HARRY S WORLD: How can this team be bottom of the league?

ON THE PERFORMANCE AGAINST BOLTON: I was sitting there after about 20 minutes, the lads were zipping the ball around, Bolton couldn t get near the ball and I was thinking how can this team be b

HARRY'S WORLD: How can this team be bottom of the league?

ON THE PERFORMANCE AGAINST BOLTON: "I was sitting there after about 20 minutes, the lads were zipping the ball around, Bolton couldn't get near the ball and I was thinking 'how can this team be bottom of the league?'

"When I took over at Portsmouth, in the first game we played, I thought 'how am I going to get this lot out of it?' because we were so poor.

"But this team is full of quality. Ledley King, when he's fit, what a player. Corluka plays for Croatia, Modric can play and the ball from Bentley for the first goal was world-class.


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"We now have to work hard for each other and pick up points playing as we did - the lads passed the ball with real quality and I was impressed with that."

ON LINKING UP WITH THE PLAYERS : "I only joined the club on Saturday night, so Clive [Allen] put the team together, it was fine and I said 'great, let's go with that'.

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"I could have sat in the stand and watched the game but there was no point in that, we haven't got time. I needed to get cracking so I got into it straight away."

ON THE TOP PRIORITY: "My first priority here is to stay in the Premier League. The record was two points from eight games and we're in trouble, no question.

"The priority is points and getting up that league table and it was a great start for us.

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