I think if Tottenham are going to be top four side, the fans and the club will need to get away from the philosophy of 'pretty football', that's got to go.

— Alan Hansen

The most sublime Alan Hansen quotes you will be delighted to read

Manchester City have been in the doldrums for a while, they came up and went straight back down again.

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The World Cup needs a brilliant Brazilian team.

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In '82 Brazil showed that you can't win the World Cup without a solid defense.

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I played against the Brazilians in '82, who were definitely the best team never to have won the World Cup.

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Souness critics must eat humble pie as he transforms Newcastle.

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The second half was easy to sum up - and absolute shambles! (on England losing to Denmark 4-1)

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Everybody likes Brazil and we want the Brazilians to come out.

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We got stuffed 4-1, but it was just great to play against, it was like an education. You think you are half good and then you go and play against a side like that!

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Even though they won't finish in the top four this season, they will still be of the contenders next season.

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I go by records and Bob Paisley is the No 1 manager ever!

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The pressures are intense, because the rewards for success and the penalty for failure are more and more.

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It's incredible considering the public perception that he was tight fisted and he was more than prudent, and lacked ambition to take Tottenham to where the fans wanted them to be.

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About Alan Hansen

Quotes 28 sayings
Nationality Scottish
Profession Athlete
Birthday October 16

You'll never win anything with kids

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The Italians are very strong defensively. They showed in Euro 2000 how good defensively they are.

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What I always do is just look at the players, look at the best 11 they can put on the pitch.

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I don't miss playing football, but I do miss going into the dressing room every day and having a laugh.

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Live television is always stressful and the more you do it, the more you realise what can go wrong.

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When George Graham was there they complained, harking back to better days, but I think that's a fantasy.

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Potentially he could be. He scored the goal four years ago in France against Argentina that was extraordinary.

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The boy can do anything, but to be the star of the World Cup you have got to get to the final and win it!

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He's sharp, he can score and he doesn't worry about missing.

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I was surprised, the triple-stack package produced eight to 15 more bushels.

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These guys live and breathe football;

they get something out of going to the training ground every day.

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I think the reality is that, that money was probably badly spent.

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I think when people talk about ambition and talking to him, it might have seemed that he wasn't ambitious.

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I don't think anyone enjoyed it. Apart from the people who watched it.

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I don't expect to see them in the top six but I think of all the teams that have come up in previous seasons, I think Manchester City are the biggest club.

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