Sports: Quotes of the week
Saturday 14 August 1999
Newcastle United manager Ruud Gullit, after defeat to Aston Villa.
There was no commitment and I blame the players. It was nothing to do with me.
Gullit, after defeat to Tottenham.
If the crowd think the referee's bad, the coaches think he's bad and the journalists think he's bad, the FA can't be right.
It's like if you make love with somebody every minute. After a while, you get bored. You need to take your time and do it every now and then.
Chelsea manager Gianluca Vialli, suggesting scrapping the Worthington Cup because there is too much football.
I couldn't believe how quick it was. There were times I was standing up front when they were knocking it around and I wanted to clap, it was that good.
Sunderland striker Kevin Phillips on Chelsea's 4-0 opening-day victory.
Darren is a scorer of great goals. What we need now is a great goalscorer.
Coventry City manager Gordon Strachan after selling Darren Huckerby to Leeds United.
I think I've proved myself today, and I think the British Open is done, so I don't want to hear any more questions about the Open. I'm very proud of myself.
Sergio Garcia, after his record-equalling first round of the USPGA.
We should be ashamed of ourselves for bringing this up in this way and making ourselves look like greedy, whiney brats.
American golfer Tom Lehman on his compatriots' demands to paid to play in the Ryder Cup.
I didn't have to answer any Ryder Cup questions while I was playing.
Tiger Woods, on why he enjoyed the first round of the USPGA.
The doctor got some pliers and snapped it back in place.
Sheffield Eagles RL player Dale Laughton after breaking his nose against Wakefield.
Because he is my friend and we have to live together he let me win.
Bernard Barmasai, who is to be investigated by the IAAF after Christopher Kosgei slowed on the last lap in the Weltklasse steeplechase in Zurich.
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