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England 2 – 1 Ukraine: The Evening in Five Clive Tyldesley Quotes

“Haven’t quite figured out how to wear the new kit, the England players, have they? Collar up, collar down; t-shirt, no t-shirt. It is a bit of a modeling assignment, playing for England… So many famous faces on this team, carrying a nation’s hopes on their shoulders.”

“Andriy Shevchenko…is available.”

“But here comes a man who is about to celebrate his 34th birthday, and is a teammate of Shevchenko now, at…where old footballers go out to…to pasture. Milan.”

“This nervous lead for England.”

“Captain’s goal for John Terry! … Now, England. Keep your heads. If we’re lucky enough to be sunning ourselves in South Africa next summer, we just may look back on that goal.”

David Pleat bonus quote: “It looked a little bit worse than it appeared.”


England 2 – 1 Ukraine: The Evening in Five Clive Tyldesley Quotes

by Brian Phillips · April 1, 2009

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