Friday, 4 February 2011

Jem's mission to outshine Taarabt in Madejski battle

Adel Taarabt had better watch out at the Madejski tonight if Reading midfielder Jem Karacan comes into view.
The Turkey Under-21 international is still sore with the way the Queens Park Rangers captain undid the Royals at Loftus Road and wants revenge.
He was also booked for a challenge on Taarabt and said: "If I had known I was going to get a booking I would have done something more serious. I didn't really touch him. We were too nice and maybe needed to put our feet in a bit more. I suppose he's [Taarabt] a bit hit and miss - this time he was a hit."

I would've axed Adel 20 years ago - Warnock

Adel Taarabt Image 2 NEIL Warnock reckons that as a younger manager he would have suspended, fined, dropped or put QPR's Adel Taarabt on the transfer list.
The Warnock that started in a dugout 20 years ago could not have handled the histrionics of a talented midfielder that pinnacled in an extraordinary outburst during the 0-0 at Hull on Saturday.
Home fans revelled in Taarabt’s tantrum singing: ‘where’s your dummy gone?’
However, the Moroccan international atoned when he broke the deadlock in the 2-0 win over Portsmouth on Tuesday – but after his hell in Hull where he lashed into his own players, refused to play for a couple of minutes and then demanded to be substituted – it took all of Warnock’s 12-club experience and 62 years to calm his man down.
The manager said: "I’d agree with the idea that not many managers could have handled that. Listen. If I’d been younger I couldn’t have handled it.
"It’s like walking a tightrope with him. Hopefully