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Keane charged with assault

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September 22, 2004 11:41 IST

Manchester United captain Roy Keane was charged with assault and criminal damage on Tuesday for a fight on September 4, police said.

Roy KeaneThe Ireland international is due to appear before Trafford Magistrates on Thursday, Greater Manchester Police said in a statement.

A police source said the charges relate to a fight with a 16-year-old boy near Keane's home in the wealthy Manchester neighbourhood of Hale.

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