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Redknapp: City Squad Stronger Than Barcelona



Crafty Spurs gaffer Harold Redknapp has raised the stakes a little in advance of Sunday's game against Man City. He reckons The Blues have a stronger squad than Barcelona...

'...it's an amazing array of players they have...' he said enviously.

'You look at that forward line now and they have Aguero, Tevez, Dzeko and Silva - it's amazing. Then you have players like Balotelli who can't get in the team along with Bellamy and Santa Cruz.'

You can chalk the last name off, Harry, but we get your drift.

'They are looking strong. I would say that they have probably got as strong a squad as any team in the world. They don't have Messi but man for man, they certainly have a stronger squad than Barcelona. They have two men in every position who are top-class players.'

The last time around on the opening day of last season, a City team with numerous new faces was pilloried from all angles for a defensive approach that generated a Joe Hart goalkeeping masterclass.

It will be fascinating to see how a fully gelled trophy winning City side approach this season's trip to The Lane and guage the post match reaction.

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Date:Friday August 26 2011

Time: 5:57PM

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Hahaha normally you guys all think, (as does everyone else), that everything Harry says is cr@p!! But now you think he's the new Oracle!?!?!
The Horses Mouth
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26/08/2011 18:20:00

Hahaha normally you guys all think, (as does everyone else), that everything Harry says is cr@p!! But now you think he's the new Oracle!?!?!
The Horses Mouth
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26/08/2011 18:20:00

Well, I think he's ace.
Johnny Baguette
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26/08/2011 18:30:00

Well, I think he's ace.
Johnny Baguette
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26/08/2011 18:30:00

It's tough to say that "now you think he's the new oracle" when you're the first person to comment on the story, The Horses Mouth...
PhillyBlueMoon
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26/08/2011 19:21:00

It's tough to say that "now you think he's the new oracle" when you're the first person to comment on the story, The Horses Mouth...
PhillyBlueMoon
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26/08/2011 19:21:00

Give it a rest 'Arry you bellend. THM as a Spurs fan does he not embarass you?
Bluedub
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26/08/2011 20:10:00

Give it a rest 'Arry you bellend. THM as a Spurs fan does he not embarass you?
Bluedub
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26/08/2011 20:10:00

Its the best foreign squad in the premier leaguge thats for sure , Top clubs have ruined the chances for English talent to come through , As a Wolves fan I was proud as punch to notice all 11 players were British and 3 Irish , Will be 20 years before the top clubs could do that , Arsenal Chelsea and yourselves , as lets face it it wont be long before you have a foreign 11 under Mancini ! , I dont know how you can be proud to support a club when its run the way yours is , Its not a profitable club , you dont spend money you earn , just a billionaire owner , Wolves West.Brom Stoke and Wigan are the top clubs in England , only ones who dont have to be run on an overdraft or dodgy sponsorship deals !
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26/08/2011 21:29:00

Its the best foreign squad in the premier leaguge thats for sure , Top clubs have ruined the chances for English talent to come through , As a Wolves fan I was proud as punch to notice all 11 players were British and 3 Irish , Will be 20 years before the top clubs could do that , Arsenal Chelsea and yourselves , as lets face it it wont be long before you have a foreign 11 under Mancini ! , I dont know how you can be proud to support a club when its run the way yours is , Its not a profitable club , you dont spend money you earn , just a billionaire owner , Wolves West.Brom Stoke and Wigan are the top clubs in England , only ones who dont have to be run on an overdraft or dodgy sponsorship deals !
ODDJOB79
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26/08/2011 21:29:00

Typical 'arry ...trying mind games .....
Doody
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26/08/2011 21:46:00

Typical 'arry ...trying mind games .....
Doody
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26/08/2011 21:46:00

Joe Hart, Micah Richards, Gareth Barry, James Milner, Adam Johnson, Joleon Lescott. George Elokobi, Nenad Milijas, Steven Moyoukolo, Ronald Zubar, Dorus DeVries, Stefan Maierhoffer, Adlene Geudioura.
Let's play spot the England International shall we?
What era do you live in BTW?
fifthcolumnblue
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26/08/2011 22:04:00

Joe Hart, Micah Richards, Gareth Barry, James Milner, Adam Johnson, Joleon Lescott. George Elokobi, Nenad Milijas, Steven Moyoukolo, Ronald Zubar, Dorus DeVries, Stefan Maierhoffer, Adlene Geudioura.
Let's play spot the England International shall we?
What era do you live in BTW?
fifthcolumnblue
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26/08/2011 22:04:00

and that list above does not include SWP, either..... so tell us where do you come from odd job79?
cityman51
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26/08/2011 23:28:00

and that list above does not include SWP, either..... so tell us where do you come from odd job79?
cityman51
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26/08/2011 23:28:00

Hart, Richards, Johnson, Milner, Barry and Lescott all England regulars. Explain that one away.
Johnny Baguette
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27/08/2011 07:11:00

Hart, Richards, Johnson, Milner, Barry and Lescott all England regulars. Explain that one away.
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27/08/2011 07:11:00

 

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