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Hate to ruin it, but I’m pretty sure I saw variations of most of these attributed to US sportspeople on usenet about 25 years ago...Footy quotes.
Some of these were definitely tongue in cheek (like Wallace) while some were just plain embarrassing.
I think Dermie is the clear winner, while Barry Hall made a couple of valuable contributions from fewer opportunities. Not enough David King though.
'I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father.'
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'Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.'
(Mick Malthouse - Collingwood).
'I'm going to graduate on time, no matter how long it takes.'
(Peter Bell - Fremantle - on his University Law studies).
'You guys line up alphabetically by height.' and 'You guys pair up in groups of three, then line up in a circle.'
(Barry Hall Sydney Captain at training).
Brock Maclean (Melbourne) on whether he had visited the Pyramids during his visit to Egypt:
'I can't really remember the names of the clubs that we went to.'
'He's a guy who gets up at six o'clock in the morning regardless of what time it is.'
(Kevin Sheedy on James Hird).
Jonathan Brown, on night Grand Finals vs Day Games
'It's basically the same, just darker.'
Ron Barassi talking about Gary Cowton 'I told him, 'Son, what is it with you. Is it ignorance or apathy?'
He said, 'Barass, I don't know and I don't care.'
Barry Hall (Sydney) when asked about the upcoming season:
'I want to kick 70 or 80 goals this season, whichever comes first.'
'Luke Hodge - the 21 year old, who turned 22 a few weeks ago'
'Chad had done a bit of mental arithmetic with a calculator.'
'We actually got the winning goal three minutes from the end but then they scored.'
(Ben Cousins, West Coast Eagles).
'I've never had major knee surgery on any other part of my body.'
'That kick was absolutely unique, except for the one before it which was identical.'
'Sure there have been injuries and deaths in football - but none of them serious.'
'If history repeats itself, I should think we can expect the same thing again.
'I would not say he (Chris Judd) is the best centreman in the AFL
but there are none better.' (Dermott Brereton).
'I never comment on umpires and I'm not going to break the habit of
a lifetime for that prat.' (Terry Wallace).
Garry Lyon: 'Have you ever thought of writing your autobiography?'
David Swartz: 'On what?'
'Well, either side could win it, or it could be a draw.'
'Strangely, in slow motion replay, the ball seemed to hang in the air for even longer.'
Good chance. Still funny though. I reckon most would have been genuinely candid comments (from whoever) at some stage.Hate to ruin it, but I’m pretty sure I saw variations of most of these attributed to US sportspeople on usenet about 25 years ago...
This one is true maybe not exact words. Peter McKenna commenting on a Army Reserve Cup game. Russell Tweedale is a red head I wish all players were redheads so it would easier to identify one player form the other.Hate to ruin it, but I’m pretty sure I saw variations of most of these attributed to US sportspeople on usenet about 25 years ago...
Maybe he meant (or even actually said) "I wish more players were redheads..." as that sort of makes sense in a general way. Of course these days. between variety of hairstyles, coloured boots and body art, he probably wouldn't have too many issues!This one is true maybe not exact words. Peter McKenna commenting on a Army Reserve Cup game. Russell Tweedale is a red head I wish all players were redheads so it would easier to identify one player form the other.