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Daniel Levy vs Harry Redknapp, The Feud!

Daniel Levy vs Harry Redknapp, The Feud!

OK, so the transfer window has come to a close for us long suffering fans of THFC, it is a divisive opinion amongst several judging from the posts i've read, however it seems to have bought to attention a rift between Mssrs Levy and Redknapp that, on the surface at least, seems to be widening. 

Now i'm trying to write this in a neutral fashion, and just putting forward the facts (or as close too the facts available via whatever means possible) for consideration as they are appearing. Now we have gone through a few transfer windows since the appointment of one Mr Harry Redkanpp, the self appointed and media darling 'wheeler dealer', and I think it fair to say with this in mind we all expected big things in the transfer market, but this hasn't been the case has it? 

Daniel Levy backed Harry in the first instance with his dealings over Keane, Defoe, Kaboul etc, last January apparently Levy told Harry to buy in a big name striker, Suarez was linked (and we all know HR's thought's and excuses on that), Benzema, Hulk, Huntelaar.........the list seemed endless, result? A deadline deal for a midfielder, Charlie Adam, that failed to materialise due to a Blackpool director not signing a legal document. 

Daniel Levy was seen to bring in VDV and Sandro, without, on the face of it, Harry being kept up to speed on the deals, is he also behind bringing in Adebayor? Harry has put forward names such as Beckham, Neville, Rio Ferdinand, Cole, players all in the twilight of their careers, as possible acquisitions, he also in many opinions, failed to rotate the squad both effectively and tactically, also he was reluctant to play some of our young talent. 

Peter Crouch said (referring to HR) on his transfer to Stoke, and I quote, 'He has brought in players and would have been difficult for me to get a game, and I know he rates me and he has always looked after me btu it is time to move on'', but i think everyone knows about Harry & Crouch, according to other sources Levy forced him to leave by telling him he wouldn't be named in the 25 man squad for the EPL this season, so again, on the face of it, Levy has taken the bull by the horns and gone about his business possibly against Harry's wishes. 

Then we have the Modric saga, with Harry changing tack at every opportunity, if it is to be believed he threatened to resign if Modric was sold, was this before or after he stated that if he was sold we could get in one or two other players and therefore make the team stronger? Levy was seen to make a stand, was seen to back his manager/trainer, but Harry seemingly intent in contradicting both himself and Levy. So what is to be made of this? Has Levy finally taken the task on himself of pushing Harry to make way for the youngsters? Was it he that finally decided on clearing out the deadwood? 

Was the apparent dilly dallying from Harry on transfer targets, his seeming uncertainty as to who would fit into the squad, the final straw for Levy? As I said in the beginning, I've tried to write this in a neutral manner and present the facts as they appear, as to the solution, well, there can only be one can't there? Harry, one way or another, whether it be prison or the England job, is surely on his last legs at this club.

Written by jabbatheyid

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Writer:jabbatheyid
Date:Thursday September 1 2011
Time: 7:10PM

Comments

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woooooooooooooooooohoooooooooooooooooo!!!
ledgespur
01/09/2011 19:13:00
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yes
brispur
01/09/2011 19:13:00
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noooooooooooooooooooooooooo, Damn you Brispur!!!
ledgespur
01/09/2011 19:14:00
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Harry will be gone, its on the cards!
Born&BredSpur
01/09/2011 19:14:00
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best case scenario, harry is gone by january. new man can come and in spend some cash. harry clearly hasn't been allowed to thankfully. as per the excellent article posted by what-sux: http://oneinthehole.wordpress.com/2011/08/29/why-harry-redknapp-is-no-longer-the-manager-to-take-spurs-forward/ harry needs to go and just as importantly we must sort out our medical team and put a stop to these crazy injury figures.
