England manager quotes – The anatomy

There is a never ending supply of confusion and twisted logic to be found in the quotes of the men who have led our national team. Here are some of our favourite quotes about their understanding of the anatomy.

Cartoon illustration showing Kevin Keegan Copyright battlersandbottlers.com“In some ways, cramp is worse than having a broken leg.”
Kevin Keegan

“Kanu, a guy with a heart as big as he is.”
Kevin Keegan

“The mere fact that he’s injured stops him getting injured again, if you know what I mean.”
Terry Venables

Cartoon illustration showing Graham Taylor Copyright battlersandbottlers.com“Shearer could be at 100 per cent fitness, but not peak fitness.”
Graham Taylor

“Robert Lee was able to do some running on his groin for the first time.”
Glenn Hoddle

“Shaun Wright-Phillips has got a big heart. It’s as big as him, which isn’t very big, but it’s bigger.”
Kevin Keegan
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“He’s got his legs back, of course, or his leg – he’s always had one but now he’s got two.”
Bobby Robson

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

“He was a player that hasn’t had to use his legs even when he was nineteen years of age because his first two yards were in his head.”
Glenn Hoddle
Cartoon illustration showing Kevin Keegan Copyright battlersandbottlers.com
“There’s a slight doubt about only one player, and that’s Tony Adams, who definitely won’t be playing tomorrow.”
Kevin Keegan

“He’s got a heart as big as his size, which isn’t big, but his heart’s bigger than that.”
Kevin Keegan

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