James, MD 2002, 'The trouble with Roy Keane' , Entertainment Law, 1 (3) , pp. 72-92.
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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.
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > K Law > KD Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland
Subjects / Themes > G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV0557 Sports
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|Schools:||Schools > Salford Business School > Business and Management Research Centre|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Entertainment Law|
|Publisher:||Routledge Taylor & Francis|
|Depositing User:||Institutional Repository|
|Date Deposited:||22 Jun 2009 10:08|
|Last Modified:||29 Oct 2015 00:50|
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