Found January 23, 2012 on A Different League:
PLAYERS: Harry Redknapp
Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp’s court case for tax evasion has commenced at Southwark Crown Court in South London, in a trial that is expected to last for two weeks, reports the Telegraph. Redknapp is charged with two counts of cheating the public revenue, dating back to his time as Portsmouth manager between 2002 and 2004. Former Portsmouth chairman Milan Mandaric is also implicated in the charges, which state that the pair attempted to avoid paying tax on payments totalling £295,000, paid by Mandaric into a Monaco bank account opened by Redknapp. The case stat

Redknapp in court on tax evasion charges

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp appeared in the dock today to face trial for tax evasion. Redknapp denies two counts of cheating the public revenue when he was manager of Portsmouth. He appeared behind bullet-proof glass at Southwark Crown Court to face charges alongside former Pompey chairman Milan Mandaric. A host of relatives, including Redknapp's former footballer son...

Court told Redknapp 'lacks credibility'

Harry Redknapp's excuses for his £180,000 offshore windfall are "contradictory, inconsistent and lack credibility", a London court heard on Wednesday. Jurors were asked to consider how the Tottenham manager "simply laughed" when questioned about the Monaco "bung". Prosecutor John Black QC completed his opening speech by pointing out how Redknapp...

Forrest chops down Spurs talk

Spurs boss Harry Redknapp is a confirmed admirer of the winger, but he played down suggestions that he was lining up a move for Forrest before the close of the transfer window. Forrest is ignoring the transfer rumours and insists he is happy to stay at Celtic. "It is obviously good to hear, but it doesn't bother me," said Forrest of the speculation. "The main...

Redknapp blocks Kranjcar move to QPR

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has revealed that he has blocked any move for midfielder Niko Kranjcar to QPR and wants to keep the Croatian at the club, The Sun reports. Redknapp has also insisted that he will refuse to listen to any offers from any club interested in Kranjcar. The midfielder has not featured as regularly as he would have hoped in the last two seasons for Spurs...

Mancini hoping to widen the gap

The Premier League leaders host the Londoners in an eagerly-anticipated clash at the Etihad Stadium. City, who thrashed Spurs 5-1 when the sides met at White Hart Lane in August, can move eight points clear of Harry Redknapp's men by completing a league double. Mancini said: "I think when you play against a top squad like Tottenham, (Manchester) United or Chelsea and you...

Redknapp never intended to declare tax, court hears

Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp had no intention of declaring tax on US$295,000 he received, a court has heard. Redknapp...

Villarreal in talks over Dos Santos move

Villarreal have confirmed that they are in advanced negotiations with Tottenham over the signing of Mexican forward Giovani Dos Santos. The 22-year-old Mexican international has failed to establish himself since arriving at White Hart Lane in the summer of 2008 from Barcelona. This season he has been used principally by Harry Redknapp in domestic and European Cup competitions,...

GDS close to Spurs exit

Dos Santos was hailed as one of the brightest prospects in world football when he signed from Barcelona four years ago, but struggled to make an impact and has had subsequent loan spells at Ipswich, Galatasaray and Racing Santander. The forward, who has made just 15 starts during his time at White Hart Lane, scored and helped set up two more goals in Spurs' FA Cup win over Cheltenham...

Redknapp trial: Transfer-bonus bank account hidden

LONDON (AP) - Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp was accused in court Tuesday of concealing a "secret'' offshore bank account from British tax authorities that was used for six years to stash $295,000 of transfer bonuses.

Tottenham keen on Swansea midfielder maestro

Tottenham have expressed interest in signing Swansea City midfielder Joe Allen, according to People. Spurs boss Harry Redknapp is looking...

Man United chasing Brazil star Damiao

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... DAILY MAIL Harry Redknapp demanded FA action against Mario Balotelli yesterday after accusing him of an act of violence that "has no place in football". Steven Pienaar is set to speak with Tottenham...

Harry Redknapp blasts Mario Balotelli for kick on Scott Parker in Tottenham's loss to Manchester City (

The Italian striker scored a last minute winner in City's epic 3-2 victory at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, but the Spurs boss believes he was lucky to be on the pitch.

Tottenham Club Focus - Spurs can take positives from close loss

Manchester City claimed the three points in this top of the table clash. A dent to the Lilywhites title aspirations and a boost to City’s? With 16 games still to go, this result itself may turn out to mean little. When City beat Tottenham in August, there may not have been many then, who would have expected the return fixture to be a first versus third clash. The August defeat...
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