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Who will Keane manage next ?

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Assistant manager at Wolves.

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comment by jdsafc (U8980530)

posted Dec 5, 2008

I think he'll have a year out of the game at least.

If he was to jump for something now, I would say he would be ideal for the QPR job

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comment by Ger L (U13301106)

posted Dec 5, 2008

I dont think he'll manage again.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Nottingham Forrest anyone?

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Destined for Celtic

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Nobody he's going on his hols

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comment by Andy (U2086347)

posted Dec 5, 2008

Keane has got out and will probably not manage in the Premier again. Ince is another outstanding player who managed in the Premier too early and I think it might do for him. Southgate seems to have ridden it out but I fear for Tony Adams. There is no substitute for a few seasons in the lower divisions before making the step up. Ince should have had another season at MK Dons to learn more. Sammy Lee is another one who couldn't make the step up. I personally think Zola will be next for all the same reasons.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Cobh Ramblers

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posted Dec 5, 2008

So the new manager for sunderland will be a pushover .You will be happy with that.
Yes thats right let the players take over the dressing room..

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Joe I agree with you. North of the border to lick his wounds would seem obvious. When EPL players fail or cannot cut the mustard (Gazza, Hately etc) they head north to build up their ailing cv's again and Celtic would be an ideal opportunity for Keane to do just that.

I do hope he makes it back to the EPL as he is a box office attraction and the good times outweighed the bad times IMO, during his ill-fated stint at the helm at the SOL.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Who would Keane manage in Scotland? The Celtic job isn't up for grabs, so I imagine the obvious move would be to Rangers.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

This is what makes me laugh, a manager gets the sack (or quits) because they cannot cut the mustard & then generally just walk into another managerial job just months down the line.

Its the only occupation i know where you get rewarded with a contract at a different employer (club) for constant failure with a competitor. Crazy.

I have no doubts that Keane will be back in management before you know it, why? because he is "Roy Keane -the brand", rather than "Roy Keane - respected manager".

If Keane was an average player he wouldnt get another chance in management. But i bet he will.

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comment by U13719611

posted Dec 5, 2008

as long as SAFC do not get the wee ginger jock.

cannot stand the bloke

tries to come up with "smart" comments, but comes across as a wee ginger jock


Strachan - no thanks. He manages in the Sunday Pub League (SPL)

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posted Dec 5, 2008

What have you got against the SPL, do you pick on other small country's leagues as well?. Nobody is claiming its a great league. Do you think fans in Scotland should just stop supporting their teams and sit in the pub and watch the Premiership?

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posted Dec 5, 2008

"The Celtic job isn't up for grabs, so I imagine the obvious move would be to Rangers."

<laugh> Yeah obviously <doh> Keane to Rangers, do you know anything about football or Keane?

And if anything Strachan is more likely to leave Celtic, than Smith is to leave Rangers <ok>

"Strachan - no thanks. He manages in the Sunday Pub League"

<erm> He's also manager of one of the biggest clubs in Europe, and manages in the top competition in Europe.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

I think it's probably impossible to predict what the nutter is going to do next and that everyone is wasting their time trying to!!

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posted Dec 5, 2008

there must be more to this

Keane as a player did not quit

why would he as a manager ?

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posted Dec 5, 2008

He quit the Republic of Ireland team in the World Cup after a row with Mick McCarthy

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Quite frankly, who cares what happens to Keene next. I for one am glad to see the back of him ....ill tempered, huge ego and agressive.
Sunderland are better off without him...I hope they move upwards from here.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

"comes across as a wee ginger jock"

you are one of the most insightful people I have had the pleasure of reading. He is indeed ginger, wee and Scottish so Cannot argue with you. However Celtic are a major world football club and Im affraid Sunderland are nowhere near the same league or pedigree. Strachan would never go back in his career like that and essentialy be back to a new southampton!

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posted Dec 5, 2008

why does Fergie always feel the need to comment about stuff that happens at other clubs? S.T.F.U. and concentrate on your own club you silly old fool

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Do you think anyone will take him as a manager?

After taking a club from near bottom to promotion, then keeping them up in the premiership the following season, then a run of 10 bad games - 18 months of good and 3 months of bad - better record than most managers in most leagues...

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comment by Mongo (U1060723)

posted Dec 5, 2008

comment by RenegadeOfFunkk (U13309025)
"He's also manager of one of the biggest clubs in Europe, and manages in the top competition in Europe."

