Vital Football

Redknapp on winning the FA cup

Redknapp on winning the FA cup

Last, but by no means least we have what Harry Redknapp had to say to sky sports as the reactions on our FA cup win from so many involved with Portsmouth Football Club come to an end.

After a long career as a player and a manager Redknapp was finally able to win a major piece of domestic silverware after leading us to the 1-0 win over Cardiff, and he was absolutely delighted for all concerned, particularly after a difficult season personally: 'it's fantastic feeling. To win the FA Cup is a dream come true.

'I'm a family man and it is all for my family. I'm just so pleased for them and so pleased for everyone.

'It's been a difficult year in many ways for me but as far as the football is concerned it's fantastic.

'In life, everyone goes through tough times and it's been a difficult few weeks but we got the result today and that's great.

'For me the biggest feeling is one of relief. There are no easy games any more and Cardiff gave us a tough battle.

'But you just have to see it through when the pressure is on just like I've had to go into work every day with a smile on my face. That's my job to make sure everyone's up and not feel sorry for myself.'

Now we have the uefa cup to look forward to, and for the first time he has admitted that he is looking forward to this having said he could not care about it for so long: 'it's fantastic. I'm looking forward to it.'

It was a fantastic way to end a fantastic season, yep it had some ups and downs but 8th place in the league and FA cup winners can't be bad can it!

One Harry Redknapp,
There's only one Harry Redknapp,
One Harry Redknapp...There's only one Harry Redknapp...

PLAY UP POMPEY!

Join the Vital Pompey Debate

Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Monday May 19 2008
Time: 3:00PM

Comments

0
yesterday the cup, tomorrow the charity shield, then the UEFA cup and the day after that the city of london police, we will need a trophy cabinet
russellm
19/05/2008 15:18:00
0
shame about the scu, that nicked Ashdown and Glen Johnson's medals
russellm
19/05/2008 15:19:00
0
LEGEND! He has officially beome one and will have to have a statue outside the new stadium. I hope all those who doubted him have said their sorry's!
sneakay
19/05/2008 15:22:00
0
i rather hope he will be on the box sometime to scotch the swapping of crouch for krancj rumour
russellm
19/05/2008 15:23:00
0
Well done Harry. Football genius.
stooH
19/05/2008 15:33:00
0
Top man Harry!
NinjaTim
19/05/2008 16:06:00
0
Is Kanu the King? No Harry is. We all jibe at some of his tactics but he won us the FA Cup for ****'s sake.
eastneydave
19/05/2008 16:29:00
0
Genius indeed but there will always be those who associate him with the seedier side of football. Let's hope they finally go away.
UKTony
19/05/2008 16:31:00
0
The man obviously knows more about his team than I do. I would never have played Kanu up front like he did. But then, thats why he's Harry Redknapp and I'm jus lil ole me! Thoroughly approved of starting Mendes instead of Diop. All the players stepped up to the table - fantastic. Harry deserved everything he got this weekend, he is marvellous. I hope all his troubles go away and I wish his family well.
Gandor
19/05/2008 17:56:00
0
Harry's the man down to earth family man right attitude who could be better.
pompeyyong
19/05/2008 21:15:00
Page 1/2
  1. 1
  2. 2

Login to post a comment

Best of Vital Network

Recent Portsmouth Articles

Ben Close signs new deal

Ben Close signs a new one year deal with a one year option as Pompey continue the job of gathering a squad ...

Some will 'fulfil their career elsewhere'

Names weren't mentioned but Main is seen as having 'no Fratton future' as Cook prepares, if he hasn't already, to inform people they may need to 'fulfil their career elsewhere'.

New EFL Radio Deal Starts 2017/18

The Football League confirmed yesterday that a new three year deal with Talksport and the BBC had been signed to increase radio broadcast coverage from next season.

Pompey in talks with Forde, Hunt and local trio

David Forde, who was released by Millwall this week, is in talks with Pompey as are Noel Hunt, Jack Whatmough, Brandon Haunstrup and Ben Close, as the Blues bid to retain the lot.

Archived Vital Pompey Articles

Vital Pompey articles from

Site Journalists

pompeyrug
Editor email
Profile
eastneydave
Editor email
Profile
paultsmouth
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Can Pompey kick on in League One?
Suggested By: pompeyrug
Yes, we'll win it8%
We'll be runners up0%
Top-six40%
Top-10 (7th-10th)26%
Midtable13%
Bottom half13%
No, we'll be relegated0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Portsmouth 46 26 9 11 87 39
P Plymouth 46 26 9 11 87 25
P Doncaster 46 25 10 11 85 30
4 Luton 46 20 17 9 77 27
5 Exeter 46 21 8 17 71 19
6 Carlisle 46 18 17 11 71 1
7 Blackpool 46 18 16 12 70 23
8 Colchester 46 19 12 15 69 10
9 Wycombe 46 19 12 15 69 5
10 Stevenage 46 20 7 19 67 4
11 Cambridge 46 19 9 18 66 8
12 Mansfield 46 17 15 14 66 4
13 Accrington 46 17 14 15 65 3
14 Grimsby 46 17 11 18 62 -4
15 Barnet 46 14 15 17 57 -7
16 Notts County 46 16 8 22 56 -22
17 Crewe 46 14 13 19 55 -9
18 Morecambe 46 14 10 22 52 -20
19 Crawley 46 13 12 21 51 -18
20 Yeovil 46 11 17 18 50 -15
21 Cheltenham 46 12 14 20 50 -20
22 Newport 46 12 12 22 48 -22
R Hartlepool 46 11 13 22 46 -21
R Leyton Orient 46 10 6 30 36 -40
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Portsmouth Results (view all)

Portsmouth Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.pompeyrug198
2.PompeyFrippy55
3.storagematt42
4.pompeyweller28
5.Copnor4324
6.eastneydave22
7.stubbsy00715
8.Jimsmithswig10
9.FrattonBlue9
10.uspompeyfan4
Write for Vital Football