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Harry Redknapp Says England Should Play Leyton Orient

by | 4th, September 2014

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LAST night England defeated the mighty Norway 1-0 at a half-empty Wembley. It was dire. But such is often the way of so-called friendly matches, which are just pre-seaon warm-ups for the more comptitive fixtures. Writing in the Sun, Harry Redknapp, the media’s pick to be England manger before Roy Hodgson got the job, asks rhetorically:

What possible value is there in a total non-event against the worst Norway team we have seen for years”

Maybe it’s about gelling a team, getting them playing together?

Maybe it’s similar to the thinkin that saw Redknapp’s QPR warm up for the Premier League season with friendlies againt such top sides as Southend (0-0),  Leyton Orient (2-2) and German second divison team RB Leipzig (QPR lost 2-0).

 

 



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