HAHAHAHAHA. Yeah, Strachan manages to fail to win any away games year after year, and this year managed to fail to get into UEFA Cup. Even Cluj have performed better than Celtic this season.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

If I was a SAFC fan I would be more worried about your players than Keane now he has gone - They just dont seem to be up for the fight and would you blame someone who has been there and done it all to take that from players like Chimbonda and the other big time charlies.

P.S. Before you start I am a spurs fan so have a good insight on big time charlies!!

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Mongo he also manages to take them to the last sixteen in the two previous years, on a shoe string budget <ok>

Keane spent £70m, Sunderland can spend £8m on a goalkeeper, while Celtic can't even spend £8m on transfers a year. Yet Celtic are still the bigger and better club.

5 years ago Cluj were in the Romanian third division, they have received serious financial backing which helped them become the best club in Romania <ok> The fact they have done better than Celtic in this years CL is totally irrelevant.

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comment by dafonk (U2852096)

posted Dec 5, 2008

Y2J- It may well be because he tends to be asked about this kind of thing.Given that Keane is an ex-Utd player,I'm sure some hack or other felt the need to ask for Fergie's views. Keep the ball rolling, give the story legs etc.Choose your own journalism cliche.
That said,I actually agree with you.More often than not he can't resist a cheap,snide remark,which often gets held up as an example of his supposed 'intelligence'.Fergie Doesn't seem able to refuse comment on other clubs' business but he's the first to moan when someone dares comment on Utd.The Keane thing-fine,in general, he should shut it.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

So what if he doesn't return. What credentials did he have to manage a Premiership side?

I don't know what make these ex-players think that they are going to make it as managers.

Good players don't make good managers!!

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Even as a United fan, I am disgusted with
Keane. It seems whichever team he manages, when things turn bad, he quits and walks out.
It's like a captain deserting his ship. There's nothing worse.
Which team would want him. No one. I'm sorry. Keane should look for a job outside football, he does not deserve to be in it ! <steam>

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Y2J nearly every manager has had a say you idiot <doh> If there asked a question there going to answer it.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

RenegadeofFunkk
celtic are the pooriest side i have seen in the champions league they are very bad in fact scottish football is almost as bad as the irish league Sunderland are a much better side than celtic the only reason you get into the champions league is becaus the rest of the teams in scotland are so bad
celtic supporters are just thugs
WHERE DOES ALL THE MONEY GO ?
WHY CANT YOU SIGN BIG NAMES?
BECAUSE YOU ARE SO BAD
WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU JOINED THE PREMIERSHIP AND GOT RELEGATED?

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Wherever Keane goes, he should start at the bottom and work his way up.

England can't find a decent home-grown manager because top players are simply parachuted into top jobs and gain no real management experience. Try getting the best out of a bunch of part-timers and veterans in the Isthmian before waving fistfuls of dollars at superstars who someone else has brought up through the ranks.

Keane was treated like a genius messiah, but even I could have got a team promoted from the championship and survived a year in the prem with that kind of spending money.

If he is serious about management he should take his lead from Ferguson or even Ince, take a huge pay cut or no wages at all, and show he really does have the balls his hard-man reputation always claimed for him on the pitch.

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comment by damo23 (U5705621)

posted Dec 5, 2008

Replace the word "Keane" with "Ferguson" and you have the same story ... smashed objects, players barated etc ...

Keane will be an incredible manager but I think its true that he just didnt have enough of a break, and probably gone into a even more intense and pressured job.

I still think we'll see him on the Man Utd touch lines in the next 12 months behind SAF.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Ulstermax, the SPL is obviously of higher quality than the Irish league. When was the last time a team from the Irish league were in the Champions League?

And how often do teams like Sunderland get to the finals of competitions like the Uefa Cup? <erm> Well considering the teams better than Sunderland fail to do so would indicate both Rangers and Celtic are better than Sunderland.

How would Rangers and Celtic do in the English Premier League? With their current squads they probably would be in the bottom half. But if they were to go into the EPL then we would have a lot of money to spend <ok> Both Old Firm clubs are ran very well and do remarkably well in Europe when you consider how little money we have to spend in the transfer market. We would probably have to build far bigger stadiums, Old Firm clubs get over 50,000 fans to see the likes of Falkirk, what would happen when it was Man United, Chelsea etc?

As for your question about where does all the money go, we simply don't get a fraction of the money EPL teams do from television rights. We would get £30m pounds more a year if we were in the EPL. We don't have the money to sign "big names" if we did, we would be a more attractive option than Sunderland and the like.

How would Sunderland do in the SPL?

