Redknapp cleared of tax evasion

Harry Redknapp said his “nightmare” was over after being cleared of tax evasion. The Tottenham boss had denied accepting secret untaxed bonus payments from former Portsmouth chairman Milan Mandaric, while he was club manager. Mr Mandaric was also cleared of two charges of cheating the public revenue over the £189,000 payments. Mr Redknapp, who was close to tears, said the case “should never have come… Read more

Richest clubs 2012

Real Madrid and Barcelona have extended their advantage over the rest of Europe at the top of the 2010-11 Football Money League. Real Madrid have collected top spot for the seventh consecutive season with revenue of 479.5 million euros, while the remainder of the top six remains unchanged from 2009-10. Barcelona are second with 450.7m euros, while defending English Premier League champions Manchester United were… Read more

Arsenal youngsterAlex Oxlade-Chamberlainset for England call-up andEuro 2012 audition

Arsenal starlet Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain looks set to make his bow in senior international football in a Euro 2012 audition at the end of this month, according to The Mirror. England faces Holland on February 29 in a friendly rearranged from September last year and the 18-year-old is thought to be on the mind of boss Fabio Capello as he starts to weigh up his options… Read more

Tottenham’s Pavlyuchenko learnt a lot

Roman Pavlyuchenko believes he has made the right decision to leave Tottenham and return to Russia with Lokomotiv Moscow. The Russian international striker scored 42 goals in 113 appearances for Spurs after arriving from Spartak Moscow for 14 million pounds, but never established himself in the starting lineup and only managed 5 substitute appearances in the Premier League this season. After the north London side… Read more