The greatest football quotations collection ever, now in its ninth edition. This compilation includes quotes from everyone – Shakespeare to Suarez, Camus to Cantona, Busby to Beckham – who has made an apt, pithy or comical comment about football. And not just footballers and managers either – fans, pundits, groundsmen, directors and wives all get to have their say too. Every subject is covered, from tactical debates to changing lifestyles, to produce a sometimes hilarious and always thought-provoking commentary on the game. ‘My players are always the best players in the world, even if they aren’t’ - José Mourinho ‘He was a quiet man, Eric Cantona, but he was a man of few words’ - David Beckham ‘Sometimes when you aim for the stars you hit the moon’ - Ian Holloway
This is a book for those who love sport and all that goes with it. Most of us have played sports where people have said something amusing, inspirational or just exquisitely stupid. It is a part of the enjoyment of sports and those experiences are shared with team mates and competitors. This is a collection of some of the best quotes from sports stars, commentators and those who love sports. "Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible." -Frank L. Gaines (1921 - 2012)
The Big Book of Football's Funniest Quotes is the most comprehensive collection of hilarious football quotes ever published. There are 1,500 quotes from players, managers, club officials, and the media. Fully revised and updated for the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons, it includes 150 new observations from football people who have still to learn that engaging brain before mouth might save them from looking and sounding rather foolish. Contains a foreword by legendary England goalkeeper Peter Shilton. No one can dispute that football has provided some of the funniest quotes (intentionally or not) in the history of sports--and The Big Book of Football's Funniest Quotes is the most comprehensive collection of these hilarious comic offerings. Compiled by avid quotation collectors Ian Spragg, Adrian Clarke, and Stuart Reeves, The Big Book of Football's Funniest Quotes is packed with an incredible 1,500 ridiculous quotes from and about some the most famous names in football, including Sir Alex Ferguson, Jose Mourinho, Ian Holloway, Paul 'Gazza' Gascoigne, and Eric Cantona. Bursting with confused clich�s, mangled metaphors, comic cusses, and idiotic football insights, this book really is the hilarious last word in funny football quotations. "What (John) Carew can do with a football, I can do with an orange." --Zlatan Ibrahimovic replies to criticism from the ex Norway striker. "It's not important how many faults you make in a game, it's important that nobody can remember after the game. If you win 4-0 but make four mistakes, no one will remember." --Jurgen Klopp
h Former coach, athletic director, and NAIA Champions of Character Special Presenter Bruce Brown offers this newest addition to the popular Coach Quotes series. Coach Quotes for Football features a compilation of over 200 quotes and quotations that football coaches at every level of play can use to motivate and inspire their athletes. Includes quotes from such notable coaches, athletes, and scholars as Vince Lombardi, Walter Payton, Knute Rockne, Bear Bryant, Rudyard Kipling, and Sun Tzu. Handy pocket-sized format makes it perfect for carrying on the field!
In this, the follow-up to the critically acclaimed first volume of quotations about our national sport, Kenny MacDonald delves once more into Scotland's sweaty, smelly football dressing-rooms and emerges with a batch of statements which are profond, amusing, acerbic and sometimes plain bizarre.
‘He dribbles a lot and the opposition don’t like it – you can see it all over their faces.’ Ron Atkinson When you’re done explaining the offside rule, shouting at the ref and perfecting your ball skills treat yourself to a hearty half-time chuckle with this goal-scoring collection of footy wise-cracks. No matter if your team win, lose or draw, Football Wit will keep you smiling through all the own goals and red cards that come your way.
This eye-catching football volume includes a discussion of the types of exercises trainers use to build overall strength and to build the strength and skills for certain positions. Author Jennifer Guess McKerley explains the laws of motion that determine how the ball moves when passed, punted, kicked, or caught, as well as how velocity, momentum, and mass determine the outcome of a tackle. The author also talks about equipment and how it protects players, and what types of injuries occur when it doesn't. The nutritional needs of football players and how their bodies respond to training are discussed, as well as the psychological aspects of winning and losing.
ENJOY THE MOST HILARIOUS QUOTES OF ALL TIME Presenting the best of the best from AllGreatQuotes.com, this uproarious volume features gems on every topic, from sex and money to spouses and politics. Bringing together clever remarks from celebrities, politicians, thinkers, comedians and generally funny people, this collection of snappy quotes will leave you in hysterics. • God gave man a penis and a brain, but not enough blood to use both at the same time. — Robin Williams • Money can’t buy you happiness, but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery. — Spike Milligan • Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go. — Oscar Wilde • The answers to life’s problems aren’t at the bottom of a bottle, they’re on TV! — Homer Simpson • When I eventually met Mr. Right, I had no idea that his fi rst name was “Always.” — Rita Rudner • Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. — George Burns
dispute that that they have provided some of the funniest quotes (intentionally or not) in the history of sport ? and 'Pulled Off at Half-Time? is the ultimate collection of these hilarious comic offerings.The title, inspired by a famous Rodney Marsh quote too risque to repeat here, sets the standard for the 1000 quotes from and about the most famous names in football.Nobby Stiles a dirty player? No, he?s never hurt anyone. Mindyou he?s frightened a few!? Sir Matt Busby on Nobby Stiles'Footballers are only interested in drinking, clothes and thesize of their willies?. Karen Brady 'Carlton Palmer can trap the ball further than I can kick it.? Ron Atkinson on Carlton Palmer'I?ve told the players we need to win so that I can have thecash to buy some new ones.? Chris Turner motivates his team'A strange bloke irritated by everyone, I think.? Gary Lineker on Sir Alex Ferguson.
