Qoutes of the Week

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You don't get many chances in international football, and I can't put them in when they come, can I? Graham Taylor, England manager, after the 1-0 defeat to Spain.

I'm beginning to wonder what's the bloody vegetable in Norway] Taylor, on comparisons to turnips and onions.

Blame the players, not Graham Taylor. David Platt.

I would have hoped the team would be selected on quality and experience, but it seems these things are not important any more. David Gower, rejected by England's selectors for the tour to India.

My original title was Endangered Species, which is looking more and more apposite by the day. Gower on his autobiography.

The England selectors are absolute dunderheads and must be called to account. Lord Gilmour.

The integrity and name of the FA Premier League should be sacrosanct. Certainly for this season. Graham Kelly, on the rejection of Carling's desire to have their name coupled with the FA Premier League.

I suspect enough is enough. John McEnroe ponders retirement after US Open defeat to Jim Courier.

There will never be another John. Courier on McEnroe.

He's very, very intelligent, very, very sensitive, very evolved, more than his linear years. And he's an extraordinary human being. Barbra Streisand on her friend, Andre Agassi.