LISTEN CLOSELY TODAY and you can ear quiet sobbing form a dejected Portman Road press pack.
Roy Keane may not have been the manager that Ipswich Town fans hoped for almost two years ago, but he proved to be all that and more for the local media.
Every week, the Corkman held court on issues from Wayne Rooney to Cork’s gaelic footballers. And God help any journalist who was late.
Here’s some of our favourites:
1. ‘Whose phone is that? Why don’t you turn it off?’
2. ‘Managers need to cop themselves on’
3. ‘I refuse to answer that question.’
4. ‘Course Henry handled it, but I’d more annoyed at my defenders.’
5. United legend Sparky shouldn’t ‘have gone to a club like City’
6. Blatter gets the Mayfield treatment