Goals and the simple things!
Football is a simple enough game. Two teams
play each other and the one which scores the most goals wins.
But the commentators are paid to make some really mind-blowing
comments about what they are watching. Sometimes they can't
and out come the simple things that we all surely already
"Goals dictate how matches go."
"We haven’t scored which
means you haven’t got a chance of winning."
"The new season will be all about scoring more
goals than the opposition."
"A win would be
better than a draw."
think 'we could have won this 2-2'"
"The best thing
for them to do (Ireland) is to stay at 0-0 until they
score the goal."
haven't been scoring goals, but football's not just about
scoring goals. It's about winning."
"It's a lot harder to play football when you
haven't got the ball."
side could win it, or it could be a draw"
"If you don't
score you are not going to win a match."
"The first 90
minutes of the match are the most important."
"If Villa got another goal now it would change
the scoreline completely."
"We can beat anyone on our
day - so long as we score."
"I think if they hadn't
scored, we might have got a better result."
the time is not necessarily good."
are scored between the posts."
most of his goals with the ball"
Ian St John
"The more you
lose, the more you don’t win."
score more goals if he was a better finisher."
"A game is not
won until it is lost."
"Liverpool have lost their last two – and they
conceded in both games."
"We were in an
awkward position against Yugoslavia in that in order to win we
needed to score more goals than they did."
"No matter who our opponents
are, or who we are playing against, we want to win the game."
"I’m a firm
believer that if the other side scores first, you have to
score twice to win.”
have won 66 games, and they've scored in all of them."
don't play well without the ball."
have scored a couple of goals, and both sides have conceded a
couple of goals."
Peter Withe during a radio commentary
"There will be a game where somebody scores
more than Brazil and that might be the game that they lose."