Kevin Kilbane: Rui, Roy and Figo's Magic Feet
Hello Big Interview listeners! We’ve picked out a juicy chunk of my Big Interview with Kevin Kilbane. In this extract, Kevin talks about the great Roy Keane and his influence on his Ireland team. Kevin describes a team-mate who demanded high standards, while he also gives a brilliant analysis of how exactly Keane controlled the tempo of matches and put Ireland on the front foot.
Keane was a talisman for his country, no more so than in a 2002 World Cup qualifier in Dublin against a Portugal team which included Luis Figo and Rui Costa. Kevin believes that match was the Man United midfielder's best ever performance in an Ireland jersey.
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