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Killer Car Smash Leaves Tottenham In Crisis

Tuesday 2nd June 2010

Today Tottenham Hotspur will mourn the death of their much loved manager Harry Redknapp. Understandably everything the club has been undertaking to ensure the upcoming campaign is sorted has been put on hold. Redknapp's family are still is shock and will be feeling numb at this incredibly hard time.

It's been reported that Harry was on his way to meet up with Daniel Levy who he was going to discuss transfer targets with. He was about 5 miles away from where he was going to meet up with the Tottenham chairman when tragedy struck. The police have reported that witness' who saw the incident have told them that two deer had darted in front of Harry Redknapps BMW, This had caused him to swerve out of the way, resulting in his car rolling onto it's side and flipping over several times.



Paramedicas were soon at the scene but nothing could be done to save 63 year old Harry who passed away moments after the ambulances arrived. His body was taken to a near by hospital where relatives including his son Jamie Redknapp were called to.

As the club comes to a complete stand still, Tottenham have released a statement concerning the matter...

"Tottenham Hotspur are deeply saddened at losing one of the clubs greatest managers and at this time we would like to send condolences to the family of Mr Redknapp. In these times of great sadness we ask that everyone sends there strength and love to the family and friends of Redknapp. As a club and out of respect we will put on hold all operational aspects that run within Tottenham Hotspur and as we are sure you all will we will reflect on the good times Harry has given us all."




Fergie: Redknapp Funeral Was Beautiful Send Off

Monday 7th June


Almost a week has passed and the events that have taken place regarding the late Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp are only just setting in. Fans are really only excepting it now as the whilwind week has come as a huge shock to not only them but the whole of English football. Media outlets such as Sky, Talksport and the BBC have been inundated with messages wishing Redknapp's family well and praise for Harry himself who enjoyed a great career which included spells at Bournemouth, West Ham, Portsmouth, Southampton and Tottenham. Harry was also the media and fans choice to become the next England manager and had all the criteria to take the national team back to glory.

Many footballing faces attended the jam-packed funeral with all but a few Premier League managers inside the church to pay their respects to Harry. Former players and colleagues of his along with his family watched as Harry was laid to rest. Flowers in their hundreds were lined up along the church with thousands of messages from the fans. Players including Peter Crouch, Niko Kranjcar and Jermain Defoe carried his coffin into the church which was a touching scene to see for everyone.



Sir Alex Ferguson who was in attendence described the ceremony as "A beautiful send off for a footballing legend".

Redknapp's former assistant Kevin Bond gave a heart warming speech which hardly left a dry eye in the building.

Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy who paid for the funeral was sat with the family and spoke of his respect for Redknapp and that Tottenham will always remember him as he will have a place in the clubs Heart.


Who Will Tottenham Turn To?

Wednesday 9th June

With Tottenham no longer able to delay the proceedings and day to day running of the club it was business at usual for the north London club. Tottenham who were still shell-shocked about the loss of Redknapp had to look to the future.

Daniel Levy had been locked in discussions about who could possibly take the vacant position as club manager and who could possibly lift the spirits of the broken club and dejected players.

With Harry not even cold in the ground, bookies all over the country had placed odds on who they thought would be the new manager of the club. With a European adventure to take part in and another crack at finishing in the top 4, the club will most definately want someone with a high calibre of managerial experience.



The latest odds on the 5 favouries to take over at Tottenham are as follows...

Mark Hughes 2/1
Steve Mclaren 4/1
Felipe Scolari 8/2
Martin Jol 10/1
Glenn Hoddle 14/1

With the bookies targeting Mark Hughes as the favourie for the managers job at Tottenham it was left to everyone to wait and see who arrives to take control of Tottenham Hotspur.
 
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A New One! :O You got the nark for this writing business, it's an awesome OP to read you've nailed the aspects and everything! Like the story line :) keep it up I'ma follow this one from the start :)
 
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You said it was good and you didn't disappoint.

