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Jock Stein Quotes & Sayings

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The most pleasure any manager can get is seeing everyday boys joining the Club as youngsters and growing into men and giving themselves a better social standing than they could ever have dreamed of previously. — Jock Stein

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Without fans who pay at the turnstile, football is nothing. Sometimes we are inclined to forget that. The only chance of bringing them into stadiums is if they are entertained by what happens on the football field. — Jock Stein

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There is always a time to move on. — Jock Stein

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I'd far rather talk about players. They are the people who make things happen. — Jock Stein

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If I can achieve for Celtic what I have achieved for Hibs, then I feel I will have done well for them. — Jock Stein

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I lost some friends when I made the move, but if that's what matters to them, then they're not really friends at all. — Jock Stein

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There is no excuse for a professional footballer not to be 100% fit. — Jock Stein

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My proudest moment? Every Friday morning when I look at the board at Celtic Park and see my name on the team sheet for tomorrow's game. — Jock Stein

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Football is for the fans. It can be the greatest game in the world but if there are no people to watch it, it becomes nothing. The fans are the lifeblood of the game. — Jock Stein

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We must play as if there are no more games, no more tomorrows ... — Jock Stein

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No Scot ever made a bigger impact on a club than Bill Shankly. Others may claim an equal share of trophies and Matt Busby comes to mind with his wonderful record crowned by the European Cup, but not even Matt would claim the kinship with the fans that Bill enjoyed. He was what football was all about. I can't praise him higher than that. — Jock Stein

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Football without fans is nothing. — Jock Stein

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The best place to defend is in the opposition penalty box. — Jock Stein

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It's not religion that's the problem - it's the lack of religion! — Jock Stein

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Unlike many other Celts, I cannot claim that Celtic was my first love but I can say that it will be my last love. — Jock Stein

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Celtic jerseys are not for second best, they don't shrink to fit inferior players — Jock Stein

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Surely there are enough Celtic songs without introducing religion or politics or anything else. — Jock Stein

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I think it is important to win a match, but I think what is even more important is the manner in which you win. — Jock Stein

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It is up to us, to everyone at Celtic Park, to build up our own legends. We don't want to live with history, to be compared with legends from the past. We must make new legends. — Jock Stein

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If you're good enough, the referee doesn't matter. — Jock Stein

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There's nothing wrong with losing your temper for the right reasons. — Jock Stein

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Ach, Rangers are alright, but they still haven't invented blue grass. — Jock Stein