Harry Redknapp wins £665 after winning two bets during England's win over Wales

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When Daniel Sturridge scored an injury-time winner against Wales, every England fan went mental.

That goal meant that the Three Lions had won the battle of Britain and earned three valuable points in their Group B fixture.

There was one Englishman that may have been cheering a little louder than the rest of us, though.


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That man was Harry Redknapp.

Redknapp has been bravely sharing his bets for some of the Euro 2016 fixtures on Twitter and this afternoon was no different.

The former Spurs boss posted two of his bets before kick-off, staking a total of £250 pounds.

His first bet was: Harry Kane to start and then be replaced by Jamie Vardy with a hefty stake of £200.

Redknapp was collecting his winnings earlier than he would have expected after Kane was substituted for Vardy at half-time after an anonymous first-half performance from the Premier League’s top goalscorer.

It meant that, at odds of 2.20, Redknapp earned a lovely £240 profit for Roy Hodgson’s substitution.

Do you reckon Redknapp gave the Three Lions boss a cheeky text during the first-half and asked him to make that change?

However, the football manager turned punter had to wait until the 92nd-minute to win his next bet.

He placed £50 on England to beat Wales 2-1, earning himself a tidy £425 profit thanks to Sturridge.

So, not only did he witness England beat their neighbouring country in a massive Euro 2016 fixture, he bagged himself £665 during the 90 minutes.

Not a bad day’s work for Mr. Redknapp.

Scrolling back through Redknapp’s tweets, it seems he’s got a mixed record during this summer’s tournament.

He put £250 on Spain to beat Czech Republic and had to thank Sergio Ramos with a late goal to earn himself £110 profit.

He also placed £100 on the Republic of Ireland to draw with Sweden which gave him £210 profit.

However, he has had some losers and is brave enough to keep them on his Twitter for everyone to see. He may have had late winners from Sturridge and Ramos to land him big money, but he must have been cursing last Saturday when Russia equalised against England in injury-time.

That’s because he had placed £200 on England to win. Ouch.

Just a few days later, he lost £250 after he bet on Belgium to beat Italy - they were soundly beaten 2-0.

So, by our calculations, Redknapp has earned himself £535 in the opening week of the competition.

Nice one ‘Arry.

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