I'm guessing you would have to sell all your best players because of the loss of money. I'm guessing your attendances would fall, also meaning less money. With such a huge loss in money, then you would probably lose more than half your squad or go bust. You might finish third if your luck was in.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

He's quit 3 jobs, he quit Man Utd, Ireland and now Sunderland. He left Sunderland before he was pushed!

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posted Dec 5, 2008

I think the problem you have here is, that Keane is a bully... He was a top player but also a bully!

We as fans were expected to forget that fact when he turned manager - The way her treated his players, chalk boards etc - Bully

He needs to learn to be a coach - learn how to get the best out of players by communicating, nuturing and most of all motivating without fear..

He can and never will be able to do these things cos he is a bully - You cannot put in what god left out! I for one am glad he's gone, I got sick and tired of his rubbish, contradictions and stupidity years ago - Good riddance say!

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Keane will never learn how to coach.
Either you have it, or you don't.
Keane does not have it !
End of story.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

I really did not see that coming, but then I do always forget that Keane is a manager in the Premiership.
I reckon sunderland our going down this season
(unless they get a really good replacement manager that can sort out the dodgy defense)

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Like Cantona also, he's a thug and has no respect for anyone or anything. Hopefully that's the last we wil lsee of him in football.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

yes keano is controversial, maybe you could say he bottled it at sunderland, you might say he walked out of united when things didnt go his way (same with ireland too) and maybe hes not the favourite player with other than united fans, BUT football without him wont be the same, he is still an absolute legend with united fans and we still sing his name at old trafford and we always will

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Bart ftm 4.

Some Sunday Pub League we have eh?
Two teams in a major European Final and 3 last 16 Champions League finhes in the past 5years. Aye that really smacks of a league full of pub teams. See you - you're a typical arrogant English man. And as for your "ginger jock" comments - As if Strachan would leave teh Glasgow Celtic to come all the way down to Sunderlands level - dream on.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Nobody likes a quitter!

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Just thinking that spending £70m on 33 players isnt that bad a figure. 2 reasons:

a) He kept Sunderland up once thus gaining £30m for the club and theres every chance Sunderland can still stay up this season, gaining a further £30m and thus nearly breaking even on it.

b) £70m on 33 players is about £2m a player. Youre not going to get £2m players to challenge for even a mid table place (generally). I said yesterday - the cream wont go to Sunderland - they go to the top4 - cream always rises to the top - Keano had to make do with less which is generally a struggle.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

At least now he'll have the time to shave.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

Will Roy Keane ever return to football management??? I think that's as certain as people getting fed up of ďThe X-factorĒ, it will happen but maybe it will just take a while. I think Mark Hughes makes a very valid point when he says that Roy just needs a break. Going straight from playing into football management might not have been the best thing for Roy. A break away from the game and the pressures that go with it will do him the world of good. Roy is an ambitious man and Iím sure he wants to succeed in football management and Iím sure one day heíd like to return to Old Trafford where he will always remain a legend to have a creak of that whip. With anything you just donít know what youíve got until its gone, weíll see Roy back in the dugout some day.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

I cant believe any Sunderland fan can have any negative comments to say about Keane. Where were you when he came to the club? Heading for FL1.

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comment by Rox (U3314508)

posted Dec 5, 2008

He can come to Rovers if he wants.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

comment by TimeToDeliver (U12038356)

posted 18 Minutes Ago

Y2J nearly every manager has had a say you idiot doh If there asked a question there going to answer it.

- How can you call someone an idiot when you don't even know the difference between the words "there" and "they're"?

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posted Dec 5, 2008

I see all you people saying Keane is a bully. Well Boo hoo. No he isn't he is a winner. There is a big difference. Yes he is tough. He will tell you if he disagrees but that is only cause he has high standards. Winners do! If you can see someone doing something wrong most people will just leave them to it if it isnít affecting there life. Others will explain where there going wrong. Thatís Keane. Thatís why he was captain of Man Utd for so long. He is a Leader. He cannot follow. You either follow him or you donít.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

There is a personality cult surrounding Roy Keane. People automatically assume that because he was a big player, he'll be a big manager. It is annoying that big name players get parachuted into high profile jobs with little or no experience. Now Sir Alex Ferguson is saying he should have had more time, how about more training and experience at lower leagues?

Wearing your heart on your sleeve and straight talking to the press is nice but there is a hell of lot more to being a successful manager.

Pride comes before a fall.

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posted Dec 5, 2008

'Like Cantona also, he's a thug'
now why would anyone be stupid enough to say that?
cantona did used to kick thugs though

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