Still Plenty of Hope for Queens Park Rangers

Still Plenty of Hope for Queens Park Rangers

Despite it still being early days in the new Premier League season, you could be forgiven for thinking Queens Park Rangers are a near certainty to be playing Championship football next term, as they hover dangerously above the drop zone with the worst goal difference in the league, minus 8 after only 4 games. They are a favourite with the bookies to take the plunge. It is clear they have serious problems to address, yet despite all of their issues, …
What Is Happening At Fulham? Jol under pressure?

What Is Happening At Fulham? Jol under pressure?

Fulham have become part of the Premier League furniture over the last decade. They are rarely in relegation trouble but they are a consistent mid table side. Strangely, they are surrounded by uncertainty after a stuttering start to the season, with Martin Jol emerging as an early favourite to be the first Premier League manager to be sacked. The Dutchman has tried to change the image of the club, from an efficient mid table unit to an entertaining side full …
Taarabt to Fulham | Chance to Fulfill his Potential | Taarabt Stats

Taarabt to Fulham | Chance to Fulfill his Potential | Taarabt Stats

The last two years didn’t go to plan for QPR in the Premier League with lacklustre performances and average players on high wages in abundance at Loftus Road resulted in their relegation back to the Championship. Adel Taarabt, the man who previously helped to get QPR to the top flight in exquisite style and was billed as a key man to keep the London club in the Premier League, is set to make a swift return with a move to …
QPR 0 Manchester United 2 | Match & Stats Report

QPR 0 Manchester United 2 | Match & Stats Report

QPR expectantly lost at home to Manchester United by 2 goals to nil. Rafael scored a stunning volley, and Nani slotted Giggs in for a second to carry United over a Rangers. Overview In terms of possession, the game was far more balanced than most may have predicted. The difference was largely marginal, with Manchester United carrying 51.5% of the possession to QPR's 48.5%. Their passing accuracy was just as close. United completed at a rate of 77%, QPR at 74%. Shots …
QPR find flair and grit in Taarabt and Mbia | Stats

QPR find flair and grit in Taarabt and Mbia | Stats

QPR fans have not had very much to sing about this season. The media had been enjoying the sensationalization of their disaster as the club failed to win a single game after 16 games in top-flight football. Many times this season, Loftus Road was filled with boos, targeted at Mark Hughes and his ‘negative’ tactics, or even players who seemed so psychologically shackled.  A lot of the time, it was hard to believe they were ever professional football players.  But …
Who other than Adel? QPR's Dilemma

Who other than Adel? QPR's Dilemma

[caption id="attachment_999" align="alignright" width="220" caption="Adel Taarabt - Star Player"][/caption] It seemed for almost the entire summer and for weeks before that as Queens Park Rangers surged towards the Championship and more importantly the Premier League that Adel Taarabt would not be there to guide them into the unknown. The often fantastic but infuriating midfielder at times appeared to on his own destroy opponents with skills beyond the division he played in. However with the news of Taarabt’s departure seemingly put …
Is Taarabt worth £15million?

Is Taarabt worth £15million?

During Queens Park Rangers stunning performance in the Championship  last season in which they rarely left 1st place, there was one man who  despite  not claiming 'Player's' or 'Fans' Player of the Year, due to his attitude  and  antics, was awarded Football League Player of the Year and suddenly  rumours have been widely talked about from almost every 'major' club in the world.   After signing from Tottenham after 2 loan spells for a bargain £1million,  QPR seemed to have …