London - Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane has denied committing a public order offence in an alleged road-rage incident with a taxi driver.
Keane, 43, is said to have behaved aggressively towards driver Fateh Kerar, 44, near traffic lights in Altrincham, Greater Manchester on January 30.
He did not attend a brief hearing at Trafford Magistrates' Court in Manchester on Wednesday but a not guilty plea was entered on his behalf by his lawyer.
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Keane will face trial at Manchester Magistrates' Court on June 19.
Earlier this season, he stepped down as assistant manager of Premier League strugglers Aston Villa to concentrate on a similar role with the Republic of Ireland.
The former Ireland midfielder, who was renowned for his aggressive, no-nonsense playing style, also works as a television pundit.
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