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Regional Paper Talk: HR's England snub

Harry Redknapp says he would reject any future offer to manage England and Brian McDermott has revealed he never envisaged leaving Reading.

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Harry Redknapp: Would turn down any future England offer

Harry Redknapp: Would turn down any future England offer

LONDON EVENING STANDARD

Harry Redknapp says he would reject any future offer to manage England after claiming he lost out on the opportunity because of his "crazy" contract at Tottenham.

Harry Redknapp has vowed to manage QPR in the Championship next season should the club be relegated.

Chelsea hope to ease the pain of seeing their reign as European champions officially come to an end by playing Manchester City in the United States on the same day as this year's final.

NEWHAM RECORDER

West Ham legend Tony Cottee believes if he can prove his fitness, Andy Carroll can be a vital asset for England and the Hammers.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS

Last year's late, late title loss was a sickener for United but Ryan Giggs says the memory of that has spurred the side on this season.

Monday's derby is all about being crowned champions of Manchester says City skipper Vincent Kompany, who admits United are "pretty safe" in terms of the title race.

LIVERPOOL ECHO

Brendan Rodgers deserves credit for extracting the best out of Liverpool's "forgotten men" according to former Anfield favourite Craig Johnston.

Everton will have to smash the 60-point barrier if they are to secure a return to Europe this season, insists David Moyes.

NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE

Paolo Di Canio knows exactly what Sunderland are up against as they fight to stay in the Premier League, having already run the rule over the Black Cats' relegation rivals.

Alan Pardew believes Shola Ameobi can be the daddy for Newcastle United when they face Benfica on Thursday evening.

THE JOURNAL

Alan Pardew says Newcastle United's Europa League quarter-final assignment is no mission impossible, despite Benfica's status as one of the Continent's form teams.

Paolo Di Canio has laid down the law to Sunderland's players who have been told in no uncertain terms what their uncompromising new manager expects from them.

SUNDERLAND ECHO

New manager Paolo Di Canio says he will not run Sunderland Football Club as a dictatorship.

EVENING GAZETTE

Tony Mowbray has thanked the Boro fans for their continued backing.

Middlesbrough need to be "nasty" in their remaining Championship fixtures, according to Jason Steele.

NORTHERN ECHO

Benfica and Newcastle have had contrasting domestic campaigns, but the head coach of the Portuguese league leaders, Jorge Jesus, thinks that will count for nothing on Thursday night.

Sammy Ameobi is hoping he gets the opportunity to spend more time in a central attacking midfield role during the final six games of Middlesbrough's season.

BIRMINGHAM MAIL

Ron Vlaar knows exactly what it's like to be a Villa fan - because he's spent more time than most this term cheering on his side from the stands.

Dean Kiely has rubbished notions that West Brom will be standing at a crossroads this summer and believes the club will continue to grow.

EXPRESS & STAR

West Brom legend Cyrille Regis has blasted Peter Odemwingie as "unprofessional" as the rebel striker geared up for a fiery return to the Hawthorns.

Loanee Nouha Dicko has declared he can fill Sylvan Ebanks-Blake's boots and help Wolves secure survival.

Midfielder Jamie O'Hara has insisted Wolves have the players to maintain their revival - despite the loss of Sylvan Ebanks-Blake.

WIGAN EVENING POST

Roberto Martinez has warned the Latics against the dangers of taking second from bottom of the table QPR lightly this weekend.

Roberto Martinez admits he was taken by surprise at the managerial merry-go-round at relegation rivals Sunderland.

THE PINK UN

Chris Hughton has backed his Norwich City players to come out fighting over the Premier League run-in.

READING POST

Brian McDermott has revealed that he never envisaged leaving Reading.

SOUTH WALES EVENING POST

Ben Davies Davies believes it is "massively important" that Swansea avoid another Norwich City nightmare when they go to Carrow Road this weekend

THE SENTINEL

Stoke striker Mama Sidibe has been ruled out for the rest of the season with injury.

THE BOLTON NEWS

It's crunch time for Bolton - and Dougie Freedman believes his side are looking strong enough to mount a real push for the play-offs.

LANCASHIRE TELEGRAPH

Gary Bowyer expects the Blackburn Rovers hierarchy to make the decision over whether David Dunn remains with the club this summer - but says the midfielder is staking a real claim for a new deal.

THE STAR

Sheffield Wednesday hope to overcome a triple injury scare in time for Saturday's big home game against Blackburn Rovers.

Dave Jones is pleased with the progress of Wednesday youngsters - and relaxed about claims that Manchester United could be planning a move for right back Hayden White.

YORKSHIRE EVENING POST

David O'Leary has refused to rule himself out of the running for the manager's job at Leeds United as speculation about the vacancy grows.

Steve Parkin's bid for a majority stake in Leeds United is in doubt after an exclusivity agreement between him and club owner GFH Capital expired without completion of a sale.

Leeds United have reorganised their academy coaching staff to allow Richard Naylor to assist first-team caretaker Neil Redfearn - with centre-back Leigh Bromby assuming control of the club's title-winning U-18 squad.

EVENING TIMES

Rangers should have no problems landing Panamanian signing target Anibal Gody this summer.

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