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Birthday Boy - Jamie Redknapp

Born in June: Jamie Redknapp.

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Jamie Redknapp celebrates with Simon Davies after scoring against Aston Villa in August, 2002.


One of the renowned pass-masters of his time, Jamie Redknapp brought vast experience and excellent tactical know-how to White Hart Lane in 2002.

A stalwart of Liverpool’s midfield for the best part of a decade, he was brought to North London by then-manager Glenn Hoddle as he oversaw a shift in tactical direction that relied more on moving the ball around quickly and keeping it on the ground.

Jamie fitted well into that way of thinking and, despite some niggling injuries, he proved a good servant to the Club until his 2005 departure to link up with a Southampton side managed by his father Harry – himself a future Spurs boss.



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