'Roy Keane was my assistant manager this is what he was like to work with'

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2023-09-06 16:51:19  • 4 mins

Roy Keane had to suppress his managerial instincts while working under Martin ONeill, who has lifted the lid on the fiery Manchester United icon and pundit.

Keane was assistant to ONeill at both Nottingham Forest and Ireland. Those roles came after a mixed spell in management with Sunderland and Ipswich. Keane led the Black Cats to promotion to the Premier League but was sacked by Ipswich after less than two years in charge.

Keane is now a no-nonsense pundit with Sky Sports and ITV, where he is just as combative as during his playing days. ONeill has seen another side of Keane, describing the Irishman as terrific and a joy to work with.

People always want to know what he's really like. For the younger generation, he's the one everyone wants to know about, 'Martin O'Neill exclusively told Ladbrokes Fanzone.

READ MORE: Roy Keane's life away from Sky Sports mega mansions, adoring wife and his 'only two passions'

The answer about Roy is that, quite simply, he was terrific. He was terrific for me, he was terrific for the Republic of Ireland, and he was a big part of proceedings.

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