UK time is: 19:39:16
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Press Conference

We are not allowed to print a full transciprt of yesterday's press conference so here is some highlights of what was said.

Gianni Paladini on Ollie's future:

If a man is happily married why would he look for another woman?' said Paladini.

If you get the opportunity to speak to someone it's your choice whether to go, or to stay.

But maybe it's better for him to move, maybe he's been here too long. I don't blame him for looking.

Once he applied for the job at Leicester we felt he couldn't concentrate on our team. Ian has had a rollercoaster time here under very difficult circumstances. He's done a tremendous job.

But I spoke to Leicester on Wednesday, then spoke to his agent, and he went to see them.

But he hasn't been sacked. We will honour his contract until the end.'

GP on Jim Smith joining:

Gary is caretaker manager and knows Jim well,' Paladini added. 'It was mainly consultancy that we asked him to do, we never asked him to be manager.

It's a big job for Gary to take on, so getting Jim to come in might have been the right thing to do but we never discussed a position.

But this is an opportunity for Gary to take charge. Hopefully he will do well.'

Gary Waddock on his caretaker role:

My immediate thoughts and focus are Saturday's game with Millwall,' said Waddock.

I've been put in charge on a caretaker basis and I'll get on with the job in hand.

The players know my style of play and they know my coaching methods.'

Waddock also said that the club were still on the look out for a Jim Smith style character to come in and support him.

If someone like Jim Smith were to come in, with their experience, knowledge and contacts, then that would help because the phone hasn't stopped ringing and my strength is coaching,' he added.

Olly (Holloway) has done a fantastic job here, and he gave me the chance to coach, but it's the nature of the business.'

For a run down on the various points made log-on to the QPR Rivals site.

VITAL QPR-VITAL NEWS FOR VITAL SUPPORTERS!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The journalist

Writer:  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday February 8 2006

Time: 12:20PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Redknapp Bemoans More Bad Luck (Saturday January 31 2015)

QPR Sunk By Walters Treble (Saturday January 31 2015)

Stoke City v QPR - Match Preview (Friday January 30 2015)

Redknapp Confirms Sako Interest (Friday January 30 2015)

Mutch Departs For Palace (Thursday January 29 2015)

Who R Ya - Stoke City (Wednesday January 28 2015)

The Men in Black - Stoke City v QPR (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Mutch Palace Bound? (Wednesday January 28 2015)

Redknapp Refutes Brazilian Rumours (Friday January 23 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

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Stoke 3 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 0 - 2 Man Utd
Burnley 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 1 - 1 Swansea
Q.P.R. 0 - 0 Crystal Palace
Arsenal 2 - 1 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Sunderland 23 4 11 8 -12 23
15. WBA 23 5 7 11 -12 22
16. Aston Villa 23 5 7 11 -19 22
17. Burnley 23 4 8 11 -17 20
18. Hull City 23 4 7 12 -13 19
19. Q.P.R. 23 5 4 14 -18 19
20. Leicester City 23 4 5 14 -16 17

Breaking League News

Bruce - Second Half Was Not Acceptable
Hull City : 01/02/2015 19:31:00
Souare Confirmed By Palace
Crystal Palace : 01/02/2015 19:16:00
Pardew - We Lacked A Classical Moment
Crystal Palace : 01/02/2015 19:12:00
Mutch Disappointment For Jordan With Debut Result
Crystal Palace : 01/02/2015 19:06:00
Bellerin On Amazing First Goal
Arsenal : 01/02/2015 18:56:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MotM v Stoke City
Suggested By:  Admin
Green 0%
Isla 0%
Dunne 0%
Onuoha 0%
Hill 0%
Vargas 0%
Barton 0%
Henry 0%
Fer 0%
Kranjcar 0%
Austin 0%
Zamora 0%
Hoilett 0%
Yun 0%