"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."Reuse content