I love the idea, the style again is great to look at and easy to read, really looking forward to this.
 
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i wud actually cry if this happened in real life


i wud personally like to see martin o'neil take over
 
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Still doing the Palermo one, just wanted some variety so it doesnt get boring for me. I will update tomoz as I am at my Fiancee's
 
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Looks great! Would hate it to happen in reality though. Following!
 
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Tottenham Announce New Manager

Monday 14th June 2010

Today Tottenham unveiled their new manager to the rest of the world. With media outlets suggesting it had come down to a scrap between Martin Jol and Felipe Scolari, journalists had been expecting to interview one of the two men at White Hart Lane where Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy had arranged for an official unveiling to be taken place to show that the club was now trying to move on from the tragic death of Harry Redknapp.

About 50 or so journalists were hustled into a room which had been set up to hold the unveiling and a short press conference afterwards. With Sky Sports and other media bodies all itching to find out about who the new man was at Tottenham. The time finally arrived as Daniel Levy walked into the room with a congregagtion of people, he then went and sat down in one of the two chairs which had been placed at a table in front of the eager journalists.



He spoke about Harry Redknapp for a while stating that his blood will forever run through the clubs veins and that he will ensure that he is never forgotten. He spoke about how hard the last few weeks have been for everyone at the club as they continue to mourn Redknapp and miss his presence at the club. He added how personally he's still in the habit of trying to call Harry on his mobile, only for the realisation to once again set in. He knows how hard it has been for the fans aswell and has thanked them for their support and devotion to both the club and it's late manager.

He brought the conversation on topic and added that his choosing of the new manager was almost as easy as adding two and two together, although he spent along time mulling it over in his head. When he eventually rung up the man he had in mind he said he was greeted with a positive response and that he knew from then he had made the right choice. Levy took a sip from a glass of water on the table and added that when he had thought about this individual he had goosebumps and that he had become very excited about his new managers appointment over the last few days.

He arose from his chair, gave a nod to a member of staff that was stood by a door at the side of the room and welcomed Tottenham Hotspurs new manager...

The journalists held their breath, leaned foward on their chairs and had pens at the ready to jot down the name of the mystery man. Daniel Levy gave a smile and started to applaud.

It took a while for everyone to take in who they had just seen walk into the room, shake Daniel Levy's hand and take a seat next to him at the front of the room. Some rubbed their eyes in disbelief, others gasped as they looked around at each other just to make sure they were all looking at the same man.

That man was none other than Jamie Redknapp!



Jamie Redknapp Follows In His Fathers Footsteps

Jamie Redknapp looked out at the journalists for a while and seemed to take in the occaision. It took a while for anyone to speak as the whole room was held in a shocked aura. Reporters soon piped up with questions and the conference was underway. Jamie answered the question of why he wanted to follow in his fathers footsteps and replied stating that he always wanted to go into management at some stage in his life and that after he had time to think about it through the weeks gone by he thought of no other reason not too. He added that by coming to Tottenham he felt he could carry on his fathers legacy and that Daniel Levy and himself are both very keen to preserve the basis of what Harry had done.

Another reported asked Daniel Levy if he thought Jamie was good enough to guide Tottenham and if he was offered the job purely out of sympathy. Levy quizically gazed at the reporter and firmly slammed the question as narrow minded and naive. He went on to say that Jamie had recently already been working closely with his dad and that he was looking like he would become a great manager then. He stated that if he was to give someone a job out of sympathy it certainly wouldn't be the managers job that would be given to that person.

As the conference went on both men spoke about Tottenhams upcoming Season and the Champions League journey the club would be taking. They stated they already had cast an eye over a few transfer targets and that the Transfer budget had been agreed, with both men happy. The conference was short and sweet and eventually wrapped up about half an hour after Jamie was unveiled.

As he walked back out the door he had entered the room from a journalist shouted up to him...

