Vital Football

Latest QPR News

Kaspars Relishing Pool Return

Kaspars Relishing Pool Return

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


Rangers defender Kaspars Gorkšs is relishing the prospect of facing his former side this afternoon.

The Latvian international penned a deal with Blackpool in 2007, and after a successful spell at Bloomfield Road was arousing the interest of the Championship's finest.

Queens Park Rangers managed to capture the defender in a £250,000 deal, and has since made 51 appearances for the R's.

Speaking to the Blackpool Gazette Gorkšs revealed that he was looking forward to returning to Bloomfield Road but expects a tougher test.

'It was a good trip back last year but it's going to be a difficult game this time,' he said.

'The reception I got wasn't too bad last time. I probably expected a few more boos.

'The first time you go back to your old club stays in your memory because I spent some good times there.'


Gorkšs made 51 appearances for the Tangerines as they secured their Championship safety under boss Simon Grayson.

Last year he returned to Bloomfield Road and played in a useful 3-0 win that saw Heidar Helguson bag a brace and Hogan Ephraim round off the scoring.

Gorkšs continued: 'Playing against your mates is different than any normal game. I gave them stick after last season's result and will have a bit of banter with them before this game.

'Ben Burgess is my best friend there. I'll probably be marking him, so I'm looking forward to it. I'll give him a kick if I need to!'


Kaspars has since established himself as a first team regular at Loftus Road and was recently voted Latvian Footballer of the Year.




Have your say on The Forum

Follow us on Twitter

Vital QPR on Facebook




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

Writer:Boxer
Date:Saturday January 16 2010
Time: 8:54AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Follow QPR v Burton Albion Live On Twitter

With pre-match build up well underway, and only a few short hours to kick-off, most will be travelling, some will already be warming up their seats...

EFL In Favour Of Shorter Window & Other Changes

At a meeting of all EFL member clubs yesterday, there was a strong indication they would be in favour of making amendments to the summer's transfer window.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (20/9/17)

Time for the special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for the season of 2017/18.

Stats: Middlesbrough v Queens Park Rangers

All the stats from Middlesbrough (3) vs (2) Queens Park Rangers, Riverside Stadium , 16/09/17 Att: 24,790

Archived Vital QPR Articles

Vital QPR articles from

Site Journalists

Hoops
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Where will QPR finish the 2017/18 Championship season?
Suggested By: Hoops
Play-off position, or better18%
Mid table53%
Lower end of the league15%
Relegated14%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Queens Park Rangers Results (view all)

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.dustman16
2.The Uncredibale Hulk8
3.jezza994
4.DMD_QPR4
5.danielqpr3
6.qprharrod2
7.ImSitiv2
8.Hoops2
The Vital Football Members League