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Redknapp accepts managerial career all but over

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London (AFP) – Harry Redknapp believes his sacking as manager of second-tier Birmingham City will finally bring the curtain down on his long career.

The 70-year-old Englishman - who numbers Tottenham Hotspur and Portsmouth among the clubs he has managed - left his post after just 13 games in charge following Saturday’s 3-1 home defeat by Preston North End.

Redknapp accepts managerial career all but over

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London (AFP) – Harry Redknapp believes his sacking as manager of second-tier Birmingham City will finally bring the curtain down on his long career.

The 70-year-old Englishman - who numbers Tottenham Hotspur and Portsmouth among the clubs he has managed - left his post after just 13 games in charge following Saturday’s 3-1 home defeat by Preston North End.

Warning For Newcastle – Sign Some Quality Players Or Face Relegation Fight Next Season

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Harry Redknapp is nowthe manager of Birmingham City, but he's commented on Newcastle's chances of avoiding a relegation battle for the coming season in his column in the Sun. And the former [...]

Birmingham: Harry Redknapp Keen To Sign Benoit Assou-Ekotto But Player Is ‘More Interested In Becoming A Pornstar’

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Harry Redknapp has admitted that his attempts to bringBenoit Assou-Ekottoto Birmingham City may be hindered by the Cameroonian full-back's plan to switch careers.

Assou-Ekotto spent last season in France with Metzhaving signed a one-year contract with theLigue 1 mid-tablers last August.

Redknapp may extend surprise spell with Birmingham

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London (AFP) – Harry Redknapp says he is open to extending his shock return to management at Birmingham City beyond the end of this season.

The “football mad” former Tottenham boss, 70, has been hired by Birmingham’s Hong Kong-based owners in a desperate bid to avoid relegation from the Championship following Gianfranco Zola’s resignation with just three games remaining.

Redknapp may extend surprise spell with Birmingham

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London (AFP) – Harry Redknapp says he is open to extending his shock return to management at Birmingham City beyond the end of this season.

The “football mad” former Tottenham boss, 70, has been hired by Birmingham’s Hong Kong-based owners in a desperate bid to avoid relegation from the Championship following Gianfranco Zola’s resignation with just three games remaining.

‘Fed up’ Harry Redknapp takes Birmingham job

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London (AFP) – Veteran English manager Harry Redknapp said he had returned to football as the new boss of Championship strugglers Birmingham City on Tuesday because he was “fed up” with his time away from the sport.

The 70-year-old former Tottenham Hotspur boss has replaced Gianfranco Zola, whose dismal four months in charge of second-tier Birmingham ended on Monday with the Italian declaring “I sacked myself”.

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Out Of The Blues: Birmingham Sack Harry Redknapp After Just Five Months In Charge

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After a dismal run of six consecutive defeats, Birmingham City have sacked manager Harry Redknapp.

Redknapp, 70, helped the Blues dodge relegation at the end of last season after taking over with just three games to go.

However, after penning a new one-deal in the summer and signing no less than 14 new players, the former Tottenham and Portsmouth boss oversaw a terrible start to the new season, with his side losing six of their eight games.

Championship Suitors Lining Up As Harry Redknapp Claims John Terry Has Received ‘Good Offer’ To Join Birmingham City

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Harry Redknapp has revealed that Birmingham City have presented John Terry with a 'good offer' to join the Championship club.

As you well know, Terry had his 22-year association with Chelsea brought to an end in Mayand, keen to play on, is now assessing his options.

Aston Villa reportedly made an approach to sign the 36-year-old free agent last week, with their cross-city rivals now following suit.

‘What A Story!’ – Benoit Assou-Ekotto Refutes Harry Redknapp’s Claim That He Is Intent On Becoming A Pornstar

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Unfortunately for all concerned, Benoit Assou-Ekotto has moved to address recent speculation that he's intent on giving up professional football in favour of becoming a pornstar.

The spurious reports stem from a quote given in jest by Harry Redknapp, who claimed his attempt tosign Assou-Ekotto for Birmingham City was hindered by the fact that the former Tottenham left-back was "more interested" in making the move into adult entertainment.

Official: Birmingham Appoint Harry Redknapp As New Manager After Mercy-Sacking Gianfranco Zola

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Harry Redknapp is officially back in the game after being appointed as Birmingham City's new manager this morning.

