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Harry Redknapp is rushed, in vain, from court to City Airport yesterday – his flight to Liverpool was grounded by technical problems

Redknapp's QC rounds on reporter

Spurs manager's lawyer attacks News of the World story as 'repugnant to all basic instincts of fairness'

Redknapp arrives at court with son Jamie

Harry Redknapp has 'back to the wall' court hears

Jurors hearing Harry Redknapp's tax evasion trial were warned today to "keep their eyes on the ball" when they consider their verdicts.

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp leaves Southwark Crown Court yesterday after another dramatic day of cross-examination

I will lie to NOTW reporter but not in court – Redknapp

Harry Redknapp turned his fire on the now-defunct tabloid the News of the World yesterday when he said in court that he was justified in lying to one of the newspaper's reporters in order to prevent publication of a potentially damaging story.

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp leaves Southwark Crown Court yesterday after another dramatic day of cross-examination

Redknapp: I will lie to NOTW reporter but not in here

In another heated exchange the Spurs manager attacks reporter's secret recording of him saying Mandaric payment was a 'bonus'

Harry Redknapp (left) leaves Southwark Crown Court with his son Jamie

Milan Mandaric 'insulted' by allegations in Harry Redknapp case

The wealthy football chairman accused of sending bungs to Harry Redknapp told a court today he is insulted by the allegations.

Harry Redknapp arrives at Southwark Crown Court

Harry Redknapp: 'I write like a two-year-old and I can't spell'

Football boss Harry Redknapp denied tax dodging by telling police "I couldn't even fill a team sheet in", a court heard today.

Harry Redknapp arrives at Southwark Crown Court

Harry Redknapp: 'Everything I do is above board'

Harry Redknapp accused the News of the World of "trying to fuck me on cup final day", the court heard.

Redknapp pictured outside Southwark Crown Court

Harry Redknapp in threat over bungs claim

Football boss Harry Redknapp threatened to "sue the bollocks" off a journalist as he angrily denied taking bungs, a court heard today.

Fulham have made an offer for Lopez

Fulham expected to lose out on Maxi Lopez to AC Milan

Catania have turned down an approach from Fulham for Maxi Lopez and expect the striker to complete a transfer to AC Milan.

The Switch: Behind the children of the revolution

Last time, we took a peek into entrepreneur Ning Li’s psyche.

Patrice Evra has been handed the United armband

Patrice Evra vows to show leadership after receiving Manchester United captaincy

Patrice Evra believes he must show leadership on and off the field after inheriting the Manchester United captaincy.

Ronald Searle

Ronald Searle, creator of St Trinians, dies at 91

The man who gave the world St Trinian's and St Custard's, who depicted the anarchy that lay beneath the English school system, and whose satirical pen skewered a throng of national stereotypes is no more.

Patrice Evra - here alongside the Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson - has faced racist abuse during his career

Evra was abused for being black. He's a victim not a villain

The Manchester United man is no saint but don't forget that he has endured racism and hatred for most of his career

Rail manager committed suicide after corrupt dealings exposed

A senior manager at Network Rail committed suicide with his wife after the net began to close in on a scam involving bribes from corrupt executives.

Justin Bieber wants to raise kids in Canada

Justin Bieber wants his children to grow up Canada.

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