Another day, another Roy Keane autobiography story, this times it’s the turn of former Leeds United and Manchester City defender Alf Inge Haaland to be at the centre of the latest media storm. Keane famously committed one of his worst ever tackles on the then City defender as retribution for Haaland accusing him of play acting when he damaged his knee against Leeds.
Keanes challenge on Haaland received a straight red card and helped end the defender’s career. Keane insists in his book that he has no regrets about seeking revenge with his knee high challenge.
Haaland has hit back at Keane labelling the former Red skipper “Saddam” due to his long beard after the former Iraqi dictator.
It’s doubtful that such silly insults will bother Keane, although with his temper -you never know…