Guernman
01/09/2011 19:18:00
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i can only hope so. he is NOT a spurs type manager, in fact he doesnt manage at all by what he seems to tell players about tactics. ie just go out and play your game. thats ok for intelligent players (vdv etc) not the others (hudd etc).
oldtimeyid
01/09/2011 19:19:00
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No...Best case scenario he's gone in three games.....albeit crappy spurs performances.....
dcruzer
01/09/2011 19:20:00
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if only dcruzer if only.
oldtimeyid
01/09/2011 19:21:00
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You blokes think Leandro D being in London now be an opportunity to somehow finalize the deal for January......
dcruzer
01/09/2011 19:21:00
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i personally think that the main reason for not achieving champions league football last season was poor rotation of the squad, i also worried at the names Redknapp quoted as possible transfer targets
brispur
01/09/2011 19:21:00
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Good article, Jabba. Be feud or contradiction, I just hope that we all see a better outcome this season vs the last. In the same train of thought, the fact that GDS is still not sold may mean Harry may be 'compelled' give him the opportunity.... (given his way, he would have shipped the Mexican out).....
CharlieSpurs
01/09/2011 19:24:00
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Good article, Jabba. Be feud or contradiction, I just hope that we all see a better outcome this season vs the last. In the same train of thought, the fact that GDS is still not sold may mean Harry may be 'compelled' give him the opportunity.... (given his way, he would have shipped the Mexican out).....
CharlieSpurs
01/09/2011 19:24:00
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There's that game Brazil v Ghana at Craven Cottage on Sep. 6...
dcruzer
01/09/2011 19:26:00
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Concerning GDS...well he should be pumped to perform better....being in his position I most certainly like to prove myself through hard work that I could be as good as others like me....specifically GDS knows now he can shine as Javier Hernandez has.....GDS is more technically gifted/has flare....in contrast Hernandez is just a pea who knows where to be at the right time and is a bit quick...that's all....basically, GDS must be like..."if he can do it..I can too"....
dcruzer
01/09/2011 19:35:00
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yer dcruzer except i bet the pea dont p**s it up at a nightclub every night.
oldtimeyid
01/09/2011 19:38:00
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If Harry goes soon then it could be very disruptive for us. Ideally, I would like him to see out the season and hope his pride will spur him on to achieve 4th. If he does go, then exactly who is there to replace him? I don't want another caretaker manager / sherwood/allen combo until the end of the season. I think it is now obvious to everyone that Levy just does not want Harry to do any damage to the club. If he had free reign, we would have have beckham, neville and a host of old, over the hill players. Levy needs to make sure his next appointment is the right one.
vicspur
01/09/2011 19:40:00
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ALL GDS needs is to play more (no even first team games) and see how he can improve his spacial awareness relative to his team mates leading him to grant his team with more possession and enable him to provide incredible passes......also gain a tad more muscle....HE HAS IT ALL.....IF that doesn't work then career as a footballer is practically done....
dcruzer
01/09/2011 19:42:00
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it is a feud but, with a first team squad before yesterday of 29/30 the numbers didn't stack up. Selling Modric would not have solved the problem, but shifting out Hutton, Jenas, Crouch, Bentley and Palacios (plus PSB and O'Hara) most certainly has. We have also raised c.£25-28 million and shifted about £15m off the wage bill. Even Harry must have understoof this and, yes, it would have been nice to have done the deals earlier, but frankly the aforementioned bunch were always likely to be last minute car boot sale jobs. It would have been lovely to have signed Cahill, ideally with bassong going the other way, but it was not to be. We now have a squad of 25 which is relatively well balanced, albeit a little light up front. However, if we learn from Citeh and plant Sandro & Scottie Parker in front of the back four, this will stiffen us defensively as well as providing a platform for a front four which will probably be Lennon, Bale, Modric & Adebayor in the first instance. Pavlova will read the runes and hopefully go in January, at which point it would be great to go out and grab Leandro. IMO it has been a pretty good window - just a shame we couldn't get Jenas & Bentley out on permanent deals and have bought Cahill. In Levy I trust. Harry, not so sure. We need to start planning for next season by lining up Moyes, Coyle or possibly Gus Poyet. COYS
KingGlenn
01/09/2011 19:44:00
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At least we've got what we wanted now, all the players standing in the way of the youth have now gone, it's up to the younger players to come through and shine. GDS being a good example, as dcruzer has said above. Maybe he'll knuckle-down now that he actually has a chance of making the 1st team, having a smaller squad should increase the motivation of the players.
