49 Total Quotes

Martin Jol Quotes

Martin Jol
I think if England play at the top of their game they are a better side (than Holland). But they didn't do that and we did.
Martin Jol
#England

Martin Jol
We still have nine games -- four home, five away - and against rivals as well so it will be exciting stuff until the end.
Martin Jol
#Games

Martin Jol
Before the game we would have taken this result because we had a few key players injured and this was our fourth match in nine days,
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#Game

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I thought for a long time on Friday night about whether I should play them all but in some cases I did not have other options,
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#Night

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This is one of the biggest clubs in Europe and I want to be a part of its history.
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#History

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It is a cliche in England, but that is what we were shouting about before the game - getting back to winning ways. This is exactly what we need - a win.
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#England

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If Arsenal win all their games then maybe we could have a problem but we don't focus on other teams, we will see what we do between now and the end of the season.
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#Focus

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Everyone below us would like to swap places with us. All the games are finals for us now but if we have the same effort as today then we are in with a big chance.
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#Games

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He would not have played as many games for Liverpool, Chelsea or Manchester United.
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#Games

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We deserved a point, but we have to go to Arsenal and get a result.
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#Arsenal

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It's a big disappointment. Even if we had got a point it would have felt like a nice, warm, sunny afternoon. Instead we're all disappointed. We thought this could be a really big day for us.
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#Disappointment

Martin Jol
It's a big disappointment because I think the second-half we scored an early goal, so maybe a draw would be a deserved one. But would couldn't do that.
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#Disappointment

Martin Jol
I think we punished ourselves. I can't remember a game in which we played so well and we're still 2-0 down. The first goal was lack of experience and then they had a break. It is a big disappointment because we had five chances before that. You cannot give away goals against top sides.
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#Game

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They are very strong at home. It will be very difficult and ideally we would have had a bigger gap.
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#Home

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It was the start of a little stress fracture but it wasn't yet. If we'd played him (at Arsenal last week) it would have been. Probably he can play in the last match.
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#Stress

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We know that so many other clubs would love to lure him from us so we are really pleased he has agreed a new deal.
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#Love

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It was signed earlier this week when the chairman came back from America,
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#America

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He has been involved in three of the four goals we have scored so far (this season), so that is very pleasing,
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#Goals

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It was frustrating that we had a man sent off,
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#Man

Martin Jol
It was frustrating that we had a man sent off because it killed the game. I don't think the referee made the right decision.
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#Man

Martin Jol
We have a terrific young squad but we lack a winning mentality which you can only get through experience. He has the mentality to help us make a big step. Everybody tells me we have the players, but we have to prove it. Away from home we have to do better. Edgar can help us.
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#Experience

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You know our philosophy, we want young players at this club and if they are already internationals like Jermaine it is always a very good thing for us.
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#Philosophy

Martin Jol
We aren't scoring goals, and we don't look like scoring goals, which is even worse and is not good enough,
Martin Jol
#Goals

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If you have two small strikers against two big centre-backs, then you need to move to cause them problems,
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#Problems

Martin Jol
There are so many aspects at a football club which support the playing side and it is important to have someone to focus on these at the club. He is highly rated in his field and I am delighted that he has chosen to come to us. I am looking forward to working with him and have told him that it is a great time to be joining this club.
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#Football

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Even when you play at home you have to get the confidence of the crowd back and I think we did that.
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#Confidence

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But we gave two cheap goals away. That was a big disappointment for me because we only conceded three goals in seven matches before that.
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#Disappointment

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The coach must fit our profile -- a coach who understands the Dutch league and offensive and distinctive football. We need to find a solution soon, so someone is in place for next season.
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#Football

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I feel we can still improve further. I don't think we've played to our potential, but you can't expect that yet. We have a lot of new faces and we are jelling together.
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#Potential

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And Chelsea are the only team who have beaten us at home in eight months.
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#Home