“It is a scandalous way to treat a man who has given so much to his club and county in both hurling and football.”

An Ardmore club ‘source’ blasting the decision to fix their Waterford SHC relegation play-off for Bank Holiday Monday – 48 hours after Declan Prendergast’s wedding, at which his brother and team-mate Seamus was bestman. Mount Sion’s top players pulled out of playing for Munster at the weekend to ensure their survival.


“Frankly I just believe what is important is on the pitch. If that is related to the long heels or the short heels which the girls wear in the street, then I am not a great fan of that. The quality of the pass is not linked to the size of the heels of the girl.”

– Arsene Wenger gives the low-down on WAGs.


“I’m in love with the English league.”

– Inter Milan manager Jose Mourinho issues a come-and-get-me to Man U.


“For John Terry, to die on the pitch would be glory. You would need to kill him – and maybe even then he’d still play!”

– Phil Scolari on his never-say-die Chelsea captain.


“I don’t know what state of mind his body’s in.”

– Jamie Redknapp questions the psyche/physique of Stoke’s Ricardo Fuller.