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Spurs deal cost me England job says Redknapp

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Harry Redknapp has claimed a massive buy-out clause in his Tottenham contract was the only reason he didn't get the chance to become England manager. 

Queens Park Rangers' English manager Harry Redknapp looks on ahead of the English Premier League football match between Fulham and Queens Park Rangers at Craven Cottage in London on April 1, 2013. Redknapp has claimed a massive buy-out clause in his Tottenham contract was the only reason he didn't get the chance to become England manager.

Redknapp, now in charge at QPR, was the favourite to replace Fabio Capello after the Italian resigned in February 2012, but the Football Association eventually made the surprise decision to hire Roy Hodgson from West Bromwich Albion.

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