Well, obviously...

That was the weekend that was
'I don't think the scoreline did us justice. The only department where we weren't equal was in finishing' - Chris Weller, disappointed manager of Gravesend & Northfleet, beaten at Aston Villa.

'There were a few players who did not take much out of themselves but we got the right result' - Villa manager Brian Little.

'Boring, boring Villa' - Gravesend's estimated 5,000 supporters.

'People will call it a giant-killing but I don't see it like that. We're a good side' - Charlton manager Alan Curbishley, after the slaying of Sheffield Wednesday.

'There was no need for the sending-off, which allowed Charlton to defend with passion' - David Pleat, Wednesday manager, claiming that the dismissal of Charlton's John Humphrey was to his team's disadvantage.

'It was my fault and I have apologised to the rest of the lads. I had the best chance of the match and I should have buried it' - Leicester striker Iwan Roberts, after letting Manchester City off the hook at Filbert Street.

'We deserved everything we got. The players have to start giving 100 per cent, not 70 per cent' - Norwich boss Gary Megson, after Brentford's triumph at Carrow Road.

'I thought we were outplayed for most of the game' - Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson, after Eric Cantona saved his blushes.

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