Vital Football

Latest QPR News

Adel - We Deserved More

Adel - We Deserved More

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


Queens Park Rangers forward Adel Taarabt believed that the R's were unlucky against Bristol City while being disappointed about his own missed opportunity.

The loanee from Tottenham Hotspur sensationally missed the target midway through the second half after some excellent wingwork by Wayne Routledge.

Routledge beat his man before firing a ball from the right-hand by-line and Taarabt with only the keeper to beat on the far post sliced the ball back across goal and off Dean Gerken`s left hand upright.

The Moroccan international has since told QPR.co.uk that a deflection in the ball's path wrong-footed him and caused him to spurn the opportunity.

'It took a small deflection and I didn't get a strong foot on the ball,' he said

'It's disappointing, because I was in the perfect position to score before the defender got his leg to it.

'Without that deflection, I think I would have scored, but it wasn't to be.'


Nicky Maynard's stunning effort with short of ten minutes remaining may have come against the run of play but it was no less than City`s incessant first half pressure had deserved.

A goal fit to win any game, he strode wide of Damion Stewart before rifling a right-footed effort beyond the dive of Radek Cerny to send the home crowd into raptures.

Despite being under pressure for large spells of the game Taarabt believes that Rangers deserved more from the fixture.

A nasty injury to Robins forward Andrius Velicka halted Rangers in their tracks, and prompted seven minutes of stoppage time - this Taarabt believed stifled the visitors progress.

'We're all really disappointed, because we deserved more from the game," he continued

'I think we were in the ascendancy in the second half, but the injury and resultant delay stopped us in our tracks.

'We need to bounce back against Forest now.'


Queens Park Rangers now face Nottingham Forest at the weekend with former striker Dexter Blackstock fresh from scoring on Tuesday night.

With Rangers now three games without a win in the Championship, Magilton will be looking to home comfort to carry the R's to victory.




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:Wednesday August 19 2009
Time: 11:43AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

QPR Downed At Deepdale

QUEENS Park Rangers surrendered a goal lead to lose out against Preston North End at Deepdale.

Rangers had taken the lead in the first half when Kazenga LuaLua scored his first goal for the clu

Preston North End v QPR - Preview

QUEENS Park Rangers face a side in good form as they travel to Deepdale to face Simon Grayson's Preston North End.

An archetypal Championship side brimming with effort and organised by an able

One to Watch - Callum Robinson

Ryan Forrester casts an eye over this weekend's dangerman - Preston North End's Callum Robinson

The Men in Black - Preston North End v QPR

We now profile this weekend's officiating team - being led out by man in the middle - David Coote

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 Preston North End
Suggested By:
Smithies100%
Furlong0%
Onuoha0%
Perch0%
Lynch0%
Bidwell0%
Wszolek0%
Manning0%
Freeman0%
LuaLua 0%
Smith0%
Sylla0%
Ngbakoto 0%
Mackie0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Brighton 33 21 8 4 71 31
2 Newcastle 33 22 4 7 70 37
3 Huddersfield 33 20 5 8 65 8
4 Leeds Utd 34 19 4 11 61 12
5 Reading 34 18 6 10 60 2
6 Sheff Wed 34 17 7 10 58 9
7 Fulham 33 14 11 8 53 17
8 Norwich 34 15 7 12 52 11
9 Preston 34 14 10 10 52 5
10 Barnsley 34 14 8 12 50 4
11 Derby County 33 13 9 11 48 6
12 Cardiff 34 13 7 14 46 -2
13 Brentford 33 12 7 14 43 2
14 Birmingham 34 11 10 13 43 -13
15 Ipswich 34 10 12 12 42 -7
16 Q.P.R. 34 11 7 16 40 -11
17 Aston Villa 33 9 12 12 39 -7
18 Forest 34 10 7 17 37 -12
19 Burton 34 9 9 16 36 -13
20 Wolves 32 9 8 15 35 -5
21 Bristol City 33 9 6 18 33 -6
22 Wigan 34 7 10 17 31 -10
23 Blackburn 32 7 9 16 30 -13
24 Rotherham 34 4 5 25 17 -45
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Queens Park Rangers Results (view all)

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

Mar 4 2017 3:00PM : Cardiff City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 7 2017 7:45PM : Barnsley (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 11 2017 3:00PM : Leeds United (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 18 2017 3:00PM : Rotherham United (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 31 2017 7:45PM : Derby County (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Uncredibale Hulk57
2.QPR4Me18
3.Boxer2
4.nowexpat1
Write for Vital Football