Redknapp complains of Financial Fair Play, then defeats own argument


Harry Redknapp is the high-maintenance date who complains about people looking at and/or hitting on him.

The unlikable Queens Park Rangers manager is at it again, complaining about the massive pending punishment against his club that could see it sent out of the Football League upon relegation if it fails to pay a massive fine for breaching Financial Fair Play.

Redknapp, 67, led QPR down to the Championship last season before achieving instant re-promotion to the Premier League. He, backed by the deep pockets of QPR chairman Tony Fernandes, bought a boatload of Premier League-level players and paid them far more than most Championship clubs can afford, subsequently shattering the rules of FFP.

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Championship clubs were allowed to lose up to $13 million last season — provisionally — without breaking FFP rules. QPR is projected to have just missed that number, accumulating nearly $88 million in debt.

Here is the simply amazing response from Redknapp. It’s totally fair that QPR overspent all the Championship clubs, but pretty unfair that Manchester United can overspend him now that he’s back in the PL.

Poor, poor ‘Arry. From the BBC:

“Fair play would be everyone having £30m a year to spend,” said Redknapp.

“To make it fair play we should be able to spend as much as Manchester United have spent before we play them on Sunday,” added Redknapp on Friday.

“That would be fair play, wouldn’t it?

“What is fair play because one club can spend £200m on a team and another might spend £8-10m on their team. That’s not fair play really, is it?”

Harry, that’s exactly the point. You’re kinda the worst.

And let’s face it: if Redknapp gets this QPR team relegated, he very well might be the worst. The club has added Sandro, Leroy Fer, Mauricio Isla, Steven Caulker, Rio Ferdinand, Jordon Mutch, Eduardo Vargas and Niko Kranjcar. Any novice playing Football Manager with that roster would have zero trouble staying up.

The worst.