UK time is: 14:31:25
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sousa's position not at risk

The following is a translation of an article that first appeared on the web site of the portuguese football journal 'A Bola on line' late on Friday last week.


Even with Queen's Park Rangers in the middle of the Championship league table, the Portuguese coach Paulo Sousa did not feel his position is at risk and says the aim is to create a solid team to fight for promotion to the top flight of English football next season.



'From the outset, the objective was to prepare a solid team for next season and then struggling to climb up the Championship. My contract is not only for this season. The owners bought the club two years ago with the aim of fighting for promotion to the top flight in the third season," recalled Paulo Sousa, who took command of the technical team last November.



The London team currently occupies the 11th place of the Championship and is increasingly further from the possibility of securing a place in the play-offs:


'Today the team is in the middle of the table without some major players who are injured. In pre-season, when they are recovered, we will reflect on the need to make a step forward. The aim is to start well next season and keep us on top of the table until the end.'






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.







For the very latest Championship odds

Free 15 bet when you spend 5 on The New Football Pools




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

The journalist

Writer: Lenny367 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday March 17 2009

Time: 4:48PM

Your Comments

I just hope n pray Sousa really IS given the pre-season - and next season - to do what he seems to think he's contracted to do (get us up next season!!)
sandydl
I just hope n pray Sousa really IS given the pre-season - and next season - to do what he seems to think he's contracted to do (get us up next season!!)
sandydl
its hard to call coz he aint been there long enough but i can see whats going on because it mirrors the situation at city with hughes really.
bluemooner_mcfc
its hard to call coz he aint been there long enough but i can see whats going on because it mirrors the situation at city with hughes really.
bluemooner_mcfc
Nice work Lenny interesting read.
Boxer
Nice work Lenny interesting read.
Boxer
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Sissoko Sends QPR Bottom (Saturday November 22 2014)

Newcastle United v QPR - Match Preview (Friday November 21 2014)

One to Watch - Ayoze Perez (Friday November 21 2014)

Charlie Closing On England Spot (Saturday November 8 2014)

One to Watch - Sergio Aguero (Friday November 7 2014)

QPR v Manchester City - Match Preview (Friday November 7 2014)

Spirited QPR Edged Out (Saturday November 1 2014)

Stats: Chelsea v QPR (Saturday November 1 2014)

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. QPR4Me 29
2. Superhoop50 17
3. dustman 14
4. The Uncredibale Hulk 14
5. sandydl 12
6. DMD_QPR 9
7. jdqpr1882 6
8. rodneeranger 6
9. danielqpr 5
10. jezza99 5

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Newcastle 1 - 0 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 2 - 2 Man City
Chelsea 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 2 - 0 Aston Villa
Q.P.R. 2 - 3 Liverpool
West Ham 2 - 0 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Sunderland 12 2 7 3 -7 13
15. Crystal Palace 12 3 3 6 -4 12
16. Aston Villa 12 3 3 6 -11 12
17. Hull City 12 2 5 5 -3 11
18. Leicester City 12 2 4 6 -7 10
19. Burnley 12 2 4 6 -12 10
20. Q.P.R. 12 2 2 8 -12 8

Breaking League News

Ramires - An Ace Up Mourinho's Sleeve
Chelsea : 28/11/2014 12:12:00
West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal Match Preview
Arsenal : 28/11/2014 11:47:00
Liverpool: Toure Compares Rodgers To Wenger
Liverpool : 28/11/2014 10:41:00
Mystic Mug v Lawro - Villa Away To Burnley
Aston Villa : 28/11/2014 10:21:00
Garbutt impresses on European debut
Everton : 28/11/2014 10:15:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do QPR need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Boxer
Goalkeeper 7%
Defender 22%
Midfielder 7%
Forward 64%