Manager Quotes Archive

League Week 1
Grant (Rangers FC): Game over before we even got going, lesson to be learned, and that lesson is we arent in the 1st division now !!
Glen (Valencia): Hollow victory but a win is a win no matter how you get it.

League Week 2
Hill (Juventus): Great performane today from the team - The fans were very happy.
McNamara (Schalke 04): Although disappointed to lose this game, a lot of positives can be taken. our young side battled well and Neutral after coming up from the reserves scored on his first outing for the first team. After his wonderful goalscoring in the reserves we have high hopes that he will make it.
Grant (Rangers FC): Decent performancethis week, hopwfully the team are settling in now

League Week 3
Grant (Rangers FC): Should be winning these games, squandered good chances, need to improve quick !
Hill (Juventus): Hearts never gave up. Fair result in the end.
Glen (Valencia): Went a goal down early doors and without suspended Saddam was an uphill battle, having a player sent off and another injured just sealed our fate. Well played to Osasuna everything just worked out for them today.
Grant (Osasuna): Quick recovery and a rousing win - Valencia humbled on the day but dangerous on the return fixture I'm sure

Elite League Cup Match 1
Grant (Rangers FC): Bore draw again
Grant (Osasuna): Dominant, powerful. Another win for Osasuna
McLeod (Liverpool): Can't score past a 39 rated keeper. Got no chance. 15 saves joke.

League Week 4
Ridout (AS Roma): Baggio can't keep scoring atm
Grant (Rangers FC): Rangers teach Celtic a lesson at Ibrox !
Hill (Juventus): Close game, happy with the performance against a solid Arsenal side
McNamara (Schalke 04): Schalk admit that mistakes could have been made with transfers this season. We'll see how this season goes however double relegation seems a dead cert at the moment, may have to think about where we want to go with our club at the end of this season.

Elite League Cup Match 2
Grant (Rangers FC): Routine win , team performed well. hopefully some momentum building

League Week 5
McNamara (Schalke 04): manager upset about turn of events at club, things need to change McNamara is thinking about his future and weather he's really done all he can with this club now and weather a fresh challenge might be what he needs.
Hill (Juventus): A well earned point - and another clean sheet - Pleased.
Grant (Rangers FC): Real Madrid struggle to cope with resurgent Rangers !

Elite League Cup Match 3
Grant (Rangers FC): Absolute stinker of a game, whole team fined a weeks wages !
McKay (Aberdeen): Happy With The Win, Knew We Had The Team To Beat Spurs But With There Tactics You Just Never Know
McNamara (Schalke 04): Another defeat but managed to keep the score down, I am looking forward to this season being over so I can start correcting my mistakes and rebuilding my squad to give myself a better chance of some success.

League Week 6
Hill (Juventus): Bad day at the office! Schalke better on the day.
Grant (Rangers FC): Schooled Bayern, but once again we come away with little reward !
Glen (Valencia): Poor performance today.
McNamara (Schalke 04): Great result for the lads, finally found a formation that seems to work, hopefully this is the start of a turn in our season. Every single player contributed well in this game and the whole squad will hopefully gain confidence from this result. I am proud of the players as they managed to beet and out class a way better side.

Elite FA Cup Group Game 1
Hill (Juventus): A valuable point against a strong side
McNamara (Schalke 04): Unlucky, only lost 1-0 against a very good side, really proud of my players, there finally starting to turn a corner so hopefully we can avoid relegation and stay up. these young lads are starting to really develop good understandings with each other.

League Week 7
Grant (Rangers FC): Massive away win this week, Rangers are back in Elite and finally competing !!
Hill (Juventus): Inter haven't hit top form yet - which was good for us today. Think both teams will be happy with the point here.
McNamara (Schalke 04): unlucky result for the lads today, we competed well but just could not take our chances. However things are looking up for us and the players are showing good commitment so I am hoping that results will start turning for us. The players just need to dig in deep and do there best.

Elite FA Cup Group Game 2
Grant (Rangers FC): Hard fought win, Psg put up a hell of a fight !
McNamara (Schalke 04): Unfortunate loss, however we were Beaton by the better side. We did however compete very well and just could not take enough chances, banks had a fantastic first match on his return to the club and when Coretwa goes back he's lightly to be our number one next season. We're in a rebuilding stage here at the club so it's going to take a while for things to start improving I think. We're a club with not much resources so we've just got to do the best with what we have available to us.

League Week 8
Grant (Rangers FC): Tight game, nicked it in the end !
Hill (Juventus): The boys fought hard all game - vital points
McNamara (Schalke 04): Really tough game, two penalties basically decided the result Other than that we were quite evenly matched and competing well. Our new defenders all got to make there first appearances and our striker young Belamy who scored on his first appearance was great. It looks like there is a good chance we're going to suffer a double relegation, this might not be a bad thing for the club as we're in a transitional stage where we're rebuilding with a young side. I will be thinking hard next season about where I want to take the club as a whole. I know I did a lot of swapping of older better players this season but I always wanted a young side which I have now got. There competing well but just not scoring enough chances.
Kevany (Atletico Madrid): A win after two poor results keeps Atletico in the hunt for promotion.

