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Redknapp resigns as QPR manager

Harry Redknapp said the need for an immediate knee operation was the reason for his decision to quit the Premier League strugglers

By Martyn Herman

Harry Redknapp has resigned as manager of Premier League Queens Park Rangers, the club said on Tuesday.

The 67-year-old spent just over two years in charge of the London side, gaining promotion to the top flight last season.

Redknapp said ill-health had been a factor in his decision.
“Sadly I need immediate surgery on my knee which is going to stop me from doing my job in the coming weeks,” he said in a statement.
“It means I won’t be able to be out on the training pitch every day, and if I can’t give 100 per cent I feel it’s better for someone else to take over the reins.”

QPR are second from bottom of the Premier League.

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