Sport: Quotes of the week

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I feel like Corky the Cat when he gets run over by a steam-roller, picks himself up and then someone kicks him in the stomach. Howard Wilkinson, the Leeds manager, after the 3-2 FA Cup defeat to Arsenal.

He might just be rewarded with the Glasgow kiss. Tommy Docherty advises Graeme Souness to stay in England after the Liverpool manager advised Don Hutchison to choose England rather than Scotland for his international career.

The knives are out and the dogs are barking because for once after seven years in the top flight we are looking vulnerable. Sam Hammam, the Wimbledon chairman.

We couldn't find any other bugger silly enough. David Vaughan, a Hereford director, after the board had refused to accept the resignation of Peter Hill as chairman.

You couldn't print my comments. Ian Branfoot, the Southampton manager, on Fifa's proposal to replace throw-ins with kick-ins.

My first reaction is 'Jesus Christ'. Howard Wilkinson, the Leeds manager, on the proposal.

It wouldn't be enough to buy his left foot. Barry Fry, the Barnet manager, on Swansea's pounds 150,000 offer for the striker Gary Bull.

This is a lot bigger deal than me getting elected president. Bill Clinton to Jerry Jones, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys, Super Bowl winners.

If Don King wins the bid, Lennox Lewis will need an Uzi if Tony Tucker is still standing at the end of the contest. Rock Newman, Riddick Bowe's manager, on the bidding for Lewis v Tucker.

Lennox Lewis will be the biggest thing since black pepper. His name will be on the lips of every mother, every babe, every son. King, after his successful bid.

More than anything I would like to be able to walk normally. After that, racing is a bonus. Martin Donnelly, back on the track this week for the first time since his Formula One accident in 1990.

All the good stuff that has appeared about me in the newspapers is true. All the bad stuff is false. Fred Couples, the US Masters champion, on his divorce from his wife, Debbie.

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