Harry Redknapp

Footballer and Manager

Henry James "Harry" Redknapp is a former English footballer who is currently manager of Queens Park Rangers. He has enjoyed a long career in football management starting in 1983 with Bournemouth. He was the manager of Tottenham Hotspur until he was dismissed in June 2012. He previously managed Bournemouth, West Ham United, Portsmouth (twice) and Southampton. While in his second spell at Portsmouth, he managed the side that won the 2008 FA Cup.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Harry Redknapp.


1947 Birth Born on March 2, 1947.


1965 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Redknapp first broke into the first team at West Ham in the 1965–66 seasons, making seven appearances and scoring one goal.
1966 19 Years Old 1 More Event
His first goal came in a 4–1 away win over Tottenham Hotspur on 8 April 1966.


1967 20 Years Old During the 1967–68 season Redknapp made 28 League appearances scoring on two occasions, the first in a 4–2 home win over Burnley on 21 August 1967 and the second in a 5–1 away win over Sunderland on 6 September 1967.
During the 1968–69 season Redknapp made 42 appearances scoring three times with 36 appearances coming in the league with two goals, he made three FA Cup appearances with a further three in the League Cup scoring once.
1969 - 1971 3 More Events
Redknapp joined Division 3 Bournemouth in 1972 from West Ham United.
1973 - 1975 3 More Events
In 1976 Redknapp joined North American Soccer League side Seattle Sounders as a player coach.


1977 30 Years Old During his time with Seattle, Redknapp made 24 appearances, helping the side to second place in the Pacific Conference, Western Division in his first season as player coach and then to 3rd place in the Pacific Conference, Western Division for the 1977 season, taking them to the final of the Soccer Bowl before losing to Pelé's New York Cosmos.
1978 31 Years Old During the 1978 season Redknapp helped Seattle to a third-place finish in the National Conference, Western Division before they lost in the first round of the playoffs, again to New York Cosmos. … Read More
1982 35 Years Old At the beginning of the 1982–83 season Redknapp took up his first major coaching role as assistant manager to David Webb at Bournemouth, six years after leaving the club as a player. … Read More
1983 36 Years Old Megson was sacked in late 1983 as Bournemouth were in the Third Division relegation places, and Redknapp was hired as his replacement in October 1983. … Read More


1990 43 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 1990, while in Italy to watch the World Cup, Redknapp was involved in a road accident along with Michael Sinclair, the chairman of York City, Fred Whitehouse, the chairman of Aston Villa and Bournemouth's managing director Brian Tiler, who died along with four other people. … Read More
1991 44 Years Old Though he made a full recovery (apart from losing his sense of smell and gaining a facial tic), he eventually quit Bournemouth at the end of the 1991–92 season.
1994 47 Years Old For the next season he was appointed assistant manager to Billy Bonds at West Ham United, another of his former clubs. However, in August 1994, the board decided to turn control of the team over to Redknapp and move Bonds into an administrative role. … Read More


2001 54 Years Old 1 More Event
Redknapp left West Ham on 9 May 2001, one game before the end of the 2000–01 season.
2002 55 Years Old 1 More Event
However, after the club's poor form he replaced manager Graham Rix in March 2002.
2003 56 Years Old Redknapp kept Portsmouth in the Premier League in the 2003–04 season, but had a dispute with Portsmouth's owner Milan Mandarić over his assistant Jim Smith.
2004 57 Years Old 1 More Event
Redknapp had another disagreement with Mandaric over the appointment of Velimir Zajec as Director of Football and resigned as Portsmouth's manager in November 2004. … Read More
Redknapp remained in charge for the 2005–06 Championship season but was unable to establish consistency needed to make Southampton promotion contenders. … Read More


2007 60 Years Old 1 More Event
For some time it was unconfirmed whether he resigned or was sacked but Redknapp shed new light on the true circumstances in October 2007:
In January 2008 it emerged through the media that Redknapp was offered the vacant manager's job at Newcastle United following the sacking of Sam Allardyce. … Read More
…  At the conclusion of the 2009–10 season he guided Tottenham into the UEFA Champions League for the very first time. … Read More
2010 - 2011 2 More Events
Despite leading Tottenham to their second fourth-placed finish in three years and missing out on Champions League qualification only due to Chelsea winning the competition, Redknapp was sacked by Tottenham on 13 June 2012, after reportedly failing to agree terms on a new contract.
2013 66 Years Old 1 More Event
On 2 January 2013, Redknapp led QPR to a 1–0 victory away from home against reigning European champions Chelsea. … Read More
2014 67 Years Old After a single season in the Championship, Redknapp managed QPR to a 1–0 victory in the 2014 Football League Championship play-off Final against Derby County on 24 May 2014 at Wembley returning the club to the Premier League.
2015 68 Years Old 1 More Event
On 3 February 2015, Redknapp resigned as manager of QPR. … Read More
In January 2016, Redknapp made a return to football as a director at Wimborne Town.
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