Kev's true colours

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Sporting a red jacket, Kevin Keegan showed his true colours yesterday when the Newcastle United manager played away at the Labour Party conference in Brighton, writes Colin Brown.

"Tony Blair is a breath of fresh air for me." he said after a fringe meeting organised by the Football Association. Keegan's millionaire boss, Sir John Hall, is a strong Conservative supporter and John Major visited his club only a fortnight ago.

But Keegan said: "My father was a staunch Labour man. He was a miner and a strong union man. It's in my blood. I can remember him throwing the Tories out of the house when they wanted to use it as a canvassing office."