From lightning quick wit and side-splitting statements to gormless gaffes and mindless misquotes, this hilarious collection is the ultimate celebration of sport's funniest quotes and greatest quips. Compiled by avid quotation collector Richard Foster, Talking Balls: The Greatest and Funniest Sport's Quotes Ever is packed with an incredible 600 entertaining quotes from and about some the most famous names in sport, including Sir Alex Ferguson, Jose Mourinho, Muhammad Ali, Richie Benaud, David Coleman and Brian Clough. Bursting with confused cliches, mangled metaphors, comic cusses and idiotic football insights, this book really is the hilarious last word in funny sports quotations.
Richard Foster worked for over 13 years at the Financial Times. He is currently a regular features football writer for The Guardian, he has written for The Football League plus a variety of websites and blogs including The Set Pieces, Sabotage Times and a range of Crystal Palace publications. He supports Palace and this is his third book. He is the author of the celebrated The A-Z of Football Hates and the highly regarded The Agony & The Ecstasy - A Comprehensive History of the Football League Play-Offs.