160 Football Team Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Football Team Quotes (Best in 2024)

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I love football, football is my life. — Wayne Rooney

Well, when you're playing good football, it's good football and if you don't have good football, then you're not really playing good football. — John Madden

Football is a game of mistakes. Whoever makes the fewest mistakes wins. — Johan Cruijff

I'm a football coach. I'm not a doctor ... They don't call plays, I don't do surgeries. We have a great deal here. — Bill Belichick

A team is not made up of isolated individuals. Always stay in the game. Don't be passive. Football is a team game. No one plays alone. Success depends on your whole team being a single unit. — Pele

At least 80 percent of the success of the football team is determined by the fight and spirit that they put into their play. — George Halas

A football team is a like a beautiful woman, when you do not tell her, she forgets she is beautiful — Arsene Wenger

The glory of sport is witnessing a well-coached team perform as a single unit, striving for a common goal and ultimately bringing distinction to the jersey the players represent. — Dick Vitale

I've got a Championship game to play and I'm excited about the opportunity of my damn strong football team to play in it. — Les Miles

The job of a football coach is to make men do what they don't want to do, in order to achieve what they've always wanted to be. — Tom Landry

Short Football Team Quotes

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  • It's never an upset if the so-called underdog has all along considered itself the better team. — Woody Hayes
  • Only true champions come out and show their worth after defeat- and I expect us to do that. — Alex Ferguson
  • Growing up, I played football and was always one of the best on the team. — Jake Paul
  • The more honor and self-respect among players, the greater the team. — Frosty Westering
  • Play for the name on the front of the shirt, and they will remember the name on the back — Tony Adams
  • Being an England supporter is like being the over-optimistic parents of the fat kid on sports day. — John Bishop
  • In football everything is complicated by the presence of the opposite team. — Jean-Paul Sartre
  • They're the second best team in the world, and there's no higher praise than that. — Kevin Keegan
  • American football makes rugby look like a Tupperware party. — Sue Lawley
  • You have to play this game like somebody just hit your mother with a two-by-four. — Dan Birdwell

Top 10 Football Team Quotes

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You can change your wife, your politics, your religion, but never, never can you change your favourite football team. — Eric Cantona

A team is not made up of isolated individuals. Always stay in the game. Don't be passive. Football is a team game. No one plays alone. Success depends on your whole team being a single unit. — Pele

A football team is a like a beautiful woman, when you do not tell her, she forgets she is beautiful — Arsene Wenger

I've got a Championship game to play and I'm excited about the opportunity of my damn strong football team to play in it. — Les Miles

The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team. As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven. — Knute Rockne

It's never an upset if the so-called underdog has all along considered itself the better team. — Woody Hayes

In my time at Anfield we always said we had the best two teams on Merseyside - Liverpool and Liverpool reserves. — Bill Shankly

If I know that I am the tiniest speck of dust around for a split second only, then why was I so upset when my fantasy football team lost on Sunday? — Tim Urban

Only true champions come out and show their worth after defeat- and I expect us to do that. — Alex Ferguson

My responsibility is leadership, and the minute I get negative, that is going to have an influence on my team. — Don Shula

Football team quote Football, beer, and above all gambling, filled up the horizon of their minds. To
Football, beer, and above all gambling, filled up the horizon of their minds. To keep them in control was not difficult.

Supporting Football Team Quotes

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When you start supporting a football club, you don't support it because of the trophies, or a player, or history, you support it because you found yourself somewhere there; found a place where you belong. — Dennis Bergkamp

The tradition in Serbia has always been team sports - football, basketball, handball, volleyball and water polo, individual sports are not supported. — Novak Djokovic

Tottenham Hotspur has a huge following across the world and I have great admiration for the passion the fans show for this team. We are determined to give the supporters the kind of attacking football and success that we are all looking to achieve. — Mauricio Pochettino

Football team quote Leadership is earned. You want your team to feel like they work with you, not fo
Leadership is earned. You want your team to feel like they work with you, not for you.

I found the support inside Old Trafford has been terrific and, if there was ever a show of support for the football club and team, it was in this game. Inside Old Trafford it was terrific, it really was. — David Moyes

I don't support hate speech. I don't want to support a racist football team or bands that are offensive. — Simon Tam

Supporting the English cricket team is like supporting a second division football team. I support Norwich City football team and when they lose I really don't mind because I expect them to; but when we win I'm so happy - much happier than any Arsenal supporter could ever be. — Stephen Fry

Football team quote If your heart is bigger than the big-gest guy on the team, then you're the bigge
If your heart is bigger than the big-gest guy on the team, then you're the biggest guy on the team.

