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Bill Shankly Quotes: Greatest Quotes on Bill Shankly

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Almost sixty years ago the most important name in the history of Liverpool FC became affiliated with the club. 14th December 1959, saw Bill Shankly finally stride into Anfield with the club languishing in the second tier of English Football. He would put into motion the driving force for one of the biggest success stories in the history of world ...

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Arsene Wenger Quotes: Best Quotes on Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger in Words Introduction When the new Premier League season kicked off on the 10th of August, one familiar figure was missing from the line-up of new and old faces, as English football entered the post Arsene Wenger era. For Arsenal fans in particular, especially the younger ones who have known no other manager, they will have to get ...

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Thierry Henry Quotes: Quotes on Thierry Henry

Those lucky enough to have a ticket to watch an Arsenal game or who are taking one of the popular stadium tours, can hardly fail to notice a statue outside the south-east corner of the Emirates of a footballer on his knees celebrating. It commemorates an Arsenal legend and the club’s all-time goal scorer, but this is not somebody from ...

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Top 40 Quotes on Pep Guardiola

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“We had a great time when Pep was here (Barcelona). We won a lot of titles and I grew a lot – that was the time when I grew most as a footballer. We had a fantastic relationship when he was here.” – Lionel Messi “If Pep told me to throw myself off the second tier at the Camp Nou, I’d think: ...

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Greatest Quotes about Jimmy Murphy

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Image source Sir Matt Busby once said that Jimmy Murphy was his first and best signing for Manchester United. The playing career of both Murphy and Busby ended prematurely because of the war. According to Stephen Morrin’s book The Munich Air Disaster, the 25-year long partnership between Murphy and Sir Matt Busby came about in 1945. Sergeant Jimmy Murphy and Company Sergeant Major ...

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Greatest Quotes about Sir Matt Busby

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“I’m privileged to have followed Sir Matt because all you have to do is to try and maintain the standards that he set so many years ago.” (On Sir Matt Busby) – Sir Alex Ferguson said about Sir Matt Busby “He was a great man, a great friend from the Fifties and it is only right and proper that the ...

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Portrait of an iconic manager – Carlos Bilardo

“I like being first because second is no good. Being second is a failure. For me it’s good that if you lose you should feel bad. I’d feel very bad if we lost a match and that night I’m seen out eating calmly in some place. I can’t allow it.  Shows are for the cinema, for the theatre, football is ...

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Best Quotes on Louis van Gaal

Louis van Gaal was unceremoniously removed from the helm at Manchester United in May 2016. The legendary Dutchman has had a glorious managerial career. His last piece of silverware, the FA Cup, took his trophy tally to 20. The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich won at least one title at all the clubs he coached. Over the course of his ...

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Greatest Quotes about Johan Cruyff

On his 50th birthday in 1997, Hendrik Johannes Cruijff said: “really, I haven’t lived fifty years, but one hundred.” At age 68, the former Ajax and Barcelona great has passed away after a long battle with cancer. Holland’s finest Cruyff will always be regarded as one of the best of all-time. The legendary player and manager was one of the ...

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