Vital Football

Latest QPR News

Sousa - Gaining Confidence

Sousa - Gaining Confidence

Rangers boss Paulo Sousa believes that his side is gaining in confidence after the stalemate at Selhurst Park.

The Portuguese legend spoke following his side`s shut out against Crystal Palace.

He said: 'One of my aims is to give my players confidence, because I know they are good footballers. Sousa told

"And the best way to gain confidence is by winning matches.

'My feeling is that we are now creating more and more chances in front of goal, and as the team grows together I am confident that we will continue to do better and better. I am very sure about that, I have no doubts."

Sousa also reflected on the second half opportunity for substitute Heidar Helguson, believing his side had a stranglehold on the fixture until that incident.

He said: 'Up until that point I felt we were in control of the match.

'We had other chances as well, but that was the most clear-cut.

'I am very proud of my team. It is not easy for them to adapt to new ideas, especially in such a short space of time, but I am very happy with them.'

Despite another goalless display from Rangers on the road, Sousa was quick to praise Bolton loanee Helguson and indicated there may be more signings to come.

He said: 'Heidar came in and has had only one training session with us, so to do as well as he did today shows me that he can become an important player for us.

'Together we will make decisions about what is best to do. We will look for the correct players to improve the squad.'

To read Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock's comments Click Here >>>

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.


Match Report - Crystal Palace 0-0 QPR.

Match Stats - Crystal Palace 0-0 QPR.

Ten Days That Shook The World - QPR Report.

Share article via email
Date:Saturday November 29 2008
Time: 10:05PM


Wouldn't disagree that we came out in the 2nd half looking a little more confident. Let's see wot the next week brings us, hey?!
29/11/2008 22:49:00
Yeah we did look better particularly in the early stages, but to be honest they had most of the play without ever truly threatening, a total non-game!!
30/11/2008 08:14:00
well if that is us getting better boy we must have been bad really bad i think it was another below par game for us i will give him time but with flav watching his days are numbered
ozanne park rangers
03/12/2008 06:55:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

Best of Vital Network

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Stats: Fulham v Queens Park Rangers

All the stats from Fulham (2) vs (2) Queens Park Rangers, Craven Cottage, 17/3/18 Att: 23,347

Follow Fulham v QPR On Twitter - 17-03-18

QPR go to Craven Cottage as the visitors to Fulham today, this will be a 12:30pm kick-off.

QPR's Attacking Intent Made It Eze Against Aston Villa

Young striker Eberechi Eze has said that he believes we caught Aston Villa cold in our last match and the way Queens Park Rangers took the game to them was key to that.

What Colour Are They Wearing Today? - Fulham v QPR

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Fulham and Queens Park Rangers this Saturday.

Queens Park Rangers Social Media

Queens Park Rangers Archived 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

Write for Vital QPR
Write For Vital QPR
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Fulham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Sub - Smyth0%
Sub - Washington0%
Sub - Cousins0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Queens Park Rangers Results (view all)

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures

Breaking League News

Write for Vital Football