There is no word yet if Madonna was as disappointed in Swindon Town's performance as Paulo Di Canio.
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"Sending Manchester United out was … like having sex with Madonna and beating Villa as a manager would be just as good. Better than having sex with Madonna? Let me try it."
Unfortunately for Swindon Town manager Paolo Di Canio, he didn't get to fulfil his fantasy, going down to Aston Villa 3-2 in injury time.
"Did you hear her? She's 80, phoned up and said, 'I'm fed up watching the diamond.' She said, 'tell that manager to stop playing that diamond'. So I better not play it."
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is willing to take advice from fans on the proviso that they are at least his elders.
"We went from disaster to saving our pride … this is one of my greatest victories."
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger got out of jail after his side were 4-0 down against Reading in the League Cup, to come back and win 7-5 in extra time.
"I'm not saying KP is exactly like Ali, that man was the greatest. But you can see through his behaviour that people want to take him down that little bit more."
West Indian great Viv Richards may have had one too many rums, comparing Kevin Pietersen to Muhammad Ali this week.
"He deserves his opportunity and he has played well since he has come into the Australian team."
Brad Haddin gives Matthew Wade the credit he is due for taking the Test wicketkeeper's spot from him.
"I've spoken to Brad and this won't affect our relationship. We have been great friends a long time."
Australian captain Michael Clarke on the tough decision to cut close friend Haddin out of the Test squad.
"We didn't want to win. I always say to people that when you look at that game, were we tanking?"
Former Carlton star Brendan Fevola spills the beans on his side's controversial loss to Melbourne in round 22, 2007, suggesting the AFL may have to widen its tanking probe.
"The passion wasn't there."
After collecting $2m for two years with the GWS Giants, Israel Folau calls time on his experiment and says he will probably return to rugby league.
"Casey is probably the most talented rider I have ever seen. We will miss him a lot."
Newly-crowned Moto GP champion Jorge Lorenzo pays tribute to retiring Australian Casey Stoner at the Phillip Island Grand Prix.
"I knew in my heart that I wouldn't be riding again, when I was in hospital. I'm really lucky to be alive."
After a fall in February that left him with serious head injuries, jockey Darren Beadman realises getting back on a horse won't be possible and announces his retirement from the sport.
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