On Saturday afternoon at 3:45 when the half time whistle was blown at Loftus Road the Queens Park Rangers fan base came together and reached a unanimous decision. It was time for Hughes to go. They backed the team as long as they could for the next 45 minutes, but as Anton Ferdinand stuck the ball past his own ‘keeper I heard, for the first time ever as a Q.P.R fan, the Loftus Road faithful call for the managers head. ‘Hughes Out’ they chanted. There is only one man left to convince that Mark Hughes won’t keep Q.P.R up this season, that man is Tony Fernandes.
Ten games, no wins. A board and fan base drifting further and further apart, a manger rolling out quote after quote and the very real possibility of the most expensive and embarrassing relegation in Premier League history. QPR are in a bit of state. Continue reading
As I took my seat in F block I mused over the fact that I was about to watch the best eleven players wear the hoops I have ever seen in my 26 years as fan. Champions League winners, full internationals and worldwide superstars. Ninety minutes later I had sat through the worst result ever dished out to the home team at Loftus Road in my lifetime.
Last time I checked there was a big game on Saturday. Let’s get up for it shall we…
The King is dead, long live the King. I feel a bit dirty writing an article about a new manager, especially after losing one who was so loved less than 48 hours ago. But there is no loyalty in football, in fact some would say that Warnocks loyalty to his favorite players ultimately cost him his job. So we look forward and from a gruff Yorkshireman we move on to a smooth talking Welshman. It’s Sparky time.
Neil Warnock wrote himself forever into Q.P.R folklore by not only winning Promotion back to the Premier League after a 15 year absence but also managing to beat Chelsea once Q.P.R were back in the big time. In October every R’s fan was willing to kneel for Neil, a few months later he was handed his P45. Continue reading
It’s been a while since I’ve written a piece. Busy at work and the impending doom across the message boards have quelled my desires to put pen to paper recently. But as the curtain comes down on 2011 it’s time to take stock of where we are and reflect on the year. Continue reading