Quotes of the Week

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I don't want Franklyn to take any more punches. He has taken enough already. Lynette Bruno, Frank's mother, after his defeat to Lennox Lewis.

You'd need to be mental to walk away from this club now. Kevin Keegan, Newcastle United manager, on his new three-year contract.

He has done so well there was no way I could sack him, was there? Frank Williams, of the F1 team, on retaining Damon Hill.

I just feel I don't have anything left to prove. Michael Jordan, American basketball player, announces his retirement.

He'll be a household name by tomorrow lunchtime. Graeme Souness, Liverpool manager, after Robbie Fowler scored all five goals against Fulham.

You don't take the time out in a war because it might be snowing or raining. If it rains the water will boil, if it snows it will melt and if there's ice you'll slide and you'll glide. Don King, boxing entrepreneur, on the possibility of rain during the Chris Eubank-Nigel Benn fight in Manchester tonight.

I am prepared to give my life. I have trained for that. I have prepared for that. Eubank.