David Moyes speaks during a press conference after he was presented as Real Sociedad’s new head coach at Estadio Anoeta  in San Sebastian, Spain. Photograph: Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images

David Moyes said Real Sociedad were the “only side that tugged at my heartstrings” after revealing he had turned down offers from a number of Premier (...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill with assistant Roy Keane during a training session in Malahide earlier this week. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho 0:51

When asked last month in the run up to the Gibraltar and Germany games if all the hullabaloo around the launch of Roy Keane’s book was an unwelcome di(...)

Gordon Strachan, pictured here during a training session near Glasgow this week, has revitalised the Scotland team.  Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA 2:31

A little truck stuffed with goalposts and dirty footballs pulled away from lush grass in front of the stately hotel on the banks of the Clyde on Monda(...)

Former Manchester United and Everton manager David Moyes has been named as manager of Spanish side Real Sociedad. Photograph:  Dave Thompson/PA

David Moyes has been named as the new coach of Spanish Primera Division side Real Sociedad on a year-and-a-half deal.Moyes, who was axed by Manchester(...)

Roy Keane and Alex Ferguson have fallen out since their days at Old Trafford together. Photograph: Andrew Yates/AFP/Getty Images

Martin O’Neill has urged his Republic of Ireland assistant Roy Keane to make peace with Alex Ferguson following the bitterness caused by their autobio(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill would like to see assistant Roy Keane reconcile with former boss Alex Ferguson. Photograph: Phil Cole/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill would like to see assistant Roy Keane reconcile with former boss Alex Ferguson. As a manager and captain co(...)

Alex Ferguson, former manager of Aberdeen FC and Manchester United. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

One day in July 2003 I found myself in Aberdeen, waiting for an evening flight home to Dublin. I decided to kill an hour or two with a walk out to Pit(...)

The signing of Ángel Di María, along with Radamel Falcao, illustrates the power United still wield in the transfer market, despite their absence from Europe. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Here we go then, same old Manchester derby. Settled champion team against big-spending upstarts. Well-grooved star names against a roster of new faces(...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers took a chance on the controversial striker Mario Balotelli and it has not paid off so far. Photograph: Getty Images.

When Brendan Rodgers spoke of the “calculated gamble” he had made in bringing Mario Balotelli to Liverpool, deep in his heart he knew that he was talk(...)

Roy Keane: ’If you think it’s a sending-off or David Gill might be wrong or Alex Ferguson, you say it. These people are just: ‘It’s Man United, woh!’ It’s like Disneyland – Man United Land, with f**king Micky Mouse running everywhere.  Photograph: Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images

Roy Keane’s sustained criticism of Alex Ferguson extended to a new target during a night at Lancashire County Cricket Club to promote his latest bo(...)