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Week in Words: 'I've felt ashamed'

ESPN staff
March 23, 2014
David Moyes has enjoyed back-to-back wins with Manchester United since their defeat to Liverpool © PA Photos

In the latest edition of our favourite quotes from the sporting week, David Moyes admits his shame at Manchester United's poor season, Andy Murray breaks out the power ballads and Tyson Fury cranks up the trash talk...

"Of course it is!"
Wayne Rooney declared his halfway-line strike against West Ham was better than David Beckham's famous effort for Manchester United, with the former England captain watching in the stands

"Ten amazing minutes. We came to kill and in ten minutes, we destroyed"
Jose Mourinho revels in engineering another successful failure for Arsene Wenger

"Ref, it was me!"
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was as astonished as anyone that he wasn't sent off for handball against Chelsea, with referee Andre Marriner confusing him with Kieran Gibbs

"In some of the other home games I've felt ashamed. The big thing on Wednesday [against Olympiakos] was that I could look the supporters in the face after the game"
David Moyes admitted he has let Manchester United fans down at times this season

"Congratulations to him, he's got the chance to wave his fingers at a few more managers in this competition"
Tim Sherwood is definitely not bitter about going out to Jorge Jesus' Benfica in the Europa League

"He was a big part of my life. I need to try to move on"
Andy Murray has most likely been sticking power ballad 'All By Myself' on his iPod after his split from coach Ivan Lendl

"I won't have a meal with somebody who has the same job as I do, and the only thing we have in common is the fact we're both football managers"
Mourinho turned down Roberto Mancini's offer to have dinner, even if the Galatasaray boss was having a bit of a laugh

"I do not want to look at the table anymore because the gap [to the top four] is very big"
Jan Vertonghen says Spurs haven't improved from last season. Perhaps shifting the blame after what he did against Chelsea?

"Dereck is exactly what he looks like - a mug. And he talks just like how he fights - s***"
Tyson Fury is never short of a word or two

"The storm will pass and the sun will rise again"
Juan Mata went a bit Eric Cantona in his attempt to console Manchester United fans after their 3-0 home defeat to Liverpool

"We certainly aren't friends. I don't think Mourinho wants to have friends, or maybe that's just the way he likes to appear"
Mancini stirred his old rivalry with Mourinho ahead of Galatasaray's trip to Chelsea

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