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To start it off:

Question: You've been asked to write a song for the team you support, are you going to do one?

Noel Gallagher (Oasis): No, I can't think of a word to rhyme with City


Brian Clough: "I wouldn't say I was the best manager, but I was in the top one".

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"I learned my trade at Arsenal, became a footballer at Manchester City, but Sunderland got under my skin... I love Sunderland". from his autobiography.

"These are my people, you cannot treat them like that" to a member of Easyjet's staff at Bristol airport after celebrating fans were made to leave the plane. Quinn subsequently paid for taxis to take the fans home to Sunderland

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"When the seagulls follow the trawler, it's because they think sardines will be thrown in to the sea."

"When you are a rich man you are proud to own a Rolls Royce and when you are a poor man you are proud to own a Renault"

The King

"If Chelsea drop points, the cat's out in the open. And you know what cats are like - sometimes they don't come home."
Sir Alex

"I can't imagine playing for any other club"

"If I made a mistake then I apologise. I am happy that I'm not going to jail because of that."

"What will you do when you leave football, Jack, will you stay in football"
BBC Radio 5Live Pundit

"I don't like to look like this, but in four or five days I will be beautiful once again" [on having a bruised face]
Ronaldo :rolleyes:

Not football but, "You're about as useful as a one-legged man at an arse kicking contest."
Rowan Atkinson.

"We conceded two quick goals over there, and we're capable of doing the same at home"
Lolly With The Brolly

"People who know me said I will win one or two Premierships and will not be interested after that"
Roman Abramovich

"My parents have been there for me, ever since I was about 7."

"I definitely want Brooklyn to be christened, but I don't know into what religion yet."

"Sometimes in football you have to score goals."
Thierry Henry

"We lost because we didn't win."

"I can see the carrot at the end of the tunnel"
Stuart Pearce

"There's no in between - you're either good or bad. We were in between"

Gary Lineker

"It was a game we should have won. We lost it because we thought we were going to
win it. But then again, I thought that there was no way we were going to get a result there."

Jack Charlton

"Of the nine red cards this season we probably deserved half of them."
Arsne Wenger

"Martin O'Neill, standing, hands on hips, stroking his chin"
Mike Ingham

"Sporting Lisbon in their green and white hoops, looking like a team of zebras"
Peter Jones

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[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]He 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
Assessment of Manchester United's David Beckham

[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]I was in for 10 hours and had 40 pints - beating my previous record by 20 minutes.
George Best
About his liver transplant

[FONT=Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]I'd have to be superman to do some of the things I'm supposed to have done, I've been at six different places at six different times.
George Best

In 1969 I gave up women and alcohol and it was the worst 20 minutes of my life.
George Best

I spent a lot of my money on booze, birds and fast cars - the rest I just squandered.
George Best

Pele called me the greatest footballer in the world. That is the ultimate salute to my life.
George Best
The Good, The Bad and the Bubbly- George Best's autobiography

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I was in the United Museum last week and I spotted a great quote from Teddy Sheringham,

He said during the CL final in 99 he was warming up on the touchline and Basler was conducting the fans celebrations as if the game had already been won... "That's it I thought, get me on boss!"

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I do not recall one before but could be wrong

"Its me age" - Red Devil

"It was a crooked match and he was a crooked referee. That was a tournament we could and should have won." On the 1984 UEFA Cup semi-final Forest lost to Anderlecht. - Brian Clough

"I'm sure the England selectors thought if they took me on and gave me the job, I'd want to run the show. They were shrewd, because that's exactly what I would have done." On not getting the England manager's job - Brian Clough.

"He should guide Posh in the direction of a singing coach because she's nowhere near as good at her job as her husband." Advice for David Beckham from Brian Clough.

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"I never make predictions, and I never will."

"I would not say he [David Ginola] is the best left winger in the Premiership, but there are none better."
(RON AKTINSON in a TV interview)

"....and the news from Guadalajara where the temperature is 96 degrees, is that Falcao is warming up."

"Strangely, in slow motion replay, the ball seemed to hang in the air for even longer."

"I never comment on referees and I'm not going to break the habit of a lifetime for that prat."

Jimmy Hill: "Don't sit on the fence Terry, what chance do you think Germany has got of getting through?"

Terry Venables: "I think it's fifty - fifty."

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Ron Atkinson quotes...

"If Glenn Hoddle said one word to his team at half time, it was concentration and focus"

"Ryan Giggs is running long up the backside"

"The Bulgarian players are tried and trusted. Well, I'm not sure they can be trusted"

"I tell you what, if the Cameroons get a goal back here they're literally gonna catch on fire"

"Well, Clive, it's all about the two M's. Movement and positioning"

"They've done the old-fashioned things well; they've kicked the ball, they've headed it"

David Pleat quotes...

"There's a little bit of a South American touch, if that's not Irish, about this European side, Portugal"

"I was inbred into the game by my father"

"We are now in the centre of the middle of the first half"

"We just ran out of legs"

Kevin Keegan quotes...

"The good news for Nigeria is that they're two-nil down very early in the game"

"I don't think there's anyone bigger or smaller than Maradona"

"He's using his strength and that is his strength, his strength"
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