Quotes and chants of the week – from Bri­tish (and Euro­pean) foot­ball

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“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.

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