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Roy Keane - Matches Played for Republic of Ireland

During an international career that spanned fourteen years Roy Keane won 67 international caps for the Republic of Ireland soccer team. He scored a total of nine goals for his country - a strike rate of 13.4%. Coincidentally Keane played on 29 occasions for both Jack Charlton and Mick McCarthy. He played in a further nine matches under Brian Kerr upon his return from two years of international exile following the infamous Saipan incident.

He first captained Ireland against Russia, under Mick McCarthy having been handed the arm band when Andy Townsend was substituted. Unfortunately Keane was sent off soon after for kicking a Russian player.

Roy Keane's first goal for Ireland was in a 0-4 victory over Northern Ireland at Windsor Park in a Euro 1996 qualifier. His last goal for the Republic of Ireland was at Lansdowne Road in another 4-0 win, this time over Cyprus in a 2002 World Cup qualifier.

Keane won his last cap for Ireland at Lansdowne Road (now the Aviva Stadium) in a 0-1 defeat to France in a 2006 World Cup qualifier.

International Matches Played by Roy Keane Under Brian Kerr

Upon his return from the international soccer wilderness following the Saipan affair, Roy Keane played a total of nine matches with Brian Kerr as Irish soccer manager. He played in three friendly matches in the fifteen months that he played for Kerr.

DATE Match Type
H or A
Opposition
Score
07.09.2005
08.06.2005
26.03.2005
29.03.2005
13.10.2004
09.10.2004
08.09.2004
18.08.2004
27.05.2004
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
Friendly Match (Substitute)
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
Friendly Match
Friendly Match
Home
Away
Away
Home
Home
Away
Away
Home
Home
France
Faroe Islands
Israel
China
Faroe Islands
France
Switzerland
Bulgaria
Romania
0 - 1
2 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 0
2 - 0
0 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 1
1 - 0

Irish Matches Played by Roy Keane Under Mick McCarthy

With Mick McCarthy as manager of the Republic of Ireland Roy Keane played a total of 29 matches in a six year span. With the exception of two friendly matches in the build up to the 2002 World Cup Keane played just one international friendly match each year during McCarthy's reign.

DATE Match Type
H or A
Opposition
Score
16.05.2002
13.02.2002
10.11.2001
06.10.2001
01.09.2001
15.08.2001
02.06.2001
28.03.2001
24.03.2001
11.10.2000
07.10.2000
02.09.2000
23.02.2000
17.11.1999
13.11.1999
01.09.1999
10.02.1999
18.11.1998
14.10.1998
05.09.1998
10.09.1997
06.09.1997
20.08.1997
21.05.1997
30.04.1997
02.04.1997
11.02.1997
10.11.1996
27.03.1996
Friendly Match
Friendly Match
World Cup Play Off
World Cup Qualifier (Scored 1)
World Cup Qualifier
Friendly Match
World Cup Qualifier (Scored 1)
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier (Scored 2)
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
Friendly Match
European Cup Play off
European Cup Play off
European Cup Qualifier
Friendly Match
European Cup Qualifier
European Cup Qualifier (Scored 1)
European Cup Qualifier (Scored 1)
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier (Scored 2)
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
Friendly Match
World Cup Qualifier
Friendly Match
Home
Home
Home
Home
Home
Home
Home
Neut
Away
Home
Away
Away
Home
Away
Home
Home
Home
Away
Home
Home
Away
Away
Home
Home
Away
Away
Away
Home
Home
Nigeria
Russia
Iran
Cyprus
Holland
Croatia
Portugal
Andorra
Cyprus
Estonia
Portugal
Holland
Czech Rep
Turkey
Turkey
Yugoslavia
Paraguay
Yugoslavia
Malta
Croatia
Lithuania
Iceland
Lithuania
Liechtenstein
Romania
FYR Macedonia
Wales
Iceland
Russia
1 - 2
2 - 0
2 - 0
4 - 0
1 - 0
2 - 2
1 - 1
3 - 0
4 - 0
2 - 0
1 - 1
2 - 2
3 - 2
0 - 0
1 - 1
2 - 1
2 - 0
0 - 1
5 - 0
2 - 0
2 - 1
4 - 2
0 - 0
5 - 0
0 - 1
2 - 3
0 - 0
0 - 0
0 - 2

Republic of Ireland Matches Played by Roy Keane Under Jack Charlton

During the period that Jack Charlton was the manager of the Republic of Ireland Roy Keane played a total of 29 matches scoring just one goal. This is most probably a reflection of the Charlton's style of football that the Republic played. Keane played a total of eight friendly international matches in a four year span under Charlton.

