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Swann targets PM spot, Fury dislikes Haye's toes

ESPN staff
July 14, 2013
Ashton Agar made the headlines when breaking records at No. 11, while Graeme Swann wants a job at No. 10 © Getty Images

In the latest collection of our favourite quotes from the week of sport, Hope Powell believes the England Women's team could give their male counterparts a run for their money, Tyson Fury blames David Haye's toe and Graeme Swann sets his sights on becoming Prime Minister.

"I always walked............bit hard to stand there with all 3 stumps lying on the ground."
Glenn McGrath, who was not exactly known for his batting, has his say on the Stuart Broad affair

"He's a good-looking cat, he's a brilliant athlete, he has a nice family, he's studying law ... He can marry one of my daughters."
Ashton Agar's state coach, Justin Langer, can't find much wrong with Australia's newest Test cricketer

"She's great at reading putts. So I kind of have the full package."
PGA Tour professional Patrick Reed makes every golfer jealous with his description of his wife

"Henson went out like a light for about five minutes. He just lay there like a lump, right on the floor."
An eye-witness describes the moment Bath fly-half Gavin Henson wsas punched by a team-mate on a night out

"Physically the guys are obviously a lot stronger than the women, but if we took it on technical ability we're as good as the men."
England coach Hope Powell believes the women's England team could give their male counterparts a run for their money

"I'm the young up-and-comer, the one on everyone's tongue. You're the one that stinks the place out and blames it on their toe."
Tyson Fury lashes out against David Haye

"The probability that they will hit the target is so much better. Nonetheless, Robin Hood is said to have been very successful."
Borussia Dortmund's Jurgen Klopp looks at the positives, after saying his side will be fighting Bayern Munich's "bazooka with a bow and arrow" this season

"Let's say knighthoods, let's dream big. Yeah, why not, we win 5-0, I take 50 wickets, get knighted and become PM in five years' time!"
Graeme Swann is not short of confidence and he's aiming high in this summer's Ashes series

"I did not. Maybe the trophy will get lucky tonight!"
Andy Murray with a quip after being asked if he slept with the Wimbledon trophy on the night of his triumph

"I would love to know how he got on at the ball, because he cannae dance!"
Andy Murray's grandfather, Roy Erskine, worries about the Wimbledon champion's efforts at Champions' Ball

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