UK time is: 00:30:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Mullin Eyes Club-Saving Win

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


Accrington stalwart Paul Mullin believes that a win tonight could help safeguard the future of his club, as Stanley face a tough financial outlook.

The League Two side have a 300,000 tax bill crippling the club at present. So much so that Mullin's brother John may be forced to retire through injury just to boost the coffers for more signings.

The striker who has played a staggering 320 games for Stanley is looking to get beyond the R`s tonight and set up a money-spinning tie at a Premier League club.

He told the Lancashire Telegraph: "We`ve never really had a big tie in this competition. Hopefully this time we can get through and get a plum draw.

"If we could get through, financially it could solve our situation for this season and hopefully it would have consequences for next season as well.

"So I think we all know this is a really important game for us."


The striker isn`t expected to take part this evening with manager John Coleman looking to reshuffle a misfiring front line. Former Everton man Michael Symes could take his place alongside John Miles.

35-year-old Mullin admits he doesn`t know which side his manager will field this evening at Loftus Road, but it`s an opportunity to rotate the squad and get away from the perils of League Two football.

"I`m not too sure at the moment what side the manager`s going to put out," said Mullin.

"We`ve got a squad and I think he might look to use it a bit.

"I think the cup will be good for us to get away from the league for a game.

"But it`s going to be tough because they`re two levels above us and because of the finances available to them. They`ve got money we can only dream of really."


The game kicks off at 7:45pm and as always will be played to a finish. Accrington come into the game off the back of a win against Walsall in the last round while Rangers can take confidence from their 5-0 hammering of Exeter City.




Have your say on The Forum

Follow us on Twitter

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




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



*Try Vital Mobile FOR FREE for the latest news, scores, fixtures and so much more*

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

The journalist

Writer: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday August 25 2009

Time: 12:03PM

Your Comments

Surely not.........................!
kiwi park ranger
...Nearly :P
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 24
2. dustman 13
3. Superhoop50 12
4. The Uncredibale Hulk 12
5. sandydl 8
6. DMD_QPR 7
7. rodneeranger 5
8. silvertrowel 4
9. jezza99 4
10. jdqpr1882 4

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

Taylor's Career Not Off The Rayls
Newcastle : 24/11/2014 23:45:00
Kids Continue To Prosper
Newcastle : 24/11/2014 23:22:00
Southampton : 24/11/2014 22:04:00
Aston Villa : 24/11/2014 21:50:00
Hull 1-2 Tottenham
Hull City : 24/11/2014 20:58:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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