Aston Villa assistant manager Roy Keane during a photocall at the club’s  Bodymoor Heath Training Ground in Tamworth. Photograph:   David Davies/PA

New Aston Villa assistant manager Roy Keane cannot “promise miracles” in his new role under Paul Lambert but hopes to have a positive impact on perfor(...)

Roy Keane is set to be named as Aston Villa’s assistant manager. Photograph: Nigel French/PA Wire.

Roy Keane will take up the role as assistant manager to Paul Lambert at Aston Villa, starting next Monday. The 42-year-old will work alongside Lambe(...)

The challenges as a result of the rise in social media are arising faster than policy and law-makers can address. Paul Lambert’s new book on the area is a welcome contribution to  a much needed debate. Photo: Getty

The growth of the internet industry in what is described as “Web 2.0” technologies was until recently seen as US-centric, and the law regulating this(...)

When the ball was at Wes Hoolahan’s feet against Portugal in the recent friendly at Meadowlands, one could relax and hope that just maybe, something thrilling and special was going to happen. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The sight of Wes Hoolahan out there on the field in Meadowlands said it all. There were few green shirts on the trains leaving Penn Station for Mead(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill, who had talks with Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert concerning Roy Keane.

Martin O’Neill yesterday confirmed that he has engaged in talks with Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert about the possibility of his Republic of Irel(...)

 Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill speaking to the press. Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill is hoping for a break from the speculation about his assistant manager Roy Keane’s future for the duration (...)

Roy Keane: Worked as a TV pundit while he was without, as once put it, “a proper job”. Photograph: PA

It tends to be the way of these things where Roy Keane is concerned but the news yesterday that the Corkman will not be travelling to Brazil as part o(...)

 Ex-Celtic player Henrik Larsson will not be taking up the manager’s job with Celtic. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Henrik Larsson will not not be taking over from Neil Lennon as Celtic manager, according to Hakan Nilsson, sporting director at the Swede’s current cl(...)

Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner is to sell club. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner has said in a statement that he intends to sell the club. Lerner had bold ambitions when he secured the club from Elli(...)

 Manchester City’s Edin Dzeko (centre) celebrates scoring the opening goal against Aston Villa . Photograph: Peter Powell /EPA

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini finally admitted the Barclays Premier League title was within his side’s grasp after they claimed top spot wit(...)