When will Rangers learn?

Over the past few weeks, Queen’s Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp has been offering a one-man commentary on the deliberations, desires, thoughts and ambitions of Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Scott Parker.

Snubbed | Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Scott Parker chose Fulham over Queens Park Rangers. (Image | The Telegraph)
Snubbed | Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Scott Parker chose to sign for Premier League side Fulham over Queens Park Rangers. (Image | The Telegraph)

Four days ago, the former Tottenham Hotspur boss announced that a “good offer” had been agreed with his former club for the England international, who just had to “make his mind up now if he wants to come here”.

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Why QPR are no better off under Harry Redknapp than Mark Hughes

Broaching the subject of Harry Redknapp in anything other than a positive light is often considered to be sacrilege by journalists.

Crisis | Despite his best efforts, Queens Park Rangers managed Harry Redknapp, pictured, has not managed to transform the Rs' fortunes. (Image | Sky Sports)
Crisis | Despite his best efforts, Queens Park Rangers managed Harry Redknapp, pictured, has not managed to transform the Rs’ fortunes. (Image | Sky Sports)

For this is Harry Houdini, the man that brought Portsmouth back from the brink and recaptured former glories at Tottenham Hotspur.

Redknapp is a media darling, there can be no doubting this, and with good reason. Few other bosses come across as jovial, approachable or friendly as he does. Continue reading

Reading between the lines: QPR are being eclipsed by relegation rival’s resurgence

There is a rather unfortunate habit emerging at Reading that is spoiling the Queen’s Park Rangers party and detracting from the great story of manager Harry Redknapp’s “miracle” turnaround.

Fondre memories | Reading striker Adam le Fondre peels away after scoring the winner against Newcastle United at St. James' Park. (Image | The Mirror)
Fondre memories | Reading striker Adam le Fondre peels away after scoring the winner against Newcastle United at St. James’ Park. (Image | The Mirror)

Not content to struggle on abysmally as they did happily for months, the Royals have earned themselves a reputation for being unable to compete for 80 minutes per game.

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