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Harry's the man

Posted on 16 October 2004  - 12:00

Tottenham Hotspur (Spurs) Football Club is located in North London. The club is also known as Spurs. Tottenham's home ground is White Hart Lane. The club motto is Audere est Facere (To dare is to do).

Chris Hughton says you cannot underestimate what Harry Redknapp has done at Portsmouth.

The former West Ham boss took the south coast outfit from a side struggling against relegation from the then First Division in March 2002 to the title and promotion the next season.

Having comfortably survived last season Pompey now look at ease in the Premiership not least at home where they've lost just six games in 23 since promotion.

It's a typical Redknapp team with the emphasis on attacking - Portsmouth's 11-goal tally is the fifth highest in the league.

"When you look at people in the game who want it played in a certain way you always get the feeling with Harry that with his teams, he wants them to play good football and play a passing game," commented coach Chris.

"That's what he's built at Portsmouth in the last few years and the games I've seen they've played well and also been an attractive side to watch.

"Harry's done fantastic there, without a doubt.

"Portsmouth also have a lot of fans either brought up in or around Portsmouth, they are local fans and that means they get a wonderful atmosphere at Fratton Park.

"For the size of the crowd, it's as good as anywhere else in the country."