Queens Park Rangers - 'Football Not For Me' - Briatore
UK time is: 07:29:06
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

'Football Not For Me' - Briatore

FLAVIO Briatore has stated that while football wasn't the game for him - he did the job he set out to do at Queens Park Rangers

Speaking to Gazetta dello Sport the former co-owner stated he delivered on his primary promise of taking QPR back to the Premier League.

He stated: 'With QPR I did what I promised, but football is not for me'

'When we arrived, QPR were bottom and we promised to bring the club up to the Premier League in three years. We did it. No regrets, I did my job.'

He then went on to tell the news outlet an interest set of statements regarding football players and management at large, indicating as to why he didn't find a great fondness for the game.

'They (managers) fall in love for a player and after two months they dump him'.

'They (players) are spoiled! A 'panchinaro' (italian term for the player always on the bench) gains more than a company executive. And when a player gets fined, he doesn't pay.

'If a player misses, there is always an excuse. Everything is due to them. Private airplanes and all luxuries. It can't continue this way'.

When questioned regarding the ethos of paying drivers in Formula One, Briatore stated:

'Only three drivers makes the difference. The others drivers earn what they deserve. And don't forget that behind them there's the work of 800 persons. They have a lot of responsability'.

Briatore sold his stake along with Bernie Ecclestone on Thursday to Malaysian businessman Tony Fernandes, who has become the majority shareholder.

With thanks as always to QPR Italia




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:Saturday August 20 2011

Time: 9:18AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

QPR - FSF's May Newsletter (Friday May 29 2015)

QPR Seal Double Deal (Thursday May 28 2015)

QPR Eye Swindon Duo (Wednesday May 27 2015)

Barton Headlines QPR Cull (Wednesday May 27 2015)

QPR Capitulate In Final Failing (Sunday May 24 2015)

Stats: Leicester City v QPR (Sunday May 24 2015)

Who R Ya - Leicester City (Sunday May 24 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 42
2. Superhoop50 23
3. jezza99 13
4. Clonmany_Hoop 11
5. DMD_QPR 11
6. dustman 9
7. ImSitiv 7
8. Aussie QPR 5
9. jdqpr1882 4
10. harrow-ranger 4

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Leicester City 5 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 2 - 1 Newcastle
Man City 6 - 0 Q.P.R.
Liverpool 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 0 - 0 West Ham
Q.P.R. 0 - 1 Chelsea

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Leicester City 38 11 8 19 -9 41
15. Newcastle 38 10 9 19 -23 39
16. Sunderland 38 7 17 14 -22 38
17. Aston Villa 38 10 8 20 -26 38
18. Hull City 38 8 11 19 -18 35
19. Burnley 38 7 12 19 -25 33
20. Q.P.R. 38 8 6 24 -31 30

Breaking League News

Consequences of schism
Chelsea : 29/05/2015 20:44:01
Diego Costa in Another Injury Scare!
Chelsea : 29/05/2015 18:57:01
Atsu Joins Bournemouth
Chelsea : 29/05/2015 18:49:01
Hendon Pens Two-Year Orient Deal
West Ham : 29/05/2015 18:40:01
United Swooping for French Teenager
Man Utd : 29/05/2015 18:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where should QPR strengthen?
Suggested By:  Admin
Goalkeeper 0%
Defence 25%
Midfield 0%
Attack 75%