UK time is: 12:14:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Southgate Slams Johnson Speculation

Middlesbrough manager Gareth Southgate has moved to cease the rumours linking winger Adam Johnson with a move away from the Riverside.

Johnson, 20, had been linked with a move to Queens Park Rangers as well as UEFA Cup finalists Glasgow Rangers. Southgate refuted these links stating:

"Despite what has appeared in some papers we have not had a single approach from any club about Adam Johnson, we have had absolutely no contact about Adam from either Rangers or QPR, nor do we expect to have any."

The Middlesbrough winger has made 44 appearances for 'Boro in his career thus far, with only 14 starts. In his short career he has had two brief loan spells at Leeds United and Watford, the latter for which he scored at Loftus Road in a 1-1 draw.

Performances for Watford caught the eye of manager Southgate, who now seems reluctant to part company with Johnson

"As I have made it clear, he remains a big part in my plans for the club. Adam is a fantastic talent and I do not want to see him leave. He could be very, very special and I would not want to see him play for another club."

The number 28 has played second fiddle to England international Stewart Downing, he too however has made his way through the England ranks, playing for both the Under 19`s and Under 21`s.

We want to know YOUR thoughts!

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

VITAL QPR IS 100% UNOFFICIAL - FOR THE FANS, BY THE FANS






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The journalist

Writer: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 31 2008

Time: 2:34PM

Your Comments

Come now Gareth, let him go!
Boxer
QPR or Glasgow Rangers - not much choice if you ask me :-)
merlin
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Five Star Rangers Fell Trees (Sunday April 13 2014)

One to Watch - Jamie Paterson (Friday April 11 2014)

QPR v Nottm Forest - Match Preview (Friday April 11 2014)

A Rude Awakening (Wednesday April 9 2014)

One to Watch - Jordan Rhodes (Tuesday April 8 2014)

Blackburn v QPR - Match Preview (Tuesday April 8 2014)

Lewis Grabs The Headlines (Saturday April 5 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital QPR Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. QPR4Me 29
2. Clonmany_Hoop 15
3. jezza99 15
4. Superhoop50 14
5. Ashdown_Ranger 12
6. sandydl 12
7. DMD_QPR 7
8. cartouche 6
9. danielqpr 6
10. dustman 5

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 5 - 2 Forest
Blackburn 2 - 0 Q.P.R.
Bournemouth 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 1 - 1 Blackpool
Q.P.R. 1 - 0 Wigan
Middlesbrough 1 - 3 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Leicester City 42 27 9 6 35 90
2. Burnley 42 23 14 5 31 83
3. Derby County 42 22 9 11 27 75
4. Q.P.R. 42 21 10 11 15 73
5. Wigan 41 19 10 12 14 67
6. Reading 42 17 13 12 13 64
7. Brighton 42 17 13 12 12 64

Breaking League News

Join Our Latics v Reading Match Thread
Wigan : 18/04/2014 11:51:00
Earlybird Season Ticket Sales
Watford : 18/04/2014 11:49:00
Last Call - Vital Latics Player Of The Season
Wigan : 18/04/2014 11:35:00
Team News v Charlton
Bolton : 18/04/2014 10:45:00
Forgotten man on verge of Royals exit
Reading : 18/04/2014 10:26:00
The Psycho Effect.
Forest : 18/04/2014 10:14:00
Birmingham The Subject of Takeover Bids
Birmingham : 18/04/2014 10:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do QPR need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Boxer
Goalkeeper 8%
Defender 22%
Midfielder 5%
Forward 65%