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Harry Redknapp’s £8m tax bill wasted trying him for tax evasion

HARRY Redknpap, the Spurs manager, did not defraud the taxman. Harry Redknapp has been cleared of tax evasion. Former Porstmouth owner Milan Mandaric did not give Redknapp, the former Porstmouth manager, “bungs” totalling £192,000.  Jurors accepted Redknapp’s angry denials that he avoided tax on any payments over £189,000 found in a Monaco bank account.

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Said Redknapp:

“Five years this thing has been hanging over [my family], and now I’m looking forward to going home and seeing my wife Sandra. It has been a nightmare…The Wigan game last week was the most moving I have ever felt, for me personally, to have career, with fans singing my name throughout the game, I’ll never forget that.”

Mandaric offered:

“I am delighted that I today been cleared of the totally unfounded allegations of tax evasion. It is clear they should never have been brought to court. I never doubted that the truth would prevail, not the fact that the British justice system would come to the right conclusion.”

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Posted: 8th, February 2012 | In: Sports | Comments (2) | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0