What They're Saying

"He made one gesture, so I made another  -- I took him off."

-- Mick McCarthy, manager of English club Wolves, on substituting Jay Bothroyd when the striker, frustrated at his lack of playing time in preseason, ran over to the Wolves' bench and flicked a V-sign (the British equivalent of the middle finger) at McCarthy after scoring in a 3-2 loss to Reading in a friendly game on Sunday. McCarthy took no further action other than to say Bothroyd would see a lot of time on the bench if he kept up his antics. (Daily Mail)

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