Keane plans to win promotion in first year

ROY Keane has said he is “excited” about the challenge of leading Ipswich back to the Premier League - and plans to win promotion in his first season in charge.

ROY Keane has said he is “excited” about the challenge of leading Ipswich back to the Premier League - and plans to win promotion in his first season in charge.

Incredible scenes met the former Manchester United captain as he was introduced to the press, with the Ipswich Town media suite packed to bursting point.

Media from across the country and around the world were all vying for space in Portman Road's modest facility, with one onlooker describing a forest of cameras and a mood akin to “awaiting royalty.”

The press conference is Keane's first chance to publicly state his reasons for coming to Ipswich, his aims and ambitions for the team and his plans for next season.

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