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Harry Redknapp signs as Football Manager mentor

GAME competition winner to get the opportunity to ask Spurs boss for advice

SEGA has announced that as part of the marketing plan for the launch this week of Football Manager 2010, the advice of Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp will be the prize for the winner of a competition organised in association with GAME.

Any of the retailer's customers who purchases the game using a Reward Card will be entered into a draw, the winner of which will be "join Redknapp's personal phone book," according to a statement.

"Football Manager 2010 is the closest experience to real football management so it’s great that one of the most respected managers in the country is able to pass on real, genuine football advice," said Sports Interactive studio head Miles Jacoboson. "With so many new features added to the series with FM10, Harry's experience with dealing with the media, his backroom staff, supporters, tactics and transfers will be invaluable for any of our managers."

And Redknapp himself added: "I've got plenty of years experience in football management so hopefully I’ll be able to pass on some valuable words of wisdom."

The game is released this Friday, and customers hoping to be entered into the GAME prize draw must make their purchases on release day - October 30.

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