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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 10:08
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2013 13:54
URI: http://usir.eprints.org/id/eprint/2124

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