English football has long been the breeding ground for an array of unique and inspirational managers. The intensity, passion and unpredictability of the Premier League can often send those in charge into a state of delirium or uncontrollable rage.

The post-match interview process can therefore offer up plenty of gems as managers try and decipher the events of the last 90 minutes. With this in mind I have decided to collate my favourite examples of the brilliant to the surreal, from the modern greats to those who simply weren’t cut out for the role.

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