Governments have supported airlines as if they were local football teams. But there are just too many of them. This is the only industry I know that has lost money consistently and makes money infrequently. — Richard L. Hanna

The president is just the coach of a football team. You need the right support, the right stadium, the right players, the right staff. An excellent coach is not going to win games. — Questlove

England Football Team Quotes

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It's time for the New England Patriots to move on and that's what our job is. And as I said, our goal is the same: to have a winning football team, to be a pillar in the community. That's what our direction is; that's what we're going to do. — Bill Belichick

Each decision will be done on a case-by-case basis and we'll make the decision we feel is best for the New England Patriots football team. — Bill Belichick

England is a very strong league, with three or four of the best teams in Europe, but, if I had played there, I would have destroyed it, like I have everywhere else. — Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Football team quote Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammat
Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.

Football is all about winning things as a team but it's also important to pick up individual awards along the way. — Steven Gerrard

Baseball and American football and hockey are all ahead because they have a history. The MLS is kind of new. So hopefully, in time, and with players coming and trying to develop the game, and the U.S. team also doing well - at the last World Cup, they finished above England and created some buzz. — Thierry Henry

The Cincinnati Bengals look like the most complete team in the National Football League. I can’t wait to see how they match up against New England. — Sterling Sharpe

Football team quote That's the beauty of sport. Sometimes you laugh, sometimes you cry.
That's the beauty of sport. Sometimes you laugh, sometimes you cry.

Someone in the England team will have to grab the ball by the horns. — Ron Atkinson

Good Football Team Quotes

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I wish I could go to the school where my close friends go, but I obviously can't. The good thing is, they're really good about inviting me to all the football games and all that stuff. So I end up having an adopted team spirit for a school I don't go to. — David Gallagher

Arsene Wenger's idea is not only to play good football. It's to play good football to win. In my day, we knew that with our style we could hurt teams and win trophies too. But we did it our way, with the positional game, passing, movement. — Dennis Bergkamp

Every profession has changed. Journalism has changed. Medicine has changed. Technology has changed and it evolves. The same is true of football. Free agency has now allowed teams to be a dynasty as they have been before. It is not a great thing for the fans, but it is a good thing for the players. — Marv Levy

Football team quote Of course, my father was a soccer player. He used to play very good. Then I was
Of course, my father was a soccer player. He used to play very good. Then I was young, eight or nine years, ten years old, I just want to be like my father.

We're not going to apologize for acting like a good football team. — Joe Flacco

For years Paul Scholes has been one of the best players in the Premiership. He's incredible. He has always been under-rated throughout his career. He's a team player, a one and two-touch footballer who makes good decisions on the pitch and makes his team play. — Thierry Henry

A great football team is the right balance and the right mixture of players. Good leaders, good communicators and good technicians. You need people that are strategically astute. People need passion, desire and most importantly, a willingness to keep learning. — Hope Powell

A good, quick, small team can beat a big, slow team any time. — Bear Bryant

People who are in it for their own good are individualists. They don't share the same heartbeat that makes a team so great. A great unit, whether it be football or any organization, shares the same heartbeat. — Bear Bryant

We're so concerned about being polite in society, and rightfully so, that it carries over onto a football team. But on a good football team, they are your friends, but first and foremost they have to be good teammates. — Scott Frost

We can't run. We can't pass. We can't stop the run. We can't stop the pass. We can't kick. Other than that, we're just not a very good football team right now. — Bruce Coslet

Football Season Quotes

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Hey fellas! This is what you work all off season for. This is why you lift all them weights! This is why you do all that! — Bill Parcells

I played football for a team called the East Dragons on the east side of town. We only had six regular season games. And six games I played tail back and I had 18 touchdowns in six games. That's when I knew I had some athletic ability. — LeBron James

Alan Shearer has done very well for us, considering his age. We have introduced some movement into his game because he has got two good legs now. Last season he played with one leg. — Bobby Robson

There's two times of year for me: Football season, and waiting for football season. — Darius Rucker

Men, I want you just thinking of one word all season. One word and one word only: Super Bowl. — Bill Peterson

Pro football is a game; not a war. It's for win or lose, not life or death... but say that in the summer, for winter brings the playoffs, and a season is at stake. — John Facenda

I've been consistent in patches this season. — Theo Walcott

In international football you have 10 games a season, with players from different clubs. There's no time for proper coaching; they're just recovering from playing on the Saturday. — Graham Taylor

Football season: The only time of the year when a man can walk down the street with a blond on one arm and a blanket on the other without encountering raised eyebrows. — Bennett Cerf

I always wanted everyone to like me. I wanted the city of Pittsburgh to be proud of me. But my first few seasons, I could to count the number of people on my bandwagon on one finger. — Terry Bradshaw

Football Match Quotes

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A smoked salmon sandwich of a football match if ever there has been one. — Peter Drury

