I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.
George Best

An inch or two either side of the post and that would have been a goal.
Dave Bassett, Sky Sports

Ardiles strokes the ball like it is part of his own anatomy.
Jimmy Magee, RTE

Gary always weighed up his options, especially when he had no choice.
Kevin Keegan, Radio 5 live

This is really a lovely horse, I once rode her mother.
Ted Walsh (Horse Racing Commentator)

I would not say he [David Ginola] is the best left winger in the Premiership, but there are none better.
Ron Atkinson

He dribbles a lot and the opposition doesn't like it - you can see it all over their faces.
Ron Atkinson

I never comment on referees and I'm not going to break the habit of a lifetime for that prat.
Norman Whiteside

It took a lot of bottle for Tony [Adams] to own up.
Ian Wright (commenting on his teammate's alcoholism)

I couldn't settle in Italy - it was like living in a foreign country.
Ian Rush

Oh, isn't that nice, the wife of the Cambridge president is kissing the cox of the Oxford crew.
Harry Carpenter (BBC TV Boat Race 1977)

Here we are in the Holy Land of Israel - a Mecca for tourists.
David Vine

Morcelli has four fastest 1500-metre times ever. And all those times are at 1500 metres.
David Coleman

Julian Dicks is everywhere. It's like they've got eleven Dicks on the field.
Metro Radio

...and later we will have action from the men's cockless pairs.
Sue Barker

Her time is about 4.33, which she's capable of...
David Coleman

Dennis Pennis: 'Have you ever thought of writing your autobiography?'
Chris Eubank: 'On what? '

Grand National winning jockey Mark Fitzgerald: 'Sex is an anti-climax after that!'
Desmond Lynam: 'Well, you gave the horse a wonderful ride, everybody saw that'

To play Holland, you have to play the Dutch.
Ruud Gullit

Well, either side could win it, or it could be a draw.
Ron Atkinson

Strangely, in slow motion replay, the ball seemed to hang in the air for even longer.
David Acfield

What will you do when you leave football, Jack - will you stay in football?
Stuart Hall (Radio 5 live )

We'll still be happy if we lose. It's on at the same time as the Beer Festival
Noel O'Mahoney, Cork City boss before the game in Munich

I'd like to play for an Italian club, like Barcelona.
Mark Draper (Aston Villa )