* "You get bunches of players like you do bananas...though that is a bad comparison." * "Argentina won't be at Euro 2000 because they're from South America." * "People will say that was typical City, which really annoys me. But that's typical City, I suppose..." * "By the end he [Asprilla] was knackered-o. I think that's the Spanish for it." * "They're the second best team in the world and there's no higher praise than that." * "One of his strengths is not heading." * "He's using his strength and that is his strength, his strength." * "My father was a miner and he worked down a mine." * "If I had a blank piece of paper there'd be five names on it." * "Hungary is very similar to Bulgaria. I know they're different countries..." * "I didn't see a lot. When Benitez learns a bit more English someone have to tell him to sit down." * "England have the best fans in the world and Scotland's fans are second to none." * "Against France we'll have to be at our best both technically, tactically and spirit-wise." * "You can't do better than go away from home and get a draw." * "We deserved to win this game after hammering them 0-0 in the first half." * "I don't think there's anyone bigger or smaller than Maradona." * "He [SWP] is now getting paid what he deserves to be paid. I don't approve of using kids as cheap labour." * "The 33 or 34 year olds will be 36 or 37 by the time the next World Cup comes around, if they're not careful." * "Maine Road was a great football stadium but as time moved on it stayed where it is..." * "Chile have three options - they could win or they could lose." * "Gary always weighed up his options, especially when he had no choice." * "The tide is very much in our court now." * "The Germans only have one player under 22, and he's 23." * "You don't get two chances at this level, or at any other level for that matter." * "He can't speak Turkey, but you can tell he's delighted." * "Batistuta is very good at pulling off defenders." * "There'll be no siestas in Madrid tonight." * "It's understandable that people are keeping one eye on the pot and another up the chimney." * "England can end the millennium as it started - as the greatest football nation in the world." * "I know what is around the corner - I just don't know where the corner is. But the onus is on us to perform and we must control the bandwagon." * "They compare Steve McManaman to Steve Heighway and he's nothing like him, but I can see why - it's because he's a bit different..." * "In some ways, cramp is worse than having a broken leg." * "Should Al-Fayed get a British passport? 1000 per cent yes." * "The good news for Nigeria is that they're two-nil down very early in the game..." * "Despite his white boots, he has real pace..." * "That would have been a goal if it wasn't saved." * "Goalkeepers aren't born today until they're in their late 2Os or 3Os." * "The substitute is about to come on - he's a player who was left out of the starting line-up today." * "The ref was vertically 15 yards away." * "Sir John Hall was a multi-millionaire when I came back to Newcastle. With all the players I've bought, I'm trying to make him just an ordinary millionaire." * "Football's always easier when you've got the ball." * "People still have the concept of one big bath, but the way forward hygeine-wise is single baths." * "It's like a toaster, the ref's shirt pocket. Every time there's a tackle, up pops a yellow card " * "I'd love to be a mole on the wall in the Liverpool dressing room at half-time." * "I'm not trying to make excuses for David Seaman, but I think the lights may have been a problem..." * "The game has gone rather scrappy as both sides realise they could win this match or lose it." * "I'm not disappointed - just disappointed." * "There's a slight doubt about only one player, and that's Tony Adams, who definitely won't be playing tomorrow." * "I came to Nantes two years ago and it's much the same today, except that it's totally different." * "We managed to wrong a few rights." * "It's my job not to get beheaded." * "I'll never play at Wembley again, unless I play at Wembley again." * "Sometimes there are too many generals and not enough people waving to the generals as they walk past." * "A tremendous strike which hit the defender full on the arm - and it nearly came off." * "That decision, for me, was almost certainly definitely wrong." * "Danny Tiatto is not going to make a mistake on purpose." * "He'll also be very dangerous from set-pieces. That means he'll be a threat from free-kicks and corners in the final third of the field." * "He's [Shaun Wright-Phillips] got a heart as big as his size, which isn't big, but his heart's bigger than that." * "The problem in our country is that we use hindsight as our judge. When she [Margaret Thatcher] was in power, there were a lot of good things done, but people will always pick out bad things. She was a good lady."