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Good player but rubbish human being.
he'll get ipswitch up then resign
excellent stuff, i hope he doesn know some heavy news that's going to blow us away!
As someone who said the same thing about Man City's buys, I thought you'd have realised this KiK.
whether the prices were exagerrated or not, isn't really the point. You also had a stupidly large squad.
Excellent footballer, but a cunt and a bottle-job prone coward to boot.
He did a great job getting us up, after we were relegated with a then record low total. And he kept us in the Premier League.
That said, his approach to buying players was deeply flawed and he bottled it as soon as the new owner enquired where his cash was going.
I still think he may prove to be a good manager.
about Respect and lack of amongst players these days.
As far as I can see the only person he doesn't treat with contempt is Sir Alex.
but he essentialy walked away from Man U, Ireland and Sunderland. Expect him to do well and then throw his toys out of the pram when he doesn't get his own way.
but it shows a fundamental lack of character imo
I'll give you Utd maybe, but he was a complete dickhead as far as Ireland went and a coward who crumbled under the slightest pressure at Sunderland
he let the country down. he had grievances, fair enough, but how does quitting the tournament help the cause?
seemed ok for all the other members of the squad that didn't drop their lipstick on the way to catching an early flight...
what in particular's frustrating you about your existence today then stephen?
i suggest you consider taking anger management? to start with, anyway
but I reckon the fans that paid to be there were hoping that the players that had been picked would at least turn up to play
Seriously unlucky to win
probably was serious in going to win.
shame he decided it wasn't worth roughing it
I'm sure Keane's finances are all in order
Storm off - twat
Sensible Soccer - really good
was all about Super Kick Off, and playing the chip from an angle once you got to the edge of the penalty area.
Winning every game 28-0 tends to get a git boring, though
*shakes fist as yet another tame effort causes the screen to flash*
but you're well off the mark. There was almost literally no public support for him.
How the team represented "old" Ireland - all about the craic, being the underdogs and Keane represented "new" Ireland - ruthless and wanting to win at all costs.
Would explain why he's found it so easy to walk away time after time
i think his motives are more honourable than that, although i agree his actions were wrong
I don't think his intentions were honourable either. He didn't get what he wanted with Ireland so he let the entire country down. Nowt honourable about that.
i think people are missing the point here. yes, the facilities were substandard: these were obstacles to success. but surely an unwillingness to confront and overcome obstacles is a form of cowardice?? therefore, keane bottled it
The senior players couldn't stand the way he was coaching the team, it was a giant mess and not suited to the team they had (i.e it required them to pass the ball).
Did they walk out? No, they sucked it up, and they came up with their own game plan, and got to the world cup final.
Said he didn't want to take over a team at this stage of the season.
Seems he has more sense than people give him credit.
Great player, beginnings of being a good manager, but he's got a streak of cunt in him, and a bottle job.
But he's a Cork boy so I can't be too harsh on him.
A Keane/Briatore relationship would have been a thing to behold. For the 6 minutes it lasted that is.
He's known at Renault for his great delegation skills, so were all these interfering tendancies have come from I don't know.
Most importantly we need to get rid of that cancer Paladini. Why he is still at the club I do not know. And things won't be right until he's gone.
but I reckon QPR will go for Di Matteo. Done a decent job at MK Dons, is young enough to not stamp his feet and perhaps give way to the odd bit of board pressure and has the sort of image Briatore seems to want to project.