1 ‘Taking me from behind is something that is not worthy behaviour of a man.’
Inter Milan’s Nicolas Burdisso after having his nose busted by David Navarro of Valencia.
2 ‘I don’t like Ben Foster because he’s just ended my dream.’ Ian Holloway on Man Utd’s on-loan keeper, who performed heroics for Watford against Plymouth in the last eight of the FA Cup.
3 ‘[Adrian] Mutu, like a good gypsy, has
tried to be slick. Then again, all Romanians are slick, they have it on
their DNA.’ Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini, after the Fiorentina striker scored while one of Palermo’s players lay injured.
4 ‘My wife and I have just had our first child and she’s a Scouser.’ Pepe Reina is now fully integrated into the Liverpool way of life.
5 ‘I have seen The Alamo and I
feel like I’ve got Davy Crockett behind me. Sometimes I feel like I
could put my head in a bucket of water.’ Stuart Pearce, a man on the verge of losing his job.