Vital Football

Latest QPR News

Sousa - Two Points Dropped

Sousa - Two Points Dropped

Paulo Sousa believed that QPR were the better side as they were held to a 0-0 draw against Cardiff City.

Speaking post match to QPR.co.uk the Portuguese boss believed that Rangers more than matched a side with ambitions of Premier League, believing the R`s could have 'won easily`.

He said: 'We lost two points today. We showed a lot of personality and character and created a lot of opportunities, playing fantastic football,

'After the game against Ipswich we received a lot of criticism. We didn't play well then, but today we sent out a very positive message to those people, with a good performance against a Club with big ambitions for the Premier League.

'They have invested a lot and this is also a very difficult place to come, with a strong atmosphere. But we showed personality, playing fantastic football.

'We could have won the game easily, but it didn't happen, but that is no fault of my players, who gave me excellent effort.'


Sousa also has special words of praise for midfield general Gavin Mahon who bounced back in style to put in a classy performance against the Bluebirds.

Sousa said: 'Gavin showed what a good professional and good player he is tonight,

'You can have bad moments sometimes, but it is how you respond and he showed great character.'


As the season begins to draw to a close Paulo indicated that Rangers are not far away from a playoff place and judging by the performance yesterday evening - anything is possible.

'We have always been very close to the top-six," said Sousa.

'With two or three wins, you can go up the league significantly.

'Playing like we played tonight, we need to believe that anything is possible.

'I always say that to my players - believe in yourselves, because you can play very good football and win, just believe it.

'We have overcome the barrier of winning away in recent months, and now we are playing good football too.

'With good energy from everyone, and not criticism, we can make things possible.'


Rangers now move on from a positive point at Ninian Park to face perennial strugglers Barnsley in what will no doubt be a tough test at Oakwell this Saturday.

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.



Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

Image Hosted by ImageShack.us

Share article via email
Writer:Boxer
Date:Thursday February 26 2009
Time: 7:54AM

Comments

0
Got to agree I thought we were on top for the vast majority of the second period, and we let ourselves down in the final third - encouraging signs though.
Boxer
26/02/2009 17:32:00
0
Got to agree I thought we were on top for the vast majority of the second period, and we let ourselves down in the final third - encouraging signs though.
Boxer
26/02/2009 17:32:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

-

Best of Vital Network

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Duo Exit Loftus Road

Ahead of this weekend's game against Burton Albion, Queens Park Rangers confirmed the departure of Reece Grego-Cox and Michael Petrasso.

Instant Reactions - Burton v QPR (13/1/18)

Following today's clash between Burton Albion and Queens Park Rangers, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Stats: Burton Albion v Queens Park Rangers

All the stats from Burton Albion (1) vs (3) Queens Park Rangers, Pirelli Stadium, 13/1/18 Att: 4,264

Vital Preview - Championship - 12th-13th January 2018

The 2017-18 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. 12th-13th January.

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)

Burton MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Smithies2%
Onuoha0%
Lynch0%
Robinson23%
Furlong0%
Luongo17%
Scowen0%
Freeman0%
Bidwell0%
Washington41%
Oteh17%
Sub - Smith0%
Sub - Manning0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
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

Breaking League News

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Uncredibale Hulk2
The Vital Football Members League