Chrissybwoy
01/09/2011 19:45:00
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hes a**** head end of, so was i at his age. but then again i wasnt a pro footballer.
oldtimeyid
01/09/2011 19:46:00
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Levy's nature of being overly cautious in spending has made us slow in progression....but on the bright side there are advantages to every approach...as long as he has a plan.....Levy may have the NP ready soon...have set up Harry to fail and have a reason to ditch him...get a replacement slowing and ready to get him on board......ALL IS WELL (F@CK U HARRY) as long as this slowness by Levy lead somewhere brighter......ONWARDS YOU SPURS!!!!
dcruzer
01/09/2011 19:49:00
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Levy and Harry will be fine now the window is closed. Harry's mouth runs away with him from time to time, but thats no different from the last 25 years and it aint gonna change. This squad is better than Arsenal (and I have a few Gooners at woek that agree with that statement) This squad is also better than Liverpool but they have a fight and spirit from King Kenny that will make them over achieve possibly. I see Chavs becomming more and more mechanical, the prssure is already building for Torres and they will wain. Mancs 1 and 2, 3 and 4 is up for grabs but my bet is Chavs and us with Arsenal 5 and Liverpool 6
michael.thfc
01/09/2011 19:49:00
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what a load of *****, so many on here make so many assumptions about stuff. How does anyone no theres a fued, whos ever said there is?? Your just making stuff up, its boring, Ive had enough, see ya later vitalspurs!
liamyid
01/09/2011 19:50:00
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I'm going to swim in lake you, eat some you pie and then make a call to Paddy for Spurs to finish 3rd!!! Then there will be no worries with Harry and Danny!
michael.thfc
01/09/2011 19:50:00
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thats my prediction as well michael.
oldtimeyid
01/09/2011 19:51:00
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Romario was famous for loving the girls, the booze and the nightlife, his status in that respect was legendary. One of his manager's (might have even been Sir Bobby) said that regardless of whether he had been out late the night before, he had to pick him because he knew he'd score goals on the pitch. I'm not comparing Gio to Romario, but you can be a good player and still perform even if you have off-field activities. We're taking Harry's word about Gio, yeah he's had to be carried out of a couple of clubs, we've all got too drunk before. Berbatov smokes like a trooper, he's done alright in his career.
Chrissybwoy
01/09/2011 19:54:00
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you tell that to a certain mr j greaves
oldtimeyid
01/09/2011 19:57:00
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But whom to take over? I for one would love to see Leandro at the lane we have severely lacked some firepower and for lack of a better word some confidence! COYS
snowspurs
01/09/2011 19:59:00
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Lets not be in any doubt if they could have shifted Gio then Crouch would have stayed.
sweeneyspurs
01/09/2011 20:06:00
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Haven´t had the chance to read all the threads but Harry was good for us when he arrived - in fact he was the perfecy solution at that time. In exactly the same way that Jenas, Bentley, Hutton, Palacios to name but a few were also perfect at the time they joined. The problem is that the club has progressed and got better while the manager and certain players have stagnated. We have got rid of the players - now its time to go to the next level.
Graeme in Spain
01/09/2011 20:06:00
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I just think that the mercurial players are getting squeezed out of the Premiership. It's all very well being able to run around for 90 mins (Jenas) but there has to be talent to back that up, otherwise you are just an athlete. I want to see flair and style when I watch football, that's how it should be with our tradition, and Gio fits into that category. I'm not lording him, just think that he has the talent and technique to do alright, he needs to mature but I'd hate to see him go elsewhere and do well. The Prem has become too much about running, and not enough about technique.
