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Lampard shocked by Redknapp sacking

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Lampard shocked by Redknapp sacking (©GettyImages)
Lampard shocked by Redknapp sacking (©GettyImages).

Frank Lampard was shocked to see Harry Redknapp sacked after Chelsea's European glory meant Tottenham missed out on a place in the Champions League.

Chelsea beat Bayern Munich in last month's final meaning to secure the fourth available spot in next season's competition ahead of Spurs. Despite finishing fourth, Tottenham this week got rid of manager Redknapp, Lampard's uncle, although the former Portsmouth boss later said he felt even achieving Champions League football would not have saved him.

Lampard told The Sun: "I feel really bad for Harry, especially as my biggest success in football turned out so unlucky for him. He deserved Champions League football. He and Spurs finished fourth. That's why I'm still shell-shocked by what's happened."

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