|COLEMANBALLS - 15|
|Colemanballs: The art of letting the words come out before the brain is engaged, made famous by David Coleman but with very able disciples in Kevin Keegan, Ron Atkinson, Terry Venables....in fact it seems endemic amongst the football fraternity.|
"Arsenal are streets ahead of everyone in this
league and Manchester United are up there with them."
"If that had gone in, it would have been a goal."
"The Croatians don't play well without the ball."
"Woodcock would have scored but his shot was too perfect."
"I didn’t say them things that I said."
"I predicted in August that Celtic would reach the final. On the eve of that final I stand by that prediction."
"Football’s not like an electric light – you can’t just flick the button and change from slow to quick."
"The Champions League semi-final is over two legs, so it will be a one-off affair."
"The unthinkable is not something we are thinking about at the moment."
"You need at least eight or nine men in a ten-man wall."
"I’d been ill and hadn’t trained for a week and I’d been out of the team for three weeks before that, so I wasn’t sharp. I got cramp before half-time as well. But I’m not one to make excuses."
"He just got his body between himself and the goal."
"Neil Baker is standing on the touchline with hands in tracksuit
bottoms scratching his head."
"The first half was end-to-end stuff. In contrast, in this second
half it’s been one end to the other."
"It’s understandable that people are keeping one eye on the pot
and another up the chimney."