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Sunday 20 April 2014

Football review 2012: Quotes of the year from Balotelli to Martin O'Neill

A look back at the year in football

Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill's post-match reply to Newcastle's Steven Taylor following the Tyne-Wear derby... "He is entitled to his opinion. I am delighted he made their bench."

With the year drawing to a close, our series looks back at the highs, lows, absurd and brilliant from the world of football in 2012.

As we look back at the quotes of the year, among the subjects up for discussion were Roy Keane's underwear, Rio being short changed and why postmen don't do cartwheels every time they post a letter.

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