UK time is: 22:38:34
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Magilton Delight At Williams Capture

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


Queens Park Rangers boss Jim Magilton has revealed his delight at capturing Tommy Williams on a short-term loan.

The R's boss believes that Williams will provide competition for places in the specialist position of left-back.

Magilton was also full of praise for Sporting Director Gianni Paladini, who managed to engineer the move at short notice.

He told QPR.co.uk: 'I just felt we needed a bit more competition in that department.

'It's no reflection on Gary Borrowdale or Peter Ramage, who have both played in that left back position for us this season, but when a player of Tommy's quality becomes available, it's too good an opportunity to turn down.'


Rangers saw a taster of what to expect earlier this season when Williams crossed from the left flank for Aaron McLean to open the scoring for Peterborough United at Loftus Road.

That performance and much more has prompted Magilton to dip into the loan market and bring Williams to W12, as he describes his strenghts.

'He's got a quality left foot and as he showed here earlier in the season, he's got decent pace and a great delivery from wide areas,' he said.

'It's a short term deal initially, but he's out of contract in the summer and he's got a great opportunity to impress us.'

Williams made 34 appearances for Rangers over the two spells in 2002 and 2003, while also featuring in the Division Two playoff final.

He has since achieved back to back promotions with the Posh, and now looks to enter a new phase in his career, in a bid to impress R's boss Jim Magilton.




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:Monday November 9 2009

Time: 2:00PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Everton Fixture Changed (Friday February 27 2015)

QPR - The Walking Wounded Injury List (Friday February 27 2015)

Hull Edge Out Ten Man QPR (Monday February 23 2015)

Stats: Hull City v Queens Park Rangers (Saturday February 21 2015)

Hull City v QPR - Match Preview (Friday February 20 2015)

The Men in Black - Hull City v QPR (Friday February 20 2015)

Who R Ya - Hull City (Friday February 20 2015)

Ramsey Appointment Confirmed (Friday February 13 2015)

Phil Beard Announces Departure (Friday February 13 2015)

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
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. QPR4Me 49
2. The Uncredibale Hulk 29
3. Ashdown_Ranger 20
4. Superhoop50 18
5. ImSitiv 18
6. DMD_QPR 17
7. sandydl 15
8. dustman 12
9. rodneeranger 11
10. Bunyip 9

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Hull City 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Sunderland 0 - 2 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 0 - 1 Southampton
Stoke 3 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 0 - 2 Man Utd
Burnley 2 - 1 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 26 6 9 11 -10 27
15. Hull City 26 6 8 12 -10 26
16. Sunderland 26 4 13 9 -14 25
17. Q.P.R. 26 6 4 16 -18 22
18. Burnley 26 4 10 12 -19 22
19. Aston Villa 26 5 7 14 -23 22
20. Leicester City 26 4 6 16 -18 18

Breaking League News

Liverpool: LFC Cleared Of FFP Breach
» Liverpool : 27/02/2015 20:26:00
Previous Line-Ups: Burnley vs Swansea City
» Swansea : 27/02/2015 20:00:00
'Burnley Are Very High Tempo & Very Intense'
» Swansea : 27/02/2015 19:29:00
Same Again at Burnley? Or Back To Wingers?
» Swansea : 27/02/2015 19:17:00
Chelsea v Spurs - The Statistics
» Chelsea : 27/02/2015 18:38:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MotM v Hull City
Suggested By:  Admin
Green 10%
Furlong 50%
Ferdinand 0%
Caulker 0%
Yun 0%
Phillips 8%
Barton 8%
Henry 8%
Kranjcar 8%
Zamora 0%
Austin 0%
Doughty 8%
Zarate 0%
Traoré 0%