Micah Richards unveiled why Roy Keane flipped at Jamie Redknapp: ‘He was so angry’

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Micah Richards has been on the BBC punditry team for Euro 2020 coverage this summer, and is hopeful England can succeed ahead of their semi-final clash with Denmark at Wembley. He said in his Daily Mail column last week that manager “Gareth Southgate knows best and it’s time the England boss gets the respect he deserves”. The Premier League winner with Man City has emerged as a punditry regular over the last couple of years, well known for his love-hate relationship with Roy Keane.

But when the Manchester United legend clashed with Jamie Redknapp in February, Richards explained what could have caused the row.

Via video-link, Keane and Redknapp clashed over Tottenham’s squad, with the Irishman branding most of Spurs’ side “average”.

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Redknapp, a former Spurs player, defended members of the squad including Toby Alderweireld and Sergio Reguilon.

In March, Richards suggested that the heated nature of the debate may have been caused by outside influence.

He said Keane was angry because he’d been held up in traffic on the way to work.

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On the Match Of The Day Top 10 podcast, he said: “The story why he was so angry is because he was driving down to London but he was late.

“He normally gets there an hour or an hour and a half before, but he was stuck in traffic and he got there 20 minutes before going on air, and you could see his hair was all ruffled, along with his suit.

“Jamie just got his anger because he was an hour later than he was supposed to be and he got the wrath!”

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Keane and Richards have become an unlikely double act in football punditry, with a mixture of comical and passionate debate.

Richards has said he can hold his own with Keane despite the 49-year-old’s reputation as a no-nonsense figure.

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Richards added: “Roy’s a legend of the game and when I’m initially going to work with someone I don’t get nervous, I never get nervous – but you’ve got respect for people and that’s the way it should be.

“I’ve seen his clips and he used to destroy people left, right and centre. The first clip that did the rounds was where I said I’d burst on the scene as a defender.

“That’s the one that went viral, and he said he didn’t know any defenders that had burst on the scene.

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“I said, ‘Hold on, hold on, I’m the youngest ever defender for England, won the Premier League and won the FA Cup’ and at that moment he was like okay – I earned a little bit of his respect.

“After that I just loved working with him because I can never compete with Roy Keane as a player, or his medals, but I can make him feel uncomfortable on camera, and that’s my strength.”

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