Listentothemmoan, butthosepeoplewill be going mad if we beat West Germany by a goal in the World Cup Final. SirAlf(red) Ramsey
Of press criticism after England lost againstWest Germany in February, several months before England won theWorld Cup. Quoted in Bryon Butler The Official History of the Football Association (1986).
Have you ever noticed how we only win the World Cup under a Labour government? (James) Harold Wilson, Baron Wilson of RievaulxSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Quoted in Peter Ball and Phil ShawThe Book of Football Quotations (1989).
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