Punters waste no time backing Redknapp for England

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HARRY REDKNAPP’S acquittal has triggered a flurry of bets for him to be the next England manager, according to Ladbrokes.

Within seconds of being cleared of the charges punters sent the bookies’ phones and website into meltdown with bets for the Spurs boss to take over from Fabio Capello, forcing his price from 2/1 into 1/3 before suspension in a matter of minutes.

Patriotic punters have also piled into the 20/1 on offer that England win the 2018 World Cup under Redknapp.

Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said: “As soon as the verdict was known punters got stuck into Harry for England. If he does the business in Brazil it will cost us millions.”

Ladbrokes latest betting
Harry Redknapp to be the next England manager – 1/3
England to win the 2018 World Cup under Redknapp – 20/1

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Craig Kemp

Craig has written for Ladbrokes since the 2010 World Cup, having previously gained a Media & Sports Journalism degree and contributed to publications including the Racing Post. His main areas of interest are horse racing and UFC, but he is also an avid X Factor gambler and likes nothing more than indulging in a spot of Hip Hop Karaoke.