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Queens Park Rangers vs. Tottenham Hotspur.

Queens Park Rangers vs. Tottenham Hotspur.

Or should we say, Harry Redknapp against Andre Villas-Boas?

So much of the media hype about this game is based on the two managers and their relationship and Harry's departure in the summer, and I have to admit it makes this so much more than a run of the mill London derby between in-form and struggling clubs, and makes it personal and a game all the better for any simmering friction, media hyped or not. No doubt Daniel Levy will be desperate for not only three points, but also added justification (if he still needs any) at his sacking of a very successful manager to bring in AVB, an appointment surrounded by major question marks.

Anyway, enough of the managerial issues and back to what really matters for both teams and that is 3 points. Both want them desperately for contrasting reasons. Spurs will see this as a great chance to score points when their rivals face each other. Obviously Sunday will be huge with Man Utd v Liverpool and Arsenal against City, but Everton at home to a boyant Swansea will be a game that I would pay to watch and will certainly be a tough and losable fixture for David Moyes and his team.

QPR have a desperate need for points. Though I have a feeling that 40 points may not be the required total at the end of the season, potentially Harry somehow needs to coax 27+ points from seventeen remaining games and despite an unlikely win at Stamford Bridge, it is difficult to see that happening and they may have to rely on others capitulating for any hope of survival.

Spurs are in excellent form, but it is clear they need to continue winning games to maintain their slim advantage over their rivals in the fight for a top four place. But with players returning from long term injury and only Younes Kaboul remaining out and William Gallas still supposedly struggling with a calf injury, AVB has a full squad to call upon, though assuming he doesn't again change his mind, this will be Emmanuel Adebayor's last game for a few weeks as he flies out for the ACoN tournament after the game.

Whether AVB will stick close to the team selection of recent weeks, I have no idea, though with BAE back, will we see his return at LB, which I believe will add greater balance, but then who plays on the right? Walker was in need of a break in my opinion, but would we be shocked to see Naughton retained for one more game at least? In the middle, has Dawson overtaken Caulker to partner Vertonghen?

In the middle, has Scott Parker done enough to retain his place, or are we now seeing Sandro and Dembele as the preferred pairing? For me, Parker adds experience, control and leadership in the middle, but fitting him in, is very difficult, based on the quality and form of the others. I would be surprised to see anything other than Lennon and Bale be selected wide to terrorise the QPR defence, but what about in attack. Is this a final game to rest Defoe before a long run of games, or do we simply play him because he is the best available. If so, does he play with Adebayor or the inform Dempsey?

This season in the Prem, QPR have only managed to beat an out of form Fulham at home, losing five of their ten games. Certainly not form to worry anyone, especially a team that won six of their ten away games (losing four). Whether they can build on their victory over Chelsea will be the big question, however it was obvious to anyone watching that they got lucky, and parking the bus at home is always much harder to do psychologically and physically, as the away side are often happy to let the home team take the initiative, so I feel that Spurs need to just worry about their own game to get the right result, but as has been the case before, would we be shocked to see Adel Taarabt have a moment of magic reserved for his former club?...



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Writer:OxfordSpur
Date:Friday January 11 2013
Time: 1:51PM

