Sport quotes of the week

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Brilliant. Tell him he's Pele. John Lambie, Partick Thistle manager, on being told that striker Colin McGlashan had a head injury and didn't know who he was.

Can't avoid the truth. Can't make it look better than it is. Only one thing to be said. We're in the shit. Brian Clough, manager of relegation-threatened Nottingham Forest, after 3-0 defeat to Norwich.

I hate football. Pools winner in syndicate that won more than pounds 2m.

I make the poor player rich and the rich player richer. I'm not a one-man band: I'm a one-man orchestra. Eric Hall, football agent.

It's very nearly too hot here for Europeans to play cricket. Keith Fletcher gives the England team's latest excuse for failure.

He won't be popular if he starts whingeing. Bobby Rahal, IndyCar champion, on Nigel Mansell.

Too legit to quit. Too legit. I'm back. Butch Reynolds, back from disputed suspension, after winning the world indoor 400 metres title.

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