The best Harry Redknapp jokes as Birmingham City appoint new manager

New Blues boss upstaged by PM's announcement of snap General Election.

This new Birmingham manager is star of the Harry Redknapp jokes
RETURN: Redknapp (Image: James Boyes)

Enjoy this selection of the best Harry Redknapp jokes as Birmingham City appointed him as Gianfranco Zola’s successor.

Formerly manager of Bournemouth, West Ham, Portsmouth, Southampton, Spurs, QPR and Jordan, Redknapp is now tasked with keeping Blues in the Championship.

On a day that also saw Prime Minister Theresa May announce a snap General Election, these were the best Harry Redknapp jokes:

Blues and Harry Redknapp. If I was HMRC I’d start the investigation now

— Russ Cockburn (@Dwarfio) April 18, 2017

The blues predicted Harry Redknapp as manager in 1972.. pic.twitter.com/7Un8X04CGB

— steve (@mavMclovin77) April 18, 2017

Harry Redknapp arriving in Birmingham. pic.twitter.com/uKENEb2sSJ

— SlashFootball (@slashfootball) April 18, 2017

Rumours suggest Harry Redknapp will earn £2m a year at Birmingham City, or about £2.7m after taxes.

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) April 18, 2017

Theresa May to make Downing Street statement at 11.15.

Fuming about Redknapp to #BCFC apparently. Had him earmarked for Foreign Secretary.

— Carl Jones (@CarlDJones) April 18, 2017

Predicted Birmingham XI for next season under Harry Redknapp. #BCFC pic.twitter.com/DBydWVmcDA

— Football Tips (@footballtips) April 18, 2017

BREAKING: Harry Redknapp named Birmingham City manager.

"Niko, Jermain, Crouchie…It's Harry. We're putting the band back together." pic.twitter.com/P2gWbVQNHf

— SPORF (@Sporf) April 18, 2017

Redknapp on @talkSPORT: "Birminum is a proper football club." He knows. 🔵⚪️ #BCFC

— DavoBirmingham (@DavoBirmingham) April 18, 2017

As Harry Redknapp prepares to take over at Birmingham City, let's take another look at his career highlights thus far… pic.twitter.com/4HhIe6JngL

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) April 18, 2017

Very tactical from Theresa May, announce this whilst everyone is preoccupied with Harry Redknapp's return #GeneralElection

— Duncan (@DuncanMorrish) April 18, 2017

Haven't seen the news yet today but Twitter trends suggesting Harry Redknapp is running for Prime Minister?

— Tim Spiers (@tim_spiers_Star) April 18, 2017

Teresa May refusing to be upstaged by Harry Redknapp. She'll be addressing the press from her car window at 11.15.

— Rob Palmer (@robbopalmer) April 18, 2017

Not even 11.30 yet and Harry Redknapp becoming Birmingham manager is only the second maddest thing that's happened today

— Sachin Nakrani (@SachinNakrani) April 18, 2017

Harry Redknapp will be working for 'free' at Birmingham.

Don't have to pay tax if your wage is in a brown envelope addressed to your dog. pic.twitter.com/iC2lo1N8II

— ODDSbible (@ODDSbible) April 18, 2017