Please log in or register. Registered visitors get fewer ads.
Forum
Thread
Tough battle ahead in ongoing war with FFP - Column
at 16:35 19 Jun 2019

Thanks to our resident grown up in the room Simon Dorset for crunching the numbers for us. Fair warning, there's maffs and that in here...

https://www.fansnetwork.co.uk/football/queensparkrangers/news/50430
Forum
Thread
Barbet makes it three for Warburton’s Rangers – Signing
at 18:19 18 Jun 2019

https://www.fansnetwork.co.uk/football/queensparkrangers/news/50424
Forum
Thread
Monk leaves Birmingham
at 16:56 18 Jun 2019

https://www.bcfc.com/news/articles/2019/club-statement-garry-monk/?utm_source=Tw
Forum
Thread
The view from the Pu - Season review
at 18:02 17 Jun 2019

Couple of bits that landed while I was abroad to post this week, starting with Steve's final column of the season. Thanks to him for sticking with it over nine trying months, looking forward to having him back in 2019/20.

https://www.fansnetwork.co.uk/football/queensparkrangers/news/50421
Forum
Thread
Rangers stalwart Wallace heads for Loftus Road - Signing
at 18:31 14 Jun 2019

https://www.fansnetwork.co.uk/football/queensparkrangers/news/50418
Forum
Thread
Keeper Kelly becomes Warburton’s first addition – Signing
at 17:14 14 Jun 2019

https://www.fansnetwork.co.uk/football/queensparkrangers/news/50417
Forum
Thread
End of Term Report 18/19 – Strikers
at 15:08 24 May 2019

https://www.fansnetwork.co.uk/football/queensparkrangers/news/50366
Forum
Thread
End of Term Report 18/19 – Midfielders
at 20:29 22 May 2019

https://www.fansnetwork.co.uk/football/queensparkrangers/news/50359
Forum
Thread
End of Term Report 18/19 - Defenders
at 08:22 21 May 2019

https://www.fansnetwork.co.uk/football/queensparkrangers/news/50354
Forum
Thread
End of Term Report 18/19 - Goalkeepers
at 08:39 20 May 2019

Part one of four...

https://www.fansnetwork.co.uk/football/queensparkrangers/news/50347/end-of-term-
Forum
Thread
Pulis gone
at 10:10 17 May 2019

As expected, but confirmed now.
Forum
Thread
Ian Holloway podcast part two
at 08:11 17 May 2019

Some of the oddest radio you'll ever listen to

https://www.fansnetwork.co.uk/football/queensparkrangers/news/50341
Forum
Thread
Warburton press conference
at 09:41 15 May 2019

For want of something better to do with their time, the club are holding a press conference with Warburton live on the Facepaint. Blowing the dust of Bondy's piano here from 1030...

Ok, 18 minutes late.

First question is "why will you succeed where so many have failed before". Crikey, morning Mark...

Never refer to other managers, everybody comes in with their own expectations. I spoke to the owners, LF and LH, heard their plans for the club, where they see it in five years, the foundations they're building and my role in that. Got a good feeling. At Brentford we had to build, play young, use the academy which is so well run here, play football the fans will enjoy.

Honest in the interview, spoke my mind, how I see the game and how I will go about work. It aligned. I like what I heard about the club. The financial situation is well documented but the plans for sustainability and moving forwards were very impressive.

The club has had well documented problems. the job of the board and owners is to make sure it's on a sound footing. I know what we can and can't do, and how we can build the squad. the clarity is there.


Is it just about survival next season?
You'd never say anything to a group of players that makes them think we will accept average. We want to be the best we can be. We want to create an environment and hope the players respond. It's a tough division.

On the released list...
I've been here days, I know many of the players, we understand the financial situation, some tough decisions have had to be made, it's for the good of the club. We're doing the right thing by the club for the long term health and welfare of the club. We want to use the young players here and use the market wisely.

We'll be active, looking at players young and old. You have to have experience in this tough league but we want youthful energy and desire. Every club will be saying the same, there are good young players out there who will benefit from playing for QPR and we need to balance that with experienced players.

Would never be critical of the previous manager. Everybody has their own ideas. I know how I want the team to play, how I want the players to come in and work at training every day.

On staff appointments...
The worst mistake you can make in any business is walk in and make changes without seeing what the existing staff can do. I tried to sign Eustace for Rangers but his injury situation didn't allow. Neil worked at Arsenal for 20 years, he knows world class.

Dave Sexton story klaxon.

I hope the fans' passion is still strong. We want to give the supporters more information - this is what we're doing, this is what we're trying to achieve. It galls me when I hear about giving less information to the supporters, we want to keep them informed going forwards about what we're doing.

What next...
Straight away, pre-season programme. The players will have clarity on that. We're looking at the contract situation of players. I'm talking to Chris Ramsey, who's done a magnificent job, about who might be ready. Using transfer market and loan market wisely. Then we're looking ahead to structuring work and introducing the players to the style of play we want to use. They come to work here every day, they have to enjoy that, this place needs to be the best it can be, the food, the programme. We want to challenge them every day and we want them to enjoy coming to work with us every day.

You need players who have seniority, maturity and physicality to deal with the league. Look at the game last night, that's what's involved. You want the youthful players and they have to be mentored by smart, experienced players. 24 teams come back in July and say they're going to go for it, by November some slip away, time keeping drops, standards drop. We have to maintain that.

I'm excited. I enjoyed meeting the owners, chatting to Lee and Les. You have to ask the right questions and get the right answers back.

And that's your lot. Disappointing we didn't get to hear who he fancies for the US PGA this weekend.

This post has been edited by an administrator
Forum
Thread
Podcast live, part one
at 16:40 10 May 2019

With Ian Holloway being very Ian Holloway.

https://www.fansnetwork.co.uk/football/queensparkrangers/news/50317
Forum
Thread
The Brentford, Rangers and Forest views – Interviews
at 17:08 8 May 2019

https://www.fansnetwork.co.uk/football/queensparkrangers/news/50304
Forum
Thread
Warburton the latest to try and halt QPR's sad decline - Column
at 17:07 8 May 2019

https://www.fansnetwork.co.uk/football/queensparkrangers/news/50303
Please log in to use all the site's facilities

Northernr


Site Scores

Forum Votes: 10205
Comment Votes: 89
Prediction League: 0
TOTAL: 10294
About Us Contact Us Terms & Conditions Privacy Cookies Advertising
© FansNetwork 2019