Search

QPR chief steps in to defend ex-Man Utd star ahead of Everton clash

08:49 16 October 2012

Ji-Sung Park. Photo credit: Ashley Pickering/PA wire

Ji-Sung Park. Photo credit: Ashley Pickering/PA wire

PA Archive/Press Association Images

QPR chairman Tony Fernandes believes under-fire skipper Ji-Sung Park needs time to settle at Loftus Road following his summer arrival from Manchester United.

The 31-year-old has struggled to make an impact for his new club after seven successful years at Old Trafford.

But Fernandes, who sanctioned the South Koreans arrival in west London, told Yonhap Neew Agency: “It’s a new experience for him in that he’s never played so much.”

“He also has to adjust to new players.

“I am not the sort of person that’s going to write people off after six or seven games.”

Park came in for heavy criticism from former R’s man Lee Cook last week. He told The Sun: “Every time I saw Park at United, he was a workhorse

“For me, he doesn’t seem to be working as hard as he did there.”

But it appears Fernandes is prepared to be patient with Park as bottom-of-the-table QPR go in search of their first win of the season against Everton on Sunday.

Related articles

0 comments

Latest Sport Stories

Andros Townsend scored his first goal from open play for Tottenham this season as Mauricio Pochettino's side beat Swansea 3-2 at White Hart Lane last night

Tottenham winger Andros Townsend says his much-needed “trademark goal” against Swansea will give him a valuable confidence boost – and he feels the same about the team’s victory at White Hart Lane.

09:00
Hampstead and Westminster's James Simpson (left) celebrates his goal against Reading. Pic: Mark Clews

Hampstead & Westminster’s men were unable to alleviate their relegation fears in the Premier Division as they twice lost the lead at home in a 2-2 draw against Reading on Saturday.

Nacer Chadli (right) and Andros Townsend were both on target against Swansea

Tottenham bounced back from their Capital Cup final defeat to Chelsea with a much-needed 3-2 home win over Swansea in the Premier League at White Hart Lane.

Yesterday, 16:15
Tin-Tin Ho (right) celebrates with Maria Tsaptsinos, with the pair winning the women's doubles title at the Senior National Championships. Pic: Alan Man

Paddington table tennis star Tin-Tin Ho took three titles at the senior national championships and narrowly missed out on a fourth.

Most read sport

Property Newsletter Sign-up

The latest North London property news and features straight into your inbox.

Other Emails:
Fields marked with a * are mandatory
Email Marketing by e-shot

A father turned to a private detective when he felt police were not taking the investigation into a kitten’s death seriously.

It’s Cornwall’s equivalent of St George’s Day. You can have that one for free.

The advert celebrated Fanta’s inception in Germany 75 years ago – you do the maths.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Hampstead & Highgate Express e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24
Our trusted business finder