UK time is: 04:27:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Quashie Comes Home

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


Queens Park Rangers have secured the signature of former youth product Nigel Quashie.

The former R's trainee was sold following the club's relegation in 1996 to then Premier League Nottingham Forest - but now returns to W12 12 years later in the twilight of his career.

He has penned a short-term deal until the end of the season and is expected to go straight into the squad to face the Reds on Tuesday night.

Speaking to QPR.co.uk the Scottish international was delighted to return home: 'It's great to be back home, and I am delighted to be at a Club that I love to pieces,' he said.

'I had a good time when I was here before, and the fans were very good to me. I'm a fan of the Club myself so I know what they demand.

'There are some excellent players here and it is nice to come back and be a part of it.'


On Rangers ambitions and his own philosophy to the game, Quashie was keen to point out that he expects the R's to be challenging for a playoff place.

He added: 'We've got a chance to get into the play-offs, and if we can do that and then get into the Premier League, the whole place will just take off.

'I guarantee I will play with passion. It's about putting your foot in and working as hard as you possibly can.

'We want opposing teams to come to Loftus Road knowing they're going to face one hell of a difficult game.

'It's important to me that I do well for the QPR supporters.'


Folllowing his spell at the City Ground, Quashie went on to play for Scotland while also plying his trade for Portsmouth, Southampton, West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United.

The Hammers recently freed Quashie from his contract which enabled him to once again link up with Rangers, where he will wear the number 15 shirt.




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 January 22 2010

Time: 5:56PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Possibly the best thing he will bring to the club is passion. Someone was saying earlier that it was great to see Matt Connolly point to the badge after scoring the equaliser against Pool but unfortunately it was a sight seen rarely. Quashie is a boyhood fan who has a lifelong love of the club. With the current situations this can only have a good effect in the changing rooms and in training.
_qpr-scotland_
Report Abuse
22/01/2010 23:00:00

It was me, QPR-scotland - and I must say that, whilst some people I've spoken to seem underwhelmed by this move, I'm pleased - coz I think we need the hunger and leadership we've lost with both Martin Rowlands and Gavin Mahon being out. I'm not saying Quashie will transform our midfield - but he'll bring his experience with him, along with his passion, and maybe it'll gee things up for us - like Watson was supposed to do but didn't!!
sandydl
Report Abuse
23/01/2010 00:42:00

Sandydl, Better that the journeyman Watson!!!!
QPR4Me
Report Abuse
23/01/2010 01:00:00

Oh definitely agree with that, 4Me!!
sandydl
Report Abuse
23/01/2010 17:04:00

....and as if by magic Watson scores for Wigan.
kiwi park ranger
Report Abuse
23/01/2010 20:53:00

KPR Maybe, he has found his level at last, he certainly didn't inspire any confidence with his ability to play basketball and get sent off!
QPR4Me
Report Abuse
24/01/2010 19:52:00

 

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

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. Everton 26 6 10 10 -4 28
15. Hull City 27 6 8 13 -11 26
16. Sunderland 27 4 13 10 -16 25
17. Q.P.R. 26 6 4 16 -18 22
18. Burnley 27 4 10 13 -20 22
19. Aston Villa 27 5 7 15 -24 22
20. Leicester City 26 4 6 16 -18 18

Breaking League News

Arsenal V Everton Match Preview
» Everton : 01/03/2015 03:24:00
Monk: 'They Weren't Penalties At All'
» Swansea : 28/02/2015 20:56:00
Dyche: There Wasn't Anything Between The 2 Sides
» Swansea : 28/02/2015 20:49:00
40 Points, Up to 8th In The League!
» Swansea : 28/02/2015 18:48:00
Liverpool: Lawro Predicts 2014-15 - Man City (H)
» Liverpool : 28/02/2015 18:43:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MotM v Hull City
Suggested By:  Admin
Green 24%
Furlong 40%
Ferdinand 0%
Caulker 0%
Yun 0%
Phillips 6%
Barton 6%
Henry 6%
Kranjcar 6%
Zamora 0%
Austin 6%
Doughty 6%
Zarate 0%
Traoré 0%