This book contains nearly 700 of the most memorable, hilarious, inspirational and motivational quotes in the history of college football up through 2013 SEC Media Days. It features a cast of over a hundred characters: coaches, players, announcers, journalists, authors and even a few Presidents of the United States.Legendary coaches like Bear Bryant, Woody Hayes, Darrel K Royal, Bobby Bowden and Lou Holtz produced so many classic quotes during their careers, they each received their own chapter. You'll also find memorable quips from these iconic coaches included in sections throughout the book.The book begins with the chapter 'Hilarious Quips and One-Liners', which is a collection of the funniest quips, insults, zingers and one-liners ever uttered, with multiple appearances by Steve Spurrier, Bobby Bowden and Lou Holtz. The next chapter, 'Football Down South', is a collection of the greatest quotes from and about the Southeastern Conference. With seven straight national championships as of publication in August 2013, the SEC deserves this spot.If you are going through a rough patch and need to be inspired, flip immediately to 'Life Lessons from the Legends'. The wisdom and knowledge contained in this section is timeless and transcends the sport of football. 'Texas Football And Royalisms' is a collection of the greatest words ever said about football in the Lone Star State, plus dozens of classic quips from Coach Darrell K Royal. In 'From the Heartland' you'll find quotes from Big Ten country legends like Woody Hayes, Bob Devaney and Bo Schembechler.The best quotes from Notre Dame coaches Lou Holtz, Knute Rockne and Frank Leahy can be found in 'Luck of the Irish'. West Coast football is represented in 'Pacific Coast Pigskin', which contains quotes from John McKay, Pete Carroll and Chip Kelly. The latter part of the book contains individual chapters on topics ranging from Keith Jackson and Twitter to Playoffs and U.S. Presidents.Poring over the words of brilliant coaches and incredible players to compile the best quotes was an incredibly rewarding experience. I will feel blessed and humbled if the words contained within this book serve to motivate, educate and inspire just one reader to set high goals and achieve them.Highlights include:“There are two things every man in America thinks he can do: work a grill and coach football.”- Rutgers head coach Greg Schiano"But the real tragedy was that 15 hadn't been colored yet."- Florida coach Steve Spurrier addressing a group of Gator boosters in 1991 by telling them that a fire had broken out at Auburn University's football dorm, which resulted in 20 books burning.“There are many people who don`t know what real pressure is. Some people are born on third base and go through life thinking they hit a triple.”- Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer“Well, the Southeastern Conference season has begun. I have it on good authority that other college football teams around the country will also be playing games this fall.”- Sports Illustrated columnist and NPR contributor Frank Deford in 2012“If you're bored with life - you don't get up every morning with a burning desire to do things - you don't have enough goals.”- Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz“You've got to think lucky. If you fall into a mudhole, check your back pocket. You might have caught a fish."- Texas coach Darrell K Royal“I will not permit 30 men to travel 400 miles merely to agitate a bag of wind.”- Cofounder of Cornell University Andrew Dickson White, who is believed to have prohibited the school's football team from traveling to Ann Arbor to face Michigan in 1873. This quote appeared in the November 7, 1944 edition of the New York Times.
'Football is a game with 22 players, two linesmen and 20,000 referees.'Bob MonkhouseTreat your mates to a hearty half-time chuckle with this mini-collection of football humour – the very best quips and quotes for lovers of the beautiful game.
It's undisputed that the premier league has provided some of the funniest (intentional and unintentional) quotes in the history of football. With nearly 500 quotes from the best protagonists in top division English football, this truly is the best quotes to come from the clubs to have graced the Premier League.
Football is the greatest game in the world. Place can not be found in the world where it is not played. As Eusebio wisely said: ”Anyone can play whether you are poor or rich. All you need is space and a ball”. Football players and coaches are known from colorful language. Most of the quotes in this book are hilarious. Like Zlatan: "Now I'm here, I think the people in Paris will have something else to see besides the Mona Lisa” Many of the quotes are very inspiring as well. Messi gives us a good example: ”Talent and elegance mean nothing without rigor and precision” Let ́s enjoy players and coaches brightest moments.
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A well-illustrated celebration of the wit and wisdom of football: wise, sarcastic, and hilarious quips and quotes from superstars and celebrities selected to ensure there's something for everyone.
Football Notebook For The Defensive Coach - Football Coaching Journal - Green - 8.5" x 11" Notebook for Drawing Up ... Plays and Creating a Playbook and Other Notes
Ron Barassi is an iconic figure in Australian sporting culture, with a record of personal and team success that is unrivalled. Beyond sport, he has become a greatly respected elder in our broader society. In Wisdom, he shares with us 31 maxims and quotations that he has collected and which have been integral in forging that reputation. Ron reflects on each and explains their importance in delivering ideas, motivation and inspiration and how he applied them in sport and in life - words of wisdom, indeed. Containing beautiful illustrations from artist James Money, Wisdom is a book to come back to time and again.
A Perfect Volleyball Quotes Journal For Volleyball Lovers If you play and love volleyball then this is a perfect gift to treat yourself or buy as a gift. Useful for daily important notes, plans and ideas This Notebook is 6" x 9" and has 100 pages