When I arrive at the gates of Heaven the Good Lord will ask ‘what did you do in your life?’ I will respond ‘I tried to win football matches.’ He will say: ‘Are you certain that’s all?’ But, well, that’s the story of my life. — Arsene Wenger

Arsenal have won that advantage, nobody gave it to them. By playing fantastic football and by winning matches and by winning trophies, they won that respect that the opponent has for them. — Jose Mourinho

We must have had 99 per cent of the match. It was the other three per cent that cost us. — Ruud Gullit

I'd give all the champagne I've ever drunk to be playing alongside him in a big European match at Old Trafford. — George Best

When you play a match, it is statistically proven that players actually have the ball 3 minutes on average ... So, the most important thing is: what do you do during those 87 minutes when you do not have the ball. That is what determines wether you're a good player or not. — Sayings

Aggression is what I do. I go to war. You don't contest football matches in a reasonable state of mind. — Roy Keane

For Irishmen, there is no football game to match rugby and if all our young men played rugby not only would we beat England and Wales but France and the whole lot of them put together. — Eamon de Valera

Laddie, that man scored 200 goals in 270 matches - an incredible record - and he has won cup after cup as a manager. When he talks, pin back your ears. — Bill Shankly

People say I'm hard, I'm Mr Angry. I'm this, I'm that. I just want to win matches. There's no point going out there and being Mr Nice Guy. We get 55,000 at Old Trafford and I don't think they want fellas going out there and thinking: Ah, if we lose, so what? — Roy Keane

Football Player Quotes

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It's best being a striker. If you miss five then score the winner, you're a hero. The goalkeeper can play a blinder, then let one in… and he's a villain. — Ian Rush

If I had to choose between dribbling past 5 players and scoring from 40 yards at Anfield or shagging miss world, it'd be a hard choice. Thankfully, i've done both — George Best

Football is like a religion to me. I worship the ball, and I treat it like a god. Too many players think of a football as something to kick. They should be taught to caress it and to treat it like a precious gem. — Pele

Football is one of the world's best means of communication. It is impartial, apolitical and universal. Football unites people around the world every day. Young or old, players or fans, rich or poor, the game makes everyone equal, stirs the imagination, makes people happy and makes them sad — Franz Beckenbauer

If my mother put on a helmet and shoulder pads and a uniform that wasn't the same as the one I was wearing, I'd run over her if she was in my way. And I love my mother. — Bo Jackson

Every kid around the world who plays soccer wants to be Pele. I have a great responsibility to show them not just how to be like a soccer player, but how to be like a man. — Pele

If you're in the penalty area and don't know what to do with the ball, put it in the net and we'll discuss the options later. — Bob Paisley

Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck. — Don Shula

I want to be remembered as the guy who gave his all whenever he was on the field. — Walter Payton

Some people tell me that we professional players are soccer slaves. Well, if this is slavery, give me a life sentence. — Bobby Charlton

Football Game Quotes

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Football is about joy. It's about dribbling. I favour every idea that makes the game beautiful. Every good idea has to last. — Ronaldinho

Mike, did you ever see the movie 'Cast Away?' In that movie, Tom Hanks' only friend was a ball named Wilson. In this game, Russell Wilson's only friend is a football. — Jon Gruden

Football is just a game. What matters is what you play for. — Ernie Davis

Sharks are as tough as those football fans who take their shirts off during games in Chicago in January, only more intelligent. — Dave Barry

The grid is like the lines on a football field. You can play a great game in the grid or a lousy game. But the goal is to play a really fine game. — Wim Crouwel

I love football. I think it is most wonderful game in world and I despise to lose. — Woody Hayes

My only feeling about superstition is that it's unlucky to be behind at the end of the game. — Duffy Daugherty

Money is not a motivating factor. Money doesn't thrill me or make me play better because there are benefits to being wealthy. I'm just happy with a ball at my feet. My motivation comes from playing the game I love. If I wasn't paid to be a professional footballer I would willingly play for nothing. — Lionel Messi

If the psychic energies of the average mass of people watching a football game or a musical comedy could be diverted into the rational channels of a freedom movement, they would be invincible. — Wilhelm Reich

If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead. — Erma Bombeck

Sports Football Quotes

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Football is the only sport where you put people together, it doesn't matter if you are rich, or poor, or black, or white. It is one nation. This is the beauty of football. — Pele

Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to. — Henry Van Dyke

Greatness is a lot of small things done well. Day after day, workout after workout, obedience after obedience, day after day. — Ray Lewis

It's not the will to win that matters-everyone has that. It's the will to prepare to win that matters. — Bear Bryant

I had no interest in fashion when I was younger. I was such a tomboy. I loved soccer, as you call it, or sports in general. The first time I was a bridesmaid, to my auntie, I refused to go down the aisle without my football shorts underneath my dress. — Cara Delevingne

