UK time is: 06:51:40
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sit Down Shut Up! - In Protest

Rangers fans are encouraged to take to their seats in silence for the first ten minutes of the fixture against Derby County.

Much has been made of the recent price hike at QPR, and outpourings of disgust from the wider footballing community are reflected by the Rangers supporters. In that vein, QPR supporters group QPR 1st have proposed a Ten Minutes Silence following the start of the fixture.

A statement from QPR 1st reads:

"Following discussion between representatives of the main fans groups, organisations and messageboards within the QPR Community, it has been agreed that we should call for ten minutes silence at the start of the Derby match.

This Silence will be symbolic of where our club is heading if fans continue to be priced out. At the end of the ten minute silence, we urge everyone to get behind our team at full volume, again to demonstrate the difference between a full stadium and an empty one.

Should QPR score in that 10-minute period, all fans will be encouraged to celebrate per normal but we hope they will return to silence after play commences for the rest of the ten minutes.

This is not a protest against our Board of Directors and certainly not against our squad but against a policy which we believe is misguided and harmful to our Club and its reputation.

We will be meeting with Ali Russell on Tuesday in the hope that common sense will prevail and this protest will be unnecessary. Nevertheless if he continues to refuse to offer any concessions or guarantees on behalf of the Board then the protest will continue as planned.

We would ask all fans to join in this protest and hopefully encourage a rethink on a policy which will eventually ensure that for the majority of the existing fan base going to matches becomes a luxury that we and our families can no longer afford."


This sentiment is echoed here at Vital QPR.

Show your support for the club and the wider footballing community, and remain silent for the first ten minutes.

What do you think of this initiative? 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.

TOP STORIES

One To Watch - Jay Tabb.

Dowie`s Ricoh Return.

Whitestone the Ref For Coventry Fixture.


Image Hosted by ImageShack.us




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




Win £1,000,000 every week with Man of the Match®

Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday September 20 2008

Time: 10:00AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

The QPR Injury Table Situation (Friday March 27 2015)

Nail in the Coffin (Sunday March 22 2015)

One to Watch - John Stones (Sunday March 22 2015)

QPR v Everton - Match Preview (Sunday March 22 2015)

The Men in Black - QPR v Everton (Friday March 20 2015)

Youngster Joins Pompey (Friday March 20 2015)

Who R Ya - Everton (Friday March 20 2015)

Ramsey: Players Still Unified (Saturday March 14 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 Premier League Network Sites

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 1 - 2 Everton
Crystal Palace 3 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 1 - 2 Spurs
Q.P.R. 1 - 2 Arsenal
Hull City 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Sunderland 0 - 2 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 30 8 9 13 -12 33
15. Hull City 30 6 10 14 -12 28
16. Aston Villa 30 7 7 16 -20 28
17. Sunderland 30 4 14 12 -21 26
18. Burnley 30 5 10 15 -23 25
19. Q.P.R. 30 6 4 20 -23 22
20. Leicester City 29 4 7 18 -21 19

Breaking League News

Fresh Rumours Suggest Second Costa IS Coming
» Chelsea : 01/04/2015 05:19:01
Fighting To The Finish
» Chelsea : 01/04/2015 04:18:01
Ref Watch: Moss to officiate Chelsea v Stoke
» Stoke : 31/03/2015 21:00:00
Stoke Interested in Permanent Deal for Moses
» Chelsea : 31/03/2015 18:27:01
Ooh Saucy!
» Man Utd : 31/03/2015 17:31:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

QPR v Everton
Suggested By:  Admin
QPR 50%
Everton 25%
Draw 25%