Brumsacked Gianfranco Zola on Monday evening after a truly abysmal tenure that saw the teamgo from three points off third place when he took over (14th December) to three points above the relegation zone (17th April) in the space of just 21 Championship games.

Paul Merson Has Concluded That Harry Redknapp Is ‘Better Tactically’ Than Arsene Wenger

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After studiously crunching the data over a number of sleepless nights, Paul Merson has come to the conclusion that Arsene Wenger is tactically inferior to English football's greatest exponent of the totaalvoetball philosophy, Henry James 'Harry' Redknapp.

Having played under both managers, Merse is well placed to comment and appeared on TalkSPORT to present his findings in seminar form.

Reports: Harry Redknapp Somehow ‘Runs Over His Own Wife’ During Shopping Trip In Bournemouth

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Coming somewhat out of the blue, it's being reported that Harry Redknapp somehow managed to "run his own wife over" in an incident on Wednesday morning.

Having dropped his wife Sandra, 69, off at the shops in the Westbourne area of Bournemouth, Redknapp pulled off his Range Rover only to swiftly find that her coat and foot were both trapped in the door jamb.

‘The Scumbags Left Me With The Bill’ – Harry Redknapp Describes Worst Part Of Being Named In Telegraph Corruption Sting

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Coming as a surprise to quite literally nobody, Harry Redknapp has found himself caught up in the Telegraph's undercover 'bung sting' that wound up costing Sam Allardyce the England job last week.

It was all a little underwhelming but Redknapp's name bubbled to the surface when the Telegraph released footage of the ex-Portsmouth managerrevealingthat some of his players had gambled on the results of one of their matches.

Harry Redknapp’s First Act As Central Coast Mariners’ New Football Consultant? Getting Their Name Wrong

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"Me? I ain't got a friggin' Scooby mate!"

Having recently been hired by Central Coast Mariners as an expert 'football consultant', Harry Redknapp's first order of business was to get the A-League club's name wrong while discussing his new job role on theradio.

Redknapp has been brought in as a consultant to help revive the Mariners' fortunes after the side finished bottom of the league this season with just three wins from 27 games.

Harry Redknapp Lands New Job As ‘Football Consultant’ For Aussie Side Central Coast Mariners

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The latest chapter in the continuing story of the incredible adventures of Harry Redknapp has seen him sign a short-term, fly-by-night deal to take up a role as a "football consultant" for Aussie side Central Coast Mariners.

Redknapp will drop in at some point next season, poke his nose around the place, scribble a few suggestions on a post-it not ("bringKranjcarin") and then mosey off into the sunset in search of his next escapade.

Shrewd: Harry Redknapp Backs Leicester Captain Wes Morgan (25 Caps For Jamaica) For An England Call-Up

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Proving that actual insight and knowledge stand forlittle in the flatulent world of the Proper Football Man™, noted sage Harry Redknapp went and dropped a rather embarrassingclanger in his latest Telegraph column.

Singing the praises of one of Leicester City's many unsung heroes, our 'Arry fawned over Wes Morgan's heroics in the middle of the Foxes' defence, even going so far as to question why he hadn't received a nod from the England top brass yet.

Harry Redknapp Gives Bewildered Interview After Guiding Jordan To 8-0 Win In First Game In Charge (Video)

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With his fly-by-night advisory role at Derby County on the back burner for the duration of the international break, Harry Redknapp is filling his time by taking charge of the Jordan national side fortwo count 'em, two World Cup qualifiers.

'Arry's reign got off to a flyer today with an 8-0 barrelling of Bangladesh, strikerHamza Al-Dardour scoring a hat-trick in the process.

Official: Harry Redknapp Joins Derby As Director Of Football For Last Nine Games Of The Season

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It's official. 'Arry's on board at Derby County for reasons beyond our comprehension...

BREAKING NEWS: Harry Redknapp has joined #DCFC as a football advisor with immediate effect: https://t.co/WZDziqm3fX pic.twitter.com/zrhDNBKoRh

— Derby County (@dcfcofficial) March 16, 2016

The explanatory blurb on Derby's official site reads:

[Redknapp] will assist Head Coach Darren Wassall and the rest of the Rams coaching staff who are in post until the end of the season when a full review will be undertaken.

Harry Redknapp Set To Join Derby County In Director Of Football Capacity

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The Guardian are reporting that Harry Redknapp is in advanced talks to join Derby County as director of football.