The only qualifications for a lineman are to be big and dumb. To be a back, you only have to be dumb. — Knute Rockne

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Alabama fans love Alabama football. Auburn fans love Auburn. — Pat Dye

If you're willing to put yourself and your dreams on the line, at the very least you'll discover an inner strength you may not have known existed. — Kurt Warner

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It's better to have ten disorganized players than ten organized runners. — Roberto Baggio

With the game on the line. I want the ball in my hands. — Eli Manning

Football Coach Quotes

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Don't ever promise more than you can deliver, but always deliver more than you promise. — Lou Holtz

True loyalty is that quality of service that grows under adversity and expands in defeat. Any street urchin can shout applause in victory, but it takes character to stand fast in defeat. One is noise - the other, loyalty. — Fielding H. Yost

There's no substitute for hard work and effort beyond the call of duty. That is what strengthens the soul and ennobles one's character. — Walter Camp

I am who I am. In the end, I feel that what I'm accountable for is doing a good job as a football coach. — Bill Belichick

A good football coach needs a patient wife, a loyal dog and a great quarterback - but not necessarily in that order. — Bud Grant

You fail all the time, but you aren't a failure until you start blaming someone else. — Bum Phillips

I'm the head coach at LSU. I will be the head coach at LSU. I have no interest in talking to anybody else. I got a championship game to play, and I'm excited for the opportunity of my damn strong football team to play in it. Please ask me after. I'm busy. Thank you very much. Have a great day! — Les Miles

They ask me what I'd like written about me when I'm gone. I hope they write I made Penn State a better place, not just that I was a good football coach. — Joe Paterno

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Every game is an opportunity to measure yourself against your own potential. — Bud Wilkinson

Our strength is that we don't have any weaknesses. Our weakness is that we don't have any real strengths. — Frank Broyles

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More Football Team Quotes

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Hungry is a word that I've been analyzing here of late. It's not hunger that drives me, it's not hunger that needs to drive our football team. Hunger and thirst are things that can be quenched. We have to be a driven group, we have to seek greatness. — Mike Tomlin

Technique is not being able to juggle a ball 1000 times. Anyone can do that by practicing. Then you can work in the circus. Technique is passing the ball with one touch, with the right speed, at the right foot of your team mate. — Sayings

Yes, I thought I was joining Manchester United, I was misled by all involved. I wasnt aware of another Manchester team — Robinho

I remember my dad asking me one time, and it's something that has always stuck with me: 'Why not you, Russ?' You know, why not me? Why not me in the Super Bowl? So in speaking to our football team earlier in the year, I said, 'Why not us? Why can't we be there?' — Russell Wilson

I'm here today because God has brought me here. Jesus has brought me here...I'm with an amazing team. I believe He perfectly placed me in the right spot at the right time. — Russell Wilson

Monday Night Football. That was everything to me because you get a chance to show everybody what you're capable of. It's only two teams on that Monday night. — Jerry Rice

I can't tell you how much you gain, how much progress you can make, by working together as a team, by helping one another. You get much more done that way. If there's anything the Steelers of the '70s epitomized, I think it was that teamwork. — Chuck Noll

In his life, a man can change wives, political parties or religions but he cannot change his favourite soccer team. — Eduardo Galeano

Football is an honest game. It's true to life. It's a game about sharing. Football is a team game. So is life. — Joe Namath

Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field? — Jim Bouton

You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer. — Frank Zappa

If you're mad at your kid, you can either raise him to be a nose tackle or send him out to play on the freeway. It's about the same. — Bob Golic

I believe in work, in connections between the players, I think what makes football great is that it is a team sport. You can win in different ways, by being more of a team, or by having better individual players. It is the team ethic that interests me, always. — Arsene Wenger

A football team is like a piano. You need eight men to carry it and three who can play the damn thing. — Bill Shankly

Most football players are temperamental. That's 90 percent temper and 10 percent mental. — Doug Plank

The best thing I ever learned in life was that things have to be worked for. A lot of people seem to think there is some sort of magic in making a winning football team. There isn't, but there's plenty of work. — Knute Rockne

Every team is beatable, you never know. The right moment, the right time, every team is beatable. — Tom Coughlin

I work hard every day to try to help my team. I try to have fun too – because football is still fun – and scoring goals, breaking records, that’s what drives me. — Kylian Mbappe

Talking of first times Stephanie, I bet your first time was really memorable for you and the captain ot the football team .. and the basketball team .. and the softball team, the track team, the chess club and the pool boy! — Chris Jericho

What I do as an individual player is only important if it helps the team to win. That is the most important thing. — Cristiano Ronaldo

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