keane had spent two years at Sunderland prior to his spell in Suffolk. The former United captain also slammed the performance of Solskjaer’s side against Jose Mourinho’s men at Old Trafford and called the players ‘a disgrace to the badge’. Yet, Sir Alex Ferguson, a man renowned for his ruthless nature towards tomfoolery, still took a gamble on the edgy, young hot-head from Cork. These young kids, including David Beckham, Paul Scholes and a now first-choice Gary Neville, took the top-flight by storm under Keane's deathly glare, mounting an incredible comeback in the second half of the season to oust Newcastle United and win another league title. "He wouldn’t have far to travel, at least.”, Aguero slammed after grabbing assistant ref Sian Massey-Ellis on shoulder, Man Utd delete tweet over away fans 'climbing 14 flights of stairs' amid PPV angers, Timo Werner stars but Frank Lampard must tighten Chelsea's dodgy defence, Man Utd eye transfer for Real Madrid midfielder Federico Valverde, Neville refused to pay £14.95 to watch Utd's win on Sky Box Office, ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. View our online Press Pack. One of the greatest Premier League players from the 1990s? Aggressive, combative, tunnel visioned, consistent, and no-nonsense (there's that word again). Not a bad start, then. But the ex-Republic of Ireland, Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest assistant is 10/3 to be named Salford boss, with Paddy Power. As we all know, that wonderful United side would go on to turn the deficit on its head, claim a 3-2 win in Turin, and go full speed ahead Barcelona. Fortunately, Keane had no interest in personal accolades. Solskjaer’s position has also been questioned with reports claiming that United have already begun sounding out Mauricio Pochettino as a potential replacement. I’ve said it before, they threw the previous manager [Mourinho] under the bus and they’ll do exactly the same to Ole.’. Unsurprisingly, Keane was the ultimate leader. For more stories like this, check our sport page. A Paddy Power spokesperson said: “It’s still early days, but our punters have been backing Keane to be the next Salford City manager. Roy Keane was scathing about Manchester United’s performance against Tottenham (ITV) And of course, he was a warrior, a leader and a taker of no prisoners. ICE arrests 172 immigrants in sanctuary cities within a six-day span. Show full articles without "Continue Reading" button for {0} hours. United will be looking to get their Premier League campaign back on track after the international break as they face Newcastle United on October 17. Lead by example. He was an intelligent passer of the ball, able to pick defensive lines and set his side forward on blistering attacks, often ready to burst into the box and add his own physical presence to the mix. Kylian Mbappe sends message to Edinson Cavani ahead of PSG vs Manchester United, Former Man Utd and Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck is back in the Premier League, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals why Paul Pogba was benched against Newcastle. ‘Ultimately, I think it will cost Ole his job. Not for himself. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site. The Sun website is regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. The colleague who terrifies and inspires in equal measures, and a natural born winner. Unshaken by the booking, he dragged United through the match, committing to every tackle with extra vigour and determination, perhaps safe in the knowledge that he now had nothing to lose. You can't have one without the other - and we wouldn't have Keane any other way. MANCHESTER UNITED legend Roy Keane is second-favourite with the bookies to take over as Salford manager after Paul Scholes was named as caretaker boss on Monday. While it was clearly a sign of ill-discipline and a loose screw, it was also a clear message to the rest of the Premier League - do not get on the wrong side of Roy Keane. But don't be fooled by his hard-man demeanour and Vinnie Jones-esque reputation for a set-to: the lad could play. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Dynamic in and out of possession, an excellent reader of the game and boasting the uncanny habit of being in the right place at the right time, he was one of the very best at sensing danger, snuffing it out and getting the game moving again. ‘We’ve all be in football, we’ve had bad days but I thought it was a disgrace to the badge some of the players’ performance. The Irishman, 49, was spotted looking unimpressed in the stands at the club's home clash with Tranmere at the weekend. For Manchester United. Roy Keane has warned Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that he will be ‘thrown under the bus’ by Manchester United’s players. In 1995, Keane became the leader of the United midfield. