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JOCK STEIN: TOP TEN QUOTES

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WHEN Jock Stein talked, others listened.
Here are 10 of some his most notable quotes:

“Football is nothing without fans.”

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“Cups are not won by individuals, but by men in a team who put their club before personal prestige.”

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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.”

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“The secret of being a good manager is to keep the six players who hate you away from the five who are undecided.”

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“Celtic jerseys are not for second best, they don’t shrink to fit inferior players.”

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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.”

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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.”

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“I lost some friends when I made the move (to Celtic), but if that’s what matters to them, then they’re not really friends at all.”

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

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“We all end up yesterday’s men in this business. You’re very quickly forgotten.

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