For this weeks bet I was able to speak to Harry himself. I saw him near Tottenham ahead of this weekend’s game and he was kind enough to bring his window down to talk to me.
I started by thanking him for taking the time to talk to me, to which he said “no problem at all mate, you’re one of the propa people in football, not like most of the journalists these days”. I thanked him for his compliment and went on to ask him who he’s backing this week…
“I’ve gone for Millwall for my first team, they’re in triffik form and I can’t see Rotherham beating them today. I’ve also gone for Swansea, they put in a triffik performance last week, winning at Old Trafford, they’ve also got triffik players like siggy in their team, Burnley won’t get a point ‘ere! My last team is Villa, they played triffik last week and I can see them winning again.”
I thanked him but asked him why he didn’t even mention that his QPR team were playing against his old team Tottenham this weekend. He replied saying “well it’ll be a tough one to call, Spurs are a triffik team with triffik players but they’re not a top 4 side like when I was managing them before I got sacked, but that’s football, I’ve moved on to QPR and I’ve got some triffik players ‘ere and it could be a close game”
I thanked Redknapp for taking his time out to talk to me, he put his window back up and left.
Villa drew against Newcastle meaning the bet was over before it even began, a 0-0 stalemate meaning the backing of Villa was incorrect.
Swansea continued their impressive start to the season with a win, meaning at least one prediction was correct.
Millwall lost 1-0 to Rotherham meaning another incorrect result.
After another week of doing poorly, I have come to the conclusion that I am cursing any team that is included in my bet, therefore I will be betting on Arsenal from now on! All jokes aside I think I need to do more research before I lose all my money.