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The Life Quotes. Women in Football

Updated on October 16, 2011

Soccer Quotes

Women are much more prominent in football nowadays.It may just be the opinions of the WAG's or many of the the leading ladies who play soccer as the women's game is steadily rising in popularity. Many football clubs also have women directors helping to run the clubs.

In life there is always plenty to be said about women, and women also have plenty to say.So here are some of my favourite quotes involving the ladies and football.

A woman's place

Women should be in the kitchen, the discotheque and the boutique but not in football.   Ron Atkinson,when manager of Sheff. Wed.

I married a girl who was very easily told:"If you marry me you're marrying football." Graham Taylor.

The vision of a champion is someone bent over, drenched in sweat, to a point of exhaustion, when no one else is watching. Anson Dorrance, womens USA soccer coach

Our last prime minister was a woman.The head of the Royal family is a woman. And the head of Birmingham City is a woman. Karen Brady , Birmingham managing director 1993

Football's a difficult business and aren't they prima donnas. But it's a wonderful game.
Queen Elizabeth II, To Premier League Chairman David Richards, November 2006.

The real reason I'm back?The wife just wants me out of the house. Kenny Dalglish, on returning to management with Blackburn.

Most Dangerous Opponent? My ex-wife. Frank Worthington, answer to magazine questionnaire.

It's a bloody stupid colour, I think one of the directors ' wives must have chosen it. David Pleat , on Luton's "unlucky" tangerine kit 1992.

I fell in love with football as I would later fall in love with women: suddenly, uncritically, giving no thought to the pain it would bring. Nick Hornby, from his book Fever Pitch

Leaving a football club is like leaving a woman. When you have nothing left to say , you go. Eric Cantona, after leaving Leeds.

I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.
Mia Hamm, American female soccer player.

My lot are a bunch of Fairies who couldn't kick the ball as far as my wife. Terry Cooper, Exeter manager.

Just ask my wife what this club means to me. She says I'm married to it, Doug Ellis ,Aston Villa chairman.

When I said even my Missus could save us from relegation, I was exaggerating. Peter Taylor,  Derby manager 1982.

Failure happens all the time. It happens every day in practice. What makes you better is how you react to it.Mia Hamm, American female soccer player.

If there really are men who prefer football to girls, I've never met any. Sharon Knight,19 years old Miss Stoke-on-Trent.

Football is rife with rumours . Footballers are the worst gossips- they're worse than women. Lee Chapman

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