QPR: The Four Year Plan

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    eric le roi Full Member

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    On BBC2 now. Interesting insight in to what happens to a club when they get taken over by rich foreign owners.
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    Relevated I'm a moron, ignore everything I say lol

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    flavio is mental
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    Watched the first 5 minutes then housemate wanted tv. will watch on iplayer, but it looks very interesting, especially Flavio's comments during the reserve game, telling dowie what to do
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    Been a good watch, I've postponed eating and watching Public Enemies. Flavio was hilarious, running down all the managers.
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    eric le roi Full Member

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    The main guy Amit seems good for the club.
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    Leroy The Red Full Member

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    Yeah, he's still there now actually, whereas Flavio is a total cnut. Bitching about Warnock depite being 5 clear with two games left :houllier:
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    Amit comes across well. Flavio comes across as a complete prick. Worse than that guy in every pub who says a lot and every word shows he knows feck all about football. It's no coincidence that QPRs fortunes changed when he took a back seat. His constant negativity was clearly like a cancer running all the way down to the playing staff.
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    It's hard to believe Flavio managed an F1 team to 3 World Championships, he probably wanted to drive the cars himself at times the mentalist.
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    eric le roi Full Member

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    Gianni is also good value :)
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    Leroy The Red Full Member

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    He's like that guy on the betting adverts.
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    Briatore seems like a total control freak, know it all, up his own arse cock flap of the highest order. Looks like he wants to sack the manager with every misplaced pass.

    Could just tell he knew feck all about football but wanted everything to happen his way with instant results, exactly how I imagine Roman acts.
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    eric le roi Full Member

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    Yeah I thought exactly the same. Amit Bhatia obviously realises his role is man management and to stay well clear of football issues (and I liked the way he told Gianni to not slag off the players from the stands). All the staff at Chelsea must realise that Roman is a cancer running through the club but what can they do? His money has brought them to where they are but his ego is holding them back.
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    Yer that Amit Bhatia guy came across very well, really was there to make sure the manager had the best possible chance to complete the task they wanted. Briatore wasn't far off getting his boots out and demanding to be subbed on.
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    I thought exactly that when he was running down the corridors shouting 'no point deduction!' :lol:

    Like Amit said though his heart seemed in the right place, he was just clueless about football. Though I did warm to how he came across as a genuine fan. He was close to tears when they got promoted.
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    Rood nostradamus like gloater

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    This was a great watch! Suprised by how candid some of it was
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    KiD MoYeS Good Craig got his c'nuppins

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    Excellent watch. Couldn't believe it when Flavio ordered that Mahon be brought on from the bench and he scored the winner! :lol:
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    Ole's_toe_poke Ole_Aged_Slow_Poke

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    What a fantastic watch.

    Flavio, "Maaaahhooooon". :lol:

    No idea why anyone would allow all this to be filmed though.
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    Anywhere I can watch this online? Nothing on the usual sources.
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    Was a good watch. Annoyed me how clueless some of them were about the game. Must be a pain in the arse being a manager with owners who think they know everything. The Amit guy came across well enough.
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    Ole's_toe_poke Ole_Aged_Slow_Poke

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    Interesting thing they said on Football weekly. Apparently the movie was produced by Amit Bhatia's company.

    No fecking wonder he comes across so well in the program.
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    15 minutes into this. Car crash from the get-go
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    I reckon they'll avoid the drop.
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    Cant see it, they're going to have to pick up around 21 points at least from their remaining games to stand a chance which means winning 7 out of 17 which is winning around 40% of their games.

    Of those 17 they have to play:

    Tottenham
    West Ham
    Man City
    Norwich
    Swansea

    Man United
    Southampton
    Sunderland
    Villa
    Fulham
    Wigan

    Everton
    Stoke
    Reading
    Arsenal
    Newcastle
    Liverpool

    The games in green are the winnable ones. So I make it 9 games which they stand a reasonable chance of winning. If they won them all they'd end up on exactly 40 and would be safe but the margin of error is far too small for them.

    I think they'll probably beat Villa, Fulham, Reading and perhaps Sunderland. They'll pick up a few draws here and there and maybe a shock win or two but I still cant see it being enough.

    Plus if you take into account they're averaging a point a game under Harry it will probably see them up to around 21 more points.

    For me Southampton have far too much quality to go down and have sat well in the form table for most the season if you ignore their opening 6 matches which was the toughest start they could have got.

    Villa are poor and will probably end up 20th due to a lack of experience. If they don't they Reading will who lack quality all over the pitch.

    Wigan will probably be fine just because they always are.

    I can see the bottom of the table being.

    West Ham
    Fulham
    Newcastle
    Southampton
    Sunderland
    Wigan
    QPR
    Reading
    Aston Villa
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    PeteReDevil iPete

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    Hart went after a month? :lol:
    in fairness to every manager they hired - who'd want to work for these guys?

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