Chrissybwoy
01/09/2011 20:07:00
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Levy looks at Spurs and the game from the business point of you. In business success means profit. In football success means winning titles and trophies and participating regularly in international competitions. I agree that Harry isn't the manager to bring Spurs forward. It is also obvious that Levy doesn't have any concrete plan on how Spurs can move forward under the current budget and salary cap.
Ioan X
01/09/2011 20:08:00
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i agree on that point chrissy, just think gio is sticking his fingers up at arry. mind you so do i.lol.
oldtimeyid
01/09/2011 20:10:00
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harry has done pretty well for spurs. spurs fans are the single most fickle bunch out of any other club. its a shame.
tombale123
01/09/2011 20:11:00
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Graeme in Spain I don't think we have staganated. We scraped 4th when Liverpool had an off year so we took their place. Man City are now out of reach. Our goal is 4th, it is acheivable when you compare our best eleven against Arsenal and Liverpool.
sweeneyspurs
01/09/2011 20:12:00
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tombale123, is your real name jamie rednapp?
oldtimeyid
01/09/2011 20:13:00
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I think that the reason we didn't spend is that we have something lined up in january. Cahill and Leandro.
woodyn17
01/09/2011 20:13:00
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In my opinion, Levy now just treats Harry as a 1st team coach and manages the rest of running the club himself or via the rest of his management team. It shows that he gave Harry the opportunity to stretch himself but the guy is out of his depth. He's too long in the tooth to change and hasn't got the credentials to run the whole football side. The great thing is that Levy knows it. He knows that he doesn't need to make a knee-jerk reaction and fire Harry. Instead he is using this summer and January to rationalise the squad leaving the good players only. He's seen the OPEX go from £97m to a projected >£120m due to Harry's stockpiling and he's now building a cash cow for the next manager. Hopefully, there will be some compensation from the FA thrown in as well at some stage. What he has to do in the mean time is keep Harry's reputation intact so England want him. He'll then focus on the new stadium and will treat this season as transitional. Because Harry is a decent coach it's absolutely the right policy.
muttley
01/09/2011 20:15:00
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agree with what you said to a point muttley, i hope it is levy holding back the dosh for another manager, not coach. i disagree that harry is a decent coach in the premiership. championship maybe.
oldtimeyid
01/09/2011 20:20:00
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Levy played this transfer window very smart .He gave Harry the absolute minimum whilst also forming a squad which is still capable .How hard did Levy push for Cahill ? mmmm .He clearly did not want to back his manager but also did not want to make it obvious .Somethings going on behind the scenes as too much of the transfer window did not add up nor make sense .Levy going over Harrys head to sell Crouch is a classic .The sooner we get rid of Harry the sooner we can start thinking about pushing forward .Levy has plans but these plans do not include Harry Redknapp .Is he keeping Harry because the manager he wants in ,can`t come right now ? I think so .Levy has always supported & backed the manager ,but this window saw none of that & the reason will be made clear soon enough .Levy is a spurs fan & Harry has alienated & strained the relationship of nearly all the fans ,Levy included .This window was good in the sense Harry wasted no more money ,more the next manager .
big cockeral
01/09/2011 20:20:00
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Oldtimeyid Harry does have some bad points eg. nothing ever being his fault, squad rotation but you simply cannot knock his Spurs record compared with any of our former Spurs premier league managers. I think we will regret not supporting him more when he is gone.
sweeneyspurs
01/09/2011 20:24:00
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Its just a matter of WHEN! rather than IF, hope its A.S.A.P!
Born&BredSpur
01/09/2011 20:27:00
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Certainly was an objective piece of writing if you happen to be Levy in disguise. Why not suggest the old ducking stool method of deciding if Harry is to blame for everything? If he drowns, he wasn't to blame and if he survives obviously he was.Just so much cr*p being written about Harry and even more about Levy the GOD.
