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    Today, 11:08 AM
    Stanley replied to a thread Freeman in QPR FANS
    I made exactly this point a few weeks ago about him electing not to pass to Mackie, knowing that there's more chance of the team retaining possession...
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    Today, 10:47 AM
    Stanley replied to a thread Freeman in QPR FANS
    IH plays 3 in midfield at the sacrifice of losing natural width to the side - a mistake IMO and a big contributory factor as to why we're struggling...
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    Yesterday, 10:38 PM
    Stanley replied to a thread Freeman in QPR FANS
    Good player and our only creative outlet. Be nuts to drop him. For me his main weakness is his set pieces. How many free-kicks (on edge of box) has...
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    Yesterday, 09:46 PM
    Wheeler and Sylla up top is the obvious pairing for me. Conor and Smith, impact subs.
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    Yesterday, 01:54 PM
    Stanley replied to a thread Papering over the cracks. in QPR FANS
    Yes it has. Transfers are down to IH, LF, and the CEO. IH identifies players or the positions we need strengthening. LF and his scouts then seek...
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    Yesterday, 01:51 PM
    Stanley replied to a thread Papering over the cracks. in QPR FANS
    Nothing could be further from the truth Pinkie. I'm as ignorant as the next guy as to the vagaries of how our club is run. The best any of us can do...
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    Yesterday, 01:37 PM
    Stanley replied to a thread Papering over the cracks. in QPR FANS
    Furtive makes some fair points though. Why not try actually answering them?
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    Yesterday, 11:13 AM
    Stanley replied to a thread Papering over the cracks. in QPR FANS
    Gary Rowett you mean? He was interviewed too.
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    Yesterday, 10:58 AM
    Stanley replied to a thread Papering over the cracks. in QPR FANS
    Not possibly, more like most probably. We all know the reason why TF appointed a DoF was because TF isn't a footballing expert - so of course he...
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    Yesterday, 10:37 AM
    Stanley replied to a thread Papering over the cracks. in QPR FANS
    You haven't posted all the quotes though, to give full context. Yes, TF wanted him but only after LF suggested the name to him in the first place,...
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    Yesterday, 10:17 AM
    Stanley replied to a thread Papering over the cracks. in QPR FANS
    That's not how it was reported Tarbie.
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    Yesterday, 10:08 AM
    Stanley replied to a thread Papering over the cracks. in QPR FANS
    And now look what you've started! :wink:
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    Yesterday, 01:16 AM
    Stanley replied to a thread Papering over the cracks. in QPR FANS
    Rebel, I think it's safe to say we all know your position by now. Really no need to repeat it for the umpteenth time!! :) #BrokenRecord!
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If you're going to sack a manager...

by Stanley on 10-05-2017 at 12:18 AM
FAR better to do it now than 10 games or more into a new season.

Let's review Fernandes record of QPR managers so far:

Hughes
Redknapp
Ramsey
JFH
Holloway

ALL of them brought in midway through seasons. Throughout his tenure it has always been this firefighting and reactive (to fan pressure) approach. Never an approach with any clear foresight, vision and informed planning. Just lurching and stumbling blind from one mess

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Those who have left

by Stanley on 05-12-2016 at 11:14 AM
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We just haven't been able to turn good players into better players when they have joined us, why ...it has to be down to the coaching staff...
But don't (a section of) the fans have to take a portion of responsibility for this type of thing too:

Quote Originally Posted by nasser95 View Post
There are jeers when players attempts to beat his man and fails which never encourages players to try more. Not to put all the blame with the fans but it's a continuous thing that has predated the recent history of the club and

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Holloway / Hall

by Stanley on 02-12-2016 at 10:48 AM
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Then why play him there yesterday mate?
I've no idea but an educated guess would tell me that he wasn't strictly a CM but a DM because we all know that Hall is comfortable with the ball at his feet and carrying it out from defence.

The other reason is that (until the sending off when we were forced into change) we started out in a 4-2-2-2 formation with Hall in the first row of two, which is a system we haven't played before and which maybe IH felt suited Hall in that

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hoilett haranguing

by Stanley on 27-10-2015 at 04:53 AM
Classic example of where Loftus Road's acoustics can be a curse as well as a blessing (for confidence players such as Hoilett). Not the first and it won't be the last. Kevin is right, the players hear absolutely everything. A player's individual wealth never comes into the equation - totally separate issue. You could be a multi-billionaire and still be psychologically hindered by such things.
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Ramsey / Les roles

by Stanley on 11-10-2015 at 04:42 AM
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For the record, CR is the coach, he doesn't buy players. LF does.
That's not quite correct Cali. I did an interview with Fedinand and Ramsey for WATRB along with the other fan sites at the start of the season.

Basically the way it works is CR controls formations and tactics. Pre-transfer window he then targeted which positions we were deficient in and relays that to LF. Les then targets and buys the players, however Ramsey also has a say in the player targets. The

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