UK time is: 15:49:30
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Young American Signs

QPR today announced the signing of American goalkeeper Matt Pickens.

The 6'3 goalkeeper signed for the R's from American outfit Chicago Fire on a free transfer.

Pickens spoke to the Official Website stating:

'It's a big challenge for me, I've heard alot about the tradition here, the club has an extensive history and it is a privilege for me to be here.'

He continued:

'I am here to add competition for places in the goalkeeping department. I'm not the kind of goalkeeper who will be content with being a number two, but we'll have to wait and see what happends'

He also spoke about his international chances:

'I've been in two squads recently, but I didn't feel I was getting a real shot at it over there.'

'Moving to QPR could enhance my chances and I am relishing the challenge that lies ahead'


Pickens has put pen to paper on a short term deal until the end of the season, and will be welcome news following the well publicised breakdown in Donovan Ricketts transfer as well as numerous missed targets, which has seen youngster Reece Crowther rise to second choice Goalkeeper.

Vital Football QPR would like to extend its welcome to Matt and wish him all the best in his Rangers career.

For all the latest news keep it Vital Football QPR

The journalist

Writer: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 7 2008

Time: 6:47PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
hope he really puts up a fight with camp it would be great to have two good keepers
ozanne park rangers
Report Abuse
08/02/2008 02:17:00

He says he has not come to qpr to play second fiddle to camp..hmmmm interesting,Yooooooooooooooooooooooooors
simmo69
Report Abuse
08/02/2008 13:00:00

second choice though i hope
ozanne park rangers
Report Abuse
12/02/2008 18:34:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Ramsey: Task Now Monumental (Sunday May 3 2015)

More Errors Cost QPR (Saturday May 2 2015)

Stats: Liverpool v QPR (Saturday May 2 2015)

Who R Ya - Liverpool (Saturday May 2 2015)

QPR Slip Further Behind (Saturday April 25 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
Liverpool 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 0 - 0 West Ham
Q.P.R. 0 - 1 Chelsea
Aston Villa 3 - 3 Q.P.R.
WBA 1 - 4 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 1 - 2 Everton

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Aston Villa 35 9 8 18 -21 35
15. Newcastle 35 9 8 18 -24 35
16. Hull City 34 8 10 16 -13 34
17. Leicester City 35 9 7 19 -15 34
18. Sunderland 34 6 15 13 -22 33
19. Q.P.R. 35 7 6 22 -22 27
20. Burnley 35 5 11 19 -27 26

Breaking League News

Azpilicueta - As Steady As They Come!
Chelsea : 03/05/2015 15:45:01
Hazard Does it Again!
Chelsea : 03/05/2015 15:40:00
Captain, Leader, Legend - Laps It Up
Chelsea : 03/05/2015 15:34:01
Chelsea 1 Crystal Palace 0
Chelsea : 03/05/2015 15:27:01
Koeman Bemoans Penalty Decisions
Sunderland : 03/05/2015 14:13:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MotM v Liverpool
Suggested By:  Admin
Green 100%
Onuoha 0%
Caulker 0%
Dunne 0%
Hill 0%
Phillips 0%
Barton 0%
Sandro 0%
Henry 0%
Fer 0%
Austin 0%
Yun 0%
Zamora 0%