Ian Holloway

English association football player and manager (born 1963)

Ian Holloway (born 12 March 1963) is an English football manager.

Ian Holloway

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  • "We're like a bad tea-bag - we never stay in the Cup that long" - reacting to his QPR side's defeat in the League Cup (then known as the Carling Cup for sponsorship reasons) to Aston Villa in September 2004.
  • If you're a burglar, it's no good poncing about outside somebody's house, looking good with your swag bag ready. Just get in there, burgle them and come out. I don't advocate that obviously, it's just an analogy.
  • Why haven't they got cameras? The officials can speak to each other easily enough now. Why aren't we using laptops that are linked up and can give a decision in five seconds? A chimpanzee could do it - with not much training. We might as well go back to being cavemen, grab our girl by the hair, drag her into the cave whether she wants to come in or not because we may as well live in that age. We've come forward, haven't we?
  • I'd rather do that than build chicken sheds no-one wanted!
    • On Blackpool making the Championship play-off final in 2010 having spent a year out of football making hen houses.
    • Charles, Chris (2010-05-12). Sport Quotes of the Week. BBC Sport. Retrieved on 2010-05-22.
  • “In football you need to have everything in your cake mix to make the cake taste right. One little bit of ingredient that Tony uses in his cake gets talked about all the time is Rory’s throw. Call that cinnamon and he’s got a cinnamon flavoured cake. It’s not fair and it’s not right and it’s only a small part of what he does."
  • The kid makes you sick. He looks the part, he walks the part, he is the part. He's six-foot something, fit as a flea, good-looking - he's got to have something wrong with him....Hopefully he's hung like a hamster! That would make us all feel better!

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