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Keane hits back at Ferguson

Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane has hit back at accusations in Sir Alex Ferguson's new book by suggesting his former manager lacks loyalty. Speaking on ITV, he said: "He don't think he knows the meaning of the word".

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Ferguson: England should aim for World Cup quarters

Sir Alex Ferguson told ITV News England should be aiming for the quarter-finals in the World Cup and ruled out ever managing the Three Lions.

Sir Alex Ferguson talking to ITV News' Mark Austin. Credit: ITV News

He told ITV News presenter Mark Austin: "It's not an easy trophy to win. England have won it once on home soil - but usually it's been shared by Italy, Germany and Brazil. Historically it's very difficult.

"But remember, for Scotland to get to the Championship finals is a success. For England, I would think...getting to the quarter-finals would be great...then you want to think about semi-finals etc."

Asked whether he could one day manage the Three Lions, Sir Alex said: "Absolutely no chance of a Scot managing England, trust me - I couldn't go back."

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