32 Total Quotes

Graeme Souness Quotes

I don't think we'll be the only club who are monitoring Michael's situation at Real Madrid.
Graeme Souness
#Club

These games are just Mickey Mouse matches and an absolute nightmare for managers like myself,
Graeme Souness
#Games

I am saddened at the way things have worked out. I wish the club, the players and the supporters good fortune and success going forward.
Graeme Souness
#Club

This was the first game since last November where I've had decisions to make about who to leave out. The team has picked itself up until this day,
Graeme Souness
#Decisions

He's [Alan Shearer] the mother hen. He's got to look after them all out on there on the pitch.
Graeme Souness
#Mother

We have shown an interest in him; we have made an inquiry. He has the most incredible scoring record in Dutch football. Many people have described him as a young Alan Shearer, but whether that's true or not I don't know.
Graeme Souness
#Interest

It's been a nice, normal quiet week; it's been life at Newcastle United. But we've got to put it behind us. The important thing is to try and get a result.
Graeme Souness
#Life

Michael is an honest man and they [Liverpool] were his first choice. But it wasn't to be. I would like to think that he will want to go back there and show them what they are missing.
Graeme Souness
#Choice

When you raise both feet off the ground in a tackle these days, you are facing trouble. I think, especially away from home, when you lift your feet and launch yourself at someone you are risking everything. That's the game today.
Graeme Souness
#Trouble

It's a mighty blow. It's an absolute disaster for him and an absolute disaster for the club. It's a dark day for us.
Graeme Souness
#Disaster

This is a mighty blow. It is an absolute disaster for Michael Owen and an absolute disaster for the club.
Graeme Souness
#Disaster

I don't know if there is money to spend. You will have to ask the chairman.
Graeme Souness
#Money

I believe there was a bust-up but it wasn't with me.
Graeme Souness
#Believe

I don't think I've done anything wrong. I know that I've brought some very good players to this football club and I know that we've been desperately unlucky in terms of injuries, but I'm sticking at it.
Graeme Souness
#Football

God forbid if anything was to happen to Alan Shearer. If it did we'd be in terrible trouble. I don't think anybody needs me to tell them how disastrous that would be.
Graeme Souness
#God

Up until the second goal went in - which was offside - there was nothing in the game,
Graeme Souness
#Game

One of my best friends in football, who is deeply involved with Spanish football, [believed to be television pundit Michael Robinson] said he would put his hand in the fire as far as his personality goes,
Graeme Souness
#Football

I feel this summer we've signed some top-class footballers for Newcastle United to add to some great players we already have at this club,
Graeme Souness
#Class

Craig's not in the squad tomorrow and I'd like to talk about the game we've got tomorrow,
Graeme Souness
#Game

My intention is to have a word with the chairman and extend Lee's contract until the end of this season,
Graeme Souness
#Intention

The dressing-room has to be filled with good characters. This is his football club.
Graeme Souness
#Football

I'm not going to dwell on it, but I think that, in most walks of life, that would be the case,
Graeme Souness
#Life

This is a mighty football club with a tremendous tradition and the most important thing is that we come out of this stronger and better and we are more ready for the challenge than we ever have been in my time at the club.
Graeme Souness
#Football

There were a couple of fine goals from Michael Owen and Alan Shearer gets one as well - but there are no surprises there,
Graeme Souness
#Goals

We are not going to risk Michael for the game at Grimsby but we fully expect him to be back in action for the league game at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday,
Graeme Souness
#Risk

I am not in on the conversations with the agents and clubs that we are trying to buy players from, but we need a couple of goal-getters to take the burden off Alan.
Graeme Souness
#Trying

It certainly wasn't confrontational, we went for a cup of coffee and discussed general things about the playing side.
Graeme Souness
#Coffee

All you can ask for is a home draw, and we've got that so we have to be happy. We would love a good cup run but we won't be looking any further than this round and we will prepare properly for it. Bu all in all we have to be happy with the draw, there are a few ties that have paired some of the big boys together so things could be interesting.
Graeme Souness
#Home

It's no secret who his first and second choice are,
Graeme Souness
#Choice

We are still pursuing, we are still active in certain areas. These people we are after are people who were on the list I gave to the chairman a long time ago.
Graeme Souness
#People