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Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Harry Redknapp Telegraph revelations

By Harvey Byrne

Harry Redknapp admitted he discovered his players bet on their own matches, in contravention of Football Association rules – and Tottenham fans took to Twitter to share that they weren’t surprised he was involved in the latest controversy.

The Telegraph have been releasing stories about senior figures in football being involved in scandalous activity during the week.

The revelations has seen Sam Allardyce lose his job in charge of the England team, while Tommy Wright was also sacked as Barnsley manager.

Redknapp was filmed by undercover reporters for the Telegraph discussing a match on which “the lads” had “all had a spread bet” on the scoreline.

FA rules state that footballers aren’t allowed to bet on any football matches with the Redknapp revelation breaking those clear regulations.

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However, Tottenham fans were surprised that their former manager was named in the latest controversy and a number of supporters took to social media to comment on it.

Here are a selection of their messages on Twitter:

Redknapp has a 23-year career in management, which includes spells with Bournemouth, West Ham, Portsmouth, Southampton, Tottenham and most recently Jordan.

He had previously been caught up in controversy in regarding defrauding and false accounting, but he was found not guilty.

The 69-year-old managed Tottenham for four years and took the club into the Champions League during his time in charge.

In other Tottenham news, Pep Guardiola is set to recall John Stones to the Manchester City starting XI when they face Spurs.