Harry-Kari
01/09/2011 20:28:00
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I prefer to think of the relationship as creative tension. Harry has strenghts and weaknesses, he is able to handle pressure, but can set the team up too 'open' and gamble on scoring first. Portsmouth tactics?. How JJ played ahead of a Palacious type is an example. Agree GDS is a prospect. The decks are now clear so off we go again. It might all come together.
camper
01/09/2011 20:28:00
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How ironic that I agree with Liam, and off he goes. Oh well. I don't buy the feud thing. I merely believe that Levy does not gI've in to as many requests as he did when he first came. It's part of the beauty of the DOF, Head Scout system. It provides a buffer. Managers always provide lists and ownership decides yeah or nay based on loads of factors. Ideally, a DOF walks the line with both but allows this sort of nonsense to not fester. It allows coaches to coach and boards to sort out stadiae and sponsorships etc. Make no mistake, Pienaar and Parker are Harry targets. My concern with Harry stems from his lack of appreciation of other markets. It's appropriate then that he wants to manage England. it's what he believes he knows. I prefer the DOF system, but no system works unless all in it are on the same page and that is where our biggest issue is. Different song books. The right DOF might just be able to reconcile the two. COYS
peterballb
01/09/2011 20:30:00
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i did support him when he first came in, i thought he was going to be the one. when it went t*ts up for me was when he told ME, a fan for over 55years i was an idiot and if i didnt like it i could go and follow another club. i hope im not the only one that thinks that. if i am i will give up football altogether.
oldtimeyid
01/09/2011 20:31:00
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More and more Spurs supporters are waking up to the fact that there is nothing cuddley about Uncle Harry after all!, the mans a Mercenary out for what he can get, nothing more!
Born&BredSpur
01/09/2011 20:32:00
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Ah, GDS...all he needs is to play more often....how many of the tactical geniuses on here said the same thing about Krank, and when called upon for 90 minutes he just proved what Harry and most people knew, he just hasn't got what it takes. Maybe if GDS stopped the partying he might make a player, maybe we will see this season, maybe City will get relegated.
Harry-Kari
01/09/2011 20:33:00
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agreed peter about the dof but again it has to be one to suit the coach and the board, commoli wasnt that but they are out there. i think liam is picking his toys up as we speak. lol.
oldtimeyid
01/09/2011 20:34:00
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oldtimeyid - for me, the final straw was making his "yes man" Dawson captain. Here's a guy who cannot communicate across the back four let alone the rest of the team. He has no positional sense or reading of the game and yet is now "first pick". I knew at that stage that we'd never be a great side as great sides are built from the back. Ironically, just before that Harry had appointed Gallas as captain who did a superb job. As I've said above, it's not the right tome to remove Harry now and we simply have to leverage his coaching skills for a while. We may be able to ride through the second half of the season with an interim coach but removing Harry and his entire management team now is not really an option when all the best managers are in a job. We therefore have to leverage his decent coaching skills (ok - half decent) for a while yet.
muttley
01/09/2011 20:40:00
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If HR couldn't see that we needed to break the bank for a CD this transfer window then he is as useful as a one legged man at an arse kicking contest!!
woodyn17
01/09/2011 20:42:00
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harry-kari, i was trying to be objective with the article, and i tried to present it without bias, to read what others opinions are, having read it here i believe i've managed to do that, but as i said, i presented the facts(?) as they are presented to us via a medium, if it does seem bias towards levy then what can i say? i'm not saying there is a feud, just writing what it appears to be, in my defence, perhaps i should've put a question mark instead of an exclamation, for that i apologise, after all it is my first article ;-).
jabbatheyid
01/09/2011 20:45:00
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Harry Kari, if we stay in the 4-5-1 and put Kranjcar in for VDD with Adebayor up top, I reckon most might be saying it's nice we have cover for Niko. Niko has been played everywhere, but in position. Same can be said for Gio. Kranjcar is far better at set pieces than VDV, scores at the same rate. They are 2 different players but they play the same position. Kranjcar would never drop as deep as VDV, so he's a more foresees threat. They are both poor defensively. Neither is fleet of foot. VDV is technically better, but Niko is not far behind. Niko is better at utilizing strikers, which IMO, is VDV's biggest weakness. But for his 2 goals last season, which were brilliant, we'd have had to play games in July. Play players in position before deciding how they are. None of Modric, Hudd, Sandro, Parker, Livermore, Pienaar, Kranjcar, VDV, Gio are wingers. Why would we play any of them there? Why would we play AMF as DMF? Defies logic and the results generally follow. COYS
peterballb
01/09/2011 20:47:00
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i come second in that woodyn17. its not easy you know.lol. and muttley. your right we let him stay until someone else is in place. god forbid bond takes the reigns. or sherwood, although at least he has the nous to become a good coach. sherwood that is.
