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Quiz: How well do you know Roy Keane and his history with Ireland?

Ireland’s former captain and assistant manager is now a free agent.

MANAGER MARTIN O’Neill and his assistant Roy Keane left their roles in Ireland’s footballing set up after five years today.

For Keane, bagging a managerial role was some journey for a man who captained his country before infamously leaving the squad in the weeks before the 2002 World Cup.

So let’s see if you can remember Keane and his history with Ireland? 

Roy Keane began is youth footballing career with Cork's Rockmount AFC. What colours do they wear?
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Black and white
Yellow and green

All blue
Red and black
Keane scored his first goal for the Republic of Ireland against which team?
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Northern Ireland
England

Wales
Scotland
Why did a teenage Keane and manager Jack Charlton supposedly row while on a team trip in the US in 1991?
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Keane refused to share a room with a teammate
Charlton wanted Keane to play as a centre back

Keane was late for a bus
Keane wanted the team to train more
Keane was Ireland's player of the tournament in World Cup 1994. What number did he wear?
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3
5

6
8
How many caps did Keane win for the Republic of Ireland?
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47
67

87
107
In the infamous Saipan interview with The Irish Times, Keane speaks about singing which Bob Dylan song?
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Blowin' in the Wind
It Ain't Me Babe

It's All Over Now, Baby Blu
Positively 4th Street
The Pacific island of Saipan is actually a commonwealth of which nation?
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Japan
United States

United Kingdom
Australia
Which RTÉ journalist conducted the iconic TV interview when Keane had returned home before the 2002 World Cup?
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Bryan Dobson
Charlie Bird

Paschal Sheehy
Tommie Gorman
Who is this?
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Lacey
Triggs

Rodney
Fred
Claiming to be the good cop in their managerial partnership, Keane said of O'Neill: 'Martin makes me look like ...'
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A parish priest
Mother Teresa

Ned Flanders
Daniel O'Donnell
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Top of the class
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B
Lovely result
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C
'I'll take it'
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D
You just about scraped it!
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F
Not quite the Keane fan you maybe thought you were.
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