UK time is: 16:59:01
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Fans Fury Over Sousa Departure

Vital QPR - Breaking News
JavaScript must be enabled for the RSS Scrollbox Widget to work.


QPR fans have had their say following the departure of Portuguese legend Paulo Sousa.

The Vital QPR Forum and the Facebook Army have been predominantly critical of the Rangers board and in particular Flavio Briatore and Gianni Paladini following the departure of Paulo Sousa.

Clonmany_Hoop: "Sounds quite foolish of him if he has done that. With results going against him the last thing he should have done was give them the perfect excuse to sack him.

"But, here's a thought, what if he wanted the sack and has actually got what he wanted?

"He must have known that the Dex revelation was dangerous. Why not just toe the party line and keep his head down.

"I just don't understand his motives for becoming a 'whistleblower'. Or was he simply being naive?"

Superhoop50: "Ever since he mentioned Blackstock, I think he's been on borrowed time. Really wasn't a very smart thing to do, but I can't believe it was only that.

"Whatever he's allegedly said, I bet he's regretting it now. Quite simply, you can't go revealing inside information of a sensitive nature, behind your employers backs, to the outside world."

toboboly: "It will be interesting to see the crowd for Monday, Plymouth and then for next year."

Daxvondrac: "I'll take Darren Ferguson right now. If for no other reason than to see Briatore explain to his dad why he's sacking him after 6 wins from 7 games!"

Spanish_Hoop: "To me, the reason they give is an excuse for the bad results they think Sousa has achieved.

"But it`s not the manager who must be changed , it`s the pitch the one that needs a change.

"Four managers in one season is not an ideal scenario for achieving anything in this division. You need consistency and time."

Sousa Sacking - Right: 58% - Wrong: 42%

Jockney_ok: "What a joke we are becoming and that`s the truth... when we were skint we had pride now look at us...

"Ok as far as I can see, and that`s not far, we need to let a Manager manage, give him the control. Which other club in the football league has this problem? Money rules, talk about being cautious."

RTID2048: "It strikes me that anyone taking the QPR job will have to be a good chess player! Patience, subtle moves and the ability to make a killer move when it appears.

"I think PS played into 'their' hands by giving out some low key information that was largely irrelevant to anyone except those itching for an opportunity to remove him. I was interested to read GP refer to 'they' in a statement almost implying he was not at ease with this decision??"

number8buser: "This was orchestrated by the board to avoid paying compensation as technically if these allegations are true Sousa will be in breach of contract.

"Personally i hope Sousa takes them to court and sues their ars* off as this appears to be very underhand indeed.

"Not a shock though with those muppets who are running our club."

SuperhoopMango: "Could we be anymore of a joke? The perma-tanned one is obviously hoping that Gazza will let him run things with an iron fist. Sick to death of this season and the sooner it is over, the better"

Gary Ling: "Look chaps it doesn`t matter what we think the board yet again have made that clear!!

"Get up to Burnley and show our boys we're behind them even if that tit Briatore ain`t! 'cos at the end of the day, 'WE R THE RANGERS BOYZ`, so lets do what we do best! 'MAKE SOME NOISE`"

Your Thoughts…

Have your say on the forum

Follow us on Twitter

Become our friend on Facebook - Add Vital Queens Park Rangers




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



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: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday April 10 2009

Time: 12:03PM

Your Comments

The more I have thought about it the more my position has hardened towards Sousa. Much as I liked what he was tryiong to do, albeit with a squad that wasn't good enough and an awful, at the end of the day he won 7 out of 26 matches and is close to leaving us with a record low number of goals scored in a 46 game season (though our defence is better). While his indiscretions may not have been the most important of things, they did, probably due to his naivety, undermine to board and the club to such an extent that trust between the directors and him was seriously eroded and, as in the case of any other business, when that happened the inevitable occured. As someone else said on this site last night "The king is dead, long live the king".
QPR4Me
The more I have thought about it the more my position has hardened towards Sousa. Much as I liked what he was tryiong to do, albeit with a squad that wasn't good enough and an awful, at the end of the day he won 7 out of 26 matches and is close to leaving us with a record low number of goals scored in a 46 game season (though our defence is better). While his indiscretions may not have been the most important of things, they did, probably due to his naivety, undermine to board and the club to such an extent that trust between the directors and him was seriously eroded and, as in the case of any other business, when that happened the inevitable occured. As someone else said on this site last night "The king is dead, long live the king".
QPR4Me
that should say "and an awful pitch". Sorry.
QPR4Me
that should say "and an awful pitch". Sorry.
QPR4Me
I think as a new manager he was keeping some good clean sheets and has he puts it building the foundations - suffice to say we didn't see the best.
Boxer
I think as a new manager he was keeping some good clean sheets and has he puts it building the foundations - suffice to say we didn't see the best.
Boxer
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Articles

Five Star Rangers Fell Trees (Sunday April 13 2014)

One to Watch - Jamie Paterson (Friday April 11 2014)

QPR v Nottm Forest - Match Preview (Friday April 11 2014)

A Rude Awakening (Wednesday April 9 2014)

One to Watch - Jordan Rhodes (Tuesday April 8 2014)

Blackburn v QPR - Match Preview (Tuesday April 8 2014)

Lewis Grabs The Headlines (Saturday April 5 2014)

Archived 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 28
2. Clonmany_Hoop 15
3. Superhoop50 13
4. Ashdown_Ranger 12
5. jezza99 12
6. sandydl 12
7. DMD_QPR 7
8. cartouche 6
9. danielqpr 5
10. dustman 5

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 5 - 2 Forest
Blackburn 2 - 0 Q.P.R.
Bournemouth 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 1 - 1 Blackpool
Q.P.R. 1 - 0 Wigan
Middlesbrough 1 - 3 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Leicester City 42 27 9 6 35 90
2. Burnley 42 23 14 5 31 83
3. Derby County 42 22 9 11 27 75
4. Q.P.R. 42 21 10 11 15 73
5. Wigan 41 19 10 12 14 67
6. Reading 42 17 13 12 13 64
7. Brighton 42 17 13 12 12 64

Breaking League News

Forest Keeper Confident Of Win Against Blues.
» Birmingham : 17/04/2014 16:33:00
Charlton v Bolton PREVIEW
» Charlton : 17/04/2014 14:37:00
Meet the Referee v Burnley
» Blackpool : 17/04/2014 14:04:00
Leeds Review
» Blackpool : 17/04/2014 13:42:00
The Opposition View - Wigan
» Reading : 17/04/2014 13:00:00
Officials For The Forest Game.
» Birmingham : 17/04/2014 12:54:00
Clark Speaks About Loan Market.
» Birmingham : 17/04/2014 12:05:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do QPR need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Boxer
Goalkeeper 8%
Defender 22%
Midfielder 5%
Forward 65%