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     If a player costs £95million or £5,000, it doesn't make any difference. You have to prove yourself       Stern words from Louis van Gaal on Manchester United's on-loan striker Radamel Falcao Jan 16, 2015

     I'm like Benjamin Button, getting younger. The wolverine blood kicked in      Ireland No.8 Jamie Heaslip on his speedy recovery from injury Jan 16, 2015

     There are some people saying that we're not playing in a particularly good style or that it's not the old Manchester United - but it's not       Angel Di Maria insists Manchester United have grown under Louis van Gaal - despite having the same points tally as David Moyes last season Jan 14, 2015

     I took my gloves off so quickly because I was worried that the referee might blow his whistle and give me a yellow card for time-wasting!       But West Ham goalkeeper Adrian's worries didn't stop him blasting the winning penalty against Everton Jan 14, 2015

     Nobody knows what the future holds - and much less so in the case of the football world, where everything can change overnight      Lionel Messi does little to calm speculation that his time could be up at Barcelona Jan 13, 2015

     For me [goalline technology] plays huge role because I'm on goalline. I think it's fair. I was there when England scored a goal!      Thanks for reminding us, Manuel Neuer... Jan 12, 2015

     I signed a new deal one year ago, but, the future ... you never know      Oh, Cristiano Ronaldo, you tease Jan 12, 2015

     I am glad to get the monkey off the back      Bath's Sam Burgess reacts to his first try in the Aviva Premiership Jan 12, 2015

     It's not in the rules that you have got to celebrate when you score      Well, Saido Berahino, technically you are correct. But where's the fun in that? Jan 12, 2015

     Don't throw s*** at us from outside because that will only do us harm      Lionel Messi denies there is a rift between him and Barcelona boss Luis Enrique Jan 12, 2015

     Victor Valdes is a very good signing for Man Utd. Be interesting to see how much De Gea eventually costs Real Madrid though      Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher had some fun at the expense of Manchester United fans Jan 9, 2015

     Wojciech made a mistake, coming too far from the goal, but please look at the Arsenal defence - how these guys are playing is a disaster ... Mertesacker showed the agility of a rhinoceros      Maciej Szczesny goes on the attack to defend his son, the Arsenal goalkeeper Jan 8, 2015

     The time's right for myself and my family for the change, for the fresh challenge. I've been here for a long time. I've given an awful lot back to this club      Steven Gerrard explains his decision to leave Liverpool for Los Angeles Galaxy Jan 7, 2015

     Don't give me those puppy dog eyes      Referee Ian Davies talks to Adam Jones after penalising the Welsh tight-head at a scrum in the Dragons v Blues match Jan 7, 2015

     The pain has moved up a little bit to my neck the last day or so, which I think is a good thing       Erm, are you sure, Andy Murray? Jan 7, 2015

     If a contract had been put in front of me in pre-season I would have signed it       In hindsight, Liverpool probably should have offered Steven Gerrard a new contract last summer ... Jan 6, 2015

     I don't know what's wrong with me, I'm so tired       Serena Williams perhaps needed another on-court coffee during her heavy Hopman Cup defeat to Eugenie Bouchard Jan 6, 2015

     44.5 degrees here in Perth today... sounds hot but I'm used to it, having grown up in Dunblane where January conditions are very similar      Andy Murray makes light of the scorching Perth temperatures as he prepares for the Australian Open Jan 5, 2015

     We don't want to meet our players in 20 or 25 years' time, to find them suffering from dementia      Saracens CEO Ed Griffiths on why they have brought in new technology which monitors impact forces Jan 5, 2015

     I had him by the b******s but I just didn't squeeze      Phil Taylor gives a rather frank assessment of his PDC World Championship final defeat to Gary Anderson Jan 5, 2015

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