England manager quotes – Getting their clichés confused

Sometimes after a game a manager can be so emotionally drained they can think of nothing to say when interviewed. As all football fans know, this is the time to roll out a classic footballing cliché.

However, it is normally better to make sure you fully understand what you are trying to say. Here are some funny quotes of our England managers getting a bit confused.

“It’s understandable that people are keeping one eye on the pot and another up the chimney.”
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“International football is one clog further up the football ladder.”
Glenn Hoddle

“I don’t hold water with that theory.”
Ron Greenwood

Cartoon illustration showing Kevin Keegan Copyright battlersandbottlers.com“I know what is around the corner – I just don’t know where the corner is. But the onus is on us to perform and we must control the bandwagon.”
Kevin Keegan

“I’d love to be a mole on the wall in the Liverpool dressing room at half-time.”
Kevin Keegan

“There is great harmonium in the dressing room.”
Alf Ramsey

“If you can’t stand the heat in the dressing room, get out of the kitchen.”
Terry Venables

Cartoon illustration showing Glenn Hoddle Copyright battlersandbottlers.com“Tim Sherwood has come in, done very well and given us another string to the bow in a different type of way.”
Glenn Hoddle

“I felt a lump in my mouth as the ball went in.”
Terry Venables

“That was the way to nail the record to the mast.”
Glenn Hoddle
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“One team with destiny already decided…”
Kevin Keegan

“We managed to wrong a few rights.”
Kevin Keegan

“His tackle was definitely pre-ordained.”
Glenn Hoddle

“We didn’t have the run of the mill.”
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“With hindsight, it’s easy to look at it with hindsight.”
Glenn Hoddle

“There’ll be no siestas in Madrid tonight.”
Kevin Keegan

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