oldtimeyid
01/09/2011 20:49:00
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As a Spurs Supporter living in Bournemouth area, and remembering him signing for our local team for 30 Grand in 1972 as an over-rated, ordinary Right-Winger ( How apt...) I have taken more interest than most in his career since then. He also lives a couple of miles up the road , and I pass his modest 10 Million Quid shack most days, so feel like I almost know the bloke. ( More like a bad Uncle than a mate...) I was GUTTED when he came to Spurs. GUTTED....Please don't lump me in with those who are now starting to see the bad side of him. I knew what was coming. How he has the Red-Faced Cheek to question the morality and loyalty of any Players is incredible. This is a bloke who shafted his mate Billy Bonds at West Ham, and hopped between Portsmouth and Southampton , then kept a strange silence while he was being touted as a possible Chelsea Manager.....His loyalty begins and stops with his own Bank Account. Bournemouth has a reputation as being a town for Old Fogeys....Maybe Redknapp has lived here for two long....If Levy didn't constantly intervene, Spurs would now be playing with a team of over 30's.....
SwanageSpurs
01/09/2011 20:55:00
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HR did select a centre back. Levy would not break the bank for him.
sweeneyspurs
01/09/2011 20:55:00
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....and don't forget...Kevin Bond was a failure as a manager at 3rd Division Bournemouth.....
SwanageSpurs
01/09/2011 20:59:00
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The point is on overall analysis of games managed, Redknapp has only accrued 4 more points than Ramos did with the same number of games. So if we are not say Ramos wasn't a good manager, 4 extra points hardly makes Redknapp a good one. He is basically a fan of acute short termism which is no way to develop continued success at the club. His famed man management seems to only bring 50/50 results, whilst his continued media whoring in what must be considered his second job of media pundit - or does he consider it his No1 role, and his criminal lack of tactical awareness, means the sooner he is out the better. Coyle, Moyes, Hughton would all make strong successors.
kernowboy71
01/09/2011 21:03:00
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Sweeney, that is the problem. Harry identifies the player he wants. Not any of these 10 CB's, but Cahill, or Neville, or Pienaar, or Parker, or Ferdinand. That's fine as Plan A, but surely we should have had someone else lined up. Chelsea wanted Modric. They explored plan B, Plan C and did Plan D when it was clear Modric wasn't going to come. They still filled the hole. We don't get our target and have no other ideas. I presume a DOF would ask Harry, what holes do we need to fill. Harry would say CB. DOF would say who do you want? Harry would say Cahill. The DOF would try to get it done but when it didn't work would have the position filled by seone Cahill-esque. A four year deal has to be viable for 4 years and the player must be movable. What if the next manager doesn't want Pienaar and or Parker? How many teams can afford those wages? Basically only the top 6. So who is going to take them off of our hands if we don't need them any more? IMO, no one. COYS
peterballb
01/09/2011 21:10:00
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GDS wont even get a game in the europa league i dont spec, what with the two new Xbarca kiddies!! Is he even fit? i have not seen him all pre seaon, He will be loned out in january i guarantee! hard to believe he is still at the club, oh and wheres bostok??
SomersetYid
01/09/2011 21:10:00
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Spot on , Kernowboy....West Country Spurs know their stuff..!!
SwanageSpurs
01/09/2011 21:12:00
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Somerset Yid - Gio was on international duty with Mexico during Copa America. Bostock is injured.
