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What Thommo said next this week

Pick the bones out of this; "As we've seen with other clubs, it doesn't necessarily mean you need good management on the footballing side, is to pick the teams, and maybe when you not got as much money, you have...

What Thommo said next

At the behest of Nicole Kidman, millions of ladies the world over are prodding a white Gameboy with a stick in a bid to improve brainpower. And yet you'll scarcely find a woman in the land to tune into Soccer...

Kenny with kiss of life for Liverpool?

Could Kenny Cunningham happened across the life-saving intervention that will kickstart the Rafalution? "Aston Villa are breathing down their throats." There was a now-rare moment of clarity from Motty during Liverpool's Upton Park reverse midweek: "Liverpool had two players running on to...

So near but yet so far

On Soccer AM, Cameron Jerome explained why he went a long way under Steve Bruce: "The gaffer said he'd back me to the hills." Brave Scunthorpe manager Nigel Adkins won't yet be raising the towel: "We're not relegated yet and there'll be...

Keggy talk of the toon

A seismic week for British culture. The yin and yang, the rough with the smooth, it's swings and roundabouts, innit? Out goes Vera Duckworth, and back strides King Kev. What's the reaction been like? Big Sam hasn't taken things well: "I...

Four cheers for Julien

Saturday's reappearance of the popular Jimmy Bullard for Fulham after sixteen months out injured had Chris Kamara fighting a familiar battle with coherence: "Four corners of the ground, and the sides of the ground, and well... the back...

Sticky hands from Mister Magee

A moment of magic from Jimmy as Tim Howard held onto a Martin Petrov effort: "No sign of a spill. No jam down the side of the pot there." Credit where it's due to Paul Jewell's Five Live verdict on...

The Ronaldo fatwa over – Dunphy’s finest u-turn yet

Sadly it was Ireland's Brightest Daily and not Billo that was treated to the inevitable Eamo climb-down on the "puffball" who "would never be a player as long as he had a hole in his arse." Some of the shocking...

It’s the way Jeff tells em’

A chipper Jeff Stelling took the appearance of Chasetown director Frank Carson to be something of a personal challenge on Saturday: Sending off at Salisbury: "Herring has been sent off, so presumably the ref said 'Red, Herring'." St. Mirren hit by...

Different class, different class

What a festive season its been for Jimmy Magee. We've enjoyed the full repertoire. The childlike wonder on Stephen's Day: "It's the season of Santa Claus and Chelsea are playing the role without the white beard today." The cruel streak: "Newcastle with a...

Shades of ’92 as Fergie getting worried?

"Gracious Ferguson" was the popular verdict on Saturday after Sir Alex conceded that United were "beaten by the better team" at Upton Park. But did anyone detect shades of the famous 1992 tantrum when Fergie famously described the effort...

Merse ploughs on as Eamo turns again

Handsome new addition to Merse's fledgling lingo: "Pizarro's tried to be greedy and he's done the Sunday roast. Goal kick." Liverpool would never have trouble qualifying if Ray Houghton was in charge. "Last three games of the group, 15 points, absolutely fantastic." You...

Red Tom Tyrrell and co ride on

Some of the choice cuts this week from the DH Fine Emporium of Guff Phil Thommo using his mangerial nous to get in the head of Juande Ramos: "He's put Zokora in there to look at maybe long-short term." Red Tom Tyrrell...

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