John Motson Quotes


"And Seaman, just like a falling oak, manages to change direction"

"Nearly all the Brazilian supporters are wearing yellow shirts - it's a fabulous kaleidoscope of colour"

"That's an old Ipswich move - O'Callaghan crossing for Mariner to drive over the bar"

"So different from the scenes in 1872, at the cup final none of us can remember"

"And what a time to score. 22 minutes gone"

"I was about to say before something far more interesting interrupted"

"There is still nothing on the proverbial scoreboard"

"It looks like a one man show here, although there are two men involved"

"For those of you watching in black and white, Spurs are in the all yellow strip"

"The World Cup is a truly International event"

"I think this could be our best victory over Germany since the war"

"Bruce has got the taste of Wembley in his nostrils"

"Northern Ireland were in white, which was quite appropriate because three inches of snow had to be cleared from the pitch before kick off"

"The goals made such a difference to the way this game went"

"The match has become quite unpredictable, but it still looks as though Arsenal will win the cup"

"Not the first half you might have expected, even though the score might suggest that it was"

"Its Arsenal 0 - Everton 1, and the longer it stays like that the more you've got to fancy Everton"

"That shot might not have been as good as it might have been"

"It's a football stadium on the truest sense of the word"

"Actually, none of the player are wearing earrings, Kjeldberg, with his contact lenses is the closest we can get"

"Middlesbrough are withdrawing Maccarone the Italian, Nemeth the Slovakian and Stockdale the right back"

"I can't fault Mark Palios too highly"

"Brazil - they're so good it's like they are running round the pitch playing with themselves"

"I think this could be our best victory over Germany since the war"