QPR confirm appointment of Hoddle as first-team coach

first_imgQPR have confirmed the appointment of Glenn Hoddle as their first-team coach.The ex-England boss will work alongside Kevin Bond and Joe Jordan as part of Harry Redknapp’s backroom team.“I am really pleased to bring Glenn in,” Redknapp told the club’s official website. “I have been really lucky in the last couple of years to have had Steve Cotterill, Steve McClaren and Wally Downes work with us. They all did a fantastic job here.“I spoke with the chairman about the possibility of bringing Glenn in, and he thought it was a great idea. Glenn will be great. He has a brilliant knowledge of the game and will be fantastic out on the training ground with the players.“He is a hugely-respected coach and, like Steve, has managed his country. I decided if I was going to bring somebody in, I was going to go for somebody who was top class, and that’s what Glenn is.”Hoddle, who managed Chelsea, Tottenham and Southampton in the Premier League, added: “I am really pleased to take up Harry’s offer to come in and work with him, Kevin and Joe.“After winning promotion last season, the first aim at QPR is to stay in the Premier League and I am looking forward to helping play my part as we try to achieve that.“I have always loved coaching, and I can’t wait to meet the players, get on the training pitch and get to work.” 1 Glenn Hoddle last_img read more

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Which way forward for politics in The Gambia

first_imgQUESTION OF THE DAYThe nation is divided. The objective of the transition was to unite all political forces to focus on building the foundation of a new Gambia. Now the power struggle has commenced. Presidential aspirants have started to build their political platforms and are continuing to intensify their criticism of other political aspirants. Some are engaged in partisan propaganda, others in gender propaganda and still others in age propaganda.The transitional objective of building the instruments, the institutions, the norms and values of a sovereign republic, managed by a sovereign people is becoming illusive. Insults, are beginning to replace policies and the economic, social, cultural, environmental concerns of the people is no longer taking front seat. Party colours and symbols are now replacing coalition symbols.Since politics is about the people the future political life of this country is now in the hands of the people to determine. The type of Gambian we have will determine the type of Gambia we are going to build from henceforth. What is your vision of The Gambia? You should now decide so that you can stand and be counted. Foroyaa wishes you good luck. Aluta continua!!!last_img read more

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