Comments

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COYMFS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
JattYid
11/01/2013 13:54:00
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Wana see the Arry twitch in overdrive come 2.30pm 4.0 down against his former employers as Lennon rips Arry a new one! trrrrific!
JattYid
11/01/2013 13:56:00
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we need to buy a stricker, if we dont shame on levy an avb SETTIN US BACK AND IT WILL AN PROB BACK FIRE ON US
123spurs
11/01/2013 13:56:00
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123, though I agree we could do with another striker, lets not panic buy and regret it. I want the right player and one that will be with us for the long term, not another stop gap who is just with us for the money or as a stepping stone
oxfordspur
11/01/2013 14:00:00
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we never invested after getting CL last time and now we have a chance of getting it this time. what are our scouts doing.
123spurs
11/01/2013 14:03:00
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back AVB an take a hit now an see the benifits in CL next season for us.
123spurs
11/01/2013 14:07:00
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big game for us, need to win with Man U up the week after and realistically we probably wont win that one. Makes this one all the more important.
jimmy-yid
11/01/2013 14:12:00
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With out a doubt Defoe up front, especially after the way Harry treated him. Dempsey behind Defoe as Adebayor is in no form at all. Dembele and Sandro in the middle, Sandro also has a point to prove to Harry. Lennon, another Harry upset and Bale on the wings. Walker Caulker, Vertonghen and Either BAE or Naughton at the back, along with Lloris in goal and you have a starting XI that Redknapp either ostracised or hasn't really managed at Spurs. Nice and easy 3 points for us tomorrow, 3-0 or 4-1
thfc1882whl
11/01/2013 14:14:00
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big game yes, we are great away, take away harry factor, 3rd v bottom
123spurs
11/01/2013 14:17:00
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thfc1882 - Ade may struggle to make the kick off as he is in Africa!!!
woodyn17
11/01/2013 14:17:00
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no we should not say that Ox, This is the bottom of the league against the team sitting 3rd the team in 3rd must be looking for a win and nothing else, just like both the manchester clubs and chelsea would be
tophobunty
11/01/2013 14:18:00
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Looking forward to this game, Defoe is deadly against the weaker teams so the striker issue is not relevant here, what abou a short term fix Ox? Someone like kenwyne jones, not great but a reliable prem striker strong quick and can bring others into the game and would do a lot better with bale and Lennon providing. 6 million and easily re sold. A short term solution maybe?
spurticus87
11/01/2013 14:18:00
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woodyn17..... Problem solved then mate. Thought I'd seen somewhere that he had changed his mind again, might have been in a nightmare though!
thfc1882whl
11/01/2013 14:19:00
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OMG; It never stops, does it linked with South Korean Heung Min Son is primarily a right sided attacker but can play across the front, giving him versatility plays at Hamburg. Next we will get linked with YuPak MeiSue Case, he works at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
spu 4 life
11/01/2013 14:20:00
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I'd start Ade up top with Gylfi in behind, Lennon right, Bale left, Sandro and Dembele in the middle, BAE LB, Verts, Daws (AVB doesn't seem to play Caulker at RCB?) Walker (his extra pace to cover for Daws just pipped Naughton for me)...we'll soon see what Ade's mindset is like if he really plays hard and then gets a strain we'll know he's not going to ACN...Defoe and Dempsey able to come on depending if we need a goal ... OX- yes let's mull over our striking options for another year and watch the ones we decide are right for us join other clubs...ps who decided Ade was right long term for us???
shedboy2
11/01/2013 14:21:00
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How ironic that Loftus Road is sponsored by cargiant, Redknap'll never be short of a window to give a press conference from!
thfc1882whl
11/01/2013 14:21:00
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from my daughter: 6:0 defoe ade both hat tricks. done.
SpursWho
11/01/2013 14:22:00
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Jeez guys! 3-0, 4-0….its gonna be a lot closer than that. Harry will fire his boys up for this one. Yeah on paper we should walk it but we all know paper means nothing. We need bale, lennon and defoe to boss this. Im not overly concerned about their attack but if they defend to the death there’s always a chance thye could pull a goal back or even open the scoring in 80+ mins. We need to take our chance. If defoes gonna need 6 chances for 1 goal its not gonna be a good afternoon. WELL Done to AVB for getting manager of the month, now the board need to back him in this window. We don’t seem any closer to getting the striker we so badly need. There are plenty of players who are reachable in this window who would add quality to the ranks.
hudderspur
11/01/2013 14:23:00
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hudderspur..... There are also plenty on our side with points to prove mate, not least our manager.
thfc1882whl
11/01/2013 14:25:00
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A few selection dilemmas for this one ! I'd be going with Lloris,Dawson,Caulker,Vertonghen, Lennon,Sandro,Dembele,Bale, Dempsey,Siggurdsen. Subs:Friedel,Walker,Ekotto,Parker,Townsend,Defoe,O'Bika... I'd be letting Adebayor have his time away, undisturbed, Hopeing he comes back inform and refreshed. "rollercoaster"...but 2-1 win.........."come on you spurs"
82spursdebut
11/01/2013 14:32:00
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Does anyone know if Adebayor is back in London at the moment? If he isn't is that because he's chosen not to come back or because he's been told he isn't needed tomorrow? If he is available then he can warm the bench and get the last 30 minutes if needed.
SpuriousLife
11/01/2013 14:32:00
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OOps !...add Naughton, at right back.
82spursdebut
11/01/2013 14:33:00
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My word a match that has all the ingredients to get noticed everywhere.

