Sunday July 12, 2020

€1m Keane lawsuit driven by mobile billboard ‘mockery’

The Ireland assistant manager calls his depiction as William Wallace in warpaint ‘cruel and vulgar’

26th July, 2015
Roy Keane

Roy Keane claims he was driven into taking a seven-figure lawsuit against Paddy Power after his image was used on a billboard advertisement depicting him as Braveheart.

In legal papers, the Republic of Ireland assistant manager complains the bookmaker refused to agree a financial settlement and resolve the issue in a “reasonable manner” with his lawyers A&L Goodbody.

Paddy Power, defended by McCann FitzGerald, would not comment on whether any further...

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