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If Roy's life is a game of two halves, the first half was far more interesting

John Spain Books Editor

Published 18/01/2014 | 02:30

Roddy Doyle and Roy Keane
Roddy Doyle and Roy Keane

Booker-winning author Roddy Doyle and football hard man Roy Keane -- it could be a publishing marriage made in heaven or hell, depending on how things turn out.

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First of all, as well as being one of the best-selling Irish authors of all time, Roddy is a big football fan. That's a positive, because he knows the game inside out and he won't be asking Roy any stupid questions.

But there's a problem. Roddy Doyle was never a Manchester United admirer, even in the glory days when Keane was the leader.

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