QPR defender tells team mates not to look elsewhere in battle to survive

18:22 10 April 2012

Clint Hill called on his side to focus on themselves in the battle to survive

Clint Hill called on his side to focus on themselves in the battle to survive

PA Archive/Press Association Images

Clint Hill wants his side to ensure that QPR’s survival hopes remain in their hands

QPR defender Clint Hill has warned his side to focus on their results if they are to avoid relegation from the Premier League.

The R’s are outside the drop zone on goal difference alone and if Blackburn avoid defeat against Liverpool tonight, they will return to the bottom three.

However, the west Londoners play again on Wednesday against surprise package Swansea before travelling to West Brom, both of whom have all-but mathematically assured top flight status for another year.

“We’re in a better position heading into tomorrow night than we were before the weekend, with the way the results and the goal difference went,” he told the club’s official website.

“The results at the weekend went in our favour, but the next two games are the biggest of our season so far.

“Hopefully, we can take the form of our last two home games into the next two fixtures.”

QPR have secured famous victories over Liverpool and Arsenal in their last two games at Loftus Road and will be looking to do pick up all three points against the Swans tomorrow night.

“They’re safe now, so hopefully we can take advantage of that,” he added.

“We’re at home, so we’ll always fancy ourselves.

“It’s a small pitch, which suits us perhaps more than it will suit them.

“We know they’ll have a lot of possession, but hopefully we can take our chances when they come.”

Related articles

Latest Stories from SNAP.PA

Russell Brand has announced that he is going to use some of the money he makes for good causes, such as helping people struggling with drug addiction.

Read more

Simon Cowell has revealed that two of the X Factor hopefuls will be eliminated this weekend, one on Saturday and one on Sunday.

Read more

These images show the lava’s path from a sky-high vantage point.

Read more

Promotions

BT Home Smart Cam

When I was first told by my boss that I would be doing a review on the BT Smart Cam 100 I didn’t quite know what to expect. Before even looking at the product I was picturing it as nothing more than a web cam with a fancy name.

AGA Living Subscription

Every issue of AGA Living magazine is packed full of celebrity AGA owner interviews, interior and design features, ideas to inspire your culinary imagination, mouth-watering recipes and inspirational shopping ideas.

TOP STORIES

Quizzes

Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho go head to head (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Football managers are either deified or chastised, depending on results and they are some of the most famous faces in the country.

Read more
Roy Keane  (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Roy Keane denied the world of more glorious beard action this weekend by shaving his famous chin hair off, however football is still littered with some impressive beards.

Read more
QPR's Loftus Road home. Picture: Ker Robertson/ALLSPORT

Prove your QPR knowledge with our brand new R’s history quiz.

Read more
Do you fancy yourself as a football ground know-it-all? Try our devilishly difficult quiz!

How well do you know your football stadiums? This brand new quiz from London24 will seperate the men from the boys...

Read more

QPR Transfer News

Friday, October 31, 2014
Adel Taarabt. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Harry Redknapp has warned QPR playmaker Adel Taarabt that he could waste his talent and fears that West Ham’s Ravel Morrison, who is currently on loan at Cardiff, is headed the same way.

Read more
Friday, October 31, 2014
Steven Gerrard. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is keen to continue his career beyond this season and admits he may be forced to move away from Anfield if the club fails to offer him a new deal and his availability would be sure to interest a host of London clubs.

Read more
Friday, October 31, 2014
Benoit Assou-Ekotto. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Catch up with the latest transfer news and gossip from around the web with our handy round-up.

Read more
Friday, October 31, 2014
Rio Ferdinand. (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Harry Redknapp has slammed the decision to give Rio Ferdinand a three match ban for an offensive comment on Twitter, especially as violent conduct on the pitch merits the same length of time.

Read more