Sport: Quotes of the Week

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Ted has been wondering about his position for some time. He is a sensitive person. Alan Smith, TCCB chief executive, on Ted Dexter's resignation as captain of the England cricket committee.

In nearly five years he has done absolutely nothing for English cricket and has lost all credibility. Geoff Boycott.

A very thick skin. Smith, asked what qualities Dexter's successor would need.

I'm not going to praise them - we were a disgrace in that first half. I can tell you that won't be the team for Saturday. John Lambie, Partick Thistle manager, after his side's 11-1 win over Albion Rovers (2-0 at half-time).

I'm sick of people telling me how to live my life. I'll thank others who think they know better to keep their mouths shut. Roy Keane, of Manchester United, on advice given to him about the pitfalls of stardom.