Harry Redknapp

Harry Redknapp says Everton should consider signing Bale

Frank Lampard’s uncle Harry Redknapp has been speaking about Gareth Bale’s future and says Everton should consider bringing the Wales star to Goodison Park. Bale’s time at Real Madrid has ended with the former Tottenham player finishing with the Spanish giants winning yet another Champions League beating Liverpool in last season’s final. Perhaps that alone is enough reason for Everton to sign him!
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Harry Redknapp back in management to lead London Marathon charity dream team

Football manager Harry Redknapp is coming out of retirement to lead a charity team hoping to raise £3 million at the London Marathon inspired by his heart problems a decade ago.The 75-year-old former West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur boss – nicknamed The Gaffer – will help the British Heart Foundation (BHF) squad of more than 1,600 runners for the race on October 2.The 2022 TCS London Marathon ballot announcement is on Monday, and he urged all those who successfully secure a place to join Team BHF and raise money for regenerative medicine.Redknapp – who was crowned King of the...

Harry Redknapp reveals Eden Hazard nearly joined Tottenham in 2012

Former Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has revealed he came close to signing Belgian winger Eden Hazard, but watched the deal collapse when owner Daniel Levy pulled out of talks. Hazard smashed all sorts of records during his time with Lille before leaving to join Chelsea in a £32m deal in...

Harry Redknapp suggests Man United hire Roy Keane

Former Premier League manager Harry Redknapp has suggested that Manchester United hire Roy Keane to sort out the team’s problems. United have conceded 11 goals in the past three games, and kept only one clean sheet in the past 21 games. An incredible statistic for a team who have spent so much money.

Harry Redknapp claims Manchester United need Roy Keane to join coaching staff

Harry Redknapp has claimed Roy Keane should join Manchester United's coaching staff and help them sort out "deep-rooted issues". United were beaten 5-0 by Liverpool last weekend, putting Ole Gunner Solskjaer under immense pressure, and Redknapp believes Keane would add an air of confidence at Old Trafford. "It was interesting...

On this day in 2008: Harry Redknapp named as Tottenham boss

Tottenham confirmed the appointment of Harry Redknapp as manager on this day in 2008. Redknapp replaced Juande Ramos, who was sacked a day earlier with Spurs bottom of the Premier League. The north London club agreed a compensation package of around £5million with Portsmouth, who had won the FA Cup...

Harry Redknapp praises jubilee ‘urban greening’ scheme in London

Harry Redknapp is backing plans to create a tree covered oasis in London’s East End in honour of the Queen’s 70-year reign. The former Premier League manager said it was “heartening” the Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) project would transform Furze Green in Tower Hamlets into a space for residents to enjoy – and perhaps inspire future sports stars.

EastEnders viewers pleasantly surprised by Harry Redknapp cameo: ‘Wasn’t actually that bad’

EastEnders viewers have called for Harry Redknapp to return to the show after being pleasantly surprised by his cameo.During Friday (9 July) night’s episode of the soap, the former football manager dropped by the Queen Vic during the Euros.Landlord Mick Carter (Danny Dyer) excitedly exclaimed that the pub was going to have “royalty in our presence”, only to clarify to his excited wife Linda (Kellie Bright) that he meant Redknapp rather than Prince Harry.“You said royalty,” Linda said, with Mick replying: “Well, he’s my Princess Di, isn’t he? You’ve got your one, I’ve got mine.”Redknapp then joined the pair...

Euro 2020: Harry Redknapp questions whether England should keep taking the knee

Harry Redknapp has questioned whether footballers should continue taking the knee before matches.England’s players have been booed by a loud minority when making the anti-racism gesture before kick-off in recent weeks, including at Wembley ahead of the Euro 2020 opener against Croatia.Manager Gareth Southgate has backed his players’ decision to continue taking the knee through the tournament, and although Redknapp condemned the booing as “totally wrong”, he believes the gesture may have run its course.“I just wonder now how long we keep going for. I just don’t know now whether it’s to make a point,” Harry told GB News’...

Bournemouth draft in Harry Redknapp to help new caretaker manager Jonathan Woodgate

Harry Redknapp has been drafted in by caretaker manager Jonathan Woodgate to help manage Bournemouth following the sacking of Jason Tindall last week.Tindall, the long-time right-hand man to former Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe, was dismissed six months into the job after a string of four defeats left Bournemouth well outside the running for the automatic promotion which the club targeted on relegation from the Premier League last season.Woodgate was asked to steady the ship in the short term while a permanent appointment is found, and the caretaker manager has called upon the experience of Redknapp to guide him.Redknapp, who lives locally, is familiar with the Cherries having played for the club in the 1970s before returning to Dean Court as manager between 1983 and 1992. He also managed Woodgate at Tottenham towards the end of the England defender’s career. Woodgate spent one season as Middlesbrough manager before joining Bournemouth as a first-team coach only 10 days ago, and now finds himself in charge of the team. He presided over a winning start as Bournemouth ended their losing streak with a 3-2 home win over Birmingham City on Saturday.