DATE Match Type
H or A
Opposition
Score
06.09.1995
29.03.1995
16.11.1994
04.07.1994
28.06.1994
24.06.1994
18.06.1994
05.06.1994
29.05.1994
24.05.1994
17.11.1993
13.10.1993
08.09.1993
16.06.1993
09.06.1993
26.05.1993
28.04.1993
31.03.1993
17.02.1993
18.11.1992
14.10.1992
09.09.1992
30.05.1992*
26.05.1992
25.03.1992
19.02.1992
16.10.1991
11.09.1991*
22.05.1991
European Cup Qualifier
European Cup Qualifier
European Cup Qualifier (Scored 1)
World Cup Finals
World Cup Finals
World Cup Finals
World Cup Finals
Friendly Match (Substitute)
Friendly Match
Friendly Match
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
Friendly Match
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
World Cup Qualifier
US Cup
World Cup Qualifier
Friendly Match
Friendly Match
European Cup Qualifier
Friendly Match
Friendly Match
Away
Home
Away
Neut
Neut
Neut
Neut
Home
Away
Home
Away
Home
Home
Away
Away
Away
Home
Home
Home
Away
Away
Home
Away
Home
Home
Home
Away
Away
Home
Austria
Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland
Holland
Norway
Mexico
Italy
Czech Republic
Germany
Bolivia
Northern Ireland
Spain
Lithuania
Lithuania
Latvia
Albania
Denmark
Northern Ireland
Wales
Spain
Denmark
Latvia
USA
Albania
Switzerland
Wales
Poland
Hungary
Chile
1 - 3
1 - 1
4 - 0
0 - 2
0 - 0
1 - 2
1 - 0
1 - 3
2 - 0
1 - 0
1 - 1
1 - 3
2 - 0
1 - 0
2 - 0
2 - 1
1 - 1
3 - 0
2 - 1
0 - 0
0 - 0
4 - 0
1 - 3
2 - 0
2 - 1
0 - 1
3 - 3
2 - 1
1 - 1
* Irish international matches that Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy played together

NOTE: Unless stated otherwise all quotations are from:
Keane: The Autobiography; Roy Keane with Eamon Dunphy (2002); Michael Joseph Ltd

Roy Keane International Record

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Saipan Table of Contents Roy Keane & Eamon Dunphy
Saipan Introduction Roy Keane & Cork
Methodology Keane's Aversion to Being Away From Home
Saipan Conclusions Roy Keane's Relationship with Ireland
Roy Keane - Mick McCarthy Relationship Roy Keane - Zenith Data Systems Cup
Roy Keane Version of Saipan Incident Roy Keane - Jack Charlton Relationship
Mick McCarthy Version of Saipan Incident 1 Roy Keane's Flawed Character
Mick McCarthy Account of Saipan Incident 2 Roy Keane's Good Character
Niall Quinn Version of Saipan Incident Roy Keane - Footballer
Jason McAteer Version of Saipan Incident Roy Keane - Team Captain
Matt Holland Version of Saipan Incident Roy Keane - Family Man
Roy Keane & Saipan - The Backdrop Roy Keane & Faking Injury
Roy Keane & Saipan - The Issues Roy Keane - Bad Boy
Keane / McCarthy Boston Row 1992 Roy Keane - Career Lows
Keane Misses Iran Playoff Game Roy Keane - Red Cards
Keane Misses Niall Quinn Testimonial Roy Keane - Cruciate Injury
Countdown to Saipan Incident Roy Keane & Alf-Inge Haaland
Roy Keane Saipan Tirade at Mick McCarthy Roy Keane & Gareth Southgate Red Card
Roy Keane / Tom Humphries Saipan Interview 1 Roy Keane & Alan Shearer Red Card
Keane / Humphries Saipan Interview 2 Roy Keane / Alex Ferguson Relationship 1
Roy Keane / Irish Times Saipan Interview 3 Roy Keane & Sir Alex Ferguson 2
Roy Keane / Paul Kimmage Saipan Interview 1 Roy Keane & Charity
Keane / Kimmage Saipan Interview 2 Roy Keane & Autobiography Contradictions
Roy Keane / Sunday Independent Saipan Interview 3 Roy Keane & Contradictions
Roy Keane / Tommie Gorman Interview 1 Roy Keane - Integrity
Roy Keane / Tommy Gorman Interview 2 Roy Keane - International Matches
Roy Keane / RTE Interview 3 Roy Keane - Football Record
FAI Involvement in Saipan Affair Roy Keane & Sandwiches
Saipan Reaction of Irish Players Roy Keane - Walker
Mick McCarthy - 'crap player, crap manager' Saipan - Pacific Island
Roy Keane / Mick McCarthy Playing Record I Keano - The Musical
Colin Healy - Forgotten Man of Saipan Roy Keane - Football Manager
Saipan Ten Years Later Roy Keane's Dog Triggs
Roy Keane's Autobiography Saipan Bibiliography


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