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Murray's panic stations and Redknapp the superhero

ESPN staff
June 17, 2012
With Wimledon just over a week away, Andy Murray's every move is scrutinised © PA Photos

In the latest Week in Words, Andy Murray breaks a fingernail and Harry Redknapp plays a superhero

"Panic stations. I've just got no chance to be ready for Wimbledon now."
Andy Murray admits his season is over after breaking a fingernail - yes, it's that time of year folks when Murray's every move is scrutinised ahead of Wimbledon.

"Mind your backs boys, don't let the bus run you over."
Just relieved of his job at Tottenham, Harry Redknapp shows his caring side as he saves the press from almost certain death. What a hero.

"Time heals all wounds, even shoulder wounds,"
Brian O'Driscoll gets all poetic on his return to Christchurch after suffering his infamous shoulder injury while playing for the Lions back in 2005

"We will prove an awful lot of people wrong - especially that bloke at the back today."
England captain Steven Gerrard reveals his motivation for England to beat Sweden - to prove that block at the back wrong. If England win Euro 2012, that bloke at the back will be a national hero.

"We looked up and Netani was sucking out the eyeballs and spitting out the little hard bit in the middle on to his plate."
Apologies if you were put off your lunch, there - blame Tim Visser

"The operation went well but the patient died."
Good job Sweden coach Erik Hamren isn't a surgeon.

"You don't always get the best of the best at the top of the leaderboard at the US Open."
So said Matt Kuchar while, er, being among the leaders at the US Open.

"In the ring I have never really done too much to break the law, whereas I've seen him bite people."
Arguably that broken toe excuse against Wladimir Klitschko was criminal, but that's just our opinion.

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