Quotes of the Week

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You drink to celebrate a victory - and I had more to celebrate than most. Brian Clough, the former Nottingham Forest manager, in a new autobiography.

I've scored 11 goals in 11 games. Why am I not in? Your guess is as good as mine. I honestly don't know what I have to do. Andy Cole, the Newcastle striker omitted from Terry Venables' England squad.

I have not placed a time- bomb under Ossie. Alan Sugar, Spurs chairman, reassuring his manager, Ossie Ardiles.

It's a bloody joke. The game is supposed to be about contact. Alan Birchenall, former Leicester player, speaking over the PA during Leicester v Coventry after two dismissals.

Every second of every minute I was thinking of Bradley Stone. Richie Wenton after retiring in his first fight since his opponent, Stone, died.