Luckless QPR have raised their game

QPR FanZoner Chris King thinks the club’s recent performances have shown plenty of promise and believes the Rs have hope of avoiding the drop.


Man of the moment | Charlie Austin slots home the opening goal against Manchester City. (Image | La Footyettes)
Man of the moment | Charlie Austin slots home the opening goal against Manchester City. (Image | La Footyettes)

Queens Park Rangers have experienced a transformation so drastic and absolute over the past few weeks that it has seen them go from nailed-on for relegation to hopeful of finishing in the promised land of 17th and above.

It is just a shame that the Rs’ luck has not undergone a similar change, as Harry Redknapp’s team are still not getting what their performances deserve.

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Tourist Trappist: Try monks’ beer on a Belgian brewery tour

ORDERING a triple at the bar would often spark concern for your wellbeing.

Mechelen lies between Antwerp and Brussels. (Image | Chris King)
Mechelen lies between Antwerp and Brussels. (Image | Chris King)

In a Belgian monastery, it is perfectly normal — they might be hurt if you didn’t.

Westmalle Abbey brews two of Flanders’ most heavenly ales, the blonde Tripel and dark brown Dubbel. Home to 36 monks and their forefathers since 1794, it is an hour’s pilgrimage (by car) from Brussels, starting a trip that will lead me to five breweries, two pubs and a beer festival.

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