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All I want for Xmas is you!

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You don’t know who you are messing with


One day we went to watch an Ajax game and we sat at the stadium with Rodney Sneijder, Wesley brother. Another day we went to the city where we got together with Rodney and Wesley. We went together to the movies.
Young Estonian footballer Marten Saarlas while he was on trial with Ajax. Hanging out with Wesley Sneijder, normal… –

I was waking up at 8am in the morning and it was dark. I didn’t know what time it was, so I thought it was still night. I continued sleeping. I woke up at 3pm and it was dusk. Thinking it was already evening and not afternoon, I was staying in bed till the next day until 7am. I was confused.
Nigerian player at Paide Jasper ‘Uwa’ Uwaegbulam explains his difficult accustoming with Estonian dark winter – Jä

I am sorry, I have to drive, I cannot talk to you >click!<
FC Santos president, Meelis Eelmäe , cannot do two things at the same time in the technological multitasking era – RdS

We don’t have any player a-la’ Balotelli: we don’t curse or be rude at anyone.
Tarmo Rüütli would not call up Balotelli in the national team – Eesti Ekspress


The fabulous adventures of Henri&Henrik

At times, I thought he was unplayable and his movement caused us problems.
Any Spanish coach of La Liga talking about Gareth Bale? No St.Mirren’s coach Danny Lennon talking about Henri Anier in the post-match interview –

He told me I was going to score two, so I did.
Henrik Ojamaa predicted the future to his friend Henri Anier ahead of the game against St.Mirren –

It was nice to see Henrik and I just hope he can make Pittodrie. If he can do that, we’ll take him up there with us.
Stuart McCall relied on Ojamaa’s fortune teller’s skills for game in Aberdeen on Boxing Day – Motherwell won but Anier did not score –


Don’t look back in anger

After the last game, I did not manage either to say anything to the players nor to leave with a ‘goodbye’.
Tarmo Rüütli upon leaving the national team – Eesti Ekspress

I have not understood which kind of fly has biten certain men.
Tarmo Rüütli about Aivar Pohlak – Eesti Ekspress


New year’s wishes and resolutions


Our target is to win the Esiliiga and return to Premium Liiga.
FC Kuressaare CEO and player Martti Pukk doesn’t accept compromises –

Both teams haven’t shown the game the coaches were expecting to see.
Valeri Bondarenko already worried in December after a friendly game Narva Trans vs. Lokomotiv Jõhvi –

Levadia have got some kind of X-Factor.
Levadia’s development manager Indrek Petersoo explains why the ‘greens’ are successful in European ties – Jalka

Hopefully we don’t need to wait for next local elections in order to have the floodlights fixed in Kadriorg stadium and it will be possible to offer more attractive kick-off times than 5pm on working days.
Postimees journalist Kristian Jaak Kangur on what can be fixed for next season – Jalka

Fans do come to stadium, however if you offer them a game at 5pm on Tuesday, this is perceived negatively.
Marko Kristal would start working a bit later – Jalka

In Lilleküla there are really powerful wind tunnels.
Aivar Pohlak invites the Premium Liiga audience to brace themselves before the shelter in Sportland Arena will be ready –