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Germany are a very difficult team to play…they had 11 internationals out there today.  --Steve Lomas

I always used to put my right boot on first, and then obviously my right sock.  --Barry Venison

I can see the carrot at the end of the tunnel.  --Stuart Pearce

I couldn’t settle in Italy -- it was like living in a foreign country.  --Ian Rush

I never comment on referees and I’m not going to break the habit of a lifetime for that prat.  --Ron Atkinson

I spent 90 percent of my money on women and drink. The rest I wasted!(George Best

I took a whack on my left ankle, but something told me it was my right.  --Lee Hendrie

I was surprised but I always say nothing surprises me in soccer..  -- Ferdinand

I would not be bothered if we lost every game as long as we won the league.  --Mark Viduka

If you don’t believe you can win, there is no point in getting out of bed at the end of the day.  --Neville Southall

If you’re 0-0 down, there’s no one better to get you back on terms than Ian Wright.  --Robbie Earl

Sometimes in football.  --soccer you have to score goals.  --Thierry Henry

There’s no in-between – you’re either good or bad. We were in-between.  --Garry Lineker

We actually got the winner three minutes from the end but then they equalized.  --Ian McNail

We lost because we didn’t win.  --Ronaldo

We must have had 99 percent of the game. It was the other three percent that cost us the match.  --Ruud Gullit

Winning doesn’t really matter as long as you win.  --Vinnie Jones

You’ve got to believe you’re going to win, and I believe we’ll win the World Cup until the final whistle blows and we’re knocked out.  --Peter Shilton

The rules of soccer are very simple, basically it is this: if it moves, kick it. If it doesn’t move, kick it until it does. - Phil Woosnam, Welsh football player and manager.

We didn’t underestimate them. They were just a lot better than we thought. - Bobby Robson

Some people tell me that we professional players are soccer slaves. Well, if this is slavery, give me a life sentence. -  Bobby Charlton replied when soccer players were referred to as slaves.

If you’re in the penalty area and don’t know what to do with the ball, put it in the net and we’ll discuss the options later. – Bob Paisley advising his players.

Some people believe football is a matter of life and death. I’m very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that. – Bill Shankly, Liverpool manager on football.



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