Queens Park Rangers - Is Park Taking The Money?
UK time is: 10:23:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Is Park Taking The Money?

FORMER QPR player Lee Cook has questioned whether Park Ji Sung's heart is in W12 - does he have a point?

He arrived at Loftus Road with high billing, with the official website falling over themselves in revealing the transfer coup of the summer.

In truth Park has flattered to deceive thus far, putting in a couple of good performances among a string of inconsistent displays both in the heart of midfield and latterly on the left.

His time in W12 seems to mirror that of Joey Barton - without the loud mouth and thuggery of course. Installed as captain from the off, Park found the going tough in the middle.

Mark Hughes has sought to accommodate the South Korean on the left, and has been withdrawn on successive occasions in recent matches. An exact mirror of Barton's earlier days in W12.

While I don't expect Park to lose his rag and chin the Everton team in one fell swoop, Lee Cook's criticism comes as a surprise in terms of the effort of the R's skipper.

To my mind Park Ji Sung has been very hard-working, but it has been completely misdirected - making him appear more like a headless chicken than a top flight professional.

In terms of effort, I don't think Park can be criticised - he huffs and he puffs, but again his misguided attempts are taking the shine off what the club perceived to be landmark capture.

Those watching against West Bromwich Albion saw a glimmer of improvement, but posed the question why a natural wide-man wasn't put in, in his stead - such as Junior Hoilett or Jamie Mackie.

This is not a witch hunt when it comes to Park, but there are players in and around the team that have been dropped for far less - and can a man be put in on effort alone?

Cook was asked a question regarding QPR and answered it honestly, but seems to have missed the point entirely with Park - his effort is evident, his positional sense and overall play is where the debate must be held.




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 October 11 2012

Time: 12:30PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

QPR 'Agree Fee' For Utility Player (Wednesday July 29 2015)

Caulker Departs (Wednesday July 29 2015)

McCarthy Secures Palace Switch (Friday July 24 2015)

QPR 2-1 Dundee United (Wednesday July 22 2015)

QPR Sign Tjaronn Chery (Monday July 20 2015)

Onuoha Skippers QPR (Monday July 13 2015)

Verona Stars 0-10 QPR - Report (Saturday July 11 2015)

Donaldson Released (Friday July 10 2015)

Two Trialists on Tour (Thursday July 9 2015)

The Supporters Summit - QPR (Friday July 3 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 Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
17. Middlesbrough 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. MK Dons 0 0 0 0 0 0
19. Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
20. Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
21. Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
22. Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
23. Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

RUFC - Manu 'Squad Stronger Than Last Year'
Rotherham : 31/07/2015 09:35:00
RUFC - Defender Wouldn't Mind Being Skipper
Rotherham : 31/07/2015 09:33:00
RUFC - Evans Expecting Tough Test
Rotherham : 31/07/2015 09:30:00
More fixture amendments for Wolves
Wolves : 31/07/2015 09:00:01
LUFC On This Day - July 31st
Leeds Utd : 31/07/2015 07:10:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where should QPR strengthen?
Suggested By:  Admin
Goalkeeper 5%
Defence 65%
Midfield 0%
Attack 30%