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Keegan wants management return after ending Newcastle row

Former Newcastle United boss Kevin Keegan says he wants to return to management.

The former Magpies boss was awarded £2million in damages last week from his former club after winning his claim for constructive dismissal.

Keegan admitted he was relieved that all the details over his exit from St James' Park last year were now out in the open.

The 58-year-old confessed that he wished the whole 15-month saga had never happened and he was still managing in the North East.

When asked if he wanted to return to management Keegan stated to the Daily Mirror: "Yeah, very much so.

"It would have been better if it never happened. I was still at Newcastle and we were still in the Premier League and I think we would have been.

"I don't think there are really any winners in it but we've got to move on now. It wasn't a great situation. The club have got to move on and I've got to move on.

"What I wanted was really my job. The thing I've lost is managing the club that I love so that's why I say there have been no winners.

"But life goes on, things happen, you meet people and sometimes it doesn't work in football. And this didn't work.

"I don't think it's on to return there now, I think the fans have had enough of that but you never know in football.

"I'd like to think there's still something left in me in football but we'll wait and see."

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