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QPR Players Cancel Christmas Party Due to Being Rock Bottom of the Premier League

by The Newshound

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Redknapp Derry

‘Shaun, get that tinsel down off that damn Xmas tree’. Loftus Road side get their priorities straight.

Queens Park Rangers players cancel Christmas party

On the day West Ham issued a statement denying Andy Carroll had been involved in a physical confrontation with a photographer during the team’s Christmas party in Dublin, it emerged that QPR players had decided against holding a party of their own.

Players’ Christmas parties are a long-held tradition for English clubs but have generally become more discreet in recent years following some high profile misbehaviour.

But QPR players have decided that to hold a party this year would give the wrong impression to supporters when they are marooned at the foot of the table.

A club spokesman said: “We won’t be holding a Christmas party this year.” When asked why this was the case, added: “Have you seen the league table?”

SOURCE: Telegraph

This is probably sensible.

QPR are without a win thus far this term and any suggestion that such form is worthy of a good old Xmas party would be hard to justify. So as a result the players have opted to not celebrate the holidays in a move that would perhaps negate the need for Harry Redknapp to order such a party to be canceled.

The West London side have a crucial run of games coming up that they must look to pick up points from in order to have any chance of avoiding the drop. Their next six matches include a trip to Wigan and home encounters with Liverpool and Fulham and a short trip to Chelsea on January 2nd.

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