Redknapp could be appointed within the next 24 hours with the club eager to bring an experienced figure in to support the interim manager Darren Wassall, who replaced Paul Clement earlier this season.

Portsmouth: Harry Redknapp Reveals Nwankwo Kanu’s Regular Method For Getting Out Of Training Each Week

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Nwankwo Kanu was and indeed still is something of an anomaly in the world of professional football.

While undoubtedly capable of moments of mercurial poise and skill in isolation, the lanky forward boasted a fairly unimpressive overall goal record, a knack for missing nailed-on sittersand also, if memory serves, was injured for roughly two-thirds of his entire career.

What ‘Arry Did Next: Redknapp Makes Shock Return To Football As Director Of Non-League Wimborne Town

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After spending almost an entire yearout of the game since leaving QPR on medical grounds last February, Harry Redknapp has made a shock return to football after accepting a director's role at non-league minnows Wimborne Town.

The move hasn't come entirely out of the blue, as Redknapp has been a patron of Wimborne for quite some time and regularly pitches up to watch his local amateur side play in the Evo-Stik Division One South & Southwest League the seventh tier of the English football pyramid.

On This Day In 2009: Harry Redknapp Signs Jermain Defoe Again As Striker Returns To Tottenham Less Than 12 Months After Leaving

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The first (2004) and second (2009) comingof Defoe

For a while, Tottenham resembled a revolving player exchange rather than a football club, with players passing through the club faster than a high-fibre breakfast.

Chuckwheeler dealerHarry Redknapp into the mix and a never-ending precession of eyebrow-raising cut price dealsis a nigh-on certainty.

Manchester United

Now we host the Cherries at the Emirates

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Bournemouth FC was founded in 1899, 118 years ago, as Boscombe FC.

They have had 28 different managers in their history including Harry Redknapp; who famously took them to memorable victory over Manchester United in the 1984 FA Cup, Tony Pulis and an ex-Arsenal manager Leslie Knighton.

Their current manager is Eddie Howe who has taken them from League Division Two and now they are enjoying their 3rd season in the Premier League.

‘Can I Speak To You?’ – Louis Saha Tries To Slytherin To JK Rowling’s DMs With Most Intriguing Tweet Of 2017

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Former Manchester United and Fulham striker Louis Saha is either looking for love or literary debate after he caught the internet's attention by aiming an unexpected late night tweet at Harry Potter author JK Rowling.

Champion's League-winner Saha who retired from the game in 2013 after unsatisfying spells with Sunderland and Lazio hit up the world's richest woman with the surprise message just after 11pm on Tuesday night.

On This Day In 2006: David Bentley Becomes First Player To Stick Three Goals Past Man Utd In The Premier League (Video)

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The highs in David Bentley's career may have ended up being few and far between – and we're mostly talking about scoring from the halfway line for Tottenhamagainst Arsenal and tipping a barrel of icy water over Harry Redknapp live on televisionhere.

However,after his first match as a full-time Blackburn player it seemed the world should havebeen his lobster.

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Championship: Newcastle Crowned Champions And Blackburn Relegated On Nerve-Shredding Final Day (Photos & Video)

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With the top spot and the final relegation berth still on the line going into the finalmatch, the Championship certainly delivered in terms of last day jitters at both end of the table.

Newcastle were finally crowned champions of a league they were supposed to walk, hammering Barnsley 3-0 while fellow contenders Brighton succumbed to a late equaliser against Aston Villa to finish up in second.

Pies Classics: Harry Redknapp Defends 17-Year-Old Frank Lampard From Snarky West Ham Fan (Video)

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With Frank Lampard annoucing his retirement today we thought we'd revisit a classic clip from the other end of his long and storied career.

Back in 1996, while schmoozing with fans at a conference,then-West Ham manager Harry Redknapp suddenly found himselfforced to defend the ruddy-cheeked 17-year-old sitting next to him.

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Harry Redknapp to coach Jordan in World Cup qualifiers, say reports

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Derby County's newly appointed managerial advisor Harry Redknapp is to double up as coach of Jordan for two World Cup qualifiers next month, British media reported on Wednesday.

The Sun newspaper revealed the move which will see Redknapp guide Jordan through ties against Bangladesh and Australia on the same day as Redknapp starts his new job at the Championship club.

