Video: Darren O’Dea Recalls How Scary Roy Keane Could Be During Celtic Training

Video: Darren O’Dea Recalls How Scary Roy Keane Could Be During Celtic Training

Darren O’Dea has revealed a lot of the Celtic squad were scared of Roy Keane during the Irishman’s short stint at Parkhead – with Mark Wilson particularly fearful of the ex-Manchester United captain.

Keane arrived at Celtic Park in December 2005, after cementing a reputation as one of the world’s most revered and respected midfielders during his trophy-laden 12 years at United.

And it seems some of the Hoops squad at the time were in awe of Keane when he arrived in Glasgow.

Speaking in an interview with Simon Ferry for Open Goal, O’Dea recalls being a younger member of the squad at the time and explained how Keane wasn’t a man you wanted cross:

To be fair, clattering into Roy Keane at any time, whether it’s during a training match or not, is probably never the brightest of ideas.

Poor Mark Wilson is probably still scarred by the whole incident.

Funny story, though.


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