QUOTES OF THE WEEK

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n We would have needed airborne troops to get between them. Dutch police chief on the pre-arranged confrontation between Ajax and Feyenoord fans on waste ground outside Amsterdam.

n It was a great gesture by Fowler and I would like to give him an award of fair play. But if he got that I would also have to give the referee an award for stupidity. Arsene Wenger, Arsenal manager, on the Robbie Fowler/David Seaman penalty incident.

n He could have kicked the penalty wide. Seaman, asked what more Fowler could have done.

n Tim Henman is the one guy that I find is going to be a threat, not only for me but for all the guys. Pete Sampras, world tennis No 1, looks to the future.

n Today, snooker is a much more violent game. It used to be a nice tip- tap sport in the '70s and '80s but now it's brutal. I was like a defenceless boxer on the ropes with my arms down. Steve Davis after his 6-1 Irish Masters defeat by Peter Ebdon.

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