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It is becoming something of a mini-tradition that in England on Christmas Day, Sky Sports News' Jim White will conduct an interview with Harry Redknapp live from his club's training ground.
Having become used to Redknapp talking about Tottenham during these festive chats, it was slightly strange (though obviously inevitable) to hear the focus on Queens Park Rangers.
Since he took the Loftus Road job it has taken a little time for it to sink in that when his name comes up on various mediums, he is not about to give his inside take on what is going on at Spurs.
This is not surprising considering how largely Redknapp loomed over almost everything to do with the club for almost four years.
His sacking in June 2012 brought to a close a tumultuous few months that had seen Redknapp go from a popular manager on the verge of taking his team to a top-three position to one whose team had collapsed so dishearteningly that his judgement was being severely questioned as he himself sought a contract extension.
That of course does not tell the full story of his court case involving his taxes and missing out on an England job that seemed destined to be his—and how these factors impacted on Tottenham—but it does track the main route he took in such a short space of time.
It was in-keeping with the general nature of football management that happy endings are few and far between no matter the success that may have come before that.
But while the acrimonious nature of his departure has clouded over Redknapp's time at Spurs, it should not detract from the great job he did there.
After the disappointment from Juande Ramos' brief tenure, Redknapp got the club smiling and its fans singing again.
At first it was amid the difficulty of steering his new team away from relegation in that 2008-09 campaign, where just through taking things back to basics he inspired them out of the underperforming funk with which they had begun the campaign.
But in the hunt for Champions League football and the subsequent achievement of that aim, Redknapp really built on the work Martin Jol had done prior to Ramos and saw this team (and club) achieve a substantial measure of their potential.
Spurs fans may have wished for more (and had different decisions been made, may have gotten it) but the reality of English football is that reaching the very top is an enormously difficult ask.
Redknapp got them close, and as the years go by he should be remembered fondly for doing so.