Peter Hoskin

A coded message from Campbell?

A coded message from Campbell?
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I wonder what Downing Street made of Alastair Campbell's plea to Spurs manager Harry Redknapp in the Thunderer column this morning:

"Redknapp at least had the good grace to look embarrassed as he shook [Burnley manager, Owen] Coyle's hand, and the post-match phone-ins were flooded with Spurs fans saying that they didn't deserve to win. In which case all that remains to be done - a long shot, I know - is to appeal to their sense of fairness. If Harry truly wants to concentrate on avoiding relegation, if he really is a man of the people, surely he has to do the decent thing. Stand aside."