Quotes of the week

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If you want to play at St James' Park so badly, you'll have to earn a replay. Victor Green, Stevenage chairman, to his team after they had expressed a preference for playing Newcastle away in the FA Cup fourth round.

He said to me `I'm just calling to let you know that we're not frightened of you. We'll play you anywhere - even on Hackney Marshes.' Green, on Newcastle manager Kenny Dalglish.

I'm looking forward to going back to being a nobody, but I'll definitely be buying the video. Paul David, Emley scorer, following the 2-1 FA Cup defeat to West Ham.

Who knows, it may go to penalties, and who knows, we may win. Alec McGiven, director of England's campaign to host the 2006 World Cup, on Germany's rival bid.