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Jan 2, 2005

Nosferatu Enthusiast

One of the best things about sports is that it takes people who have a deep specialty in their field but don't have any particular training in media management, and puts them on a podium and makes them talk. This gives us fantastic quotes that live on. Post your best sports quotes! Links encouraged but not required.

Starter pack:

Earl Weaver posted:

"Team speed? For Christ sake. You get loving god dammed little fleas on the loving bases, getting picked off trying to steal, getting thrown out, taking runs away from you. You get them big cock suckers that can hit the loving ball out of the ball park, and you can't make any god damned mistakes."

The only honest post-game answer ever:


The GOAT of Quotes


(not a quote, but nowhere else to share it:)


Jun 27, 2007

The Lee Elia rant

the sex ghost
Sep 6, 2009

Joe kinnears first press conference as Newcastle manager. That's first press conference as in he'd been in the job less than a week iirc:


JK Which one is Simon Bird [Daily Mirror's north-east football writer]?

SB Me.

JK You're a oval office.

SB Thank you.

JK Which one is Hickman [Niall, football writer for the Express]? You are out of order. Absolutely loving out of order. If you do it again, I am telling you you can gently caress off and go to another ground. I will not come and stand for that loving crap. No loving way, lies. gently caress, you're saying I turned up and they [Newcastle's players] hosed off.

SB No Joe, have you read it, it doesn't actually say that. Have you read it?

JK I've loving read it, I've read it.

SB It doesn't say that. Have you read it?

JK You are trying to loving undermine my position already.

SB Have you read it, it doesn't say that. I knew you knew they were having a day off.

JK gently caress off. gently caress off. It's your last loving chance.

SB You read the copy? It doesn't say that you didn't know.

JK What about the headline, you think that's a good headline?

SB I didn't write the headline, you read the copy.

JK You are negative bastards, the pair of you.

SB So if I get a new job next week would I take the first day off? No I wouldn't. If I get a new job should I call my boss and tell him I am taking the first day off?

JK It is none of your loving business. What the gently caress are you going to do? You ain't got the balls to be a loving manager. loving day off. Do I want your opinion. Do I have to listen to you?

SB No, you can listen to who you want.

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