Top 50 Stupid Football Quotes

One is from your own team-mates, and that’s the only way.” – TERRY VENABLES

“Certain people are for me and certain people are pro me.” – TERRY VENABLES

“…but Arsenal are quick to credit Bergkamp with laying on 75% of their nine goals.” – TONY GUBBA

“We must have had 99 per cent of the match. It was like living in a foreign country.” – IAN RUSH

“The new West Stand casts a giant shadow over the entire pitch, even on a sunny day.” – CHRIS JONES

“And with 4 minutes gone, the score is already 0-0.” – IAN DARK

“What will you do when you leave football, Jack — will you stay in football?” – STUART HALL

“A contract on a piece of paper, saying you want to leave, is like a piece of paper saying you want to leave.” – JOHN HOLLINS

“The thing about goalscorers is that they score goals” – TONY COTTEE. “In the end, Rosicky initially did well” – ANDY TOWNSEND

“I never make predictions, and I never will.” – PAUL GASCOIGNE

“I never comment on referees and I’m not going to break the habit of a lifetime for that prat.” – RON ATKINSON

“I don’t think there is anybody bigger or smaller than Maradona.” – KEVIN KEEGAN

“Not to win is guttering” – MARK NOBLE

“My parents have been there for me, ever since I was about 7.” – DAVID BECKHAM

“Strangely, in slow motion replay, the ball seemed to hang in the air for even longer.” – DAVID ACFIELD

“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

“He’s put on weight and I’ve lost it, and vice versa.” – RONNIE WHELAN

“Germany are a very difficult team to play…they had 11 internationals out there today.” – STEVE LOMAS

“I can see the carrot at the end of the tunnel.” – STUART PEARCE

“If you closed your eyes, you couldn’t tell the difference between the two sides” – PHIL BROWN

“The last six games of the Invincibles season were the most pressurised, because we were under pressure” – RAY PARLOUR

“They were numerically outnumbered” – GARRY BIRTLES

“There are two ways of getting the ball. It was the other three per cent that cost us.” – RUUD GULLIT

“All that remains is for a few dots and commas to be crossed.” – MITCHELL THOMAS

“He’s got a lot of self-belief in himself” – GRAHAM BEECROFT

“I definitely want Brooklyn to be christened, but I don’t know into what religion yet.” – DAVID BECKHAM

“I’m going to make a prediction – it could go either way.” – RON ATKINSON

“It’s an unprecedented precedent” – CLARK CARLISLE

“You don’t score 64 goals in 86 games at the highest level without being able to score goals.” – ALAN GREEN

“If history repeats itself, I should think we can expect the same thing again.” – TERRY VENABLES

“For those of you watching in black and white, Spurs are in the all-yellow strip.” – JOHN MOTSON

“I would not be bothered if we lost every game as long as we won the league.” – MARK VIDUKA

“One accusation you can’t throw at me is that I’ve always done my best.” – ALAN SHEARER

“Glenn Hoddle hasn’t been the Hoddle we know. Neither has Bryan Robson.” – RON GREENWOOD

“I’ve been consistent in patches this season” – THEO WALCOTT

“Both sides have scored a couple of goals, and both sides have conceded a couple of goals.” – PETER WITHE

“I would not say he [David Ginola] is the best left winger in the Premiership, but there are none better.” – RON ATKINSON

“The first ninety minutes of a football match are the most important.” – BOBBY ROBSON

“Without being too harsh on David Beckham, he cost us the match.” – IAN WRIGHT

“They’re the second best team in the world, and there’s no higher praise than that.” – KEVIN KEEGAN

“I always used to put my right boot on first, and then obviously my right sock.” -BARRY VENISON

“I’d like to play for an Italian club, like Barcelona.” – MARK DRAPER

“The one significant change is in fact the second significant change” – JONATHAN PEARCE

“He dribbles a lot and the opposition don’t like it – you can see it all over their faces.” – RON ATKINSON

“If we played like this every week, we wouldn’t be so inconsistent.” – BRYAN ROBSON

“I’ve had 14 bookings this season – 8 of which were my fault, but 7 of which were disputable.” – PAUL GASCOIGNE

“Matty Jarvis had acres of time there” – STAN COLLYMORE

“Reading won’t have the confidence to be confident” – PAUL MERSON

“A game is not won until it is lost.” – DAVID PLEAT

“I couldn’t settle in Italy

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