Roy Keane Bio | Wiki
Roy Keane is a well-known Irish football pundit, manager, and former professional player. He worked as a studio analyst for British channels ITV and Sky Sports football coverage. Roy is regarded as the joint most successful Irish footballer of all time, having won 19 major trophies in his club career and being one of the best midfielders. He joined Sky Sports to work on Super Sunday starting in September 2019.
As a player, he played for Cobh Ramblers, Nottingham Forest, and Manchester United before ending his career at Celtic. Roy also played at the international level for the Republic of Ireland for over 14 years. He began his management career at Sunderland shortly after his retirement as a player and took the club from 23rd position in the Football League Championship. In addition, he was manager of the Championship club Ipswich Town from April 2009 to January 2011.
Roy Keane Age
He was born on August 10, 1971, in Cork, Ireland. Roy is 51 years old and celebrates his birthday every year on August 10.
Roy Keane Height
He is a man of tall stature. Roy stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in (Approx 1.78 m).
Roy Keane Family
He was born to his supportive parents in Cork, Ireland. Roy’s father Maurice worked at a local knitwear company and at Murphy’s Irish Stout brewery, among others. As a child, he supported Celtic and Tottenham Hotspur with Liam Brady and Glenn Hoddle as his favorite players. However, he most admired Manchester United player Bryan Robson.
Roy Keane Wife
He is happily hitched to his gorgeous wife Theresa Doyle in 1997 at Mayfield, Cork, Ireland. The two have been together for over 20 years having met each other in 1992. They are parents of five children Aidan Keane, Caragh Keane, Shannon Keane, Alanna Keane, and Leah Keane.
Roy Keane Education
Despite being a famous footballer, Roy has kept his educational details away from the public. Thus, there are no clear details regarding the high school and/or college Roy attended.
Roy Keane Footballer
He turned down the Ireland schoolboys squad after a trial in Dublin. After taking temporary jobs involving manual work while waiting for a breakthrough in his football prospects he got signed for the semi-professional Irish club Cobh Ramblers in 1989. He played at the club until 1990 when his performance at an FAI Youth Cup match against Belvedere attracted the attention of watching Nottingham Forest scout Noel McCabe.
Roy was sold to Nottingham Forest on a deal worth £47,000, however, he found life in Nottingham difficult due to the long periods away from his family. He played in 114 games and scored 22 goals until 1993. Roy was part of the squad that participated in the 1988 UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship although he did not play. When he was called up for his first game at the international level, an under-21s match against Turkey in 1991 he disliked it. Later, he describes the set-up as “a bit of a joke”.
Roy Keane Manchester United
Moreover, he was then signed by Manchester United for £3.75 million under manager Alex Ferguson. Roy played for the team from 1993 to 2005. He made headlines again in the 2001 Manchester derby, when five minutes from the final whistle, he was sent off for a knee-high foul on Alfie Haaland.
Roy left Manchester United by mutual consent on November 18, 2005, due to an injury sustained in his last competitive game for the club. He had scored 33 league goals for Manchester United and a total of 51 in all competitions. Roy was then announced as a Celtic player on December 15, 2005, his childhood team. As a Celtic player, he was only paid £15,000 per week. He played until he announced his retirement from professional football on medical advice on June 12, 2006.
Roy Keane Coaching
He was suggested as a potential managerial successor to Gordon Strachan by former Celtic player Charlie Nicholas while at Celtic. He managed Sunderland from 2006 to 2008. Roy then moved to Ipswich Town from 2009 to 2011 as he was appointed as the new manager of Ipswich Town on a two-year contract. Further, he was an assistant coach for the Republic of Ireland from 2013 to 2014. Also, he was an assistant for Aston Villa in 2014 and Nottingham Forest in 2019.
Roy Keane ITV
However, he did media work but expressed his lack of enthusiasm to do so again in the future. Ray later had a change of heart and was a pundit for ITV’s coverage of the Champions League final between Manchester United and Barcelona. He worked as ITV’s chief football analyst during the 2011 and 2012 seasons appearing alongside presenter Adrian Chiles and Gareth Southgate.
Further, he worked for ITV during his time as a Republic of Ireland Assistant on UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League highlights shows from 2015 to 2018. Also, he covered the 2018 FIFA World Cup & UEFA Euro 2020 for ITV Sport. From 2021 to 2022, Roy became ITV’s chief analyst for FA Cup appearing alongside Ian Wright. Additionally, he joined Sky Sports to work on Super Sunday starting in September 2019.
Roy Keane Salary
He receives decent pay working as ITV’s chief analyst for the FA Cup and host of Super Sunday at Sky Sports. Roy’s net worth is $95,670 annually.
Roy Keane Net Worth
His successful career as an Irish football pundit, manager, and former professional player has been the main source of attaining his net worth. Roy’s net worth is $60 Million.
How Tall Is Roy Keane
Roy is a man of tall stature and is 5 ft 10 in.
Who Is Roy Keane
Roy is a well-known Irish football pundit, manager, and former professional player. He worked as a studio analyst for British channels ITV and Sky Sports football coverage. Roy is regarded as the joint most successful Irish footballer of all time, having won 19 major trophies in his club career and one of the best midfielders. He joined Sky Sports to work on Super Sunday starting in September 2019