Harry Redknapp Resigns As QPR Manager To Go And Have ‘Knee Replacement Surgery’

Chris Wright

3rd, February 2015


By Chris Wright

Classic ‘Arry. Jumping from the sinking ship just before the masthead disappears beneath the waves…

Coaches Les Ferdinand and Chris Ramsey have been placed in temporary charge of the team until further notice.

As per the QPR website, one of the reasons Redknapp has tendered his resignation is to “undergo knee replacement surgery in the coming weeks”.

“Sadly I need immediate surgery on my knee which is going to stop me from doing my job in the coming weeks,” Redknapp said in the statement.

“It means I won’t be able to be out on the training pitch every day, and if I can’t give 100 per-cent I feel it’s better for someone else to take over the reins.

“My relationship with Tony Fernandes has been one of the highlights of my footballing career and I wish the club every success.

“I am confident they will survive in the Premier League this year.”

Make of that what you will (QPR are second-bottom in the Premier League without a single away point to their name, by the way).

It’s perhaps more telling that he reportedly wasn’t allowed to sign Carlton Cole, Matt Jarvis, Aaron Lennon and Emmanuel Adebayor on deadline day.

Anyway, the slippery git has weaselled his way out again – providing yet more fodder for his amazing feats of mental gymnastics. Harry Houdini, my arse.

He didn’t get relegated with QPR in 2014/15 – that was some other fella. Good old ‘Arry left them in rare old health so ‘e could go and get ‘is biscuits and cheese fixed.

What a spiv.

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  1. bob says:

    To be fair to ‘arry, my knees would be pretty sore too if I’d been carrying around a wallet in my pocket that had millions of pounds put into it every year for the last two decades

  2. Gazz says:

    He doesn’t have any money in his wallet. His tax dodging dog sorts out all the finances

  3. Tom the Bees fan says:

    Hes sulking because he didn’t get to make a deadline day signing that he could talk about through his car window

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