Vital Football

Latest QPR News

Plymouth Will Confound The Critics

Plymouth Will Confound The Critics

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


A Plymouth Argyle supporter tells Vital QPR that despite being written off by the media, the Pilgrims are ready to prove their critics wrong.

Paul, the editor of Vital Plymouth divulges his views about the campaign, indicating that Argyle are set to prove their critics wrong once again.

What do you make of some of the newspapers pre-season predictions that you will be in big trouble this season?

Well, we are used to it by now. The experts tip us for relegation every season and we always defy the odds and stay up, although last season it was close!

New owners bring new ambition as we know at QPR - How excited are you by this latest takeover and what does it mean for the club?

The take over was just what the club and the fans needed, it gave everyone fresh optimism. It appears the budget for the players wage bill has been increased which means Argyle can attract better players, the new board of directors have also come up with some excellent off-the-pitch ideas and incentives to get more fans into Home Park .

There have been mutterings of discontent against Paul Sturrock in recent times, what do you make of the job he`s done second time around?

Last season Sturrock struggled and appeared to be out of his depth in the Championship, the fans didn`t like the hoofball style of football, with many fans wanting him replaced. However, he wasn`t allowed to bring in the players he wanted and had to make do, he kept Argyle up and so for him it was job done.

Will he get the time to work with the new owners or do you sense that they want to bring their own man in?

The new owners have backed Sturrock by allowing him to bring in several new players, it`s a fresh start for him but he needs a good start to the season. If the team is struggling at the wrong end of the Championship by October, coupled with no improvement in the style of football then Sturrock could well be replaced.

A solid point at Palace and a defeat at Gillingham - What do you make of your beginning to the campaign?

We never get past the First Round of the Carling Cup so that defeat should be ignored, so in affect it was a steady start with a point at Palace. We now have two home games where four points should be won.

Do you feel you`ve bought adequately this summer - are there any areas that still need strengthening?

Sturrock has made some very good signings, he`s strengthened areas of the team that were weak last season, however the proof is in the results, so we shall see if his new signings are any good on the pitch.

QPR and Plymouth have a lot of connections in recent times - What is your impression from the outside of what is happening at Loftus Road ?

You seem to have wealthy owners and yet they haven`t really splashed the cash. From the outside QPR should be the Man City of the Championship but it doesn`t seem to be happening.

What Plymouth player should QPR fans look out for this weekend?

No player has really stood out for Argyle in the first two games but we should have Alan Gow from Rangers on-board by Saturday, so look out for him.

Conversely are there any QPR players that you feel could do Plymouth some damage?

We still love Buzsaky and he should do well against us.

What is your prediction for the fixture?

A: A 2-1 win for Argyle




Have your say on The Forum

Follow us on Twitter

Become a fan on Facebook - Become a fan of Vital QPR






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

Writer:Boxer
Date:Friday August 14 2009
Time: 10:49AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

QPR Held By Battling Blues

A SPIRITED second half performance wasn`t enough for Queens Park Rangers to take all three points against a Birmingham City side contented with the stalemate.

It was an uphill struggle for the

Team News - QPR v Birmingham City

Eight changes from the Sunderland cup defeat.

One to Watch - Jacques Maghoma

Ryan Forrester profiles Blues midfielder - Jacques Maghoma

QPR v Birmingham - Match Preview

QPR have won four of the last five league encounters with Birmingham (L1), keeping a clean sheet in each victory.

Indeed, the Blues have only scored two goals in the last five league meetings against QPR, scoring both in the 2-1 home win last season.

All 10 of QPR`s goals in the Championship this season have been from set pieces.

Birmingham have made fewer passes than any other Championship side this season (2335).

The Hoops have scored once in their last three hom

Archived Vital QPR Articles

Vital QPR articles from

Site Journalists

Boxer
Editor email
Profile
sandydl
no email
Profile
Superhoop50
no email
Profile
danielqpr
no email
Profile
JackSupple
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MotM v Birmingham City
Suggested By:
Smithies0%
Onuoha0%
Hall0%
Caulker50%
Bidwell0%
Luongo0%
Borysiuk0%
Cousins0%
Shodipo0%
Chery0%
Sylla0%
Wszolek 50%
Polter0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Norwich 9 6 2 1 20 6
2 Huddersfield 9 6 1 2 19 4
3 Brighton 9 5 2 2 17 6
4 Reading 9 5 2 2 17 0
5 Newcastle 9 5 1 3 16 10
6 Birmingham 9 4 4 1 16 4
7 Barnsley 9 5 0 4 15 6
8 Wolves 9 4 3 2 15 3
9 Brentford 9 4 2 3 14 6
10 Bristol City 9 4 2 3 14 5
11 Sheff Wed 9 4 2 3 14 -1
12 Leeds Utd 9 4 1 4 13 -1
13 Fulham 9 3 4 2 13 -2
14 Ipswich 9 3 3 3 12 0
15 Forest 9 3 2 4 11 -2
16 Q.P.R. 9 3 2 4 11 -4
17 Aston Villa 9 1 6 2 9 0
18 Burton 9 2 3 4 9 -2
19 Preston 9 3 0 6 9 -4
20 Blackburn 9 2 2 5 8 -6
21 Cardiff 9 2 2 5 8 -7
22 Derby County 9 1 3 5 6 -6
23 Rotherham 9 1 3 5 6 -12
24 Wigan 9 1 2 6 5 -3
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Queens Park Rangers Results (view all)

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

Sep 27 2016 7:45PM : Burton Albion (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 1 2016 12:45PM : Fulham (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 15 2016 3:00PM : Reading (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 18 2016 7:45PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 22 2016 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Oct 28 2016 7:45PM : Brentford (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.QPR4Me17
2.Boxer2
3.dustman1