Bill Nicholson quotes

Sir Bill NicholsonBelow are a few quotes from Spurs legend Bill Nicholson.

“It’s magnificent to be in Europe, and this club – a club like Tottenham Hotspur – if we’re not in Europe… we’re nothing. We’re nothing.”

“If you don’t have to drag yourself off the field exhausted after 90 minutes, you can’t claim to have done your best.”

“The public can’t be kidded. They know what they want to see, what is good and what is bad and what is just average. At least I believe they do.”

“Any player coming to Spurs whether he’s a big signing or just a ground staff boy must be dedicated to the game and to the club. He must be prepared to work at his game. He must never be satisfied with his last performance, and he must hate losing.”

“Naturally I’m a Tottenham man. So far as football is concerned, it means almost everything, doesn’t it really? Because I can reflect back to being a player with, and manager of some of the finest players that have ever been in the game.”

“Spurs have got to be the best in the land, not the second best.”

“If you don’t win anything, you have had a bad season.”

“It’s been my life, Tottenham Hotspur, and I love the club.”