Roy Keane Denies Road Rage Charge

8 April 2015, 12:53 | Updated: 30 March 2016, 13:50

Ex Sunderland manager Roy Keane's accused of acting aggressively towards a taxi driver in Altrincham in January .

Keane is accused of behaving aggressively towards taxi driver Fateh Kerar on Ashley Road in Altrincham in January.

The 43 year old wasn't at Trafford Magistrates' Court himself for the short hearing, a not guilty plea was entered on his behalf by his legal team.

He'll defend himself against a public order offence during a trial which is due to start on June 19th.

Keane, from Hale, Cheshire, enjoyed a trophy-laden career at Old Trafford and also played for Nottingham Forest and Celtic.

The straight-talking TV football pundit managed Sunderland and Ipswich and was assistant boss at Aston Villa before he quit to concentrate on a similar role he holds with the Republic of Ireland's national team.