Harry Redknapp to coach Jordan in World Cup qualifiers, say reports

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Derby County's newly appointed managerial advisor Harry Redknapp is to double up as coach of Jordan for two World Cup qualifiers next month, British media reported on Wednesday.

The Sun newspaper revealed the move which will see Redknapp guide Jordan through ties against Bangladesh and Australia on the same day as Redknapp starts his new job at the Championship club.

Tottenham Hotspur

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Tottenham Got ‘Weird’ With Me During Negotiations

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Shortly after showing Tottenhamwhat they missed out on in the Europa League last night, Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang revealed that he very nearly joined the Premier League side back in 2012.

The Gabon international opened talks over a move to Harry Redknapp's mob but subsequently walked awayafter negotiationsbecame- in his words "a bit weird".

On This Day In 2009: In, Out, In, Out – Robbie Keane Does The Tottenham Hokey-Cokey

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Think of Tottenham Hotspur and you think of tradition – cup glory, fast flowing football and, for at short stretch after the turn of themillennium, selling players only to buy them back again shortly thereafter.

Case in point. Robbie Keane had left Tottenham in the summer of 2008, completing a stunning double deal in which the North London club managed to sell him and Dimitar Berbatov, thus depriving themselves of arguably the best strike combination in the Premier League.

Shaka Hislop interview; World Soccer Talk Radio (1.25.16)

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The latest episode of World Soccer Talk Radio features an interview with ESPN soccer analyst and former goalkeeper Shaka Hislop.

During the interview, Shaka discusses his favorite memories from playing with West Ham, how Harry Redknapp was different as a manager, what it was like playing behind Rio Ferdinand, Joe Cole and Frank Lampard, whether West Ham can surpass Tottenham Hotspur as the third biggest team in London, and much more.

Shaka Hislop interview; World Soccer Talk Radio (1.25.16)

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The latest episode of World Soccer Talk Radio features an interview with ESPN soccer analyst and former goalkeeper Shaka Hislop.

During the interview, Shaka discusses his favorite memories from playing with West Ham, how Harry Redknapp was different as a manager, what it was like playing behind Rio Ferdinand, Joe Cole and Frank Lampard, whether West Ham can surpass Tottenham Hotspur as the third biggest team in London, and much more.

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Shit Lookalikes: Steven Gerrard’s Newborn Son & Harry Redknapp

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Well, that's just unfortunate...

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Got a Shit Lookalike for Pies? Send it over to us at waatpies@gmail.com and we'll gladly give it a look.

Redknapp applies for Ghana football job – source

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Accra (AFP) – Former Tottenham and West Ham manager Harry Redknapp and ex-Italian striker Fabrizio Ravanelli have applied for the vacant coaching job with Ghana, a source at the African giants said Wednesday.

Redknapp, 70, whose most recent managerial post was with Jordan, is one of five candidates looking to succeed Avram Grant, who stepped down after Ghana finished fourth at the Africa Cup of Nations in February.

‘Weak Arsenal side need a miracle to win Premier League’

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Harry Redknapp has moved to completely write off Arsenal's claims of mental strength, whilst claiming they need to beat Chelsea, and come across a miracle, in order to win this season's Premier League title. The Gunners gave away a huge chance to close the gap on leaders Chelsea this week when losing to Watford at [.

Another fine mess at the F.A.

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Well, that did not last long.

Sam Allardyce may retire with a 100% record as English manager but his reputation is so sullied it is hard to see him going back into club management.

The egg is on the F.A.'s face of course for signing up a man already well-known as a bit of a wheeler-dealer.

Thursday Kickoff: Torres, CCL, Copa Libertadores and more

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As the second CONCACAF Champions League semifinal series of the week played out in Torreon, Mexico, a Spanish star was being linked with a move to Liga MX.

Mexican club Monterrey is reportedly lining up a bid for Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres. (REPORT)

Club America played Santos Laguna to a 0-0 tie at the Estadio Corona in the first leg of their CCL semifinal series.

Non-League Wimborne Town Facing Liquidation Just Two Weeks After Harry Redknapp’s Appointment As Director

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You may recall that not so very long ago we brought you news of Harry Redknapp's big return to football after the former Tottenham and QPR boss accepted a role on the director's board at non-league Wimborne Town FC.

Now, justa few days shy of a fortnight later, it's being reported that Wimborne are perilously close to being liquidated due to unpaid debts of £110,000 to HMRC.