Saturday, November 17, 2007

More football quotes

I never comment on referees, and I am not going to break the habit of a lifetime for that prat. (Ron Atkinson)
Brazil - they're so good it's like they are running around the pitch playing with themselves.(John Motson)
One year I played fifteen months.(Franz Beckenbauer)
All the Leeds team are 100% behind the manager, but I can't speak for the rest of the squad. (Brian Greenhoff)
It wasn't a bad performance, but you can't tell whether it was good or bad. (Jimmy Hill)
For those of you watching in black and white, Spurs are in the yellow strip.
(John Motson)
We are now in the middle of the centre of the first half.(David Pleat)
If history is going to repeat itself I think we can expect the same thing again.
(Terry Venables)
Our fans have been branded with the same brush.(Ron Atkinson)
I've had a good rest, I've had holidays, got to know the wife again, but I've started itching recently.(Joe Royle)
The goals made such a difference to the way this game went.(John Motson)
Zola's got two feet.(David Pleat)
It may have been going wide, but nevertheless it was a great shot on target.(Terry Venables)
If England are going to win this match, they're going to have to score a goal.(Jimmy Hill)
The World Cup is every four years, so it's going to be a perennial problem. (Gary Lineker)
We were a little bit outnumbered there, it was two against two.(Frank McLintock)
Hearts are now playing with a five-man back four. (Alan McInally)
I never make predictions, and I never will. (Paul Gascoigne)
And Ritchie has now scored 11 goals, exactly double the number he scored last season.
(Alan Parry)
Apart from their goals, Norway wouldn't have scored.(Terry Venables)
He's like all great players, but he's not a great player yet.(Trevor Francis)
It's his first cap, so he's not got a lot of experience at this level.(Brian Marwood)
The World Cup is a truly international event.(John Motson)
If they play together, you've got two of them (Dion Dublin)
The 3-5-3 system isn't working for them.(Eamonn Dunphy)
He hasn't been the normal Paul Scholes today, and he's not the only one. (Alvin Martin)
Scotland don't have to score tonight, but they do have to win. (Billy McNeill)
the Derby fans walking home absolutely silent in their cars. (Alan Brazil)
Gerry Taggart has been booked for a caution. (Dave Bassett)
It seems that they're playing with one leg tied together.(Kenny Sansom)
We didn't underestimate them. They were a lot better than we thought. (Bobby Robson)
I don't think anyone enjoyed it, apart from the people who watched it. (Alan Hansen)
If the goalkeeper wasn't there, it would have been a goal. (Dave Bassett)
I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.
(George Best)
Let's close our eyes and see what happens. (Jimmy Greaves)
It is a Cup Final, and the one who wins it goes through. (Jimmy Hill)
Solskjaer never misses the target. That time he hit the post. (Peter Schmeichel)
And Arsenal have plenty of time to dictate the last few seconds. (Dave Bassett)
A bit of retaliation there, though not actually on the same player. (Frank Stapleton)
The unexpected is always likely to happen.(John Motson)
Unfortunately, we don't get a second chance. We've already played them twice.
(Trevor Brooking)
I don't want to be either partial or impartial.(Frank McLintock)
It's like a toaster, the ref's shirt pocket. Every time there's a tackle, up pops a yellow card.(Kevin Keegan)
The Belgians will play like their fellow Scandinavians, Denmark and Sweden. (Andy Townsend)
Playing with wingers is more effective against European sides like Brazil than English sides like Wales. (Ron Greenwood)
He's got a knock on his shin there, just above the knee. (Frank Stapleton)
I strongly feel that the only difference between the two teams were the goals that England scored. (Craig Brown)
I'm not convinced that Scotland will play a typically English game. (Gareth Southgate)

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