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Steve McClaren Quotes

A great European performance, full of experience, concentration and discipline.
Steve McClaren
#Discipline

There are defining moments in games and Brad's done it for us again.
Steve McClaren
#Games

That was never going to be an easy game, especially after Arsenal. We did a job, it was no-win game for us. Now we move on, it was a small step in the right direction.
Steve McClaren
#Arsenal

At the moment we've got no consistency, ... Away from home our form has been very good but at home it's been patchy. That's been disappointing but the solution is there and we will find it.
Steve McClaren
#Consistency

It's a great scalp and it's a massive victory for the club. It was excellent European performance, full of patience, discipline and control. We deserve the plaudits we will get. These are very exciting times here. Roma are one of the best sides in Italy but we controlled the game and defended ever so well and we are always capable of scoring. It gives us a good platform for second leg and our away record has been very good, so we should go there with confidence.
Steve McClaren
#Patience

He was just finding his feet. He was becoming our main man in midfield, keeping the ball for us and creating. It's a big blow for us, eight to ten weeks just when we seemed to be getting some consistency from the players.
Steve McClaren
#Man

I said before the game this was going to be difficult. The hard work was done last week and we just had to make sure we got the right result to take us through.
Steve McClaren
#Hard Work

It think it would be a real shock to European football.
Steve McClaren
#Football

It was an excellent performance, a great European performance.
Steve McClaren
#Performance

I was a little disappointed we missed the opportunity to get a second. When you get the opportunity, you've got to take it. It would have been the icing on the cake.
Steve McClaren
#Opportunity

It's a night for experience. We want to get as much experience out there as possible.
Steve McClaren
#Experience

We would like to think it gives us a real opportunity as long as we take it. Hopefully, we will get our preparation right and be ready for it.
Steve McClaren
#Opportunity

We need to win games in the Premier League. We need to collect points.
Steve McClaren
#Games

We have got a maximum, I think, of 12 or 13 games we could play - we want to make sure we play 12 or 13 games.
Steve McClaren
#Games

Gareth didn't play on Sunday against a strong Bolton side and we won that game, and he's missed games before.
Steve McClaren
#Games

Relegation is never out of your mind, but I am looking up now. Beating Birmingham has put us 11 points clear of them and it has taken the pressure off.
Steve McClaren
#Mind

Management is easy when you are winning. It is a bit tougher when you are not. The mark of a good manager is how you get through the bad times. He has done a fantastic job here over the last season or so but now is the time to hold his nerve and not panic.
Steve McClaren
#Management

It was a fantastic performance, full of character, grit, great football, opportunities. This is a historic night and what a way to do it. There's no better way to win a game than how we just won that.
Steve McClaren
#Character

It was a fantastic performance, full of character and great football.
Steve McClaren
#Character

We felt the last 20 minutes would be ours with the energy they'd expended in the first half, and once we got the second goal we thought we could get two in the last 20 minutes.
Steve McClaren
#Energy

We have a big week coming up but the standard of performance in this game had to be the same. We have to find ways to win games like this and we did that, which keeps our momentum going. It's a big opportunity coming up for the players and they have to make the most of it - and they know how to do that.
Steve McClaren
#Performance

In the last two games we've involved every fit player at this club, including the kids, and we might have to do that again in the next few games.
Steve McClaren
#Games

What an opportunity. That's why you're in football, for this kind of week. We've got the experience, we have big name players and they know what to do.
Steve McClaren
#Experience

I have to stress again that what we have done so far is to simply create an opportunity to make this season historic for the football club. We haven't won anything yet, but we are determined to give it our best shot.
Steve McClaren
#Opportunity

The 1-0 defeat is not a bad result. We are even delighted with it, because it could have been worse.
Steve McClaren
#Defeat

At home, it will be another atmosphere and a different match.
Steve McClaren
#Home

What a great performance from a young player. He came in and took responsibility and was one of those players who came out of the game with credit.
Steve McClaren
#Performance

We began to look fatigued but our character, grit and determination held out.
Steve McClaren
#Character

For 24 hours we'll allow ourselves to wallow with pity, but Tuesday we'll get on with the job.
Steve McClaren
#Pity

It's a suspected fractured cheek and obviously that will rule him out for the rest of the season. We'll assess it in the morning.
Steve McClaren
#Rest