QUOTES OF THE WEEK

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n Given the right car and the right backing nothing is impossible. Nigel Mansell believes his comeback to Formula One racing could lead to the world title next year.

n Watching City is the best laxative in the land. Phil Neal, Manchester City's caretaker manager.

n I turned down Mike [Tyson], without even bothering to ask how much money they were prepared to pay me. Emanuel Steward, Lennox Lewis's trainer, who rejected the former world heavyweight champion's approach to be his trainer.

n I just can't believe some of the reaction to a couple of early tour defeats. We have been acclimatising, but the doom-and-gloom merchants have been getting into us already. England cricket captain, Mike Atherton, after his side finally won a match in Zimbabwe, against Matabeleland.

n The spirit here is fantastic and I'm not going to let an outburst spoil it. George Graham, the Leeds manager, after Tony Yeboah showed his frustration at being left out of the team.

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