It’s hard to credit just how much the Roy Keane book has exercised the Irish press over the last month. Now the book is finally published there is no lessing in the volume of newsprint expended. It has even had overflow into the north, provoking an ex-member of Sinn Fein to weigh in against the ‘fallen hero’ in a most unlikely defence of Linfield Football Club.
Mick McCarthy may not be above criticism over his handling of the Keane affair yet. Ireland left it too late to claw back from their most serious defeat in many years.
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