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The trouble with Roy Keane

James, MD 2002, 'The trouble with Roy Keane' , Entertainment Law, 1 (3) , pp. 72-92.

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    Abstract

    This article analyses the potential legal actions that could arise out of Roy Keane's challenge on Alf-Inge Haaland in the light of the comments attributed to Keane in his recently published autobiography. This challenge becomes all the more interesting because of these comments as it raises the possibility that every cause of action that has ever been used in this country in respect of an incident of participator violence may come into play. Throughout, the implications for contact sports of this kind of legal intervention and the ever-present argument over the need for the law to be used in these circumstances will be referred to. The incident is used as a reference point for the application of the law to disputes arising out of football matches and to highlight the public policy arguments for and against bringing the various causes of legal action.

    Item Type: Article
    Themes: Subjects / Themes > K Law > KD Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland
    Subjects / Themes > G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV0557 Sports
    Subjects outside of the University Themes
    Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Business & Law > Salford Business School > International Strategy People Management & Salford Law
    Journal or Publication Title: Entertainment Law
    Publisher: Routledge Taylor & Francis
    Refereed: Yes
    ISSN: 14730987
    Depositing User: Institutional Repository
    Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2009 11:08
    Last Modified: 29 Oct 2013 13:54
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/2124

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