(January 2024)

The London Football Awards 2024 are delighted to announce that footballing legend Harry Redknapp has been honoured with the Outstanding Contribution to London Football award.

Harry Redknapp has had a huge influence on the landscape of London football, earning this reward in recognition of his stellar career as a player, manager and administrator. Celebrating individuals who have been influential throughout their career, the Outstanding Contribution to London Football award recognises those who have contributed substantial time and expertise to help progress and build the profile, reputation, professionalism, and community of football in the capital.

Harry’s positive imprint on London football spans throughout his incredible 60-year career in the game as a player and manager. Harry’s journey began rising through the ranks for West Ham United F.C., a club dear to his heart, where he played for seven years before going on to have an extensive managerial career with the club. Harry’s managerial career also took him to Tottenham Hotspur F.C. and Queens Park Rangers, with a total of 14 years in charge of the three London clubs. Among many achievements included winning the UEFA Intertoto Cup for West Ham, taking Tottenham to the UEFA Champions League Quarter Finals, and gaining a promotion to the Premier League with Queens Park Rangers.

Commenting on the award, Harry Redknapp said: “What an honour to be recognised for this year’s London Football Awards event which not only celebrates outstanding talent across the capital but raises funds for a great cause, Willow Foundation. Thank you to everyone at the charity and I’m looking forward to a fantastic night.”

About The London Football Awards The London Football Awards celebrates the best in London Football across the Premier League, English Football League, Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship. This year’s event will take place on Thursday 29 February at The Roundhouse in Camden. There will be 11 awards up for grabs, including: Outstanding Contribution to London Football, Premier League Player of the Year and Women’s Super League Player of the Year. Previous winners include Ian Wright, Emma Hayes, Arsene Wenger, Harry Kane, Sam Kerr, Frank Lampard and Bukayo Saka.

About The Willow Foundation The London Football Awards raises money for Willow, the only national charity to provide Special Days for seriously ill young adults aged 16 to 40. Willow has been the beneficiary of the London Football Awards since its inception and across the last nine years more than £1m has been raised for the charity.