UK time is: 21:02:37
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Wellens Sets His Stall Out

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


Leicester City midfielder Richie Wellens states his side's intention to come to Loftus Road and set their stall out defensively.

The Foxes have built their success thus far on a strong backbone with only 11 goals conceded in the Championship so far.

Wellens, a former Manchester United trainee, admitted that QPR will provide a tough test to the Foxes defensive record, and the visitors intend to defend properly from the off.

Speaking to lcfc.co.uk the combative midfielder is looking to grind out another win of the ilk of Leicester's slender win over Reading on Monday night.

'They are a tough, organised team with good players,' said Wellens.

'They have a couple who have played in the Premier League, they have a goal threat, but while we will set our stall out to defend, we are capable of scoring goals as well so it should be a good game.'

The former Blackpool, Oldham Athletic and Doncaster Rovers man has been in fine form since signing for the Foxes in the summer for a fee rising to 1.2m.

His performances alongside stand-in captain Matt Oakley have impressed the Foxes faithful as they occupy a playoff place with an opportunity to climb joint top this evening.




Have your say on The Forum

Follow us on Twitter






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



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

The journalist

Writer: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday October 30 2009

Time: 12:36PM

Your Comments

This suprises me actually. Whilst we have only conceded 11 goals all season, we generally try and play football when we can. We're normally better against sides who come and attack us, so hopefully it'll work in our favour tonight. Not holding out any high hopes though I must admit!
Jb_lcfc
Hi jb, While your results tell me otherwise, I thought you were slightly lacklustre against Reading the other night. No doubt you'll be delighted with the win and look to carry the form through to tonight!
Boxer
Oh without a oubt we were second best against Reading. Luckily we managed to grind out the win, but hopefully it was simply a blip.
Jb_lcfc
It certainly made me smile watching pace and movement unlock your defence, we have that in abundance. But I think we underestimate you at our peril. A glut of strikers at your disposal as shown on Monday.
Boxer
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

QPR Sign 8m Caulker (Tuesday July 22 2014)

Diakite Departs on Loan (Friday July 18 2014)

Ferdinand Finally Signs (Friday July 18 2014)

Green Latest to Extend Stay (Thursday July 10 2014)

Traore Signs Two Year Deal (Friday July 4 2014)

Faurlin Signs New QPR Deal (Wednesday July 2 2014)

Mbia Heads Exodus (Tuesday July 1 2014)

Hill Signs Contract Extension (Wednesday June 25 2014)

QPR Kick Off With Hull City (Wednesday June 18 2014)

Hero Bobby Fires QPR Up (Sunday May 25 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. ImSitiv 30
2. QPR4Me 29
3. Ashdown_Ranger 14
4. rodneeranger 6
5. jezza99 6
6. DMD_QPR 6
7. sandydl 5
8. paulrangers 5
9. Gillard 4
10. dustman 4

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
10. Man City 0 0 0 0 0 0
11. Man Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
12. Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Spurs 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Stoke 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

A HOMETOWN TEAM: AFC IN NYC
Arsenal : 24/07/2014 16:37:00
Piazon Goes to Germany
Chelsea : 24/07/2014 16:34:00
Squad for the season ahead
Chelsea : 24/07/2014 16:26:00
Some decisions just baffle...
Chelsea : 24/07/2014 16:21:00
Second Half Pleases Bruce
Hull City : 24/07/2014 15:47:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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