Vital Football

Latest QPR News

Ex-R Back In The Championship

Ex-R Back In The Championship

Former R`s defender Michael Mancienne has joined Wolverhampton Wanderers on loan from Premier League Chelsea.

20 year old Mancienne has found himself on the periphery of the Chelsea squad this season, but with numerous injuries and still limited appearances he made no secret of his desire to move away in search of first team football.

The defender who could be deployed in a central role as well as full back, made 61 appearances for QPR over two loan spells from local rivals Chelsea, and after his first season was voted supporters young player of the year.

He also picked up a nasty injury while playing in a Rangers shirt that saw him miss the end of the 2006/07 season as Michael Ricketts boot to the head left the young defender with concussion and persistent dizziness.

Since then he made a short-lived move to Bristol City on loan but was recalled almost instantaneously by Luiz Felipe Scolari after an injury to England central defender John Terry.

He joins Wolverhampton Wanderers on a two month loan deal, but it seems he may even have to wait at Molineux for first team opportunities:

'We wanted some defensive cover, because 14 in five games isn't good enough," said Mick McCarthy.

'Michael is a good defender and very quick. He is travelling up on Monday and could be in the squad on Tuesday but I wouldn't want to throw him in without doing some work with him first.'

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.


Ainsworth - Get Behind Us!.

Man of the Match - Mikele Leigertwood.

QPR v Birmingham City - Match Preview.

Image Hosted by

Share article via email
Date:Monday October 27 2008
Time: 8:24PM


why did we not get him on loan,did we not enquire?does he not want to play for us?does flav not rate him?or do we not need an up and coming england defender?or maybe flav thinks ramage and delaney are enough cover....dream on flav.
27/10/2008 20:51:00
He is a quality player isn't he - I think he went backwards playing for us though, and has picked up again in the Under 21's. You might say we dragged him down to our level!
27/10/2008 21:13:00
this is news that gives me the needle,if mancienne does'nt want to play for us then fair enough,but if i knew that rangers did'nt make a move for him THEN WHY???????Surely he is better than what we have....delaney,ramage i mean come on lets get real this lad can play and would be the ideal replacement for the two (at the moment)donkeys that we have.I dont wish to sound a moaner but i cant see the sense in not loaning him ...or is it the Italian stud at it again,keep going flav you might have saved us but your on your way to destroy us.
27/10/2008 21:14:00
I cannot agree that Flavio is the sole cause, who knows maybe Dowie didn't want him? Dowie mantle seems to have been four centre-back's across the back, and lets face facts we have the fourth best defence in the league, two consecutive clean sheets, none too shabby.
27/10/2008 22:29:00
Exactly. We have a bloody good defense and really don't need Mancienne.
28/10/2008 00:37:00
Not to mention the likes of Gorkss and Connolly to come in.
28/10/2008 07:25:00
lee cooke..our defense is so good we have to play a midfielder at right back..and thank god we did,maybe next week we'll play lee cooke at centre half.
28/10/2008 17:14:00
we are sorted at the center half positions we have 7 of them! all with brilliant ability. The problem is we don't have full backs and i don't want to see mancienne play right back
28/10/2008 23:29:00
Another clean sheet, three in a row
29/10/2008 00:46:00
if we play legs and connelly as full backs we will continue to gain clean sheets but we have bought ramage and delaney who are at present showing weakneses,so it is with that in mind i would prefer mancienne to fill in,as you have mentioned we have our fair share of c/h at the club it would be nice to have good cover for our fullbacks and in my opinion mr mancienne has and would be great cover,plus what an asset he will be for us in the future if chelsea decided to sell him.I know many fans who were upset that we did not get him on loan but were of the opinion that we will eventually get him,its not a matter who WE prefer its what could benefit our club in the short and long term.
29/10/2008 13:46:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of Euro Vital

Best of Vital Network

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Hooper Downs The Hoops

GARY Hooper netted the only goal on a frustrating afternoon for Queens Park Rangers and Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink.

Forced into two changes through injury, Rangers appeared good value for a point

Stats: Sheffield Wednesday v QPR

All the stats from Sheffield Wednesday (1) vs (0) QPR, Hillsborough, 22.10.16 - 15.00 Att: 25903

No More ******* Bad Language - EFL

The Football League, or EFL for those with a rebrand nature, have called on fans across the country to say no to 'starry' language or no more...

Sheff Wed v QPR - Team News

Team News from Hillsborough

Vital QPR Social Media

Archived Vital QPR Articles

Vital QPR articles from

Have Your Say

Suggest an article
Suggest a poll
As featured on NewsNow:Queens Park Rangers newsQueens Park RangersNews 24/7

Site Journalists

Editor email
no email
no email
no email
no email

Current Poll (see more polls)

MotM v Sheff Wed
Suggested By:
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 14 10 1 3 31 19
2 Brighton 14 8 4 2 28 9
3 Huddersfield 14 9 1 4 28 4
4 Norwich 14 8 3 3 27 7
5 Sheff Wed 14 7 3 4 24 1
6 Bristol City 14 7 2 5 23 6
7 Birmingham 14 6 5 3 23 3
8 Reading 14 6 4 4 22 -3
9 Preston 14 6 2 6 20 1
10 Leeds Utd 14 6 2 6 20 -1
11 Brentford 14 5 4 5 19 5
12 Barnsley 14 6 1 7 19 3
13 Q.P.R. 14 5 4 5 19 -3
14 Fulham 14 4 6 4 18 -2
15 Burton 14 4 5 5 17 0
16 Aston Villa 14 3 8 3 17 0
17 Ipswich 14 4 5 5 17 -2
18 Wolves 14 4 4 6 16 -1
19 Forest 14 4 3 7 15 -3
20 Cardiff 14 4 3 7 15 -9
21 Derby County 14 3 5 6 14 -4
22 Blackburn 14 3 3 8 12 -8
23 Wigan 14 2 5 7 11 -3
24 Rotherham 14 1 3 10 6 -19
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Queens Park Rangers Results (view all)

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

Oct 28 2016 7:45PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 5 2016 3:00PM : Nottingham Forest (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 19 2016 3:00PM : Norwich City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Nov 26 2016 3:00PM : Ipswich Town (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 1 2016 7:45PM : Wolverhampton Wanderers (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Dec 10 2016 3:00PM : Rotherham United (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Breaking League News

Vital Members League Table

The Vital Football Members League