I'm not even going to bother answering that one. It is a daft question, you're spot on there. Talking about being attacked by a Celtic fan while an Aberdeen player in "It's always great fun getting attacked. One of the highlights of my career.
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On his cooking ability: "It's embarrassing, I'm not proud of it. I can't even make myself anything to eat. I had to phone her and she said, 'I've left something to put in the microwave'. An hour later and I'm asking, "Where's the microwave? Reporter: "Is that your best start to a season?
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Reporter: "You don't take losing lightly, do you Gordon? I always wear a white shirt so nobody sees you sweat. I remember that and a singer he liked. I don't know who it was but it was crap. He played it on the team bus too, and all the boys hated it. Until one night it got chucked away. If he's still wondering who threw that tape off the bus, it was me. So maybe he was right and I'm not to be trusted. By Simon Head. New man in charge: Gordon Strachan has taken over the helm of the Scottish national team Image: Getty Get the biggest football stories by email Subscribe We will use your email address only for the purpose of sending you newsletters.
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Besides, every team needs its water carriers. Deschamps went on to captain France to the World Cup title. Not too bad for the water carrier. We were in between.
You score two goals and you usually feel you could have done better. You score two goals and you usually feel you could have scored a third. Perhaps you are born with certain skills and talents, but quite frankly it seems impossible to me that one is actually born to be an ace soccer player. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do. If not, go do something else. For me, soccer was life. I can make people happy and enjoy myself at the same time. There is a long list of governments that have fallen or been overthrown after the defeat of the national team.
The fact he was called Boy George was a bit of a clue. It kills passion. You have to allow yourself to lose control from time to time. I always had a ball on my feet. That is the ultimate salute to my life. My first reaction was to ring him up. Then I remembered he was out there playing. Shankly pointed out earlier that administrators were at the football club merely to sign the checks. The administrators still sign the checks but cutting big checks gives them a pulpit to speak their mind. Yes the Special One is a little introverted, who came up with that nickname for Mourinho anyway?
In a world haunted by the hydrogen and napalm bomb, the football field is a place where sanity and hope are still left unmolested. The power of the pen is reluctantly handed to the soccer pundits who provide their insights on the game and its players. Just like the players they can have moments of brilliance and a howler of an effort.
Priestley, The Good Companions, Soccer is boring. Football, it seemed to me, is not really played for the pleasure of kicking a ball about, but is a species of fighting. The U.
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The sixth day is for football. To the spiritually inclined it is a religion. Twenty-one guys stand around and one guy does a tap dance with the ball. Surely we must be missing something. After that, it becomes statistics.