Sport: Quotes of the week

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I've got 18 months to give us a team of similar stature. Terry Venables, England coach, compares his side with the Romanians.

You've got to take the rough with the smooth. It's like love and hate, war and peace and all that bollocks. Ian Wright on the tribulations of his England career.

It's no good getting older if you don't get wiser. Tony Adams, England captain v Romania, on his time in prison.

I thought: 'If everyone else can take it, why can't I?' Everyone still speaks to me because I admitted what I did. I am an honest banned athlete. Neal Brunning, the British shot putter turned judo player, on his ban for testosterone abuse.