Chris Fortuin of the South Africa Football Players' Union (SAFPU) added: "The players sweated blood
for Ireland and for it to end in this manner would be extremely disappointing.
Even if we purchased a blazer and badge, they'd assume we'd never made it out of barracks let alone sweated blood
in the jungle in Belize or froze our knackers off during North German winters, so yes I think it is about time our politicians and career civil servants, stopped telling us how proud they are of us, and actually bloody well show it by giving use all an National Defence Medal to prove it, the insignificant veterans' badge doesn't cut the mustard.
They've sweated blood
for the country and it was not quite good enough.
However, the supporters have always been ready to appreciate players who sweated blood
for the royal blue cause.
I've said before that I'd like to be involved with Cardiff, I've sweated blood
for this club and the travelling is horrendous.
He loves playing and he has sweated blood
and tears for the Quins' cause over many years.
Teesside Airport has sweated blood
to put into place a solid strategy that will act as a launchpad for the whole of the greater Tees Valley regeneration area.
He admits himself that is his best position but even if he ran and tackled for 90 minutes and sweated blood
he would never get Mr Blue-Eyed Boy out of the team.