Football: Quotes Of The Day

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"What might happen around the stadium is not really my problem. But I hope we will meet a team of gentlemen on the pitch." Anghel Iordanescu, Romania coach, on England and their hooligan `fans'.

"His injury is completely healed, and I think the problem is somewhere in his head. There's some sort of brake in there somewhere." Yugoslavia assistant coach Vujadin Boskov on striker Dejan Savicevic, who has been suffering from a knee injury and missed his country's first game.

"The Norwegian coach has been saying some things about our team. That makes us more determined." Roberto Carlos, Brazil wing-back, promising that his team will not take it easy in their final first-round match against Norway.