I play in a position that demands hard work and generosity and little glamour, but I like it. It’s my job and I like it. I would rather intercept and steal 10 balls than shoot. That’s what I’m here for, to make everyone else’s jobs easier.
I asked the players: 'Do you want to enjoy the game? Or do you want to enjoy after the game?' The players told me they wanted to enjoy after the game so I said: 'OK, then we will enjoy after the game'.
A player who dives and wins a penalty in Portugal, or Spain or Italy is considered clever, experienced, cunning, someone who understands the game. In England a player who wins a penalty like that is a cheat.
If a man….who’s playing in front of the public, is being well paid, and he doesn’t dedicate himself to the job, I’d be hard on him. If I could I would put him in jail, out of the road of society. Because he’s a menace
It would've cost less, and left the previous owners with nothing, to go into liquidation. But it would also be humiliating for Celtic. So we paid all the bills. Celtic means the same to me as it does to other fans. I identify with the club and wish to be proud of it.
Yes, I thought I was joining Manchester United, I was misled by all involved. I wasnt aware of another Manchester team
If I ever wear a Chelsea shirt, you have permission to kill me.
Don't give up at half time. Concentrate on winning the second half.
Happiness is a choice, not a result. Nothing will make you happy until you choose to be happy. No person will make you happy unless you decide to be happy. Your happiness will not come to you. It can only come from you.
Only true champions come out and show their worth after defeat- and I expect us to do that.
Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.
There is a difference between conceit and confidence. Conceit is bragging about yourself. Confidence means you believe you can get the job done.
If you're willing to put yourself and your dreams on the line, at the very least you'll discover an inner strength you may not have known existed.
The more honor and self-respect among players, the greater the team.
Most of us are in this more than just for playing soccer. We're in it for the bigger goal - to move it along for the next generation.
Being an England supporter is like being the over-optimistic parents of the fat kid on sports day.
I was very poor. As a child my dream was to have a leather football.
There is no pressure when you are making a dream come true.
I feel like football players are overworked and underpaid compared to any other sports.
Actually, I wanted to act even when I was still playing football.
Your love makes me strong, Your hate makes me unstoppable".
Football is a game of skill, we kicked them a bit and they kicked us a bit.
Knight saved it with his back arm
...a tale of too many cooks in the defence.
The reason women don't play football is because 11 of them would never wear the same outfit in public.
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