• Week in Words

Troubled Suarez thanks supporters

ESPN staff
December 22, 2013
Luis Suarez is making up for lost time in the Premier League © PA Photos

In the latest edition of our favourite quotes from the sporting week, Tyson Fury uses a naughty phrase, Luis Suarez admits he has problems and at least someone thinks Andre Villas-Boas did a good job at Tottenham...

" I didn't actually see it … I was under the table shivering"

Northampton's Jim Mallinder on Jamie Elliott's interception to end Leinster's long period of pressure

"I'm going to fight 12 times in 2014 starting in January. Bum a month campaign. Merry Christmas"

'Retired' heavyweight Tyson Fury announces his plans for the New Year

"Everybody knows about my problems and my difficult year, but after that I forgot everything and have been able to get back on the pitch"

Luis Suarez thought long and hard about what to say after receiving a special fans' award

"Sometimes you have to let kids stand on their own two feet and get on with it"

Mark Hughes has a message for you, David Moyes, about Adnan Januzaj

"If something was proven I would be willing to go out into the street and, I know this is a strong thing to say, I would kill myself "

Gennaro Gattuso gets serious about the recent match-fixing investigations in Italy

"I think he did a good job at the football club as a whole and I wish him well "

At last, Tim Sherwood speaks about Andre Villas-Boas

"She jumped on me. She grabbed me from the back and she started to say that 'you don't know who I am, I will make your life miserable"

This is apparently what Heather Mills did to IPC skiing committee head Sylvana Mestre, which isn't a surprise

"I'm lost for words. Nobody expected me to win "

As Michael Smith celebrated the greatest night in his darts career, Phil Taylor was also lost for words

"Whether presenting, commentating or offering analysis, he set the standard for all today's sports broadcasters"

BBC director general Tony Hall led the corporation's tributes to David Coleman

"It was like having a pint in the pub or something"

Dave Chisnall reluctantly reflects on his huge defeat to Phil Taylor at the World Grand Prix in October. Sorry, Dave

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