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Redknapp goes to Spurs!

Redknapp goes to Spurs!

It has been confirmed that Juande Ramos has been sacked by Spurs and Harry Redknapp has taken over!

His sacking did not surprise me at all, its been coming for a while now, but more worryingly for us was the news that we had given Redknapp permission to talk to Spurs about the vacancy and he has gone.

An English manager that can steady the ship, bring the best out of players and get them going is exactly what Spurs need and Redknapp would offer all of that and more...

He kept saying that he would not leave us again but he has - and I think that he will undo so much of the good work he has done since returning from the lot down the road by doing this... Keeping us up, getting the players that he has, winning the FA cup and getting into Europe will never be forgotten but walking away again would tarnish this and sour his time with us.

It had been confirmed that we accepted an approach for Redknapp and he would hold talks with them. To be honest for us to have announced something at such a late hour the night before a game suggests the two clubs held tentative talks about this over the past couple of days - probably why he has been so quiet since our defeat in Portugal, maybe why he did not seem that bothered by it!

This throws our plans into turmoil for Fulham and leaves me worrying about players he might take with him...

He always talks up Spurs - and teams of there stature - he has always wanted that chance at one and now has it. I do not like Spurs, but will be hoping even more that they go down! I am gutted, devastated and feel let down - I just pray he does not come back for our players in January, as if he does I feel they will go. The good times could be coming to an end guys...

So now we must find a new manager, I bet it will be Sam Allardyce - although I hope not... Ramos anyone!

PLAY UP POMPEY!

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Writer:pompeyrug
Date:Sunday October 26 2008
Time: 12:49AM

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sorry chixy, didnt realise you had done an article until i published this...
pompeyrug
26/10/2008 00:52:00
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No worries mate .. I just wanted to get something up quick... Have a look at what I post below.. part of the 'They Played' article on Paul Went that I published earlier tonight... It's freaking me out !!
Chix
26/10/2008 00:59:00
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..........Pompey now stand proud as an established Premiership outfit and FA Cup holders, the speed at which things can come tumbling down is never far from the back of my mind. Fingers crossed a bright future lies ahead but maybe some of the younger supporters will now understand why this ten year old kid has a very modest '38 point' dream each season and is so grateful just to see Pompey play in the Premier League...............
Chix
26/10/2008 01:00:00
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It's your fault Chix. Jinxed us. No seriously it's so bloody strange how coincidental these things are. I only hit News Now by accident and I saw all this.
stillthewhizz
26/10/2008 01:03:00
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sh*it happens, sorry guys, ye have a good club, keep up the good work, i rem portsmouth in championship, ye have come along way.
123spurs
26/10/2008 01:04:00
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we will now see how much 'playing for pompey' really means for the likes of diarra, defoe, crouchy, johnson and so on - 'when' HR comes in for them, we will accept offers (and he knows he will have us over a barrel as we need the money!) i fear most will go and prove that most footballers are without doubt mercenaries these days...
you'd hope that we have an agreement that he cannot return for players in january, but again we need the cash!
pompeyrug
26/10/2008 01:08:00
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And it ain't gonna stop now 123... Pomepy is bigger than Harry always was and always will be ... I hope he has more success with you than he with the club he last left us for .. actually I don't !
Chix
26/10/2008 01:09:00
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true pompey, agree with you
123spurs
26/10/2008 01:12:00
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lure of money lure of more limelight, always wins in the end, just hope ye dont end up like bolton when big sam left........happy spur though
123spurs
26/10/2008 01:14:00
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It's a big loss and many of us at Chelsea feel terrible for you. Leaving a good squad for one going nowhere but down is a strange choice and as a neutral observer, I am a little shocked by Harry's decision. After Allardyce left, Bolton became woeful. Hughes goes and Blackburn aren't nearly as good. There are other exas but my point is clear enough: Harry will be so tough to replace because he elevates the players. Ramos had money and a reasonable amount of talent and yet he was a flop. Harry will make them better and I'm sure that will be painful for you all. Best of luck and I hope you find a good replacement.
RadioactiveD
26/10/2008 01:33:00
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