Harry Redknapp insisted on Thursday that West Ham would be fired up against Newcastle in Sunday’s final game of the season, determined to beat them and thus do a good turn to Hull City. His reason? Sam Allardyce’s closest friend in football is the Tigers’ boss, Steve Bruce. According to Redknapp, Allardyce will do anything he can to help his mate. Pull out all the stops. If that involves relegating Newcastle, well so be it.
There is just one slight problem with such an analysis. In the history of football I am not sure there is any evidence of a team winning a game in order to help theirRead More »from Hull City can't rely on favours as relegation looms large for Steve Bruce