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There are many decisions that a newly promoted club has to get right otherwise they could find themselves right back where they started. Getting to the Premier League is only the beginning of a long and difficult battle and staying there for more than one or two seasons is what all teams strive towards. One of the key decisions, in this situation, is whether to go with a team of experienced veterans, or to trust in promising youth players.
Bringing in the right players is only part of what makes a …

With Harry Redknapp angrily denying players partied and drank hard on a Dubai training break, this sort of smoke and mirror tactic seen in the past by a Harry with a different occupation, is deferring from possibly Redknapp`s  greatest trick to date.
With their win against Southampton yesterday, the party Champagne may also be closer to coming out of the ice, it seems that if your club has a relegation problem and if no one else can help and the price is right; Harry is the man you need.
He saved his …

The financial resources and the enviable squad depth the club has is definitely rare in relegation battlers. They even have Harry the sorcerer who almost single-handedly rescued Portsmouth from relegation to Cup finalist and recently reinvigorated Spurs as the best of London. However the ego and mentality of their players are perhaps the only obstacle in their relegation battle and it’s too much for Harry Redknapp to take this time.
Esteban Granero left star-studded Madrid to join QPR, not only because he wants first team football but also command.  A good …

Usually, I wait till nearer the end of the season to voice my opinions on who I think will be embroiled in a relegation battle. However, this season, I can make my judgements earlier on, because there are many less teams involved this time round. QPR, Wigan, Reading and Aston Villa are the clubs I think will be involved this time round. I know a lot of people would throw Southampton into the mix aswell, but I’m confident that they are strong enough to survive, and they already have a …

“You shouldn’t be paying massive wages when you’ve got a stadium that holds 18,000 people.”
“I don’t want to spend the owners’ money, really, I’ve got to be honest with you.”
Given Harry Redknapp’s famous, or to some infamous, penchant for splashing cash at the football clubs he has managed, his comments in the lead-up to the current January transfer window had an unfamiliar air of pragmatism and caution to them. It seemed as if Redknapp’s wont to purchase players in bulk had been curbed by the dire situation, both in footballing …

We are five months removed from the summer transfer window and QPR currently sit rock bottom of the Premier League table with just fourteen points from twenty two fixtures, a disappointing season thus far with the huge expenditure on big name players in the aforementioned transfer window having had little to no effect on QPR’s chances of survival from last season. Despite there being numerous positives to take from the first half of the season for Rangers, mainly the performances of Adel Taarabt and the appointment of Harry ‘Houdini’ Redknapp …

Yesterday Mark Hughes’s QPR lost  3-1 at home to fellow strugglers Southampton in the game dubbed “El Sackio” in the press,  Hughes looked defeated and his team looked clueless, how long before Tony Fernandes has to admit defeat and sack the clearly out of his depth Welshman.
The inevitable banners and placards were out yesterday asking for “Harry to come save them” will only continue to put pressure on the under achieving former Wales, Blackburn and Man City gaffer.
After heavy investment in the summer QPR are the only team in the four …

A quick glance at Tony Fernandes’s twitter bio sees the internationally renowned entrepreneur and Queens Park Rangers chairman describe himself as a dreamer.
Scroll a little further down and you will find him once again urging QPR supporters for patience; the message: “keep calm, we will come good.”
It will seem all too familiar to fans, who, with more than a quarter of the season played and still no wins, are left wondering when Fernandes will wake up and bring the nightmare reign of Mark Hughes to an end.
The problem with the …

Win less in 9 games this season, Rangers are rooted to the bottom of the Premier League and rumours coming out of Loftus Road is that if Rangers don’t beat Reading in next Sunday’s home game Hughes may be dismissed before the away game at Stoke the following week.

Members of the QPR board have lost patience the with the Welshman as Rangers have 3 points so far and at this stage last season QPR were sat in 10th position on 12 points. Fernandes is desperate for his appointment to be …

Queens Park Rangers currently sit bottom of the Premier League, after playing 6 games they have only amassed two points conceding 13 goals in the process and only scoring 4.

Mark Hughes usually prefers to use the 4-4-2 formation which is slowly becoming out of style. Occasionally the shape will move to 4-5-1 which has been adopted by most other clubs and managers in the league. Statistically, QPR have an average possession of 49% per game and a pass completion rate of 80%, only Wigan in the bottom six are more accomplished …