Queens Park Rangers - Teixeira's Tribute
UK time is: 03:15:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Teixeira's Tribute

Filipe Teixera will not feature in tomorrow`s Championship deciding clash at Loftus Road, however his fellow players have rallied around the Portuguese midfielder, and will pay tribute to him before kick off.

Teixeira has been out injured since early March after rupturing his cruciate knee ligaments against Plymouth Argyle, and the Albion players have come up with a special tribute to the player whose season was cut short.

During the warm up all West Brom players will be sporting t-shirts with "20 Teixeira" on the back. The midfield wizard who only moved to the Baggies at the start of the season for 600k from Paris St.-Germain, has found himself a popular figure at the Hawthornes.

This is highlighted by the pioneer of this initiative, full back Paul Robinson, who told the West Brom official website:

"It was a massive blow losing Filipe"

"At the time we didn`t think it was serious we thought he`d just twisted his knee, but then we found out it was his cruciate"

Robinson continued:

"He was playing some of his best football for us and we had to try and deal with that."

"Luckily for us we`ve got great quality in the squad to replace him"

He finished off by adding:

"We`ve missed him a lot and hopefully we can lift the trophy for him on Sunday."

We want to know YOUR opinions!

To have your say you can comment in the space provided below, or chat about it on the forum.


The journalist

Writer: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 3 2008

Time: 6:12PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Quality player that whatever Robinson says I'm sure is being missed, such creativity is a rare commodity.
Report Abuse
03/05/2008 20:45:00


Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Austin Header Powers QPR to Victory (Sunday November 29 2015)

QPR v Leeds United - Match Preview (Friday November 27 2015)

Late penalty sinks QPR at the Riverside (Friday November 20 2015)

Middlesbrough v QPR - Match Preview (Thursday November 19 2015)

The EFL Coming Soon To QPR (Thursday November 12 2015)

QPR Stifled By Purposeful Preston (Saturday November 7 2015)

Team News - QPR v Preston North End (Saturday November 7 2015)

QPR v Preston North End (Friday November 6 2015)

Who R Ya - Preston North End (Friday November 6 2015)

Archived Queens Park Rangers Articles

List All Vital QPR Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. jdqpr1882 1
2. DMD_QPR 1

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 1 - 0 Leeds Utd
Middlesbrough 1 - 0 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 0 - 0 Preston
Derby County 1 - 0 Q.P.R.
Brentford 1 - 0 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 3 - 0 MK Dons

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
9. Reading 18 7 6 5 5 27
10. Cardiff 18 6 8 4 3 26
11. Brentford 18 7 4 7 -1 25
12. Q.P.R. 18 6 5 7 -2 23
13. Fulham 18 5 7 6 1 22
14. Blackburn 18 4 9 5 1 21
15. Wolves 18 5 6 7 -1 21

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Karanka accepts defeat
Middlesbrough : 01/12/2015 22:42:00
Gary Said A Bad Word, Get Over It
Bolton : 01/12/2015 22:23:01
Blues for Boro
Middlesbrough : 01/12/2015 22:09:00
Middlesbrough : 01/12/2015 21:45:00
Hull City : 01/12/2015 21:31:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MotM v Leeds
Suggested By:  
Green 0%
Perch 0%
Onuoha 0%
Hall 0%
Konchesky 0%
Sandro 0%
Faurlin 0%
Petrasso 0%
Hoilett 0%
Yun 0%
Phillips 0%
Austin 0%
Chery 0%
Henry 0%