Famous Quotes About English Football

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1. "In England, it's a rare thing to see a player smoking but, all in all, I prefer that to an alcoholic. The relationship with alcohol is a real problem in English football and, in the short term, it's much more harmful to a sportsman. It weakens the body, which becomes more susceptible to injury."
Author: Alex Ferguson
2. "It's fantastic for Arsenal, and for English football as well. You've got an English club with a lot of young English talent committing themselves to a club."
Author: Dennis Bergkamp
3. "I played a little basketball, but basketball interfered with theater season. That's when we did our term plays and did nutshell versions of Shakespeare for English classes. And, believe me, I got a fair amount of looks from the guys on the team. 'You're in theater but you can play football?'"
Author: Dennis Haysbert
4. "I like English football, always have. It's just that people go on about the World Cup in 1986 and then I'm seen as the real bad boy."
Author: Diego Maradona
5. "There are lots of concerns facing English football but for me the major one is the way in which football clubs are run by owners, whether they are growing organically and sustainably and how that is being policed by the football authorities."
Author: Gary Neville
6. "The chairmen of the largest companies in the world can cancel an appointment or move a board meeting; a manager cannot change the date of a game. In the combined 42 years that Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger have managed in English football, I can only remember one occasion when Sir Alex did not attend a Manchester United game."
Author: Howard Wilkinson
7. "And I think because of the passion of every English player and every English supporter, and every English journalist for the game, most of the game is played with passion, love for football and instinct, but in football you also have to think."
Author: Jose Mourinho
8. "Cade thought about this. "Let me get this straight—you secretly pretend to like poetry to impress the smart girl in your English class, while she's secretly pretending to like football to impress you." He paused. "That's gotta be the cutest fucking thing I've ever heard.""I guess her subconscious finds my subconscious pretty irresistible," Zach said, all teenage confidence right then."You were lucky to pull that line off once, Garrity. I wouldn't push it."
Author: Julie James
9. "English football is in a bad way because the foreign players here are so good, so dominant."
Author: Kevin Keegan
10. "If we had a starting XI that no one could argue about it wouldn't say a lot for English football. We'd probably be on a downward spiral. It's good that people have different ideas about who should play."
Author: Rio Ferdinand
11. "And I don't really like golf. I know a lot of English footballers play, but I know that if I go with the club to play, sooner or later I will end up trying to smash the ball with my foot."
Author: Thierry Henry
12. "I played English football - soccer - instead of American football, because we couldn't afford the equipment."
Author: Wally Schirra

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