Football is a simple game based on the giving and taking of passes, of controlling the ball and of making yourself available to receive a pass. It is terribly simple.
The trouble with referees is that they know the rules, but they do not know the game.
If you are first you are first. If you are second, you are nothing.
A lot of football success is in the mind. You must believe you are the best and then make sure that you are.
What a great day for football, all we need is some green grass and a ball.
At a football club, there's a holy trinity - the players, the manager and the supporters. Directors don't come into it. They are only there to sign the checks.
Football (soccer) is a matter of life and death, except more important.
It's a 90 minute game for sure. In fact I used to train for a 190 minute game so that when the whistle blew at the end of the match I could have played another 90 minutes.
If a player is not interfering with play or seeking to gain an advantage, then he should be.
Laddie, that man scored 200 goals in 270 matches - an incredible record - and he has won cup after cup as a manager. When he talks, pin back your ears.
We absolutely annihilated England. It was a massacre. We beat them 5-4.
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