Brian Clough Quotes

Quotes : 18

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Who the hell wants fourteen pairs of shoes when they go on holiday? I haven't had fourteen pairs in my life.

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Beckham? His wife can't sing and his barber can't cut hair.

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When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.

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I like my women to be feminine, not sliding into tackles and covered in mud.

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That Seaman is a handsome young man but he spends too much time looking in his mirror rather than at the ball. You can't keep goal with hair like that.

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I want no epitaphs of profound history and all that type of thing. I contributed. I would hope they would say that, and I would hope somebody liked me.

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When you get to a certain age, there is no coming back.

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Don't send me flowers when I'm dead. If you like me, send them while I'm alive.

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We used to go to the pictures every Saturday night but we had to leave a little bit early and get home and watch Match of the Day - and my wife still complains she missed the last five minutes of every film we saw.

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Walk on water? I know most people out there will be saying that instead of walking on it, I should have taken more of it with my drinks. They are absolutely right.

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The river Trent is lovely, I know because I have walked on it for 18 years.

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Telling the entire world and his dog how good a manager I was. I knew I was the best but I should have said nowt and kept the pressure off 'cos they'd have worked it out for themselves.

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Players lose you games, not tactics. There's so much crap talked about tactics by people who barely know how to win at dominoes.

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On occasions I have been big-headed. I think most people are when they get in the limelight. I call myself Big Head just to remind myself not to be.

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If a chairman sacks the manager he initially appointed, he should go as well.

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I wouldn't say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.

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I've decided to pick my moment to retire very carefully - in about 200 years time.

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They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job.

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