What They're Saying

"It was a little bit of hard work to get all the bears to sit up, but I put them in two groups of 11, with the names of our starting lineup next to one group and the names of the team I expected Derby to play next to the other."

-- Blackpoool coach Ian Holloway, who used teddy bears he bought at a Christmas charity to explain his tactical plans to his team for its clash against Derby, which fell, 2-0, to the teddy-prepped men of Blackpool. Holloway said he used the bears instead of the flip charts for which hotels charge $24. (Independent)

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