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The best of Holloway

"I love Blackpool. We're very similar. We both look better in the dark."

When asked how he was settling in as Tangerines manager, September 2009.

"The chairman will need a hell of a tub of cream to get rid of me -- I'm like a bad rash and not easily curable."

Dismissing reports linking him with the Burnley job, January 2010.

"In the first half we were like the Dog and Duck, the second half like Real Madrid. I was like an irritated Jack Russell."

After a draw with Crystal Palace, March 2010.

"I might be in a Skoda garage rather than a Mercedes, but some old bangers don't half polish up great."

After the crushing 6-0 defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates, August 2010.

Irish Independent