Redknapp not giving up hope

Manager Harry Redknapp has refused to give up hope after his ailing QPR side were soundly beaten by Liverpool.

Last Updated: 31/12/12 at 09:33 Post Comment

Rock-bottom Rangers gave up three goals in 13 calamitous first-half minutes to settle the contest and stayed eight points from safety.

"I still feel we'll be okay," Redknapp told Sky Sports. "I think we will look to get one or two in, there are some good lads here anyway, I think it's possible. It's my belief we'll be okay.

"It's not easy getting players in at this stage at the bottom of the league, but if someone is up for the challenge, it's a great chance.

"We need new faces and if we get the right players we can make a real effort. We have some hard games to come but there is a long way to go. You could have 10 games to go and need 20 points and it can be done.

"Don't give up, we have to keep believing, keep going. Those that are with us are with us, those that aren't, we'll try and do something.

"It did hurt, but what can you do? It's hard. It can happen, being smashed by Liverpool. It can happen on their day."

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e have the personnel. The trick is keeping them fit. Carrick and Blind have missed large chunks of the season, while the defence has been one muddled mess of intermittent stooges, all coming and going at various intervals thus far. We may be just short of title winning quality, but we're half way through. An injury crisis to either of the top two could change things. Optimistic, yes, but not unrealistic.

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arish is the man to blame for this shambles. Pulis must be chuckling into his left over turkey sandwich. I pray this doesn't mean the Neil Warnock media machine will kick in now and he'll be back on the telly box.

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e almost found a new way to lose, just when I thought it was getting boring Giroud does that. Although Arsenal are deservedly called 'soft' the entire midfield is out injured. Still must admit MU are managing to win despite a similar raft of absentees. Think the Gunners have good players but poorly coached.

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