• Week in Words

Mourinho not overdressing Chelsea chances

ESPN staff
April 5, 2014
Jose Mourinho does not wear jeans to a wedding - or a smoking jacket in Hyde Park © Getty Images

In the latest edition of our favourite quotes from the sporting week, Gary Neville doesn't want anyone to nick his wife, Jose Mourinho wears a smoking jacket and a new sport is introduced to New Zealand...

"If I go to a wedding, I don't go in jeans. If I leave my house for a walk in Hyde Park, I don't go in a smoking [jacket]."
It's not on the same level as Eric Cantona's 'seagull' rant, but Jose Mourinho is getting closer with his post-match comments

"I don't want to speak on Adonis Stevenson. Adonis Stevenson is a piece of s***. Oh, sorry for my English"
Sergey 'Krusher' Kovalev wasn't happy about Adonis Stevenson backing out of a planned fight

"You can't always blame the referee for the result"
More than a few raised eyebrows as Leicester coach Richard Cockerill gives rare backing an official. Unsurprisingly, his comment came after his side had won

"It's like having a choice between two blokes to nick your wife"
Safe to say Manchester United legend Gary Neville doesn't want rivals City or Liverpool to win the title

"Are you wearing those boots for a bet?"
Harlequins prop Joe Marler questions referee Andrew Small's choice of footwear

"People who say Chelsea don't have any good strikers don't know anything about football"
Nemanja Matic may be called into Jose Mourinho's office for a quiet chat sooner rather than later

"We've also got what we call soccer"
Australia Rugby Union CEO Bill Pulver tells a New Zealand journalist about this new sport

"I don't know which strong words"
Jose Mourinho asked to explain his comments about Fernando Torres and his strikers at Chelsea, to which he gave a classic answer

" For example, if you lose your hair and you've taken something to make your hair grow, it might not be good for the rest of your body"
o come on Arsene Wenger, who's guilty then?

"If you don't like scrummaging you are in the wrong position. Now get on with it"
Referee Nigel Owens lays down the law to the Munster and Toulouse front-rows

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