Football: Quotes of the day

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"Every player at some stage of their career has been described as having weaknesses - and I aim to find Ronaldo's" Colin Hendry, Scotland captain

"It's been a shock. None of the team could believe it. Some have suggested we should pull out, but I can't see the point of that. Abacha would want us to do well" Daniel Amokachi, Nigeria forward, on the death of the country's leader, General Sani Abacha

"I fear that stadiums might be filled with people who will not have the passion you would expect. I don't think people realise that this is an event of the greatest significance worldwide and that it's taking place in France" Aime Jacquet, French coach