COYS_TSB
01/09/2011 21:19:00
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I still think spurs need a football man as a director of football. Levy does not have a clue when it comes to signing players and only thinks like a business man. If Harry is not trusted then bring in someone to work with him and the chairman. Levy is in the press, miles too much for my liking. Do not see it with any other club. Not sure who but someone who will get the job done and is not looking to score points for themselves.
nothappyharry
01/09/2011 21:22:00
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I wouldn't know about a feud but levy will be thinking ahead he's slimmed the wage bill and got some cash stockpiled from sales I'm hoping when harry does go we get ancelotti or oneill
only1rvilla
01/09/2011 21:23:00
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Peter I cannot see what else Spurs could have done in this window. We loaned a forward that is experienced in premier league. Cannot see many fans against this. We have bought a talented youth player that could be the next Bale and this was mixed with a player of the year who although has no resale value, over his 4 year contract he should prove valuable to us. Centreback issue not solved but why go for 2nd or 3rd choice just for the sake of it.
sweeneyspurs
01/09/2011 21:25:00
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def not oniell, hes got no bottle for the fight and hes never had money to play with like alan curbishley didnt know what to do with it when he got it.
oldtimeyid
01/09/2011 21:27:00
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It's not about breaking the bank - the fact is we had to trim an overstuffed squad. If we had been sure that Modric was staying we would probably have sold Niko, raised £6-8m and then purchased a better player. Ditto Bassong for Cahill. We are not Citeh, we cannot have highly paid senior players sitting outside the 25 man squad. And do you know what, that is a GOOD thing. We are not the exception, Citeh are. I bet United don't have any over 21's sitting outside the named squad tomorrow. If we hadn't flogged the dead wood yesterday (plus PSB) we would have had about SIX. It's the way it is supposed to work in the real world - sell to buy and then boost the squad with talented youngsters coming through the ranks. That is why the rules are there. And back to the original issue, the rules actually support Levy's view and gives him the perfect reason for reining Harry in. It's not about money-grabbing, or business before football, it's common sense! COYS.
KingGlenn
01/09/2011 21:27:00
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would,nt it be ironic if harry was sacked after eight games with a total of two points
fatlad15
01/09/2011 21:29:00
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Moyes willcome in Summer, Harry will stay til then unless the old bill turn up for him. Harry cansod off til England, hopefully in order to impress the FA he will be driven to get us as high a finish as possible. Moyes is finished at Everton, thatclubis dead until Kenwright leaves as the pursestrings are held too tightly, and I reckon losing Arteta will be the final straw for him. Levy was right not to pay over the odds and is probably saving the funds for a new manager, I truly reckon Moyes.
falmouthyid
01/09/2011 21:32:00
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I still think it was a mistake letting Comolli go - look at what he's done at Liverpool.
COYS_TSB
01/09/2011 21:32:00
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ps lets not tempt fate Fatlad!!
falmouthyid
01/09/2011 21:33:00
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@ KingGlenn, i couldn't agree more with you. I worry about whether 'Arry can get the tactics right. I just woory about 'Arry period. However, we do have a squad to compete for fourth and if 'Arry can find a way to turn things around who knows. I think 'Arry needs to start out by making us hard to beat. We need to stick two holding midfielders in the team and let the attacking for have some freedom. 4-2-3-1. I just don't know if 'Arry will do anything other than a 4-4-2 or 4-5-1.
asherthesmasher
01/09/2011 21:37:00
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I think we're all hoping that Spurs finances are still solid. Anyone else notice that after a season of Champs Leagues revenues, a lack of huge transfers we still chose to put the O'Hara transfer through on 21st June? Why would we take a clear £5m profit that side of our financial year end? Answers on a postcard.
muttley
01/09/2011 21:40:00
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We are well rid of Comolli and Liverpool were in an awful state when he arrived so it didn't take a genius to get in a few better players TSB
flakey yid
01/09/2011 21:41:00
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How long is Parker's contract? Did someone say 4 years? He's already 30, if that is true then oh my days.
Chrissybwoy
01/09/2011 21:42:00
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