The unbiased analysis of Roy Keane has earned the ex-Manchester United player a lot of respect and criticism from football enthusiasts across the world. His no-nonsense brand of brutal honesty, guilt-edged wit, and short-fused musings have become a hit among the football-loving public.
In the light of this, Futballnews has decided to dig into the background of the retired footballer turned football pundit to the delight of his ever-growing fan base.
Who Is Roy Keane?
Roy Keane is an Irish football pundit, manager, and former professional player. Roy is 51 year old. He was regarded as one of the best midfielders of his generation.
He was named by Pele as one of the greatest living players in 2004. In 2021, he was inducted into the Premier League hall of fame.
In his club career, the defensive midfielder has 57 goals in 473 appearances, while for his country, Ireland, Keane has 9 goals in 71 appearances.
He retired from professional football on 12 June 2006, six months after joining Celtic.
Who is Roy Keane’s Wife?
Roy Keane has been married to Theresa Doyle for the past 20 years. He hardly mentions his wife in public. The couple met in 1992, when the defensive midfielder was playing at Nottingham Forest.
Theresa Doyle is a pretty secretive person who hardly exposes anything about her private life.
She was born on December 15, 1972, so her age is 49.
Theresa has no Instagram account. She spent most of her childhood in England. She is a very independent and honest person. Theresa was a dental assistant before meeting Roy Keane.
Roy Keane and Theresa Doyle got married in a private ceremony at the Church of Our Lady Crowned in Mayfield, Cork.
Roy Keane Sunderland
After retiring from football and taking to coaching, Keane turned down an offer to take over the management of Sunderland because of the length of the contract offered to him. The Black cats only offered him a contract till the end of the season.
Before then, in the 2006/07 season, Roy Keane was appointed as a manager of Sunderland after he retired from football. In his first season at the club, he signed 20 players and offloaded 32.
Keane helped Sunderland to promotion from the Championship to the Premier League in 2008 and kept them there.
Sunderland remains the only Premier League team, he managed. Keane resigned after he failed to lift Sunderland from the 18th position.
He is currently waiting for the right club before he can return to coaching while he continues to build his portfolio as a football pundit.
Roy Keane’s Net Worth
Roy Keane’s net worth places his fortune between €40 million and €45 million. He was offered £350,000 a year to play for Manchester United during the height of his football career.
Keane has a mansion worth £1.5 million. Thanks to the work of football. Roy is thought to have a personal fortune of more than Prince William.
Where Does Roy Keane Live?
He has a new property in Hale and Bowdon in Cheshire. Roy currently lives in Cork, which covers much of Ireland’s Southwest. He also lived in Woodbridge. Roy and his family used to also live at Tudor Mansion in Hale when he was playing for Manchester United.
Happy birthday to the best pundit on television…🎂pic.twitter.com/FFTBypQdxv— Pure Roy Keane (@PureRoyKeane) August 10, 2022