DOPE v Media Darling
Media (pro Arry) v Media (Anti AVB)
Big Dossier + Calculator v Master Tactician (NOT!)
Arry v Levy
Lennon v Arry
Defoe v Arry

Also be interesting to see if QPR capitulate in the 2nd half of the season as Spurs did under Arry. COYS!
Critical_Spur
11/01/2013 14:35:00
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It will only be a blowout if we score a couple early. If we don't this will be a close one. QPR will be up for Harry and for Nelsen, so there will be nothing easy about this. QPR absolutely need points. 10 or 11 wins from their last 17 will be a monumental task which only gerts harder if they lose this one. As I recall, their home schedule also sees them playing most of the top teams, so they really are up against it. Surely Dempsey has to feature as his form has been steadily improving. AVB should start his best XI to get a result at Loftus road and will be sure to make sure that BAE and Parker get more game time. Focus is the key. 3 points a must so as to heap on further pressure on to all those in the hunt for the CL positions. COYS
peterballb
11/01/2013 14:43:00
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I understood that Ade was available for the match. COYS
peterballb
11/01/2013 14:45:00
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Sobe a great capture. He offers wing a striker cover/option. He is fast and is a technically sound player. He also opens up a few merchandising doors whih should sit well with Levy.

I also hear that Hooper will be available once they get Mitroglou. Here's a suggestion. Go for Mitroglou (3M Euros max). In my books, he's the better player and striker of the two. COYS
peterballb
11/01/2013 14:47:00
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Critical-so they're basically going to continue like the first half capitulation! ;)
miamispur
11/01/2013 14:53:00
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Adebayor goes to Africa after the match, no?
Total knobhead
11/01/2013 14:55:00
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mitroglou.....think he would get homesick.
82spursdebut
11/01/2013 14:59:00
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Spu4..thanks for taking the doom out of this, very funny...takes my award for funniest post since someone posted that twitchy face video of harry the pikey last season
tophobunty
11/01/2013 15:04:00
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fantastic news that AVB is manager of the month.this is a confidence booster that SHOULD fire us to to a win tomorrow.having said that, unless we go for the jugular from kick-off we may make it hard for ourselves.harry is a wily old dog and he will probably set up his team the same way he did against the chavs,i.e. park the bus and wait for a lucky break.we have no divine right to win a match just by turning up,we have to go and win it.this is where chelsea came unstuck.if our defoe can find his mis-placed scoring boots and lennon and bale are firing then it SHOULD be a walk in the park......in the immortal words of kevin keegan, "i'd love it if we beat them".harry took us to dizzying height of CL football and i,for one,am incredibly grateful to him for this but he urinated on his own bonfire and it all came crashing down within 6-8 months.'Arry now says that its not about revenge but while he was sat at home watching 'corrie' with sandra during the summer and autumn,he did make some crass comments about "70 page dossiers" and "baffling players with bull5hi7".also his recent 'dope' comment,even though he say it was taken out of context,sounds like sour grapes to me.so i'm not 100% sold on this recent u-turn of his....lets get at them early and make 'arry twitch for the remaining 60 min......COYS!!!
g. roberts testes
11/01/2013 15:06:00
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was Meryl Streep in Out of Arfica?
tophobunty
11/01/2013 15:06:00
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while i am on the subject i think all liverpool supports arfica
tophobunty
11/01/2013 15:07:00
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COYS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
HuddersfieldYiddo
11/01/2013 15:11:00
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I would personally expect Ade to be omitted from this fixture. He'd probably have his mind on the ACN and packing his baggage!. Don't think QPR offer much in the way of aerial threat. Defoe and Dempsey for m. Sandro and Dembele to control the midfield. Parker to stabilise things late on. If Dawson/Hudds earmarked for a move then they may not even be in the squad.....there should be clues to this tomorrow.
Critical_Spur
11/01/2013 15:13:00
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TAX AVOIDER V TAX PAYER
big cockeral
11/01/2013 15:15:00
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off topic,very sorry!if ade can't make up his mind whether he is playing for his national team or not,how can we trust him up front?the latest saga is about team sheets and certain players being left out.is he managing togo now?i know he's the captain but he is a disruptive influence to his national squad......give him a rope and he thinks he's a cowboy.i would have him psychologically tested because he seem mentally flawed.sad but true.
g. roberts testes
11/01/2013 15:22:00
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I understand why people here have reservations about this game but in my opinion we are a massively different animal under AVB than we have been for years. There is a huge difference in approach and attitude under AVB, far more clinical/professional than we've seen for decades. I truly believe that AVB is installing a winning mentality right through the club and can only see us becoming more ruthless as the players become more comfortable with our system and their roles within it. AVB now has us winning the games we should win, sure we need a couple of players to ensure a top 4 finish but that's Levys responsibility so I expect to be let down yet again. Even if there is little in the score tomorrow, the gulf in class will be immense. Can't see anything other than a Spurs win tomorrow and a big one at that.
thfc1882whl
11/01/2013 15:23:00
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82spursdebut, why would Mitroglou become homesick in England and not in Scotland? He's not a 19 year old kid. He's been a professional for years and plays for one of the largest football clubs in Greece. For 3M Euros, hs whole family can come. Bless. Homesick. What next, he wont like the Spanakopita. The boy can score and he has looked completely in his element in the CL. Him and Son, less that 10M and merchandising in a few more markets. COYS
peterballb
11/01/2013 15:24:00
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Lloris Naughton Dawson/Caulker Vertongen BAE Lennon Sandro Dembele Bale Dempsey Defoe Drop Adebayor and Walker: the former is out of form and not fit, the latter makes too many mistakes, unreliable and useless going forward (whatever happened to him - his head is not in the right place - liability in virtually every game this season).
Moscovite
11/01/2013 15:24:00
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Moscow, i am up for Naughton over Walker for a coupe of games see where it takes us
tophobunty
11/01/2013 15:27:00
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thfc1882whl, you are correct, but then Chelsea and Benitez thought th same. I believe there is a game plan that can bring 3 points in every game. There is also lady luck. I would mark Taraabt out of the game. That's the best way to limit what QPR can have. Bale, Lennon, Dempsey are all firing and our back seven are fantastic. Don't concede and we will win this one. We'll get plenty of chances. We just need players to convert them. COYS
peterballb
11/01/2013 15:28:00
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REPORTS linking Spurs with 2 Korean strikers --
One is called Heung-Min Son
The other less known is ,Getin there Son
big cockeral
11/01/2013 15:36:00
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don't concede and we shouldnt lose this one.... like to see Dempsey in for either Ade or Defoe. Sandro is the fly in the ointment but hopefully better partner for Dumbo comes in the summer, hopefully Parky plays more til then..
Viyyash-Ramosh
11/01/2013 15:37:00
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Would Ade being trying NOT to get injured for the ACON, if so then he shouldn't feature but how will we know?? Lloris...Walker...Dawson...Vertonghen...BAE...Lennon...Sandro...Dembele...Bale...Siggy....Dempsey
yiddyboy
11/01/2013 15:39:00
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bigcock.... you forgot Wun Long-Don, Let Wun-Goe and Wun Long-Pong
Viyyash-Ramosh
11/01/2013 15:39:00
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peterballb.... What's going on mate, we're agreeing again, that's twice now! One of us must be mellowing ;-)
Seriously though, the Chelsea result was their equivalent of the NLD and blue moons don't come along that often. Chelsea are all over the place at the minute and can be as brilliant as they can be poor. Of course I'll be a bag of nerves until the game takes shape, but once we're 10 minutes in we'll all see that there's only going to be one winner. COYS
thfc1882whl
11/01/2013 15:40:00
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I heard we're chasing another US international striker, Cameroon born Assou Mda-Pottsishen.

