August 16th, 2007

Quote of The Day: Roy Keane v the Softies


“I can name four big players and clearly their wives and girlfriends are running their lives. They do photoshoots and all that stuff.

They say they are not comfortable doing it — well don’t do it. Obviously it’s their partners and they are dragged along.

And these so-called big stars are people we are supposed to look up to. Well they are weak. Soft.”

UPDATE – Fanbanta has an exclusive interview with Nicola Tappenden, Bobby Zamora’s ex about her reaction to Roy Keane’s allegations. In short, she says he’s talking “absolute sh*t.” Check it out here.

Link: Why the WAGS are Guilt Edged
Link: Keane Launches WAG Culture Tirade

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23 Responses to “Quote of The Day: Roy Keane v the Softies”

  1. Robin says:

    Emma – I do! But not so much with the buzz cut in the photo – I like him with hair the way he is now. Makes watching Sunderland matches way more fun.

    When Stevie was deciding to go to Chelsea or not he said that he spoke with his family, his girlfriend, etc. I’m pretty sure Alex wouldn’t have wanted to leave Liverpool. Her whole family is there – who would watch the kids if they moved?

    What I find funny is that in England a drive of an hour or two is considered a long distance and a long ways away. Where I live, if I drive an hour, I’ve barely gotten anywhere! Napa is 1.5 hours away and I often go up there for the day!

  2. tammyv says:

    I think one of them is Dyer who left Newcastle because his wife moved to London because she wanted a bigger city and then he got traded (finally) to West Ham

  3. tammyv says:

    The problem with JT, Lamps, and Stevie G is that they all play for big clubs with lots of competitions and they are there for the quality of the game because theya re playing all the time. 

    I am not saying they are not whipped, but they are playing for big clubs and at the top level that they can.  Does Elen want Lamps to move to Barca to be closer to her family and he has thusfar resisted?
    I like Sheva as a choice because he is not getting the games and playing well in England, but his wife wanted him here.

  4. Meagan says:

    I’m sure he’s talking about Becks, Lampard, Steven Gerrard and John Terry. All of them seem to be run by their wives, especially Becks, especailly since that affair accusation. He has to do what he is told.

  5. Emma says:

    Anyone find Keane kind of sexy?

  6. Becca x says:

    I Think That The Four He is Talking About Is Lampard Terry Gerrard And Rooney… Lampard WILL NOT!!!!!! Move To Barca.. I Will Not Let Him!!  <img src="; width="19" height="19" alt="angry" style="border:0;" />

  7. Becca x says:

    Ye… I REad The Thing About Nicola T … And Daniuelle Lloyd Aint Even A WAG   Just A Wannabee!!!! :@

  8. Robin says:

    Brandy – well he said top 4 so I can think of 2 that fit the mold. Stevie G and Lampard. I don’t really see JT as being dictated to by the missus.

  9. brandy says:

    Did he at least have the balls to name the specific 4 he was referring to?! Jeeeeez – jealous much?!

  10. kickette says:

    That Daniellel Lloyd quote has made my brain cease to function.

  11. Robin says:

    So what the person in the first article is saying is that because footballers are not known for fidelity, for staying around the house, for being home at night, for travelling, for viewing their manager as important they then bow to the whims of their WAGS and buy them whatever they want and live where they want to live.
    Wow. So I’m guessing that every woman who is married to a man who has to travel for work, who goes out with his mates, who doesn’t help around the house, etc should sulk until she gets what she wants. And ditto for every man who is married to a woman who travels for work.
    This actually brought to mind a quote from Stevie G wherein he said that Alex could spend and shop as much as she liked as long as she was smiling and happy. Oy vey.

  12. tammyv says:

    Might I humbly suggest this for QOTD:

    Teddy Sheringham’s ex-girlfriend Danielle Lloyd agrees with Roy Keane that most Wags make their partners join clubs where the best shops are. “I can imagine most Wags would want their other halves to be somewhere like London,“ says Lloyd. “It’s different for girls like me, Cheryl Cole and Victoria Beckham who make their own money.“


  13. Mia says:

    I do believe that David Nugent is one of the players hes talking about, firstly he’s harldy a “top” player and he actually signed for Portsmouth and I cant really imagine Portsmouth being any better than Sunderland in terms of local nightlife and shopping so I think roy keane is definitely talking out his anus :S

  14. Helen says:

    I am not sure about Becks , Roy didn’t go to his wedding but Becks seems to really enjoy photo shoots and fashion

    But you know there are worse things to do than move where your wife wants to move, for example you could not acknowledge your disabled child and refuse to help the mother raising him ala Dwight Yorke

  15. TammyV says:

    Sheva is a great call.. she wanted their son to learn English so she wanted him at a Prem team and now she wants to move back to Milan.

  16. Robin says:

    Snicker – actually I do think that JT would go gold for his tux – it was tacky but kind of groovy and something fabulous to embarrass your children with later.

    Tammy – you’re right. Becks is probably number 1.

    And I don’t see Ashley Cole as being one of them – I mean I do think that Cheryl wears the pants in that relationship but it’s not in the same way. Plus she does make her own money.

  17. brandy says:

    Have you seen the suit that JT wore for his wedding?! That was definitely dictated by the wife-y. NO MAN would ever go for a GOLDENROD coloured tux…

  18. brandy says:

    It’s gotta be Scheva!!!!
    That wife of his SOOOOO wears the pants in that family!
    She is so FUG I have no idea how she was ever a model!!!

  19. Tammyv says:

    I doubt Ashley, since he went from London to London for club play and his wife is from Newcastle.  She seems to still love the Northeast

    I would think number one for Keano would be Becks and the trip across the pond to the great footballing nation of America.

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  21. cs says:

    i believe the 3rd is ashley cole.  still up in the air about the 4th person i guess.

  22. Helena says:

    Well if Roy thinks he’s the tough guy, then he should have the guts to name the players.

    But on the whole..footballers get the partners they deserve,and the majority of young top flight players have ended up with vile gold diggers. These girls think that getting pregnant by a footballer is like winning the lottery.