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Saturday, 24 October 2009
Memorable Football Manager Quotes...
A lot of hard work went into this defeat.
1. I needed to give my players some technical advice - I told them that the game had started.
2. I never criticise referees and I won’t change a habit for that pratt.
Craig Brown: Kevin Keegan and I have 63 international caps between us – he has 63 and I have none.
Kevin Keegan: In some ways cramp is worse than having a broken leg.
Brian Clough: Do you know that Sinatra once met me.
Sven-Goran Eriksson: Before his first game as England manager: I’m nervous about meeting so many people. It’s like when you go out with a woman for the first time, you’re bound to wonder how it will end up.
Sir Alf Ramsey: There is great harmonium in the dressing room.
David Pleat: To a 17 year old Neil Ruddock – ‘When you finish playing football young man, which I feel will be very soon, you will make a very good security guard.
Sir Bobby Robson:
1.I would have given my right arm to have been a pianist.
2. We don’t want our players to be monks. We want football players; a monk doesn’t play football at their level.
Lawrie McMenemy: When you are 4-0 up you don’t expect to lose 7-1.
Bill Shankly: To Celtic manager Jock Stein at Anfield – ‘Jock. Do you want your share of the gate money or shall we just return the empties.
Jose Mourinho: On his predecessor at Chelsea, Claudio Ranieri – I could say what has he ever won, but I won’t.
Sir Alex Ferguson: When I was at St. Mirren it was a desolate place. Even the birds woke up coughing.
Gordon Strachan: On Eric Cantona - If a Frenchman goes on about fishing boats and sardines, he’s a philosopher. I’d just be called a short Scottish bum talking crap.
And the best of all:
John Lambie (Partick Thistle manager) when told a concussed player didn’t know who he was – ‘great, tell him he’s Pele and get him back out there quick.’
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