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Redknapp plays down role in revival

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Harry Redknapp believes a quiet word with his players is all it has taken to repair Tottenham's shattered confidence.

Two goals from Darren Bent at rain-lashed Eastlands saw Spurs jump from the bottom of the Premier League to 16th spot following a 2-1 victory over Manchester City - their first away win of the season.

Spurs are now unbeaten in five matches since Redknapp arrived from Portsmouth, but he said: "I am not sure what I have done. I have just got to know them, talked to them and encouraged them. I have told them to be confident."

He added: "We have lots of players, who can play and I have tried to make the training ground a brighter place.

"You should see our dressing room after this game, it is as if we have won the cup.

"Bent is in great form. It is fantastic for him he is already on 11 goals and important for us to get off the foot of the table.

"A few weeks ago we had only two points and that was scary. We could have been cast adrift.

"But the whole league is so close apart from the top four, who are clearly the best teams."

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