10 more things you’ll never hear a football manager say

Ollie Irish

29th, September 2006

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Back by popular demand:

1 Sam Allardyce: "I’m so proud of you, son."
2 Chris Coleman: "I think referees can be intimidated by the crowd here at Craven Cottage, so I do feel sorry for away teams when decisions go against them."
3 Martin Jol: "Another midfielder? No thanks, my squad is at its optimum size."
4 Rafa Benitez: "Of course those left out might be upset, but it’s important we get some consistency in the side."
5 Paul Jewell: "I just hope Pascal knows that the door is always open."
6 Steve Bruce: "You like my new nose? Why thankyou. My surgeon is an artist."
7 Gareth Southgate: "I’ll be dropping him for the next match. I mean, how hard can it be to score a penalty? You’re one-on-one and 12 yards out!"
8 Stuart Pearce: "Now Beanie the horse has been on the touchline with, it’s only fair all your other cuddly toys have a go."
9 David Moyes: "Wayne Rooney is like a son to me."
10 Mick McCarthy: "I can’t talk for long – I’m going for a game of squash with Roy Keane."

Part One and 10 things you’ll never hear a football commentator say

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  1. Ross says:

    :) Great stuff.