The best sporting quotes of 2013 - September and October
Words of wisdom from the past 12 months
Tuesday 24 December 2013
The last 12 months have seen book releases from Harry Redknapp, Sir Alex Ferguson and Zlatan Ibrahimovic - enough material in itself to provide some memorable quotes from 2013.
But there's been much more than that.
We've seen a memorable admission from Lance Armstrong, a spat between Rafael Benitez and Marco Materazzi, and people getting their teeth into Luis Suarez.
Views have also been cast on the biggest stories of the year - from the retirement of Ferguson, Andy Murray's victory at Wimbledon and the highs and lows of the England cricket team.
Here, we bring you the best quotes from September and October.
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