UK time is: 12:39:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Redknapp : Bolton Fans are Evil

We`re not ones to dredge up the past on Vital Bolton. Actually, that`s a lie. We are. Especially, if there`s a juicy headline in it. Today`s Tottenham manager, Harry Redknapp, has a bit of previous, regarding Wanderers fans.

In 1995, Redknapp was the manager at West Ham, when they claimed a 3-0 victory at Burnden Park (Bolton's former home). He claimed that fans in the Manchester Road Terrace were a tad unkind to him.

'Blimey! I've never heard so much abuse on the touchline,` said honest 'Arry.

'These fans are wicked. They are the worst I've ever heard since I've been around football. What makes people behave like that?

'As soon as we sat down, we were were being called effing dirty so-and-sos. We hadn't even started. That's not what football's about, surely.

'We go to Liverpool, Everton, Manchester United and you have a laugh and a bit of banter with the fans but you couldn't have a laugh with that lot sitting behind the bench. It was frightening, horrible.`

Some might say the last two words of that sentence, describe Mr Redknapp. Not us of course. We`re far too nice for that.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Richard McCormick Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday October 26 2008

Time: 1:32PM

Your Comments

It says a lot about Redknapp that he has absolutely no loyalty to the fans of the team he manages, or to the players he has brought to his teams. Flash the cash at him and he's off, no messing about. But he is the sort of manager Spuds need. He'll get more from their better players and he is a wiz in the transfer market. But he has one of Ramos's weaknesses as well. He can't speak English to save his life... He would probably need an interpreter for the Bolton accent.
Sindbad
Errrr, Redknapp also had something offish to say recently about Spurs fans. It had something to do with that Sol Campbell fellow ...
Shannon
True. As mentioned in another article on this site.
Snout
Very biased and petty article.
face
ooh, get her.
Snout
'These fans are wicked. They are the worst I've ever heard since I've been around football. What makes people behave like that? I think he said the same about Aston Villa last season and Spurs this season. I suspect next season the Harry Redknapp "your filth" Award will be presented to Arsenal.
tomog
he's just a money grabbing git who fled Pompey under cover of darkness!
merlin
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Bolton Wanderers Articles

BWFC: Europe Days (Thursday October 30 2014)

BWFC: Takeover Talk? (Wednesday October 29 2014)

Bradford City 11/5/85 (Wednesday October 29 2014)

BWFC: Dedication (Tuesday October 28 2014)

The Real Deal (Monday October 27 2014)

BWFC: Thoughts From Saturday (Monday October 27 2014)

Lennon: It's Been A Good Day (Sunday October 26 2014)

Stats: Bolton v Brentford (Saturday October 25 2014)

Team News: Bolton v Brentford (Saturday October 25 2014)

Bolton Fancy Bannan? (Friday October 24 2014)

Archived Bolton Wanderers Articles

List All Vital Bolton Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Bolton 2 - 2 Forest
Bolton 3 - 1 Brentford
Bolton 1 - 2 Bournemouth
Bolton 0 - 0 Sheff Wed
Bolton 0 - 2 Derby County
Bolton 1 - 2 Middlesbrough

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Leeds Utd 14 4 4 6 -4 16
19. Wigan 14 3 6 5 -1 15
20. Fulham 14 4 2 8 -6 14
21. Brighton 14 2 7 5 -3 13
22. Bolton 14 3 2 9 -11 11
23. Birmingham 14 2 5 7 -16 11
24. Blackpool 14 1 3 10 -14 6

Breaking League News

Michael Morrison Joins Birmingham City
Charlton : 31/10/2014 12:28:00
Harry Lennon Returns From Loan
Charlton : 31/10/2014 12:21:00
The Bolton Preview
Norwich : 31/10/2014 10:24:00
Villa to get rebuffed over Sako move
Wolves : 31/10/2014 10:14:00
Former Man Utd Keeper set to sign?
Wolves : 31/10/2014 10:09:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who Is Our Best Young Prospect?
Suggested By:  
Max Clayton 25%
Robert Hall 25%
Connor Wilkinson 25%
Josh Vela 25%
Hayden White 0%
Oscar Threlkeld 0%
Andy Kellett 0%
Sanmi Odelusi 0%
Jamie Thomas 0%
Other (specify in article comments) 0%