Thursday, December 23, 2010

Funny Quotes by Sports Commentators

"And here's Moses Kiptanui, the 19 year old Kenyan, who turned 20 a few weeks ago." (David Coleman)

“It’s so different from the scenes in 1872, at the Cup Final none of us can remember.” (John Motson)

Jimmy Hill: "Don't sit on the fence Terry. What chance do you think Germany has of getting through? Terry Venables: "I think it's 50-50."

"I was in a no-win situation, so I'm glad that I won rather than lost." (Frank Bruno)

"Just under 10 seconds for Nigel Mansel. Call it 9.5 seconds in round numbers." (Murray Walker)

"I can't tell who's leading. It's either Oxford or Cambridge." (John Snagge - Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge)

'I would not say he (David Ginola) is the best left winger in the Premiership, but there are none better'. (Ron Atkinson).

He dribbles a lot and the opposition don't like it - you can see it all over their faces.' (Ron Atkinson)

'I never comment on referees and I'm not going to break the habit of a lifetime for that prat' (Ron Atkinson)

'For those of you watching in black and white, Spurs are in the all-yellow strip' (John Motson)

Other than his mistakes, he hasn't put a foot wrong. (Brian Johnston)

Fred Titmus has two short legs, one of them square. (Brian Johnston)

"As you look at the first four, the significant thing is that Alboreto is 5th" (Murray Walker)

“I am sitting here with my chin on the counter, my mouth open like a great big whale scooping up plankton. I am gobsmacked!” (David Duffield, cycling)

This is like Wimbledon., Ascot and Silverstone all wrapped in together and plonked in the middle of Paris: amazing! (David Duffield, cycling)

If you’ve got a grandmother in a wheelchair, now’s the time to take her for a walk so she needn’t see this! (David Duffield, cycling)


Great Sports Commentators

David Coleman athletics
Harry Carpenter boxing
Eamon Andrews boxing
Barry Davies football
Peter O'Sullevan horse racing
John Motson Football
Dan Maskell tennis
Bill McClaren rugby union
Eddie warring rugby league
peter Alliss golf
Richie Benaud cricket
Top 10 Sportsmen of all time

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