Gary Speed Quotes & Sayings

15 most famous Gary Speed quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was a Welsh athlete who passed away on 27 November, 2011.

Gary Speed Quotes
“Everybody makes mistakes, but when goalkeepers make them, it is costly. That's the nature of being a goalkeeper.”
Gary Speed Quotes
“A lot of people still disregard something like yoga. I would have as a young player. I would have been too busy playing golf or something.”
“I don't like the showy nationalism - a tattoo, wrapping yourself in a flag - that doesn't matter to me. The way to show your patriotism and commitment is to go and support or play for your team.”
Gary Speed Quotes
“Goal scoring is a recurring theme. If you aren't scoring then you aren't going to win games. That's obvious.”
Gary Speed Quotes
“I think it's unfair to criticise someone for not being Welsh, but the smaller the nation, the more patriotic you seem to be.”
“Everyone I know is fervently proud to be Welsh but you try not to be preachy about it. It's difficult at times. But when I go home to north Wales, or to somewhere I've never been in south Wales, I still feel at home because I'm in Wales. It's hard to explain.”
“I had a lot of times with Wales as well when we were getting beat - and beaten well - and you learn to deal with it. You learn that next time it happens, you roll your sleeves up and give everything for the team.”
Gary Speed Quotes
“Everyone tells me to play as long as you can. Sometimes, it goes in one ear and out the other.”
Gary Speed Quotes
“I didn't want to leave Newcastle, but that's football.”
Gary Speed Quotes
“I have won 85 caps and have had a great career with Wales and have enjoyed every minute of it.”

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