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Redknapp replaces Hughes as new QPR manager

Published on Nov 24, 2012 8:55 PM
 
This file picture taken on Nov 23, 2010 shows Tottenham Hotspur's manager, Harry Redknapp, addressing the media during a press conference at White Hart Lane in London. Queens Park Rangers confirmed on Saturday that Harry Redknapp has been appointed as their new manager, replacing the sacked Mark Hughes. -- PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (AFP) - Queens Park Rangers confirmed on Saturday that Harry Redknapp has been appointed as their new manager, replacing the sacked Mark Hughes.

The former Tottenham boss will take up a two-and-a-half year deal at Loftus Road with QPR bottom of the Premier League ahead of their match against Manchester United later Saturday.

The 65-year-old Redknapp, who will be in the stands at Old Trafford to watch his new side, told the club's official website: "I'm delighted to be back in the managerial hot-seat at QPR.

"When I spoke to the shareholders and they told me about their plans I knew this was too good an opportunity to turn down.

 
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