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England victorious under 'Arry

Harry Redknapp was yesterday finally given the honour that he has craved - the chance to lead his country, which he did as an England side beat their counterparts from the Rest of the World in the charity event Soccer Aid, which was raising funds for unicef.

With the transfer window closed - so no business to be done - and most of our players away on international duty the Pompey manager was allowed to work with a collection of former football legends and stars of the world of entertainment for most of last week. At the end of it - last night - he had to oversee his troops at Wembley. Once again he managed to guide a team to success on the hallowed turf as England ran out victorious 4-3.

I do not know if anyone else watched the game, but it was entertaining with a range of stars on view - from footballs yesteryear and some surprisingly good footballers from other walks of life.

It was good to have Pompey represented on such a global event, but most importantly we must remember that this was all in the name of charity.

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Writer: pompeyrug Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday September 8 2008

Time: 8:03AM

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I saw bits of it. Then Ant & Dec appeared. Enough said.
UKTony
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08/09/2008 08:32:00

Sometimes the good guys do win.
storagematt
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08/09/2008 09:39:00

Shearer still looked better than most england strikers -classic bullet header to make it 3-3...Di Canio still looked good
yellowcheesemonkey
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08/09/2008 09:44:00

Great game, much better than the England the previous night! really enjoyed this one.
sneakay
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08/09/2008 11:36:00

only saw snippets, was much more interested in andy murray! brian lara looked very, very good, especially considering his shape!
jbaker
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08/09/2008 13:39:00

Smashing goal by some French actor I'd never heard of; clipped a delightful chip first time over David Seaman. Shearer showed how to take a penalty.
NinjaTim
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08/09/2008 13:54:00

I missed both this game, and the murray game, as I thought they were both at different times! doh... vstill, I heard some of the football was pretty good...
pompeycarpet
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08/09/2008 17:33:00

Figo showed the real class & without him England would have won it in the first half, but he is still playing in Italys top league was this right.
pompeyyong
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08/09/2008 19:57:00

If Gareth Gates can play for England so can I!!!
pompey4me
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08/09/2008 21:32:00

Arry for Prime Minister
Bigboybug
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09/09/2008 12:23:00

Yes Figo still plays for Inter - he is only 35. My son watched and said this England team would have murdered Andorra!!
eastneydave
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09/09/2008 16:17:00

The did just as well as the main team. Although Pompey wouldn't want Harry to leave. He could have been a better choice than Copello
miked_joker
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10/09/2008 13:56:00

Move over Capello give Arry a chance.
Tiny T
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10/09/2008 18:46:00

Harry's Pompey pace worries have now been answered: Danny Jones from McFly. He needs to sign him up.. Ha. Good work 'arry.
.Andrew.
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11/09/2008 14:57:00

 

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