Beware a repeat of the great QPR transfer folly

Back in May Queens Park Rangers manager Mark Hughes promised supporters that “we’ll never be in this position again” after the club finished just above the bottom three and avoided relegation to the Championship.

Promise | QPR manager Mark Hughes reassured supporters following last year's "great escape". | (Image | The Telegraph)
Promise | QPR manager Mark Hughes falsely reassured supporters following last year’s “great escape”. | (Image | The Telegraph)

Besides providing a potentially infamous soundbite that may soon be included in the “football’s greatest quotes” books often bought as stocking fillers around Christmas time, Hughes was rather tempting fate.

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