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Sir Bobby Robson for you..

With all due respects to him ..

“When he was dribbling, he used to go through a minefield with his arm, a bit like you go through a supermarket.” Bobby Robson, on Paul Gascoigne

“Their football was exceptionally good – and they played some good football.” Bobby Robson

“Well, we got nine and you can’t score more than that.” Bobby Robson

“Maybe not goodbye, but farewell…” Bobby Robson

“Home advantage gives you an advantage.” Bobby Robson

“Eighteen months ago they (Sweden) were arguably one of the best three teams in Europe, and that would include Germany, Holland, Russia and anybody else if you like.” Bobby Robson

“Players only understand substitutions when they become managers.” Bobby Robson

“They can’t change any of their players, but they have changed one of their players and that’s the coach.” Bobby Robson

“They’ve probably played better than they’ve ever done for a few weeks.” Bobby Robson

“Gary Speed has never played better, never looked fitter, never been older.” Bobby Robson

“Where do you get an experienced player like him with a left foot and a head?” Bobby Robson

“In a year’s time, he’s a year older.” Bobby Robson

“Some of the goals were good, some of the goals were sceptical.” Bobby Robson

“Anything from 1-0 to 2-0 would be a nice result.” Bobby Robson

“The margin is very marginal.” Bobby Robson

“We’ve got nothing to lose, and there’s no point losing this game.” Bobby Robson

“I thought that individually and as a pair, they’d do better together.” Bobby Robson

“Everyone’s got tough games coming up. Manchester United have got Arsenal, Arsenal have got Manchester United and Leeds have got Leeds.” Bobby Robson

“We don’t have to play them every week, although we do play them next week.” Bobby Robson

“Until we’re out of the Champions’ League we’re still in it.” Bobby Robson

“I said to the lads at halftime, I said, there was nothing to say.” Bobby Robson

“Practice makes permanent.” Bobby Robson
“We’ve got great speed in the team, not just Gary Speed, but great speed!” Bobby Robson

“Now we’ve got Southgate…” Bobby Robson, on signing Jonathan Woodgate

“He’s the only man I know who could start an argument with himself.” Bobby Robson, on Graig Bellamy