Saturday, 13 August 2016

Funny Football Quotes (Part 8)

More silly comments from the world of football.


Football. The inspiration for many silly quotes.
Another season of football starts today, so as has become traditional on the Charles Fudgemuffin blog, here's another batch of funny football quotes from players, managers and pundits.

1) “There was nothing wrong with his timing. He was just a bit late.”
…Mark Bright

2) “Hodge scored for Forest after 22 seconds … totally against the run of play!”
…Peter Lorenzo

3) “I don't want to be playing in the Under 21s forever.”
…David Bentley

4) “Well, Harry, fifth place last year. How can you better that?”
…Fergus Sweeney. 4th place, perhaps?

5) “What will you do when you leave football, Jack? Will you stay in football?”
…Stuart Hall

6) “Steve Davis has been ever-present under O’Neill. He’s played 19 of the 20 games.”
…Graham Little

7) “I was a young lad when I was growing up.”
…David O’Leary.  What a coincidence, so was I!

8) “The only thing Norwich didn’t get was the goal that they finally got.”
…Jimmy Greaves

A pair of slippers which, according to Ray Wilkins,
would be suitable for Nani.
9) “We had a word with him about diving and since then the lad’s come on leaps and bounds.”
…Billy Dodds

10) “He hits it first time with his second touch.”
…Phil Thompson

11) “The interesting thing about Nani is that he has two feet.”
…Ray Wilkins

12) “Had we not got that second goal, I think the score might have been different.”
…David Pleat

13) “I honestly believe we can go all the way to Wembley, unless somebody knocks us out.”
…Dave Bassett

14) “I would say it was fifty-fifty … six times out of 10 they’re probably given.”
…Tom Kennedy

15) “At the end of the day, the Arsenal fans demand that we put eleven players on the pitch.”
…Don Howe.  So do the rules, Don.

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You can find more funny football quotes, as well as other silly chapters on the theme of football, in the book 'The Funny Side Of Football' available for kindle from Amazon:
The Funny Side Of Football


And if anyone has any other favourite funny football quotes then feel free to leave a comment.

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