Keane may return to United on Monday as Stoke assistant

In charge Martin O’Neill’s talks with Stoke City have changed the dynamic of his relationship with his employers the FAI

There is still the possibility it could be a short-term deal, however, since they are also interested in former Watford boss Quique Sanchez Flores.

"It's like being engaged - you shouldn't be going out with other people".

Stoke native Coates is a self-made billionaire, restricting his board to just four colleagues, including his son John and Stoke and England legend Gordon Banks, and has opted against following the modern model of appointing a director of football to oversee transfer activity.

O'Neill is now out of contract with Ireland, meaning that neither Stoke nor the manager himself had to inform the association of discussions.

The former Leicester, Aston Villa and Sunderland manager verbally agreed a two-year contract extension with the FAI before their World Cup play-off defeat by Denmark in November, but has yet to sign it.

The Irish Independent does, however, speculate that, should the package at Stoke fail to find room for Keane, he will remain with the FAI and another of the Irish backroom staff - Steves Guppy, Walford or Seamus McDonagh - will join O'Neill.

If O'Neill had taken the job, he would have been free to walk away without the FAI reeceiving any compensation.

He told RTE Radio 1: "It's embarrassing for the FAI".

O'Neill's decision in 2016 to delay by five months the signing of his new contract suggested the Derry man had a penchant for working to his pace but this latest prevarication always carried the threat of blowing up in the face of his employers.

The FAI insisted that yesterday was no different to any other day, and that O'Neill would be flying to the UEFA Nations League draw later this month as Irish manager.

Related News:

  • Traders Secrets on Oasis Petroleum Inc. (OAS), Discovery Communications, Inc. (DISCK)

    Whitebox Advsrs Ltd Liability has invested 0.01% in Oasis Petroleum Inc . (NYSE: OAS ) has an average volume of 10.67 Million. Public Employees Retirement System of OH grew its stake in shares of Oasis Petroleum by 14.5% during the third quarter.

    Hedge Funds Now Own 20.2% Of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)

    Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.01/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 1.8 Percent. The investor is now holding $33.91 million shares due in part to a decrease of 561326 new shares in their portfolio.
    Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports

    Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Accern Reports

    After $0.93 actual EPS reported by Morgan Stanley for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -16.13% negative EPS growth. Morgan Stanley is understood to be announcing bonuses to managing directors today, making it one of the first USA banks to do so.
  • Bharti Airtel partners with Amazon

    Bharti Airtel partners with Amazon

    Airtel has partnered with Amazon to offer free Amazon Prime subscription to its postpaid users. If you fit the criteria for free Amazon Prime membership, availing the offer is quite simple.
    Equity indices surge to new highs on global cues, buying support

    Equity indices surge to new highs on global cues, buying support

    The broader NSE index was up 0.27 percent at 10,679.55 as of 0630 GMT, after rising as much as 0.37 percent to a record 10,690.25. At 3:30 pm: The Indian equity indices gained lost ground after falling following the Supreme Court judges press conference.

    Sells 3446 Shares of Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN)

    Rafferty Asset Ltd Liability Company owns 9,332 shares. (NASDAQ:ADI) for 28,017 shares. 317,336 were reported by Meyer Handelman. It worsened, as 55 investors sold DVN shares while 230 reduced holdings. 35 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes.
  • Is Britney Spears Engaged One More Time?

    Is Britney Spears Engaged One More Time?

    She continued: "I kept his number, and it was so weird because it was like five months later that I found his number in my bag". Britney also teased her followers with a racy video of her on the beach.
    Official teaser confirms HTC U11 EYEs launch on January 15; expected features

    Official teaser confirms HTC U11 EYEs launch on January 15; expected features

    The U11 EYEs is said to sport a 6-inch full-HD+ (1080x2160 pixels) Super LCD3 display with a possible aspect ratio of 18:9. HTC U11 EYEs (aka Harmony) is rumoured to be backed by a 3,930mAh battery, and come with IP67 water and dust resistance.
    Gene Therapy Cure For Blindness Gets $850K Price Tag

    Gene Therapy Cure For Blindness Gets $850K Price Tag

    And the company is also working on covering patients' out of pocket costs as part of the overall price. The rare condition only affects two to three people per 100,000.
  • Defense Ministry pushing bill cutting PA funds over terrorists' salaries

    Defense Ministry pushing bill cutting PA funds over terrorists' salaries

    The PA's terror stipend system, he said, "not only incites, it's an incentive to carry out terrorist attacks". The terrorists' salaries are anchored in PA law, and the amount increases with every Israeli they kill.

