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Get It To Rooney

by | 27th, June 2006

Quotes Of The Day

“Quito is 1,439 Peter Crouches above sea level” – BBC pundit Adrian Chiles

“If we give him [Rooney] the ball he will create chances or score himself – it is simple" – Ashley Cole gets to grips with Sven’s Plan A, B, C, D….

“Jesus Christ may be able to turn the other cheek, but Luis Figo isn’t Jesus Christ” – Portugal’s Luiz Felipe Scolari on his captain’s loss of cool against Holland

“We can meet England in the semi-finals and wouldn’t that be nice for the Australian and English fans” – Australia’s Lucas Neill speaks too soon

“A team that has a problem with a compact, but frequently inflexible Ecuador, can’t hope to measure up to a modern, strong and offensive side” – German newspaper Der Spiegel dismisses England’s chances

“Graham Poll sent me off when I tried to tell him he should have already sent me off” – Croatia’s Josip Simunic tells us about his three yellow cards

“I think you have to suffer in a tournament like this” – Sven Goran Eriksson makes anyone watching England suffer

Puns Of The Day

“Down and out” (Times) – Australia go home

“Luc of horror” (Sun) – Australia’s Luca Neill foolishly goes to ground in the penalty area with an Italian striker within ten yards of him. Result: penalty.

“Tot of the world” (Sun) – Franscesco Totti’s celebrates scoring for Italy by sucking his thumb

“Plane crazy” (Sun) – Steven Gerrard says England must play better or they’ll be on their way home

“Sleepy Swiss have to clock up overtime” (Mail) – The Mail goes to press before Ukraine can beat Switzerland on penalties

“We need more bottle” (Mirror) – England want to have more water breaks during matches

“Milla: They Ghan win it” (Star) – Cameroon legend Roger Milla backs Ghana to beat Brazil

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