FA Cup Quotes

Player FA Cup Quotes

Chelsea's English midfielder Joe Cole (L) pulls away from Blackburn Rovers' English midfielder David Bentley during their FA Cup semi final football match at Old Trafford in Manchester “By Saturday night I hope to have the FA Cup in my pocket.”

Joe Cole, Chelsea“I’ve never wanted to leave. I’m here for the rest of my life, and hopefully after that as well.”
Alan Shearer, Newcastle United

“I couldn’t settle in Italy – it was like living in a foreign country.”
Ian Rush, Liverpool

“The first thing that strikes you about the new Wembley is it’s a football stadium.”
Mark Hughes, Blackburn Rovers

“We have run a marathon and fallen just short so we need to boost the squad to get us over that final hurdle.”
John Rudge, Manager Port Vale

“If you’re 0-0 down, there’s no-one better to get you back on terms than Ian Wright.”
Robbie Earle, Wimbledon

“Alex Ferguson is the best manager I’ve ever had at this level. Well, he’s the only manager I’ve actually had at this level. But he’s the best manager I’ve ever had.”
David Beckham, Manchester United

“One accusation you can’t throw at me is that I’ve always done my best.”
Alan Shearer, Newcastle

“There’s no in between – you’re either good or bad. We were in between.”
Gary Lineker, Tottenham Hotspur

Manager FA Cup Quotes

“There are two ways of getting the ball. One is from your own team-mates, and that’s the only way.”
Terry Venables, former Manager of Leeds United

“There was no pressure on the players today. I said to them, you know, go out and show us what you can do and, um, you know, we lost 3-1.”
Lawrie Sanchez, Manager of Fulham

“Today’s top players only want to play in London or for Manchester United. That’s what happened when I tried to sign Alan Shearer and he went to Blackburn.”
Graeme Souness, Manager Newcastle United

“Being given chances, and not taking them. That’s what life is all about.”
Ron Greenwood, Manager West Ham United

“To be talking about vital games at this stage of the season is ridiculous, really, but tomorrow’s game is absolutely vital.”
Brian Horton, Assistant Manager Hull City

“If we can play like that every week we’ll get some level of consistency.”
Sir Alex Ferguson, Manager Manchester United

“The sight of opposing fans walking together down Wembley Way – you won’t get that anywhere other than Wembley.”
John Sillet, Manager Hereford United

“I’m not superstitious or anything like that, but I’ll just hope we’ll play our best and put it in the lap of the gods.”
Terry Neill, Manager Arsenal