Spuds-U-Like
11/01/2013 15:44:00
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Viyyash-Ramosh HA HA ,well funny .

Just noticed that SPURS V Leeds or Birmingham in the FA Cup 3rd round will be shown on the telly .Lovely jubbly
big cockeral
11/01/2013 15:46:00
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Forget about the off pitch issues its all about in play action. Pick the best team available, no need to rest or rotate (we had that last weeekend and there´s no match for 8 whole days), so simply play our strongest eleven now and again next weekend against United. That obviously means that even if Ade does yet another UTurn he does not get to start tomorrow. Play Dembele in a more forward position behind Defoe, Bale and Lennon out wide, Scotty and The Beast dominating the midfield, So it is only in defence that key decisions need to be ade and they are quite tight because all the players are so good and playing so well. Obviously big JV has to start, but alongside either Caulker or Dawson (both equal in my opinion at the mo) with only other issues being whether BAE is fit enough to play and then whether Naughton is a better option at RB than Walker. Personally would go with the experience of Dawson, Walker and BAE - provided he is fit, keeping youth in the shape of Caulker and Naughton on the bench. And remember this isn´t just the side to take on and beat Rangers its the side to take on and defeat United as well.
Graeme in Spain
11/01/2013 15:49:00
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Good point yiddyboy re Ade not wanting to get injured. Also, just as much as AVB would've preferred him to stay here, I guess the Togo manager would want him to save himself for the ANC. As per my previous thought, I'd be leaving him out....late sub perhaps.
Critical_Spur
11/01/2013 15:49:00
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Yup BIgC pretty much every game of us ours now for next 6 weeks is on tv other Norwich away i think
JattYid
11/01/2013 15:52:00
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thfc1882whl, yes, you are coming around. As for the Chelsea result, Chelsea came out expecting it to be easy. They controlled the game but lacked that little bit of sharpness and bite. It cost them. We need to be on them like a pack of dogs and bury our early chances. Demoralize them and put it out of reach. Frustrate Taraabt and the middle of the park will be ours. We win on the flanks on talent alone. It would be nice to see a striker get on the end of some crosses (here's where you can disagree), so I would start Dempsey up top of Adebayor. This is a must win game. We need to keep the pressure on all of those around us and they all have really tough fixtures this weekend. Professional focused performance is what is on order here. COYS
peterballb
11/01/2013 15:52:00
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Dempsey must play and possibly start Scotty instead of Sandro. I'd understood he's been carrying a calf injury for a while and this is a chance to let it mend. Ade up front if his mind's in gear with JD benched. It was the loss to QPR back to back with Norwich last year that really did for us and with MU ahead too this is a critical few weeks.
Love totty
11/01/2013 15:55:00
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after harry's personal jibes against AVB I really hope we thrash them tomorrow. problem is they are better than their position suggests and the last time we played them they were unlucky not to get anything from the game. Early goals and get them disheartened then we can run away with it, otherwise this could be a tense affair. absolute must win game for us though with united coming up.
Guernman
11/01/2013 15:57:00
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Judging to AVB´s last team selections, he´ll probably keep the XI that has been playing. My only doubt would be about palying Ade or not. If he picks Ade up in his 4-4-2 set, Lloris-Walker-Dawson-Verts-Naughton-Sandro-Dembele-Lennon-Bale-Ade-Defoe. If he is going 4-4-1-1, then everything the same till "Bale", complemented by Dempsey-Defoe. Scott, Ekotto, Siggs all likely to configure a strong bench, needed to either hold a result or turn a bad one into a win.
AlexSpur
11/01/2013 16:07:00
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Defoe will be looking to hurt Harry badly I expect a big game from him, Sandro also. If QPR win this it will be a HUGE HUGE kick in the teeth worse than any this season, the players and AVB know this I expect a professional dominant preformance, we are up for this BIG TIME!
ledgespur
11/01/2013 16:09:00
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with all the hype about being in third spot and MOM awards, we must not lose sight of the fact that we are not killing teams off yet. In Cisse and Taraabt, QPR have players who can hurt us. They stood up well to the Chavs pressure so easy it will not be.
Love totty
11/01/2013 16:13:00
