UK time is: 12:42:41
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

The Mark Hughes Diaries

Mark Hughes is an admired ex-pro, whose playing career spanned over 20 years with over 600 league appearances and 163 league goals to his name, turning out for some of Europe`s greatest teams including Manchester United, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Chelsea. The former Welsh international moved into management following his retirement and having managed Blackburn, Manchester City and Fulham, the 48-year-old now sits at the helm of Queens Park Rangers. Vital QPR proudly has exclusive access to his weekly diary and will give you an interesting and reflective insight into the goings on at QPR.

12th November 2012

'SPORTS day at school was always a great occasion for me; little did I know 40 years down the line I`d still be a pro at the sack race. Tony will undoubtedly look like an absolute plum should he get rid of me following his succession of supportive cries, yet I fear a defeat to Southampton next week could see the end of my spell occupying those new comfy seats in the Loftus Road dugout. I see Baris Northern Counties East League Division One Side Selby Town are searching for a new manager - I fear their interview process may be slightly more strenuous than the one at QPR though.

Saturday`s game was again largely frustrating having been the better team for large periods of the 90 minutes. If we could just get the defence to concentrate for as long as they do during press interviews we may have a chance of winning a game. It was a delight to watch Taarabt throughout the game- he was unquestionably the man of the match. Arsenal could do a lot worse than signing Adel, although I must admit I`m not too sure about the truth in those rumours, having seen him change his name in his agent`s phonebook before proceeding to ring him and declare his interest as an Arsenal executive.

Julio Cesar also this week admitted he turned down the opportunity to sign for the Gunners, citing his desire to stay in the game as a possible director at QPR when he retires. He explained his ability to speak Portuguese, Italian and English as a possible reason for staying at Loftus Road - presumably to interact with the many managers that will succeed me if I leave.

Early start for the boys tomorrow as we have a double training session - Google hasn`t enlightened me as how to coach 'passion` as I much as I`d have liked though. Kieron Dyer will be back with the squad having returned early from his spell in Australia auditioning for the new series of I`m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here - he unfortunately injured himself getting into the helicopter. See you next week. Hopefully.`

Vital QPR would like to notify all readers at this point, that in no way is Mark Hughes associated with this website. The opinions stated above are merely for the purposes of entertainment and have absolutely no connection to the beliefs or views of the QPR manager. We hope.




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: danielqpr Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 12 2012

Time: 10:21PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
well hughes make sure you join a club that can truely match your ambitions....I think you were meant to join glasgow rangers
Leonestar
Report Abuse
14/11/2012 19:48:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Wenger Wary of Fighting QPR (Tuesday March 3 2015)

The Men in Black - QPR v Arsenal (Tuesday March 3 2015)

Who R Ya - Arsenal (Tuesday March 3 2015)

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)

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)

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 27 6 10 11 -6 28
15. Hull City 28 6 9 13 -11 27
16. Sunderland 28 4 14 10 -16 26
17. Aston Villa 28 6 7 15 -23 25
18. Q.P.R. 26 6 4 16 -18 22
19. Burnley 27 4 10 13 -20 22
20. Leicester City 26 4 6 16 -18 18

Breaking League News

Costa on Twitter and Allardyce Warning
» Chelsea : 04/03/2015 12:16:00
Sam Warns - Don`t Rile Costa!
» West Ham : 04/03/2015 12:01:00
When it Comes To - Chelsea?
» West Ham : 04/03/2015 11:21:00
Allardyce Jokes About Reid`s Future
» West Ham : 04/03/2015 11:06:00
Do you still back Martinez?
» Everton : 04/03/2015 11:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MotM v Hull City
Suggested By:  Admin
Green 21%
Furlong 43%
Ferdinand 0%
Caulker 0%
Yun 0%
Phillips 6%
Barton 6%
Henry 6%
Kranjcar 6%
Zamora 0%
Austin 6%
Doughty 6%
Zarate 0%
Traoré 0%