Woodgate hands Harry welcome Spurs boost in behind closed doors return
14 October 2009 12:53
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Tottenham defender Jonathan Woodgate has delivered a massive boost to manager Harry Redknapp after emerging unscathed from an in-house practice match on Tuesday.
Woodgate has not played all season after undergoing surgery on a groin injury in the summer. But the 29-year-old centre-back is confident he has finally put the problem behind him and is itching for a return to first-team action.
Redknapp is likely to tread carefully, however, and Saturday's trip to Portsmouth has probably come too soon for Woodgate.