VIDEO: Roy Keane on the fights, the lies and fallouts with Sir Alex at Manchester United

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FORMER Sunderland manager Roy Keane has talked about the fights, the lies and his fallout with Sir Alex Ferguson as he launched his explosive new book.

His autobiography The Second Half was formally launched at a press conference in Dublin yesterday, and in typically forthright form, Keane discussed a range of topics.

THE SECOND HALF ... Roy Keane at the launch of his new autobiography.

THE SECOND HALF ... Roy Keane at the launch of his new autobiography.

On his former Manchester United boss and their very public fallout, he said: “You have to defend yourself. A lot of people are sitting around here and people are frightened of him.

“You can’t go against him because you’ll never be allowed speak to him again but, thank God, I don’t have those problems.

“Why do people let him get away with that? People sit back and are frightened to death of him.”

He said the highlight of his career was winning trophies at United, and the best bit was the players he played with - at Cobh Ramblers, Nottingham Forest, Man United - and later managed at Sunderland and Ipswich Town.

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