    Stocks Movement Analysis: Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. (SRC), Southern Company (SO)

    The stock of Spirit Realty Capital, Inc. and Heat Biologics, Inc. were two of the most active stocks on Wedday. (NYSE:SRC). Geode Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Corporation accumulated 2.75M shares or 0.08% of the stock.
    Lookout for Price Target? Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ), WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX)

    Lookout for Price Target? Constellation Brands, Inc. (STZ), WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX)

    This company shares are 10.44% off its target price of $239.47 and the current market capitalization stands at $43.54B. The insider Newlands William A sold $616,644. (NASDAQ:EBAY) on Thursday, September 7. $5.45M worth of Stamps.com Inc.


Most liked

Equities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Marathon Oil Co.'s FY2017 Earnings (MRO)
Bank Of Ny Mellon, New York-based fund reported 380,520 shares. 31,625 shares were sold by SEWELL D BRUCE, worth $5.00 million. Cibc World Markets Inc decreased Ishares Tr (IWM) stake by 104,987 shares to 54,500 valued at $8.08M in 2017Q3. (NASDAQ:SCVL).

U.S. east coast hit with sub-zero wind chill hitting -34C
Saturday's cold snap has been called unsafe because it will make it easier for people to experience hypothermia and frostbite. Sunday, cautioning residents to expect "dangerously cold wind chills" ranging from 15 below zero to 25 below zero.

'Zuma will go if Dlamini-Zuma is made interim president'
The Mandela family has since agreed for the ANC to return on 11 February for the visit to take place. He said branches of the party brought together different views, thought processes and orientations.

Major Analyst Actions Under Review: Symantec Corporation (SYMC), The Mosaic Company (MOS)
Riot Blockchain, Inc. (RIOT) have shown a high EPS growth of 55.60% in the last 5 years and has earnings rose of 53.50% yoy. It has underperformed by 2.78% the S&P500. 1 is equivalent to a buy rating, 3 a hold rating, and 5 a sell rating.

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Thailand
Sushma Swaraj , in her reply to a question, said: "It is often asked why Hindi is not an official language in the UN. To that, the senior minister said: "Not just Rs 40 crore, the government is ready to spend Rs 400 crore on it".

Schlumberger Limited (SLB): Examining the Technicals
The stock of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB ) has "Outperform" rating given on Wednesday, April 26 by Cowen & Co. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE: SLB ) gained 0.93% with the closing price of $75.60. (NASDAQ:WSBC) or 50,006 shares.

Daisy Ridley cried when she learned of Rey's fate
It is kind of odd to think that we are two movies into this trilogy and Rey and Poe have only shared one scene together. Beyond that, Colin took her to an obscure part of the room to reveal what was in store for Rey's fate.

Rob Lowe Shreds Bella Thorne for Clueless Tweet About Disaster-Ravaged California
As many as 43 people are still unaccounted for as rescue teams continue to search for survivors amid the mud and wreckage. Pictured: Lowe attends the 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival at T-Mobile Arena on September 22, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Universal Health Services (UHS) Rating Lowered to Sell at Zacks Investment Research
While cautious optimism may be the prevailing sentiment, many investors will be looking to take the portfolio to the next level. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable.

UK PM Theresa Might to announce cupboard reshuffle on Monday
Newspapers said he refused to accept a new post, although a source close to May denied that, and said Hunt simply persuaded her. The foreign, finance, interior and Brexit ministries are run by Boris Johnson, Philip Hammond, Amber Rudd and David Davis.

Research Analysts Issue Forecasts for Abbott Laboratories' FY2017 Earnings (ABT)
Family Legacy Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Abbott Laboratories in the first quarter valued at approximately $203,000. It is negative, as 47 investors sold ABT shares while 563 reduced holdings. 108 funds opened positions while 453 raised stakes.

Insurgents lure US, Afghan team to meeting, then open fire
It said 10 insurgents were killed but denied reports from local sources saying that American soldiers were among the dead. Sources say a U.S. airstrike on Afghan government militia in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 13 fighters today.

Judge says English injunction request lacks merit
On Nov. 26, English filed her lawsuit challenging Mulvaney's appointment in the US District Court for the District of Columbia. Mulvaney's appointment undermines the Bureau's independence and threatens its mission to protect American consumers".

Deepika Padukone wants Ranveer Singh to quit doing this thing
On the other hand, her beau Ranveer Singh has a "quirky" dressing sense which Deepika isn't exactly in love with. Previous year in December, Sabyasachi Mukherjee's sartorial skills were put to display at Virushka wedding.

NHL: Wild defeat Blackhawks on Suter's goal
Nick Schmaltz , playing in his 100th National Hockey League game, was credited with a secondary assist. Crawford's undisclosed upper-body injury likely would have prevented him from playing, anyway.