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Must admit i'm really looking forward to this one. I also think it will be a tight encounter but i'll go for a 2-1 Spurs win to keep the momentum going into the utd game. Sandro should get a couple of meaty challenges into taarabt early on & I would'nt think the circus clown will want to know after that! As for Ade the club released a statement saying that he would be available for the QPR game before jetting of, but I think AVB should go for Dempsey & Defoe anyway as the former is finally starting to shine. COYS
WindowWonder
11/01/2013 16:16:00
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there are good reasons why each of strikers should play. ade brings the most ability wise and could be up for it to show we don't need to buy another striker in his absence, defoe does well against lesser teams and has a point to prove against harry while dempsey has gone from strength to strength of late, so i will leave it up to AVB
Guernman
11/01/2013 16:21:00
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Big C you have got your 3rd and 4th rounds in a mucking fuddle
spu 4 life
11/01/2013 16:31:00
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Get in there myson, classic mate lol
spu 4 life
11/01/2013 16:32:00
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yeah Sandro and his 'meaty' challenges.... the hallmark of a donkey who thinks he can play football. wonder how many minutes he plays without a yellow-card, any more than 15mins and I'll give him a clap.... any pleb can make meaty challenges, it doesnt take guts to steam in when your opponent has his eyes and mind on the ball. the trick is to do it fairly and pass it well if you win it.
Viyyash-Ramosh
11/01/2013 16:33:00
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What point does Defoe have to make to Harry? He isscoring .53 goals per 90 minutes this season in the PL. Last season, as an impact sub, he was scoring at a rate of .7 or more goals per 90 minutes on the pitch. Harry had Defoe as the preferred striker for over 2 years. He never made it his to lose. 2009/2010 - 10 goals by November 22 against Wigan and then he petered off the rest of the way and for the entire next season. This season has shown the same pattern. 14 goals in all competitions. 9 fom 4 games and 5 from the remaining 24. It's just the same old, same old. We need someone scoring, more or less, every time out there. COYS
peterballb
11/01/2013 16:36:00
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spu 4 life HA HA should have put next round :)
A rumour going around that Adebayor has managed to pi$$ off the Togo football federation (AGAIN).
And even some of his own teammates can`t stand him & want him out of the squad
big cockeral
11/01/2013 16:42:00
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Viyyash, comments like that make me wonder if you watch the games at all. Most of Sandro's "meaty" challenges are much more about his superior strength than anything else. He is neither dirty nor does he go barrelling in a la Palacios. he almost always gets the ball first. Now Parker, on the other hand, goes through the player, and were it not for his reputation, would receive cards-a-plenty. I recall the game where Parker went down and the offending CB was red carded (questionable last defender call). earlier in that same game Parker had lashed out at a player's achilles, from behind (on purpose as the replay clearly showed). It should have been a straight red. Sandro does get his timing wrong, here and there, but positionally he is sound, and IMO, is a far better footballer than Parker ever was. Parker is solid. Looks miles more effective with the ball under AVB, but as a tackler, he is quite rash, IMO. They both have the same effect though. Players tend to keep their heads up and dish the ball early. It's called bite. Dembele has quite a bit of that too. COYS
peterballb
11/01/2013 16:44:00
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Harry and Defoe do not like eachother so much anymore Peter, that was clear last season. So point to prove maybe but I expect Defoe thinks he can get a few in this fixture.
ledgespur
11/01/2013 16:46:00
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Ledge, that's just it. Defoe thinks he'll get lots in all fixtures. He doesn't though. 8 shots = 1 goal. COYS
peterballb
11/01/2013 16:50:00
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I am not the biggest Harry fan out there,but his use of efoe last year was spot on. Got the most out of his abilities (higher scoring rate than ever before) while not having a detrimental effect on the other goal scorers in the team(Ade, VDV, Bale all still ha good numbers). He is best suited to an impact sub. He has no chemistry with either of Ade or Dempsey. COYS
peterballb
11/01/2013 16:52:00
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First January in 4 years Defoe isn`t saying he wants out for regular football .
He needs to start hitting form again or he`ll be back on the bench & only have himself to blame .Hasn`t had a good game for a while now .
All entitled to bad games ,just don`t make it a trend .Adebayor started a new fashion his poor performing trend lasted so long .
big cockeral
11/01/2013 16:56:00
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"And even some of his own teammates can`t stand him & want him out of the squad"

