Funny Football Quotes

Or should I say 'funny soccer quotes'?

This is a collection of quotes by former soccer football coach Bobby Robson. Have fun!

The first ninety minutes of a football match are the most important

Anything from 1-0 to 2-0 would be a nice result

Home advantage gives you an advantage

In a year's time, he's a year older

Eighteen months ago, they [Sweden] were arguable one of the best three teams in Europe, and that would include Germany, Holland, Russia, and anybody else you like.

He's very fast and if he gets a yard ahead of himself, nobody will catch him

We didn't underestimate them. They were a lot better than we thought

I played cricket for my local village. It was 40 overs per side, and the team that had the most runs won. It was that sort of football.

They're two points behind us, so we're neck and neck

If we start counting our chickens before they hatch, they won't lay any eggs in the basket

I would have given my right arm to be a pianist

Well, we got nine, and you can't score more than that.

If you're a painter, you don't get rich until you're dead. The same happens with managers. You're never appreciated until you're gone, and then people say 'Oh, he was OK'. Just like Picasso.