The week that was
Quote of the week: “It’s horrible isn’t it. Did you vote for Brexit? Brex-shit. I don’t like it. Look at the pound and the euro. I get everything paid in pounds so just have a look how much it dropped. Let’s say it dropped by 10 per cent, that’s cost me 10 per cent of my prize money straight away. So that’s quite a lot of money.” Dutch darter who has won £7m in his career is a bit worried Brexit will make his bulging wallet go on a diet.
Legend in making: Stand-in Manchester United football coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made an historic start at the club after taking over following the Jose Mourinho debacle. By winning his fist five league games in a row as a new coach he’s emulated the great Matt Busby. The United legend agreed to take the job in February 1945 but didn't play a league match until August 1946 due to World War II. United started the 1946-47 season with a run of five straight victories, which included a 5-0 win over Liverpool.
He said what?: “Past is history, future is a mystery.” India cricket coach Ravi Shastri sounds like he’s got a nice line for a rap song with his semi-mystical response when asked if he's willing to share the success of India's maiden series win in Australia with previous test captains of the country