Monday, June 28, 2010

Funny Football Quotes

Since we are in World Cup stupor, just share some football stupendous 'sayings'...
  • We lost because we didn't win. - Brazilian Ronaldo
  • Alex Ferguson is the best manager I've ever had at this level. Well, he's the only manager I've actually had at this level. But he's the best manager I've ever had. - David Beckham.
  • Is the Pope Catholic. No I'm serious. I really need to know. - David Beckham.
  • Well, I can play in the center, on the right and occasionally on the left side. - David Beckham after being asked if he is "volatile". He obviously thought he heard "versatile".
  • We must have had 99% of the game. It was the other 3% that cost us the match. - Ruud Gullit.
  • To play Holland, you have to play the Dutch. - Ruud Gullit.
  • Julian Dicks is everywhere. It's like they have eleven Dicks on the field. - A commentator on Metro Radio.
  • When you are 4-0 up you should never lose 7-1. - Lawrie Mcmenemy.
  • Winning doesn't really matter as long as you win. - Vinny Jones.
  • Diego Maradona – a flawed genius, who has now become a genius who is flawed. - Bob Wilson.
  • Chile have three options. They could win or they could lose. - Kevin Keegan.
  • The Germans only have one player under 22, and he's 23. - Kevin Keegan.
  • I would not be bothered if we lost every game, as long as we won the league. - Mark Viduka.
  • On another night, they'd have won 2-2.
  • Nil-nil is a big score.
  • Well, Clive, it's all about the two M's – movement and positioning.
  • The keeper was unsighted – he still didn't see it.
  • Well, either side could win it, or it could be a draw.
  • I would not say that he is the best left winger in the Premiership, but there are none better.
  • The Spaniards have been reduced to aiming aimless balls into the box.
  • I never comment on referees, and I'm not gonna break the habit of a lifetime for that prat.
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If you haven't had enough of these amusing citations, here are some more to appease you with.
  • Anything from 1-0 to 2-0 would be a nice result. - Sir Bobby Robson.
  • The margin is very marginal. - Sir Bobby Robson.
  • There were two second division matches last night, both in the second division. - Dominic Allen.
  • Despite the rain, it's still raining here at Old Trafford. - Jimmy Hill.
  • We go into the second half with United 1-0 up, so the game is perfectly balanced. - Peter Jones.
  • I'll never play at Wembley again, unless I play at Wembley again. - Kevin Keegan.
  • Well actually we got the winner up there with three minutes to go, but then they equalized. - Ian McNail.
  • It will be a shame if either side lose, and that applies to both sides. - Jock Brown.
  • Well Kerry, you're 19 and you're a lot older than a lot of people younger than yourself. - Mike Gray.
  • Oh, he had an eternity to play that ball, but he took too long over it. - Martin Tyler.
  • Who ever wins today will win the championship no matter who wins. - Denis Law.
  • Football is a game of skill, we kicked them a bit and they kicked us a bit. - Graham Roberts.
  • I am a firm believer that if you score one goal the other team have to score two to win. - Howard Wilkinson.
  • Wilkins sends an inch perfect pass to no one in particular. - Byron Butler.
  • Most of the people who can remember when we were a great club are dead. - Notts County chairman.
  • Football is a game in which a handful of fit men run around for one and a half hours watched by millions of people who could really use the exercise. - Anonymous.
  • Never go for a 50-50 ball unless you're 80-20 sure of winning it. - Ian Darke.
  • He (David Beckham) cannot kick with his left foot, he cannot head a ball, he cannot tackle and he doesn't score many goals. Apart from that he's all right. - George Best.
  • It was like being in a foreign country. - Ian Rush, on the difficulties of adjusting to playing football and living in Italy.

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