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Harry's Games Inside the Mind of Harry Redknapp by John Crace
  

Harry's Games Inside the Mind of Harry Redknapp

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Investigative reporter, John Crace examines the contradictions of Harry Redknapp’s personality and career, his brushes with financial disaster and ability as both player and manager finishing with the question, where Harry Redknapp will go next?

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Synopsis

Harry's Games Inside the Mind of Harry Redknapp by John Crace

Who is Harry Redknapp? Football genius or football chancer? Master tactician or practical joker? How is it that even when he was facing court proceedings for tax evasion so many people were still seriously tipping him to be the next England manager? How can one man have two such diametrically opposed and incompatible career trajectories? Does the longing to have an English manager in charge of the national side warp people's thinking? 'To Portsmouth fans, Redknapp was the man who walked on water and won them an FA Cup. To Southampton fans, he is still the devil incarnate who had them relegated before jumping ship to their arch rivals. Spurs fans aren't sure what he is, bit don't care as long as he keeps the team together and winning. Sometimes he's the Messiah, at others the clown. Whoever he is, Crace is determined to find out.

About the Author

John Crace is a staff feature writer for the Guardian, where he is best known for the literary pastiche 'Digested Read'. He has also written several books, including Vertigo: One Football Fan's Fear of Success. He lives in south-west London but travels to N17 for every home game.

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Publication date

18th September 2014

Author

John Crace

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Publisher

Constable an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
256 pages

Categories

Biography / Autobiography
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Biography: sport
Football (Soccer, Association football)

ISBN

9781472113122

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