thing about Keegan wasnít so
much his fundamental lack of basic
English skills, although thereís
certainly no evidence that Kev
killed himself in English class
during secondary school.
did Keggy invent his own language
like Ron. Thatís a move that
would have required a few minutes
of organised thought.
Keeganís comedy value is hard to
reckon the key to Keegan's unique
ability to warp the English
language in that peculiar way of
his is that neither he nor anyone
else has the foggiest what he's
about to say next. Furthermore,
Kev has even less idea what he
means when he eventually says it.
The man lives in a place far far
away from this earth.
take a look at some classic
some ways, cramp is worse than
having a broken leg.
I suppose heís got a point. You
donít get any foxy nurses
signing your cast when you've got
33 or 34-year-olds will be 36 or
37 by the time the next World Cup
comes around, if they're not
could never abide careless players
who neglected their anti-aging
be no siestas in Madrid tonight.
correct... and yet completely
substitute is about to come on -
he's a player who was left out of
the starting line-up today.
True in the
same sense that none of the
players on the field are sitting
on the substitutes' bench.
is very similar to Bulgaria. I
know they're different
you, Kev? Do you really?
won't be at Euro 2000 because
they're from South America.
discovers yet another ridiculous
Goalkeepers aren't born today
until they're in their late
twenties or thirties.
by that reckoning OíLearyís
right, Nigel Martyn is a baby.
know what is around the corner - I
just don't know where the corner
in its own way... but completely
the onus is on us to perform and
we must control the bandwagon.
the feeling the bandwagon was at
that moment hurtling down a steep
his white boots, he has real
of Fr Dougal Maguire confusing
size and proximity. Kev never gave
up his theory that footwear colour
and physiological make-up were
came to Nantes two years ago and
it's much the same today, except
that it's completely different.
to think the sentence had started
so brightly with the promise of
are two schools of thought on the
way the rest of this half is going
to develop; everybody's got their
two people are watching the match,
like a toaster, the ref's shirt
pocket. Every time there's a
tackle, up pops a yellow card.
fails to notice the hand that
sometimes assists cards in their
path from pocket to high in the
...using his strength. And that
is his strength, his strength.
Gary always weighed up his
options, especially when he had no
always weighed up his options, but
usually decided on guff anyway.
finally, a rare word of wisdom and
understanding from Kev...
would ask anyone to try to
understand the world he lives in.
We all have to accept that he is
married to Spice Girl Victoria
Adams - and I think he copes very
well with it.