Sport: Quotes of the week

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The pitch was too bowler-friendly. And it was dark out there when we began.

Duncan Fletcher, England cricket coach, explains his side's dismal performance on the first day against South Africa.

Tonight we were perfect in everything we did.

Gianluca Vialli, Chelsea manager, after his side's Champions' League victory over Feyenoord.

If they don't like it here, let them go to Africa and play there.

The Spartak vice-president Grigory Yesaulenko, on Leeds' complaints about his club's frozen pitch, after their Uefa Cup tie was postponed.