UK time is: 13:53:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Sousa Criticises Warnock

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


Former Queens Park Rangers boss Paulo Sousa has criticised current boss Neil Warnock for his approach to the game.

The current Swansea manager has masterminded his side's rise into the playoff places, but ahead of this weekend's clash he seems to be preoccupied with Rangers' tactics.

The Swans boss told the BBC of his dislike for Warnock's tactics in the wake of this weekend's clash

'He is always pushing the referees for his side,' Sousa said.

'It's something everybody knows and if they [referees] concede to do that it's because they agree with that.

He added: 'He's the type of manager who will always encourage the players to tackle the opponents to intimidate the players and I don't like it,

'It's not something I encourage my players to do because it's not the type of football I like.

'But from what I have seen he looks to be doing all right because he's getting some results.'


So why is Sousa focusing on Queens Park Rangers - a quick look of Swansea's recent form may well suggest why he may be deflecting attention away from his side.

The Swans have won only once in their last four games - scoring just once in that period. The home defeat by West Bromwich Albion makes this weekend's clash at Loftus Road all the more important.




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:Thursday March 18 2010

Time: 6:21PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
at the end of the day ... it's football not ballet: and if we took the way foreigners' approach the game we'd all be cheating divers! There may be some bitterness on sousa's part.
lowerloft 2
Report Abuse
18/03/2010 18:35:00

When all's said and done, he's moved on and so have we. I think we've ended up with the kind of manager that will suit the club. Not in terms of style but ambition. Sousa was well versed in keeping things tight and nicking goals, which is good but it's not entertainment. Warnock strikes a good balance between attack and defence and has got players to show passion where it was previously lacking.
Boxer
Report Abuse
18/03/2010 18:40:00

well said! totally agree.
lowerloft 2
Report Abuse
18/03/2010 18:53:00

no love lost there then!
merlin
Report Abuse
18/03/2010 20:35:00

I didn't mind Paulo Sousa at all, he was building something, it wasn't pretty mind you. I think in a round-about way we have the right manager. His comments are a bit bizarre if you ask me.
Boxer
Report Abuse
18/03/2010 20:41:00

I look forward to meeting lowerloft2 in the Bok come april to hear all about us cheating foreigners!
lenny367
Report Abuse
20/03/2010 13:26:00

just trying to annoy warnock if you ask me
Rs fan super hoop
Report Abuse
21/03/2010 17:05:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

The QPR Injury Table Situation (Friday March 27 2015)

Nail in the Coffin (Sunday March 22 2015)

One to Watch - John Stones (Sunday March 22 2015)

QPR v Everton - Match Preview (Sunday March 22 2015)

The Men in Black - QPR v Everton (Friday March 20 2015)

Youngster Joins Pompey (Friday March 20 2015)

Who R Ya - Everton (Friday March 20 2015)

Ramsey: Players Still Unified (Saturday March 14 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 31
2. Superhoop50 14
3. DMD_QPR 14
4. The Uncredibale Hulk 11
5. paulrangers 9
6. sandydl 8
7. danielqpr 6
8. jdqpr1882 6
9. jezza99 6
10. dustman 5

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 1 - 2 Everton
Crystal Palace 3 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 1 - 2 Spurs
Q.P.R. 1 - 2 Arsenal
Hull City 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Sunderland 0 - 2 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 30 8 9 13 -12 33
15. Hull City 30 6 10 14 -12 28
16. Aston Villa 30 7 7 16 -20 28
17. Sunderland 30 4 14 12 -21 26
18. Burnley 30 5 10 15 -23 25
19. Q.P.R. 30 6 4 20 -23 22
20. Leicester City 29 4 7 18 -21 19

Breaking League News

Hernandez Growing Frustrated
Man Utd : 30/03/2015 13:39:01
I Should Jolly Well Hope So!
Man Utd : 30/03/2015 13:31:00
Is Now Hummels Time?
Man Utd : 30/03/2015 13:26:00
Is Oscar`s Chelsea Career Coming to an End?
Chelsea : 30/03/2015 13:19:00
Transfer Strategy
Spurs : 30/03/2015 13:00:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

QPR v Everton
Suggested By:  Admin
QPR 50%
Everton 25%
Draw 25%