'I came to Nantes two years ago and it's much the same today, except that it's totally different'

'The game has gone rather scrappy as both sides realise they could win this match or lose it.'

'We are three games without defeat is another way of looking at it. But if we are honest we have taken two points from nine'

'They compare Steve McManaman to Steve Highway and he’s nothing like him, but I can see why - because he’s a bit different.'

'England have the best fans in the world and Scotland's fans are second-to-none'

'Goalkeepers aren't born today until they're in their late 20s or 30s and sometimes not even then. Or so it would appear. To me anyway. Don't you think the same?'  

'Chile have three options - they could win or they could lose.'

'It's like a toaster, the ref's shirt pocket. Every time there's a tackle, up pops a yellow card.'

'That would have been a goal if it wasn't saved.'

'Argentina won’t be at Euro 2000 because they’re from South America.'

'You can't do better than go away from home and get a draw...'

'He can't speak Turkey, but you can tell he's delighted.'

'There'll be no siestas in Madrid tonight.'

'Gary always weighed up his options, especially when he had no choice.'

'That decision, for me, was almost certainly definitely wrong.'

'Hungary is very similar to Bulgaria. I know they're different countries...'

'It could be far worse for me if it was easy for me.'

'Kanu, a guy with a heart as big as he is'

'Luis Figo is totally different to David Beckham, and vice versa'

'Football's always easier when you've got the ball'

'They don't come every three days, like they come after this one'

'In some ways, cramp is worse than having a broken leg'

'The good news for Nigeria is that they're two-nil down very early in the game'

'The Germans only have one player under 22, and he's 23'

'They're the second best team in the world, and there's no higher praise than that.'

'We have spent three matches chasing a football.'

'I know what is around the corner - I just don't know where the corner is. But the onus is on us to perform and we must control the bandwagon'

'You can't play with a one armed goalkeeper... not at this level'

'It's no longer an 11 man game.'

'We deserved to win this game after hammering them 0-0 in the first half'

'My father was a miner and he worked down a mine.'

'We don't get any marks for effort like in ice-skating'

'He’s got a heart as big as his size, which isn’t big, but his heart’s bigger than that'

'I don't think there's anyone bigger or smaller than Maradona'

'Bobby Robson must be thinking of throwing some fresh legs on.'

'Despite his white boots, he has pace and aggression'

'Nicholas Anelka - 24 years of age but he's been around a lot longer than that'

'Nicolas Anelka left Arsenal for £23million and they built a training ground on him'

'The ref was vertically 15 yards away.'
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Kevin Keegan Funny Quotes
'The 33 or 34-year-olds will be 36 or 37 by the time the next World Cup comes around, if they're not careful'

'You're not just getting international football, you're getting world football'

'The substitute is about to come on - he's a player who was left out of the starting line-up today.'