UK time is: 03:39:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Keane, Fergie and Gill Speak

Following his shock departure, Roy Keane has issued the following statement:

'It has been a great honour and privilege for me to play for Manchester United for over 12 years. During my time at the club I have been fortunate to play alongside some of the best players in the game and in front of the best supporters in the world. At all times I have endeavoured to do my best for the management and the team. Whilst it is a sad day for me to leave such a great club and Manager I believe that the time has now come for me to move on. After so many years, I will miss everyone at the club. I send my best wishes for the future to the management, players, staff and supporters of the club.'

Alex Ferguson has paid tribute to the player:

'Roy Keane has been a fantastic servant for Manchester United. The best midfield player in the world of his generation, he is already one of the great figures in our club's illustrious history. Roy has been central to the success of the club in the last 12-and-a-half years and everyone at Old Trafford wishes him well in the rest of his career and beyond.'

Manchester United's chief executive Michael Gill said: 'Roy has been a towering figure at the club for over a decade. His dedication, talent and leadership have been qualities that have marked him out as one of the true greats. On behalf of everyone at the club, we wish him every success in his future career.'

The 34 year old, who has been a fan of Celtic since he was a boy, could well be heading up North, one thing is for sure, he'll always be an Old Trafford legend. They don't make them like him anymore!

**Have you got what it takes to run this site? Or do you run an existing site and want to move over to the exciting Vital Network? If so, press on the advert and get Vitalled!**




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday November 18 2005

Time: 1:17PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Is United`s Interest in Bale Genuine? (Wednesday December 24 2014)

United`s Cleverley Conundrum (Wednesday December 24 2014)

A Fine Gesture by United (Tuesday December 23 2014)

Keane Hoping for Burnley Loan Extension (Monday December 22 2014)

Carrick Considers It Two Points Dropped (Monday December 22 2014)

United Hope Falcao Goals Will Flow Now (Monday December 22 2014)

United Interest in Bale Re-Ignited (Sunday December 21 2014)

Two Points Dropped! (Saturday December 20 2014)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Aston Villa 1 - 1 Man Utd
Man Utd 3 - 0 Liverpool
Southampton 1 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 2 - 1 Stoke
Man Utd 3 - 0 Hull City
Arsenal 1 - 2 Man Utd

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 17 13 3 1 +25 42
2. Man City 17 12 3 2 +22 39
3. Man Utd 17 9 5 3 +12 32
4. West Ham 17 9 4 4 +10 31
5. Southampton 17 9 2 6 +15 29
6. Arsenal 17 7 6 4 +9 27
7. Spurs 17 8 3 6 -1 27

Breaking League News

Everton V Stoke City Match Preview
Everton : 26/12/2014 03:00:00
Mein Kampf by Alan Pardew
Newcastle : 25/12/2014 20:44:00
Arsenal v QPR - Match Preview
Q.P.R. : 25/12/2014 17:57:00
Merry Xmas from Vital Everton
Everton : 25/12/2014 07:00:00
Redknapp - We Need A Solution Against Arsenal
Q.P.R. : 24/12/2014 18:11:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Man United v Newcastle?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
United to win! 67%
Newcastle to win! 33%
Draw! 0%