Best 50 Inspirational and Motivational Football Quotes

A lot of football success is in the mind.
You must believe you are the best
and then make sure that you are.

Bill Shankly
(1913–1981, former Scottish footballer and Liverpool manager)
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Don’t give up at half time.
Concentrate on winning the second half.

Paul Bear Bryant
(1913-1983, former American college football player and coach)
Setting a goal is not the main thing.
It is deciding how you will go about
achieving it and staying with that plan.

Tom Landry
(1924-2000, former American football player and coach)
A winner never stops trying.
Tom Landry
(1924-2000, former American football player and coach)
You never lose a game
if the opponent doesn’t score.

Darrell Royal
(1924-2012, former American football player and coach)
You have to perform at a consistently
higher level than others.
That’s the mark of a true professional.

Joe Paterno
(1926-2012, former American college football coach)
Success is not forever and failure isn’t fatal.
Don Shula
(*1930, former American football cornerback and coach)
Without self-discipline,
success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz
(*1937, retired American football coach, and sportscaster)

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6 Responses to “Best 50 Inspirational and Motivational Football Quotes”

  1. Devils Advocat
    24 February 2013 at 3:36 pm #

    Thanks for this excellent compilation! 🙂

    • Pumpkin
      8 March 2013 at 12:20 pm #

      Yes, these are really great quotes……nice inspiring motivations…….

  2. Resham Thapa Magar
    17 May 2014 at 6:51 am #

    Extremely motivational quotes.

  3. Paul+Griffin
    13 October 2014 at 6:46 pm #

    Reading quotes always motivates me before matches. This quote really impressed me “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” If you do something with passion you will definitely be good at it. Thank you so much for the good stuff.

  4. Irish Spur
    21 September 2015 at 12:07 pm #

    Some good quotes but surprised by lack of quotes from likes of Bill Nicholson, Brian Clough, Danny Blancflower only one from Bill Shankly none from Matt Busby, these were inspirational

  5. Adam - WildChildSports
    19 January 2017 at 5:10 pm #

    Awesome list of quotes!

    My favorite is “Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t” – Jerry Rice

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