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Published on 14th October, 2014
The Second Half
No stranger to a little controversy I travelled north to shoot the Manchester United legend.
I shot both Roy Keane and Roddy Doyle with whom Roy has co-authored the book,
Released this week, the book is already creating headline stories across the media. Ruffling a few feathers during his career, I found him to be a proper gent on the shoot.