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Always Managing My Autobiography

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Through Harry Redknapp’s eyes we see British football over five decades – his own changing fortunes set against a game that’s changed out of all recognition during that time. One of the last of the great British Managers, Harry Redknapp’s seen it all, his dramatic story told with passion and humour.

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Synopsis

Always Managing My Autobiography by Harry Redknapp

This is the Sunday Times no.1 bestselling memoir from Harry Redknapp. 'From kicking a ball as a kid under the street lamps of Poplar and standing on Highbury's North Bank with my dad, to my first game at West Ham, I was born head over heels in love with football. It saved me, and 50 years on that hasn't changed one bit - I'd be lost without it.' Harry is the manager who has seen it all - from a dismal 70s Portakabin at Oxford City and training pitches with trees in the middle to the unbeatable highs of the Premiership, lifting the FA Cup and taking on Real Madrid in the Champions League. With his much loved, no-nonsense delivery, Harry brings us a story filled with passion and humour that takes you right inside every drama of his career. Harry finally tells the full story of all the controversial ups and downs - the pain and heartache of his court case, the England job, his love for Bobby Moore, his adventures at Portsmouth with Milan Mandaric, the Southampton debacle, Tottenham and Daniel Levy, and not forgetting his years at West Ham or the challenges at his current club QPR. It's the epic journey of one of the great managers and, along the way, the story of the British game itself over the last five decades. In an era now dominated by foreign coaches Harry is the last of an old-fashioned breed of English football man - one who has managed to move with the times and always come out fighting.


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'Stunning... the book all of football is talking about'
Daily Mail

Redknapp's Opus. A top, top, terrific read -- Colin Murray Metro

About the Author

Harry Redknapp was born in 1947 in Poplar, East London. After starting out as a trainee at Tottenham, he signed for West Ham and played for them between 1965 and 1972. He also played for Bournemouth and the Seattle Sounders before injury took him into management and coaching. He has managed at Bournemouth, West Ham, Portsmouth (twice), Southampton, Tottenham Hotspur and currently QPR. He won the FA Cup with Portsmouth in 2008 and took Spurs into the Champions League in 2010. He is married to Sandra and has two sons, Mark and Jamie (who played for Liverpool, Tottenham and England). He is also uncle to Frank Lampard. He has two bulldogs called Rosie and Buster.

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Book Info

Publication date

22nd May 2014

Author

Harry Redknapp

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Author's Website

www.harryjredknapp.com/

Publisher

Ebury Press an imprint of Ebury Publishing

Format

Paperback
432 pages

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
Sport from the Armchair
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Autobiography: sport
Football (Soccer, Association football)

ISBN

9780091958312

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