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18th Jun 2015

JOE’s Quotes of the Week – June 18, 2015

Tom Victor

It’s been an eventful week in sport, entertainment and more, and JOE has picked out some of the best quotes of the last seven days…

*“I’m thrilled, Top Gear is my favourite programme of all time.” – Chris Evans, on being named as the new host of the BBC programme

*“In terms of racial abuse of footballers I think we’re far better than pretty much everywhere else. But it’s not perfect and you’ve got to keep battling on.” – Gary Lineker discussing racism in football in his exclusive interview with

*”For me the only true disability is life is a bad attitude” – 100m world record holder Blake Leeper

*“At first it was a bit worrying – you might have killed your lead actor” – Game of Thrones star Kit Harington on losing consciousness while filming Spooks: The Greater Good

*“We’re lucky to have him at Arsenal, but if ever he decided to move forward in his career, he definitely has the capability to play in a Spanish team.” – Arsenal’s Santi Cazorla, speaking exclusively to about team-mate Jack Wilshere

*“If all goes to plan this year, let’s say I come 20th at the games, next year I want to be top 10. As long as I can just keep improving” – Britain’s fittest man Steven Fawcett, speaking to about his first CrossFit Games

*“He needs help like a shark needs a dentist” – Ray Hudson on Sergio Aguero after the Argentina striker’s Copa America goal

*“Without realizing the extent of my injuries, I stood up to get back onstage and crumbled like a sack of Joe Theismanns (look it up, kiddies). That sh*t was B-R-O-K-E.” – Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, who continued a gig in Sweden after breaking his leg in a fall from the stage.

*“I don’t believe in the devil, but The X Factor is the devil’s work”, Graham Coxon of Blur, in an interview with the Mail on Sunday’s Event Magazine

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