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Forget ‘Sir Psycho’ dream
Posted Friday, June 29, 2012 by The Sun

Forget ‘Sir Psycho’ dream
IN A STU ... but Redknapp respects Pearce for making a big decision over Becks

STUART PEARCE can kiss goodbye to being ‘Sir Psycho’ after his David Beckham snub.

That is the view of Harry Redknapp, who believes the Team GB boss will be tarnished for leaving Becks out of his Olympic squad.

SunSport columnist Redknapp said: “There is no doubt Stuart will have upset a few in high places.

“They would have loved to see Becks in there. I am surprised and sad that he isn’t.

“Stuart can kiss goodbye to a knighthood but credit for being brave.

“He is the manager and should be allowed to pick who he wants.

“David is a great credit to the country. You could not wish for a better role model.”

Welshmen Ryan Giggs and Craig Bellamy plus England’s Micah Richards are the three players over the age of 21 in the 23-man party.

Redknapp added: “There are lots of great over-age players. Rio Ferdinand, Frank Lampard for starters.

“In the end he’s gone for Richards who couldn’t get in the England squad.

“I’m surprised there isn’t a player from each home nation.

“His biggest problem is sudden ‘injuries’ — I wouldn’t be surprised if clubs get to their players and they develop strange knocks that stop them competing.”

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    The Top 3 Teams of Previous Tournaments

    Year Winners Runner-up Third place
    2008SpainGermanyRussia / Turkey
    2004GreecePortugalNetherlands / Czech Republic
    2000FranceItalyNetherlands / Portugal
    1996GermanyCzech RepublicFrance / England
    1992DenmarkGermanyNetherlands / Sweden
    1988NetherlandsSoviet UnionItaly / West Germany
    1984FranceSpainDenmark / Portugal
    1980West GermanyBelgiumCzechoslovakia
    1976CzechoslovakiaWest GermanyNetherlands
    1972West GermanySoviet UnionBelgium
    1964SpainSoviet UnionHungary
    1960Soviet UnionYugoslaviaCzechoslovakia