Quotes of the Week

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I'd have thought he's got enough on his plate at Anfield. Terry Cooper on Graeme Souness reportedly being interested in the pair of them buying Birmingham City.

It's about time I grew up. Vinnie Jones, of Wimbledon, following his booking for aiming a kick at Aston Villa's Garry Parker.

The carefree spirit has turned into bad taste. Lazio spokesman on Paul Gascoigne's televised belch.

Italians have no sense of humour. Mel Stein, Gascoigne's financial adviser.

The great champion we had been waiting to see was finally revealed to us. Dino Zoff, Lazio coach, on Gascoigne's performance in the 2-2 Italian Cup draw against Torino.

Lord Gascoigne. Headline in La Gazzette dello Sport after the Torino game.

Try telling Mongomery he could not pick the side he wanted. Field Marshall Lord Bramall, who opposed the MCC no-confidence motion in England's cricket selectors.

Forty-three per cent. Enough to win a general election. David Gower on the vote for the motion.

If we beat Buffalo the man upstairs, He can call me home. Michael Irvin, of the Dallas Cowboys, Buffalo's Super Bowl opponents.