Quotes and chants of the week – from British (and European) football
“I offered to shave off my beard and put on some make-up and then I’d have looked like my missus!” – Derby County’s Robbie Savage after turning up at the airport with his wife’s passport for a friendly in the Netherlands. tently gives more firepower to United fans when defending the “Welcome To Manchester“ billboard for Carlos Tevez.
“Apart from the goal I don’t think it was a bad performance.” – Jermaine Jenas was obviously playing in a different game to the one everyone else was watching, following his comments on England-Brazil.
“When we go to work and perform invariably it is in front of thousands. If we don’t do our jobs, it gives the opportunity for people to criticise when they have not put their heads over the parapet and tried it themselves.” – Mark Hughes addresses criticism of Wayne Bridge by Match of the Day’s Alan Hansen – who won three European Cups, eight league titles, and was capped by Scotland 26 times. fielder) Danko Lazovic. She is vague about her methods, but I know she massages you using fluid from a placenta.” – Robin van Persie is hoping his career will be reborn after damaging ankle ligaments while playing for the Netherlands against Italy.
“To lose to a team in the third division can’t be considered an achievement.” – The “stating the obvious” award goes to Real Madrid manager Manuel Pellegrini after his team were knocked out of the Copa del Rey by Alcorcon. and decided I had to swap it for another drink. The moment I see anything green I think about the Republic of Ireland.”– Patrice Evra is feeling a little green ahead of France’s play-off with the Republic.
CHANTS “You’re not fit to wear the shirt!” – Luton fans to Grays goalkeeper Preston Edwards who, due to a kit clash, had to wear a Luton keeper’s shirt.
“We hate England more than you!” – Scottish fans to their Welsh counterparts during the friendly in Cardiff.