"Make your dad proud Jamie"

This was followed by the journalist giving the young manager a round of applause.


 
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I'm glad you chose jamie redknapp! i had a hunch you would and i feel in any story if redknapp died then jamie would have to take the helm! its an awesome read these two post and loving it already! can't wait for more buddy! Keep This up! :D
 
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This is great. hope its as good as your palermo one
 
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Tottenham Announce Memorial Cup In Honour Of Harry Redknapp

Friday 2nd July 2010

Tottenham Hotspur chairman Daniel Levy has given the late Harry Redknapp's memory one more tribute. The caring Tottenham chief who enjoyed a close friendship with the former Spurs manager has vowed to create an annual Cup which will take place during every Tottenham pre-season for as long as Daniel Levy is at the club.

This years competition will include...

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The cup which is appropriatley named the 'Harry Redknapp Memorial Cup' will take place at White Hart Lane. It will give the fans a chance to enjoy watching their team during pre-season and to remember the great man that Harry Redknapp was.



The tickets for the matches have been reduced in price as Daniel Levy looks to fill White Hart Lane to it
36,310
capacity. The matches will be played on the 29th and 30th of July with two games being played a day which will kick off at 12:30 and then 17:30.

Tottenham will seek to win this cup in honour of their late manager but will not feel too aggrieved if they don't as the Cup matches are for the fans to enjoy primarily.
 
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Some good opening posts mate, looking forward to it....still ****** off with your Palermo Story passing away....Actually, im going to hold a cup competition in memory of that story
 
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Another great update mate, fantastic keep it up :)

p.s just done another update may take a while to read though :D
 
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Fantastic start, bit emotional to be honest. Loved your palermo one hope this ones as good, I'm Following.

Where do you get the badges from if you don't mind me asking.
 
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Nice updates Jack! glad to see this one has come back :) due to this one coming back i have closed my tottenham story :) will be following! good luck
 
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Thanx guys Will update transfers in a bit. You know i'll read it Eddy. The pictures are called Silky Sideways pics
 
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Tottenham Make First Summer Signing

Saturday 24th July



News is filtering through to the media outlets that Tottenham Hotspur have today made their first summer signing. Sky Sports have been documenting the news since sunrise but as of yet are unsure as to who Tottenham's new man is.

Jamie Redknapp has been partucuarly coy about his transfer targets and just like his father was, is sure to get people talking about any transfer he makes. Daniel Levy has given the club a hefty transfer warchest of £41,300,000 but on assurances that Jamie Redknapp can get his team firing on all cylinders and fighting for top spot.

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Ryan Shawcross Is Tottenham's First Summer Signing

Tottenham manager Jamie Redknapp was overjoyed at having signed the former Stoke and Machester United player and didn't mind stumping up £12,000,000 to get him. It seems Tottenham see Shawcross as a sound investment and a player who can be a star in the future. Shawcross will join a Tottenham team who already have an abundance of talent in his position with the likes of William Gallas, Michael Dawson, Younes Kaboul and the sometimes fit Ledley King and Jonathan Woodgate.



Stoke Manager Tony Pulis tried to hold onto his commanding centreback but was resigned to losing him when Shawcross himself admitted he wanted to leave Stoke for Tottenham. Before joining Stoke the young defender enjoyed his time climbing his way up the Manchester United ranks but after having played for the reserves for a couple of season's he felt he had to play first team football and soon left.

The 22 year old defender is best remembered for his wild tackle on Arsenal's Aaron Ramsey which broke the Gunner's youngsters leg and promptly ended his season. Although Shawcross' tackle was seen as an honest mistake by most people it is an event which the new Tottenham man can't seem to forget as it is often bought up by many fans.

Shawcross has stated that he is looking foward to joining his new team and that the bright lights of European football help lure him away from Stoke. He added that he also felt that playing with World Class players like Gareth Bale and Rafael Van Der Vaart could only improve his game and inspire him to get better as a footballer.

 
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