UK time is: 20:16:32
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Kenny: Up For The Cup

Paddy Kenny believes that Chelsea will be a very different proposition this time round, but is looking forward to the impending cup clash.

The QPR stopper featured as Rangers recorded a win earlier this Premier League campaign against Chelsea, Heidar Helguson netting the only goal of the game from the spot.

The neighbours lost their temper in a cauldron of noise in W12, with Jose Bosingwa and Didier Drogba seeing red for the visiting team.

Kenny reflected on the fixture last time out, believing that Rangers more than matched their opponents - especially when the Blues had a full compliment of players.

'I don't think too many people gave us much hope when we played them last time but we ended up winning the game,' he told QPR.co.uk

'I know they had a couple sent off but sometimes it can be harder when you play against ten men, and then obviously they had another go, but I thought we played better when it was 11 v 11.

'I don't think I had a save to make during that period.'


Kenny stated that while the victory earlier this campaign was an excellent experience to be involved in - Chelsea still have a wealth of talent at their disposal.

He continued: 'It's going to be a very difficult game because we are coming up against some of the best players in the world,' he added.

'But it is nice to test yourself against them and we're going to go out there, give it our best and see what happens.'

'I think everyone is on a high after our last two wins. It has brought a lot of confidence into the squad.

'The lads have all trained really hard this week and now we are all just looking forward to it. We can't wait for the game.'


Rangers progressed to this stage with their first FA Cup win in 11 years against Milton Keynes Dons. Danny Gabbidon separating the two sides at Loftus Road after the aforementioned Helguson snatched a replay.

Chelsea were far more comfortable victors against Portsmouth, with three goals in the final five minutes sealing a 4-0 win against the Championship side.




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 27 2012

Time: 6:14PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Sissoko Sends QPR Bottom (Saturday November 22 2014)

Newcastle United v QPR - Match Preview (Friday November 21 2014)

One to Watch - Ayoze Perez (Friday November 21 2014)

Charlie Closing On England Spot (Saturday November 8 2014)

One to Watch - Sergio Aguero (Friday November 7 2014)

QPR v Manchester City - Match Preview (Friday November 7 2014)

Spirited QPR Edged Out (Saturday November 1 2014)

Stats: Chelsea v QPR (Saturday November 1 2014)

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. QPR4Me 28
2. dustman 14
3. Superhoop50 14
4. The Uncredibale Hulk 13
5. sandydl 8
6. DMD_QPR 7
7. jdqpr1882 6
8. rodneeranger 6
9. danielqpr 5
10. jezza99 5

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Newcastle 1 - 0 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 2 - 2 Man City
Chelsea 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 2 - 0 Aston Villa
Q.P.R. 2 - 3 Liverpool
West Ham 2 - 0 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Sunderland 12 2 7 3 -7 13
15. Crystal Palace 12 3 3 6 -4 12
16. Aston Villa 12 3 3 6 -11 12
17. Hull City 12 2 5 5 -3 11
18. Leicester City 12 2 4 6 -7 10
19. Burnley 12 2 4 6 -12 10
20. Q.P.R. 12 2 2 8 -12 8

Breaking League News

Pearson Looking For More Clean Sheets
Leicester City : 26/11/2014 19:26:00
Liverpool: Ludogorets vs. LFC Team News
Liverpool : 26/11/2014 18:53:00
Time to Keep Your Head Down Robbie!
Chelsea : 26/11/2014 18:00:00
Young Defender Goes Out on Loan!
Man Utd : 26/11/2014 17:55:00
Spiegel Goes Out on Loan
West Ham : 26/11/2014 17:50:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do QPR need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Boxer
Goalkeeper 7%
Defender 22%
Midfielder 7%
Forward 64%