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Roy Keane's career in photos

Roy Keane vies for the ball with Paul Ince

Roy Keane moved to Nottingham Forest from Irish side Cobh Ramblers in 1990 and scored 22 goals in 114 league games

Roy Keane makes his Republic of Ireland debut

Keane began his Ireland career in 1991 in a 1-1 draw with Chile and went on to win 66 caps scoring nine goals

Keane poses for reporters in 1993

A 21-year-old Keane moves from Forest to Man Utd in 1993 for a then record transfer fee of 3.75m

Keane in action in 1994

Keane becomes a key figure in the Manchester United side that retains the Premiership title in the 1993/94 season

Roy Keane in action against Italy in 1994

Keane was part of Ireland's famous 1-0 victory over Italy at USA '94 as Jack Charlton's side reached the second round

Eric Cantona embraces Keane after United beat Liverpool in the 1996 FA Cup final

Sir Alex Ferguson's men continue to dominate the English game with Keane instrumental in the Double win of 1996

Keane argues with referee Stephen Lodge in 1997

The Irishman's disciplinary record is called into question but his determined attitude helps guide the side to the 1997 title

The United team celebrate their European Cup win over Bayern Munich in 1999

Despite suspension from the Champions League final, he is at the forefront of celebrations as United win the treble in 1999

Keane lifts the 2000 Premiership trophy

Keane's tally of winners medals grows by the year as more success comes in the form of the 2000 Premiership crown

The aftermath of Keane's tackle on Haaland

Keane's notorious dark side earns him a red card in the Manchester derby after a horror tackle on Alfie Haaland

Keane accepts the 2001 Premiership trophy with Sir Alex Ferguson

But silverware soon follows and within months Keane gets his hands on the Premiership trophy for an impressive sixth time

Roy Keane in action for ROI

Keane's confrontational nature sees him sent home from the World Cup in 2002 after falling out with coach Mick McCarthy

Keane lifts the FA Cup after United defeat Millwall 3-0

Keane lifts his last piece of silverware with Man Utd after the 2004 FA Cup final - his 10th domestic trophy at Old Trafford

Keane is tackled by Luis Garcia at Anfield

Keane breaks a bone in his foot against Liverpool in September 2005 and does not re-appear in a United shirt

Keane watches Manchester United against Chelsea in 2005

Keane courts controversy after giving a TV interview while on the sidelines and is soon on his way from the Red Devils

Roy Keane is unveiled as a Celtic player

Keane completes a boyhood dream by signing for Celtic in January 2006 where he plays 13 games and wins the SPL title

Keane shakes hands with Ryan Giggs

Roy Keane plays for both Celtic and Man Utd in his testimonial match at Old Trafford in May - 69,591 turn up to watch

Roy Keane shakes hands with Sir Alex Ferguson

Keane shakes hands with Sir Alex Ferguson in what turns out to be his last game, a long-term hip injury forces him to retire

Keane and his players celebrate winning the title at Kenilworth Road

He becomes manager of Sunderland just three months later and takes them to the Championship title in his first season

Keane shows his disappointment against Bolton

After a year of consolidation in the Premier League, a poor start to the 2008/09 season sees him leave soon after a heavy loss to Bolton



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see also
Bruce tips Keane to bounce back
04 Dec 08 |  Sunderland
Keane resigns as Sunderland boss
04 Dec 08 |  Sunderland
Reaction to Keane's retirement
12 Jun 06 |  Football


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