Roy Keane

EURO 2016 Takeaway: Kings of Lyon

Ireland proved a point at Euro 2016, and more importantly, grew as a team from the experience. But what were some of the key takeaways? The Opel Jersey explores.

Down but Not Out…10 Talking Points

Bullish words from the Irish squad that we’re not out of the Euro 2016 race did little to comfort Irish supporters dealt a crushing blow by the failure to beat Scotland. There are still twists and turns to come but the Green Army are losing hope in the O’Neill/Keane miracle and asking bigger questions. Two weeks on, here’s ten talking points

Keano’s Memories

Ahead of Ireland’s qualifiers with Gibraltar and Germany, Roy Keane spoke of supporting Ireland as a youngster and tells a tale of watching the penalty shoot-out in Italia 90.

When Killer Met Keane

Check out a teaser clip of Kevin Kilbane’s interview with former Irish teammate Roy Keane for Saturday’s Football Focus on BBC One. You can also watch RTE’s Tony O’Donoghue interviewing his fellow Corkman where he asks Keane outright if he walked out of the World Cup in Saipan.

Keane Speaks

Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane sits down to discuss the upcoming qualifiers with Gibraltar and Germany, and offers his thoughts on young Aston Villa starlet Jack Grealish.

YBIG Football Show

On the YBIG Football Show this week, Dave O’Grady looks at the major news of Roy Keane’s decision to turn down the Celtic job in favour of his current role, and tables a discussion on Ireland’s impressive display against Italy ahead of our two games in the USA.

Keane: “LOI Players Will Get Chance”

Roy Keane has said, with the fitness levels now in League of Ireland football, the international management will be keeping a close eye on the domestic game. The Irish number two also spoke last week about almost signing for Cork City.

You’ve Been Serbed…10 Talking Points

Could we embrace an Irish version of an Iniesta-Xavi type partnership in midfield? Is Martin O’Neill prepared to transform the Republic’s style of play, and with it, our fortunes? Here’s ten talking points after a big week in the new manager’s reign.