A Light Hearted Look At What Footballers Sometimes Say!

The Things They Say: Kevin Keegan

"The only way I can spend is to buy."

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

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

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

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

"They compare Steve McManaman to Steve Heighway and he's nothing like him, but I can see why - it's because he's different."

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

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

"The tide is very much in our court now."

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

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

"I'd love to be a mole on the wall in the Liverpool dressing room at half time."

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

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

"The German's only have one player under 22, and he's 23."

"Robbie Fowler has been scoring goals like that since before he was almost born."

The following (or similar) are also attributed to Ron Atkinson!!!

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

"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."

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

"Despite his white boots, he has real pace..."

"Goalkeepers aren't born today until they're in their late twenties or thirties."

"The ref was vertically 15 yards away."

"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."

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