"That will be my penance to my two girls who are a little bit miffed about my behavior. I am not proud of the comment I made. I am going to punish myself."
-- Newcastle United coach Alan Pardew is so ashamed of the language he used to insult Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini that he has sentenced himself to hours of community service. Pardew, who called his 60-year-old counterpart a "f****** old c***," will donate his time a couple of boys clubs and housing association. (Telegraph)