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Quiz - who said the following quotes?

  1. Some people are on the pitch, they think it’s all over; it is now.
  2. It's the greatest comeback since Lazarus.
  3. We had a good team on paper. Unfortunately, the game was played on grass.
  4. Moses Kiptanui, the 19 year old Kenyan, who turned 20 a few weeks ago.
  5. Sure there have been injuries and deaths in boxing – but none of them serious.
  6. My greatest challenge was knocking Liverpool right off their f*****g perch.

  7. Ah, isn’t that nice, the wife of the Cambridge president is kissing the cox of the Oxford crew.
  8. Whoever said, 'It's not whether you win or lose that counts,' probably lost.
  9. Golf is a good walk spoiled.
  10. Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
  11. When the seagulls follow the trawler, it's because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea.
  12. The more I practice, the luckier I get.
  13. Some people believe football is a matter of life and death. I'm very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.
  14. There is no 'i' in team but there is in win.
  15. Baseball has the great advantage over cricket of being sooner ended.
  16. I think I'm a special one.
  17. This is not soccer.
  18. You cannot be serious!
  19. You miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take.
  20. You can’t put a limit on anything. The more you dream, the farther you get.
  21. I spent a lot of money on booze, birds, and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.
  22. I’ve been as low as anybody can go and as high as anyone can go, and you can always overcome these problems that one may have.
  23. Football is a simple game: twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes, and at the end, the Germans win.
  24. Everyone has a plan 'till they get punched in the mouth.
  25. Utter bollocks. (In a Twitter comment.)
  26. You can’t win anything with kids.
  27. I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father.
  28. That’s cricket, Harry, you get these sort of things in boxing.


  1. Kenneth Wolstenholme
  2. Sid Waddell
  3. Brian Clough
  4. David Coleman
  5. Alan Minter
  6. Sir Alex Ferguson
  7. Harry Carpenter
  8. Martina Navratilova
  9. Mark Twain
  10. Muhammad Ali
  11. Eric Cantona
  12. Gary Player
  13. Bill Shankly
  14. Michael Jordan
  15. George Bernard Shaw
  16. Jose Mourinho
  17. Nigel Owens
  18. John McEnroe
  19. Wayne Gretzky
  20. Michael Phelps
  21. George Best
  22. Tyson Fury
  23. Gary Lineker
  24. Mike Tyson
  25. Joe Marler

  26. Alan Hansen
  27. Greg Norman
  28. Frank Bruno