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Kiss Goodbye To The World Cup

by | 20th, June 2006

Quotes Of The Day

“We’re going to war. You can’t fight a war worrying about your wife or child. You give them a holiday before the tournament but for one month, kiss them goodbye” – Bobby Robson keeps things in perspective

“I expect Owen and Rooney to play like they used to, in the golden days,” Sven Goran Eriksson harks back to some supposed golden time (anyone know when it was?)

“Once you get into the knock-out phase it’s very tough whoever you face, but we haven’t started practising penalties yet” – Jurgen Klinnsman gives England hope

“Don’t expect him to be 100%” – Sven Goran Eriksson warns England fans about Rooney; although he may 110%, as is the way in football

“We used to have those kind of things going for us when we were on top of the world. But when you are not there any more, they seem to go against you” – Thierry Henry looks back at France’s disallowed goal against South Korea

“But you must occasionally have had occasion to lose from the Cabinet someone who can drop a good dead ball in?” – The BBC’s 6-0-6 host Adrian Chiles has occasion to ask Tony Blair the footballing questions that matter

Puns Of The Day

“Wayne’s out to get Roo” (Star) – Rooney can be England saviour

“ITV put to Shane over Warne farce” (Mail) – Broadcaster employs cricket expert Shane Warne to talk about Australian football, something he clearly has little or no idea about

“Spain ease pain” (Mail) – Spain 3 Tunisia 1

“Kaiser chief” (Sun) – Sven Goran Eriksson tells Rio Ferdinand he’s England’s Franz Beckenbauer (“Franz Ferdinand”)

“Let’s knock the Lagerback” (Sun) – England drink to Sweden coach Lars Lagerback’s failure

“Just Roo it” (Mirror) – Wayne Rooney advertises a sporting goods brand

“Owen de Cologne” (Mirror) – Michael Owen to play

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