"Every time we scored as kids, she used to give me and my brothers a pound. ... She was the first person I rang last night and I said 'I want that pound.' … I tried saying I wanted a bit more
because it was against Manchester United, but she says that wasn't in the contract."
-- Preston left back, 26-year-old Scott Laird, on collecting $1.50 from his grandmother
for scoring in his third division team's 3-1 FA Cup loss to Manchester United last weekend. (BBC)