UK time is: 10:43:13
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Jim - Just Rewards For 'Second Best' Defending

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


Jim Magilton has criticised the performance of his side insisting that they must make amends on Tuesday night against Crystal Palace.

Rangers went a goal infront against Leicester City courtesy of Adel Taarabt, but a double from Matty Fryatt either side of half time sewed the game up for the visitors.

Jim told QPR.co.uk that while his side moved the ball around well at times, there were some players that had their heads at Pride Park this evening.

'I think one or two of our lads thought that it was going to be a natural continuation of how we finished the game at Derby, where we were creating chances at will,' said Jim.

'Unfortunately in this game there are no magic switches, you can't switch on or off. Defensively tonight we were second best - and I think we got our just rewards.'

Magilton's honesty has been a refreshing change during his tenure and it is the first time for a while he has had to cut to the core of the negatives in the Rangers set-up.

He refused however to openly criticise Radek Cerny whose mistake lead to the Leicester winner invariably accepting that any goalkeeping error would lead to a goal - but did concede that the absence of Gavin Mahon was a big loss.

The importance from Jim's perspective was to put this result behind them and head into the Palace game on Tuesday night with a refreshed mind.

'I think he (Mahon) was a loss without any shadow of a doubt, but we're not going to use him as an excuse,' Jim continued.

'It is important that we bounce back against Palace. Hopefully I'm smiling on Tuesday night.

'I'm encouraged by our recent fine form and I'm not going to go over the top with one loss.

'We'll see how we are against Palace, it'll be a real test of character for us - let's see who's prepared to stand up.'


The R's now host what is a crucial test to their resilience against Crystal Palace on Tuesday night.

The game was originally scheduled for September 15, but the fixture was postponed due to adverse weather conditions in West London.




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: 11:57PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Defoe & Crouch January Targets? (Thursday December 18 2014)

QPR MotM Against Everton (Thursday December 18 2014)

Irish Striker Arrives For Talks? (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Striker Signs Pro Deal With QPR (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Justice for Jeff (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Individual Mistakes Are Costing Us - Fer (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Redknapp Looks To Everton Positives (Tuesday December 16 2014)

QPR MotM v Everton? (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Everton Ease Past QPR (Monday December 15 2014)

Stats: Everton v QPR (Monday December 15 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 23
2. The Uncredibale Hulk 19
3. rodneeranger 15
4. Superhoop50 15
5. sandydl 14
6. DMD_QPR 12
7. dustman 8
8. jezza99 8
9. paulrangers 8
10. ImSitiv 6

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Everton 3 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 2 - 0 Burnley
Swansea 2 - 0 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 3 - 2 Leicester City
Newcastle 1 - 0 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 2 - 2 Man City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 16 4 5 7 -5 17
15. Sunderland 16 2 10 4 -10 16
16. Crystal Palace 16 3 6 7 -5 15
17. Burnley 16 3 6 7 -13 15
18. Q.P.R. 16 4 2 10 -13 14
19. Hull City 16 2 7 7 -8 13
20. Leicester City 16 2 4 10 -12 10

Breaking League News

NUFC Influence Growing At Rangers
Newcastle : 19/12/2014 10:23:00
Points target for Champions League in 2015?
Everton : 19/12/2014 10:19:00
Newcastle Upon Clyde
Newcastle : 19/12/2014 10:08:00
Bruce: Swansea City At Home Is a 'Cup Final'
Swansea : 18/12/2014 21:57:00
Chelsea`s Zouma Joining Besiktas on Loan?
Chelsea : 18/12/2014 19:02:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

QPR v West Brom
Suggested By:  Site Staff
QPR win 0%
Draw 100%
West Brom win 0%