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men were thrashed 6 … ‘With the players he’s got there. "The Sun", "Sun", "Sun Online" are registered trademarks or trade names of News Group Newspapers Limited. The Republic of Ireland international reacted badly to a heavy challenge by Gareth Southgate, and as the now England coach lay on the ground, his adversary buried his studs into the defender's midriff. This challenge would have been a step too far for most teams, against a star-studded Bianconeri, and it looked to be the case for the English giants. Keane had only one thought in his mind. Manchester United fans were missing Roy Keane in their team's humiliation at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur. After 11 minutes, United were two goals behind, and staring down the barrel of a heavy beating and European elimination. Bigger stars such as Mark Hughes and Paul Ince moved on, and the onus was now on the Irishman to drag a new generation of raw talents up to his impeccable standards. His selflessness knew no bounds, and his commitment to winning meant he would do literally anything to take three points back to Old Trafford. ‘The performance against Spurs was disgraceful,’ Keane told ITV. For his manager. The bloke loved a challenge and an altercation, but that's not news to anyone. ", If you don't think he's elite, "You're talking nonsense.". His drive, will to win and limitless expectations of his teammates made him the ultimate professional. The Irishman was powerless in stopping the Tricky Trees from being axed down to the second tier, but while their journey at the English summit had come to an end, their midfield maestro's was only just beginning. Of course, the United star would go on to lead the Red Devils to many more successes in the early 2000s, spark the greatest rivalry and midfield battle in Premier League history with Arsenal and Patrick Vieira, and eventually cause his own controversial departure with his sharp tongue and match-stick temper. 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His final campaign was marred by a very public contract dispute, which saw him labelled 'greedy' by legendary coach Brian Clough, but he was still honoured as the fans' 1992/93 Player of the Season. The Neville brothers, Ryan Giggs, Jamie Carragher and under-fire Man Utd chief Ole Gunnar Solskjaer are also in the running, with the latter a 50/1 longshot. But when every chip is down, and ten men are looking around helplessly for a figure of reassurance and inspiration, they needn't look any further than their captain. Comments are subject to our community guidelines, which can be viewed, Keane and Solskjaer are second and third-favourites respectively for the Salford job, Scholes has taken over as temporary boss at Salford, with Keane second-favourite to get the job permanently, Roy Keane says Man Utd players will cost Solskjaer his job, MAN UTD NEWS LIVE: Click here for the latest United news, under-fire Man Utd chief Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO). On the cusp of an unprecedented treble, the Red Devils travelled to Italy to take on Juventus in the Champions League semi-final. He picked his moment on 24 minutes, leaping higher than the other spectators on the field to meet a whipped corner with his deadly forehead. Former Huddersfield boss Danny Cowley is 5/2 favourite, with Sir Alex Ferguson a shock third-favourite at 14/1 to take over at the club part-owned by the Class of 92. Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes. This service is provided on News Group Newspapers' Limited's Standard Terms and Conditions in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy. That could be said for a lot of footballers, but with the skipper, it was amplified ten-fold. He'll take it as an insult, and insist that he was simply doing his job. Roy Keane: The No-Nonsense Leader Who Dominated the Greatest Era in Premier League History Max Cooper 9/22/2020. And now it is thought they may turn to their former Old Trafford team-mate Keane to take is Salford to the next level - after Scholes was installed as temporary boss. 679215 Registered office: 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF. It takes some unimaginable mental strength to play on for an hour, knowing that whatever the outcome, your moment of individual glory has been ripped away. And that's what makes him so captivating to watch. In 1997, he was named captain. The Class of 92 venture, including David Beckham, Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs, Nicky Butt, and Phil Neville, has seen City rise from non-League obscurity to League Two, where they sit fifth in the table.

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