On this page you’ll find all merchandize cards from Roy Keane that were published in 1997 / 1998 and that I actually own. I don’t copy & paste pictures from all around the internet. So chances are that these aren’t all cards available. If you like to suggest one or more cards for me to complete my collection, just give me a hint in the commentary section on this page. Thanks in advance!

Roy Keane cards 1997-1998
Merlin’s Premier League Kick Off Sticker Collection
[Sticker no.] 132
Roy Keane

Roy Keane cards 1997-1998
Promatch     Series 3 ’98         [Card no.] S3 / 165
Roy Keane         Manchester Utd.
Date of birth     10.08.71

Game of Ability

  • Heading         74%
  • Speed         83%
  • Temperament         62%
  • Positioning         80%
  • Stamina         95%

COMPETITION ’98         (see leaflet for prizes)
Q. Who Said – Which international striker said ‘Moving from Wales to Italy is like going to a different country’?
Answer to card no S3 / 155 is Brian Clough

The hot-headed Irishman has calmed down over recent seasons, perhaps because he sees himself as one of the older and more experienced members of the squad. This coincides with his promotion to captain of both club and country.

Roy was signed from Nottingham Forest, although as a youngster in Ireland he always supported United*. In the past few years, he has broken the shackles from his defence minded role, and has taken numerous opportunities to get forward and join the front men, often scoring goals.

Unfortunately, Roy was injured in the early part of 97/98 and looks likely to miss the rest of the season.

* That’s not true. In his autobiography, Roy said that he supported Tottenham Hotspur as a youngster because basically everybody in Ireland was supporting Manchester United or Liverpool, so he didn’t want to support a club that everyone else supported.

Roy Keane cards 1997-1998
Merlin’s Premier Gold 98
Roy Keane

[Card no.] 108

  • Place of Birth     Cork
  • Date of Birth     10-8-71
  • Height     1.78m
  • Weight     71kg

International Record
    Rep. of Ireland         Caps     32         Goals     1

Career Record         Apps     205         Goals     35

Most Recent Transfer
Year     1993         Fee     £3.75m         From     Notts. Forest

96/97 League Record
Apps     21         Goals     2

Roy Keane cards 1997-1998
futera         Roy Keane         Manchester United

  • Apps / Goals: 162(8) / 21     to 2/98
  • Position: Midfielder
  • Born: Cork, Southern Ireland     10/8/71
  • HT: 5’10” [1.78m]         WT: 12.10 [81kg]

United honours: CS ’93 & ’97 ● PL ’94, ’96 & ’97 ● FAC ’94 & ’96

On the Irishman’s signing of a new contract, Ferguson said of Keane: “I believe we have secured the heart of Manchester United for the next four years. I wouldn’t swap him for anyone.” An inspirational figure with his up-and-at-’em approach, in football speak he has a good “engine”.

Roy Keane cards 1997-1998
futera     TIME OUT         Roy Keane
[Card no.] 44

  • Date signed     July 19th 1993
  • Fee     £3,750,000
  • From     Nottingham Forest
  • League debut     August 15th 1993     against Norwich City
  • Other clubs     Cobh Ramblers
  • Nationality     Irish
  • International debut     May 22nd 1991     versus Chile

Roy Keane cards 1997-1998
futera         Roy Keane
[Card no.] 92

CAREER RECORD         to 2/98

MANCHESTER UTD date signed 22/7/93 fee 3.75m
Premier League games 116 (5) goals 17
League Cup games 9 (2) goals 0
FA Cup games 22 (1) goals 1
Others games 19 goals 4
NOTTINGHAM FOREST date signed 12/6/90 fee £10,000
Premier / Football League games 114 goals 22
League Cup games 17 goals 6
FA Cup games 18 goals 3
Others games 5 goals 2

Roy Keane cards 1997-1998
futera     RED HOT         Roy Keane
[Card no.] RH 1         5216 of 8,000 Limited Edition

Keane’s season was prematurely ended when a knee ligament injury sustained at Elland Road [against Leeds United, and esp. Alf-Inge Håland] forced him onto the sidelines. The season had started brightly for him, too. The natural successor to Cantona, he became the 27th club captain and was voted Man of the Match in the Charity Shield win over Chelsea.

Roy Keane cards 1997-1998
futera PLATINUM         Binder Edition
Schmeichel     Keane
[Card no.] 0216 of 2500

In 1997 following the shock resignation of Eric Cantona, the feisty Irishman Roy Keane assumed the coveted mantle of captain during the tour of South East Asia. One of the best midfielders in Europe he was only 25 when bestowed with the role. However within weeks, injury was to deprive him of the pitch and it was the Great Dane goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel who took the reins, bringing a wealth of experience and maturity to guide United through the Premiership and its most exciting Europe campaign in two decades.

This card, one of only 2500, is available only with the official Futera Manchester United 1998 Limited Edition Binder of which only 2,500 have been produced for public release

Roy Keane cards 1997-1998
The Captains of Manchester United [Card no.] 59
Set No:
0846 of 1878

  • Midfielder     1993-
  • Born     10th August 1971         Apps     170         Goals     21
  • Republic of Ireland caps     34 (to Oct 1997)

The captain’s armband passed to Irishman Roy Keane, a driving force behind the Reds following his arrival from Nottingham Forest for £3.75 million in 1993, at the start of the 1997/98 season, with the departure of Eric Cantona. An injury sustained in September 1997 brought a premature halt to his captain’s duties.

Roy Keane cards 1997-1998
Panini         Superplayers [Sticker no.] 170
Roy Keane
        Man Utd

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