UK time is: 00:08:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Ephraim Eyes Positive Start

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


Queens Park Rangers winger Hogan Ephraim wants the R`s to kick off their season in style and dispel the poor away form of last campaign.

The winger is another in a long line of players to pour scorn on last year`s performances as he looks forward to the coming campaign.

Fixtures such as the opening day against Blackpool and the midweek trip to Newcastle United caught Hogan`s eye - but the former West Ham United forward was surprised by the long distances that would have to be covered in the early stages.

'When I first saw the fixtures, I have to say I was stunned by how much travelling we've got in those first couple of weeks, Hogan told QPR.co.uk.

'Having said that, there's an opportunity for us to make a good start.

'Obviously every game is going to be tough, but we've got to approach them with confidence."


Ephraim wants to use the early games as a springboard to rectify the disappointment of last season, believing that getting points on the board quickly would lay down a marker for the remainder of the campaign.

He said: 'That's going to be difficult but we've got to see it as an early chance to put things right.

'Quite frankly, our away form last year was terrible.

'We know that cost us, so if we can get some good results on our travels in the opening four or six weeks, it would be great.

'It would lay down a marker about what we want to achieve.'


The former West Ham man was converted from a winger to a central midfielder to great effect last season by former boss Paulo Sousa.

He made 29 appearances for Rangers last season scoring a solitary goal away at Blackpool.



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

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

The journalist

Writer: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday June 19 2009

Time: 9:36PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
What do you guys think of Hogan? miss him at Colchester!
Matt_Us
Report Abuse
20/06/2009 22:24:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Wenger Wary of Fighting QPR (Tuesday March 3 2015)

The Men in Black - QPR v Arsenal (Tuesday March 3 2015)

Who R Ya - Arsenal (Tuesday March 3 2015)

Everton Fixture Changed (Friday February 27 2015)

QPR - The Walking Wounded Injury List (Friday February 27 2015)

Hull Edge Out Ten Man QPR (Monday February 23 2015)

Stats: Hull City v Queens Park Rangers (Saturday February 21 2015)

Hull City v QPR - Match Preview (Friday February 20 2015)

The Men in Black - Hull City v QPR (Friday February 20 2015)

Who R Ya - Hull City (Friday February 20 2015)

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
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Hull City 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Sunderland 0 - 2 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 0 - 1 Southampton
Stoke 3 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 0 - 2 Man Utd
Burnley 2 - 1 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Everton 27 6 10 11 -6 28
15. Hull City 28 6 9 13 -11 27
16. Sunderland 28 4 14 10 -16 26
17. Aston Villa 28 6 7 15 -23 25
18. Q.P.R. 26 6 4 16 -18 22
19. Burnley 27 4 10 13 -20 22
20. Leicester City 26 4 6 16 -18 18

Breaking League News

» Sunderland : 03/03/2015 23:03:00
» Southampton : 03/03/2015 21:52:00
» Hull City : 03/03/2015 21:50:01
» WBA : 03/03/2015 21:45:00
» Crystal Palace : 03/03/2015 21:37:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MotM v Hull City
Suggested By:  Admin
Green 21%
Furlong 43%
Ferdinand 0%
Caulker 0%
Yun 0%
Phillips 6%
Barton 6%
Henry 6%
Kranjcar 6%
Zamora 0%
Austin 6%
Doughty 6%
Zarate 0%
Traoré 0%