Spurs boss: Finishing fourth will be even harder in the future

20:07 13 May 2012

Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp on the touchline

Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp on the touchline

EMPICS Sport

Harry Redknapp tried to play down talk of repeating the club’s fourth place finish next season, citing the competition from other clubs

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp believes that it will be even harder to finish fourth in the coming years.

The north London club finished above Chelsea, who finished outside the top four for the first time under Roman Abramovich.

“When we finished fourth (in 2010) Man City were just arriving. It is going to be even more difficult next year,” Redknapp said.

“Man United and Man City are not going to be out of the top four: that’s impossible. So you are looking for two places. Chelsea, I don’t think Mr Abramovich will stand for them finishing outside the top four again.

“So suddenly there is Arsenal, us, Liverpool, Newcastle all scrapping and who knows a Russian could come along and buy someone like Wigan and then they will be pushing for the league - that’s how it works isn’t it?”

Related articles

Sign up for our news alerts today!

Our editors' picks for the day's top news delivered to your inbox or phone.

Sign up for email alerts Sign up for mobile alerts
1
2 3 4 5 6
7

Submit your Fulham player ratings

Latest Fulham news

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Kit Symons manager of Fulham   (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Fulham manager Kit Symons says star midfielder Lasse Vigen Christensen appears to have suffered a hamstring injury in the victory over Derby.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Steve McClaren the manager of Derby  (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Derby County manager Steve McClaren was gracious in defeat after his side were comfortably beaten 2-0 at Fulham.

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Nikolay Bodurov of Fulham scores (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Fulham exorcised their Derby demons with an impressive 2-0 victory over the league leaders at Craven Cottage.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Fulham's Ryan Tunnicliffe and Seko Fofana show their dejection against Wolves (Joe Giddens/EMPICS)

Our Fulham blogger reflects on two more miserable results for the Cottagers, whose winless streak now stretches to six Championship games.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Kit Symons (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Fulham manager Kit Symons was left ‘fuming’ with his teams’ defending and missed chances as they were beaten 3-0 at Wolves last night.

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

David Cameron will lay out his plans for helping to better protect children from sexual exploitation.

Read more

The 007 actor will take part in a “special one-off sketch” to be broadcast on Red Nose Day.

Read more

The TV presenter is aiming to keep his toes tapping for 24 hours.

Read more

Promoted content

A look at one of our previous Design Fairs

Chelsea Old Town Hall will be the venue for the renowned Desire Fair from 6-8 March 2015. This stunning mixed media jewellery and silversmithing event where visitors can purchase direct from contemporary designer makers selected from the best in the UK is an event not to be missed.

Take our quiz and find out!

A survey conducted last year revealed that Britain is the fourth sexiest country in the world, with the UK sex toy industry worth an estimated £250 million a year.

What is this?

Near You Now

Don't Miss...

Fulham Transfer News