Always Managing: My Autobiography by Harry Redknapp

By Harry Redknapp

‘From kicking a ball as a child less than the road lamps of Poplar and status on Highbury's North financial institution with my dad, to my first online game at West Ham, i used to be born madly in love with soccer. It stored me, and 50 years on that hasn't replaced one bit – I’d be misplaced with no it…’

Harry is the chief who has obvious all of it – from a gloomy 70s Portakabin at Oxford urban and coaching pitches with bushes within the heart to the unbeatable highs of the Premiership, lifting the FA Cup and taking over genuine Madrid within the Champions League. along with his a lot enjoyed, no-nonsense supply, Harry brings us a narrative packed with ardour and humour that takes you correct inside of each drama of his career.

Harry eventually tells the total tale of the entire debatable ups and downs – the discomfort and heartache of his court docket case, the britain activity, his love for Bobby Moore, his adventures at Portsmouth with Milan Mandaric, the Southampton debacle, Tottenham and Daniel Levy, and never forgetting his years at West Ham or the demanding situations at his present membership QPR.

It’s the epic trip of 1 of the good managers and, alongside the best way, the tale of the British online game itself over the past 5 a long time. In an period now ruled through international coaches Harry is the final of an old style breed of English soccer guy – one that has controlled to maneuver with the days and constantly pop out struggling with.

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