The Most Shocking managerial appointments

The Most Shocking managerial appointments

With Jose Mourinho recently getting the sack at Chelsea and rumours surrounding the futures of Van Gaal, Mancini and Wenger, the Premier League could see a whole host of managerial changes. And with talk of Mourinho, the former Chelsea manager, potentially moving to Manchester United, it could be one of the most unexpected employments of recent seasons. Brian Clough's appointment at Leeds United is perhaps the most famously controversial decision of the football age but there's been a fair share …
Klopp: Beware the Sins of Souness

Klopp: Beware the Sins of Souness

Jurgen Klopp is doing something Graeme Souness did at Liverpool some 24 years ago, in the Summer of 1991, trying to resurrect a sleeping giant. The Modus Operandi is going to be the same 24 years later with a "root and branch" change to attempt to drive more professionalism, focus and a winning ultra-competitive edge. Souness arrived after four years of unbridled success at Glasgow Rangers and Klopp is arriving after eight years of unbridled success at Borussia Dortmund (BVB). …
QPR vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

QPR vs Manchester United Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

On January 17th, Louis Van Gaal takes his Manchester United side to face Harry Redknapp's Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road. Both teams are coming off disappointing losses.  QPR continued their historically bad away form becoming the first team in the Premier League era to lose their first 10 away matches with their loss to Burnley.  United lost 1-0 at home to fellow top four challengers Southampton.  United failed to register a shot on target at home for the first …
QPR V Aston Villa - Betting Preview

QPR V Aston Villa - Betting Preview

QPR are in real danger of becoming detached at the foot of the Premier League. After this game against Aston Villa, they play Chelsea away then Man City at home. Their form line reads Played 8, Won 1, Drawn 1, Lost 6, Scored 6 and Conceded 18. The solitary win came against relegation candidates Sunderland back in August. They almost recorded their second home win of the season against Liverpool but a late own goal deprived Harry Redknapps team of …
West Ham vs QPR Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

West Ham vs QPR Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Harry Redknapp takes a disjointed QPR side to Upton Park on Sunday searching for the second win of a campaign that has so far gone poorly, while opposing number Sam Allardyce will be looking to carry some of the strong form the Irons displayed on their last two outings, against Liverpool and Manchester United, into this fixture and notch up their third win of the season. Previous Encounter The two teams last met in January 2013, with Joe Cole and …
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, …
Manchester United v QPR Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

Manchester United v QPR Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

Domestic football returns after the first international break of the season and this Sunday’s 4pm kick-off sees a struggling Manchester United host QPR at Old Trafford. The late transfer market spree from Manchester United failed to include a centre-half, but the signings of Danny Blind and Radamel Falcao will strengthen the United squad. The question on the lips of the fans will be whether the 3-5-2 system will be deployed again and how Van Gaal will piece together the riches …
QPR Vs Aston Villa | Premier League Preview

QPR Vs Aston Villa | Premier League Preview

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