Elite FA Cup Group Game 3
Glen (Valencia): 3-1 down came back to win it 5-3 well played Chelsea what Great spectacle for all the neutrals out there not even a D or L in sight!
McNamara (Schalke 04): Again the boys shown great heart and competitiveness but Ajax had the better side and did deserve the win in the end, really proud however of my players and how hard they tried, if they can play like this every week it gives me huge hope for the clubs future even if we do go down.
Winzor (FC Porto): likely to be going out in the group stages of both cups.......... shocking. possibly a new low for Porto

League Week 9
Grant (Rangers FC): Tough match, struggled to break down Aberdeen, they held on for the point by their finger nails
Hill (Juventus): Valencia will feel aggreived today - But Juventus always fight to the end.

Elite FA Cup Group Game 4
Hill (Juventus): Always a hard task to beat the Jambos!
Grant (Rangers FC): Good win that gives us a great chance to progress, ours to balls up !

League Week 10
Grant (Rangers FC): Pipped in a tough game against a very good Barca team
Glen (Valencia): A well deserved defeat!

Elite FA Cup Group Game 5
Grant (Rangers FC): Nice to ease into the next round of the cup, hopefully get a good draw.
Glen (Valencia): Not a bad effort away from home with out our main striker, anyway those are the breaks.

League Week 11
McLeod (Liverpool): No problem beating a 6 man Dortmund defence.
Grant (Rangers FC): Slipping down towards the bottom spots, we just cant seem to catch a break, as the poor form continues
Hill (Juventus): This could be a big point, come the end of the season.
McNamara (Schalke 04): Unfortunate loss for the lads, however really proud of how they played considering they were down to ten men in the eighth minute. German Midfielder Solga is quickly becoming one of our most valuable players, had a fantastic game, he's been amazing since returning to the club.

Elite League Cup 2nd Round
Glen (Valencia): Good luck John, you will be a loss.

League Week 12
Grant (Rangers FC): Poor finishing and bad defending sees us humbled 3-0 this week, bad day at the office
McNamara (Schalke 04): bad result for the lads, again we're competing but not doing enough to achieve a result.

League Week 13
Grant (Rangers FC): The struggle goes on, shooting practice for the lads tomorrow !
Hill (Juventus): Good performance from the boys - unlucky Bremen

League Week 14
Grant (Rangers FC): Great result, but what a game !!!!
Hill (Juventus): Have to be happy with a point - with only 9 men!

League Week 15
Hill (Juventus): Our good run of form continues - vital points
Grant (Rangers FC): Missed chances cost us big time this week, Another poor showing from us

League Week 16
Hill (Juventus): Well played Sao - fully deserved -
Grant (Rangers FC): Usual
McNamara (Schalke 04): Again just not good enough, we're competing with teams in regards to possession and creating chances but just not finishing them off. The players will be glad when this season is over and we can start developing for next season and try getting these players improved in a lower league. A big rebuild is now needed at this club, it might mean us staying at the bottom for a while but it could be worth it if we can get a good young side together.
Glen (Valencia): Keeper sent off and suspended for the next game, when it rains it pours.

Elite FA Cup 2nd Round
Grant (Rangers FC): Great score, and we scrape through to the next round, tough tough game
Grant (Osasuna): Historic result sees Osasuna into both quarters of the cups and second in the league in what has been a successful season to date

League Week 17
Grant (Rangers FC): Fair draw this week
Hill (Juventus): Excellent performance over a good team -
McKay (Aberdeen): More than happy with the away 0-0 draw to Real Madrid, we had three key players out so to get a point was pleasing

Elite League Cup Quarter Finals
Grant (Rangers FC): Fans demand change after manager Gazza defies everyone with a shambolic set of tactics

League Week 18
Hill (Juventus): Great win today. Inter are a tough team to beat.
McNamara (Schalke 04): Again we compeeted really well especially in defence, however we don't take any chances. I have very high hopes for this side in the future and maybe going down is what we need in order for this young team to really start developing.
Grant (Rangers FC): Fighting for survival , and a much needed three points this week
Glen (Valencia): The slump continues :(

Elite FA Cup Quarter Finals
Grant (Rangers FC): cat and mouse game, anybodys if they really want it !

League Week 19
Lobozinski (Inter Milan): Lobozinski quits after being embarrassed by Shalke. Referees are corrupt!
Grant (Rangers FC): I will take every point i can get that might keep us up, got a lucky one this week
Hill (Juventus): Things didn't go to plan today, and PSG took full advantage. Well played.
McNamara (Schalke 04): Great result for the lads today, managed to get a draw against a good side and manager. The players have competed well over the last few games so I was hoping that some points might start coming. With only three games to go we're going down but at least next season we have a chance to rebuild and really start trying to get this young team going.
McKay (Aberdeen): Very proud of the team after a great 2-2 draw with Marseille
Glen (Valencia): Great result away from home, especially not having A full team to pick from for weeks now.

Elite FA Cup Quarter Finals Replay
Grant (Rangers FC): Best team won, great fight put up by the lads

Elite League Cup Semi Finals
McKay (Aberdeen): Party time as Aberdeen reach 2nd cup final in four seasons, whatever happens we will try and enjoy the occation