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How well do you remember the sporting quotes of 2014?

It’s only words and words are all I have.

Which Premier League player said this after his January move: "This letter is written from my heart and, first of all, I would like to say that I will never forget all the affection given to me by the fans."
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Jonas Gutierrez
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Juan Mata

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Peter Odemwingie
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Wilfried Zaha
What did Brian O'Driscoll say to French TV in the immediate aftermath of his final game with Ireland.
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Je suis tres content
Où est la discothèque?

Did I win man of the match again?
Where's the champagne?
Which Seattle Seahawks player said this after getting the best of Peyton Manning in the Super Bowl: "He's still a great quarterback and one of the best all-time."
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Russell Wilson
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Marshawn Lynch

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Richard Sherman
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Kam Chancellor
Before which tournament did Rory McIlroy commit to representing Ireland at the Olympics by saying: "I played my amateur golf for Ireland. Just because I’m getting paid to play this great game now doesn’t mean I should change that."
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Augusta Masters
Irish Open

US Open
British Open
Against which team did Steven Gerrard famously say: "We don't let this fucking slip, we go again!"
Manchester United
Chelsea

Manchester City
Arsenal
Which German player said this after the World Cup final? "‘I don’t know anything from the first half. I thought later that I went straight off after the incident. How I got to the changing rooms I do not know. I don’t know anything else."
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Thomas Müller
André Schürrle

Christoph Kramer
Mesut Özil
Of which retiring footballer did Michael Darragh MaCauley say: "He’s just one of those special players that can really light up Croke Park. He’s done so a lot of times at this stage so I was as shocked as anyone to hear that he was retiring."
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Stephen O'Neill
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Shane Lennon

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Martin Penrose
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Johnny Doyle
Conor McGregor believed he was so much better than which UFC competitor that he could "rest my balls on your forehead."
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Chad Mendes
Dustin Poirier

Diego Brandão
Clay Guida
After the election of Roisin Jordan as the first woman county board chairperson, who said: “People ask us will there be a women President of the GAA? Of course there will, but it takes time."
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Pat Spillane
Paraic Duffy

Liam O'Neill
Joe Brolly
Which singer made Brian O'Driscoll blush in October by saying: "When I think of Brian O’Driscoll I think of the number 13 and how lucky it has been for us Irish."
Dana
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Bono

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Christy Moore
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Damien Rice
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You scored out of !
Plenty to celebrate, you're top of the class
You were paying close attention in 2014.
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You scored out of !
Not bad, you still have reason to smile
You missed a couple of things but you remembered the important ones.
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You scored out of !
Room for improvement
You need to listen more closely next season.
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