Do you have any funny sporting quotes to share?
I am researching for a book on comments from the crowds at various sporting events – football, cricket , rugby etc.
One of my favourites came at a boxing match refereed by a thin, pasty-faced, over fussy individual.
At the end of a dull round a bored patron yelled: “Referee, how much do you charge to haunt a house.” Quick as a flash, the referee replied: “How many rooms?”
Angus Fraser tells the story of his most glorious moment in cricket, taking the wicket of Brian Lara -LBW for six runs.
Feeling pleased with himself he made his way back to his usual fielding position on the boundary.
Here, a raucous spectator confronted him and said: “Frazer you prat! I didn’t pay £30 to watch you bowl. I came to see Lara bat!”
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