No I think that's how you desperately wanted to read it, the reports say his teammates are also p***** off with the Togo football federation.
Guyver
11/01/2013 17:01:00
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This will be a difficult game. Redknapp is doing his usual, that is lowering expectations, like he’s done at every other club he’s managed, so that any success he has will be seen as a great accomplishment. E.g. he comes out with “ players on the bench are rubbish, this will be my greatest achievement if QPR stay up, the side is unbalanced, we have no strikers”. QPR have got a decent squad, he would not have accepted the job otherwise. Their squad is arguably better than Reading, Southampton, Villa, Wigan, Norwich, West Ham and probably even Newcastle with their current injuries, An average manager would have a reasonable chance of getting out of the bottom 3, but of course for a “fantastic football manager” it should be a piece of cake. Thank God he has nothing to do with our club any more
matt hoten
11/01/2013 17:06:00
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Guyver Wasn`t desperate just skipped through it ,you were right reading it again ,you made me curious .Not of any interest to me just worried he may be back sooner rather than later ,when in truth we`re better without him imo.
big cockeral
11/01/2013 17:37:00
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Hopefully this time Arry really can get upset if SAndro scores :) For me, it will be a tough away game, but I would fight fire with fire & use our added class to win. This means competing with them as they will be up for it. I would play Sandro & Parker and push Dempsey a little more forward in a 5 man midfield. Hope Lennon etall show Arry. COYS.
Windlespur
11/01/2013 17:39:00
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Omg Viyyash, are you making this stuff up? Sandro does not even have a reputation as being a dirty player, because he isn't. If there was one player i would want to make a last ditch tackle it would be Sandro. He is the best. When you are a defensive midfield, and your job is to win the ball, there are going to be some miss timed one's in there. Sandro is such a complete defensive midfielder it's unreal. As good as anyone imo.
asherthesmasher
11/01/2013 17:44:00
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