REMATCH OF THE DAY!

TV Times|May 16, 2020

REMATCH OF THE DAY!
Harry Redknapp tells us why his team of footy legends are back for another game
Sean Marland

Harry Redknapp and his team of ex-England legends did their country proud last year when they lost weight and went on to defeat a squad of former German stars for ITV’s Harry’s Heroes. And to top it off, their 4-2 triumph had the same scoreline as the 1966 World Cup final when England beat West Germany to lift the coveted trophy.

However, since the series aired, the retired top-flight players – including Paul Merson, Matt Le Tissier and Neil ‘Razor’ Ruddock – have fallen back into bad habits.

So when their European counterparts challenged them to a rematch, Harry realised his lads would have to get back in shape or risk a painful defeat at the hands of their old foes. There are also new recruits to the team: striker Michael Owen and midfielder Lee Hendrie.

We’ll follow the story behind the rematch and see highlights of the game in this week’s three-parter, Harry’s Heroes: Euro Having a Laugh.

TV Times called Harry, 73, who managed teams including Spurs and West Ham during his four decades as a football coach, to find out more…

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May 16, 2020