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Spurs manager Tim Sherwood gives fan his famous gilet and his seat on the bench during final match


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I have a better chance of being Spurs manager next season than Tim Sherwood does.

Two days after comparing himself to a supply teacher who doesn't get the same respect as the headmaster, Spurs manager and bizarre human being Tim Sherwood pulled a fan out of the crowd at White Hart Lane and let him be Tim Sherwood for the final few minutes of the season.

With Spurs up 3-0 in the 89th minute, Sherwood pulled a fan out of the crowd and gave him his famous gilet. A nice gesture at the end of the season, but then it got a bit weird (amazing, but still weird) when Sherwood also gave the smiling man his seat on the bench.

This probably isn't how you make the jump from supply teacher to headmaster. 

After the match, Sherwood explained the move. From the AFP:

"This guy sits up there every week, shouting 'Get him off Tim, get him on Tim'. He is the proper manager, so it was his chance to have a go," Sherwood said.

"He's nicked my gilet too! Football is all about the fans. It's only friendly banter and we should have more in the game."

Amidst his frequent self-promotion and demands for more respect, Sherwood hasn't always appeared to have the best sense of humor or self-awareness, but this was pretty great.

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