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As ex-QPR player Rodney Marsh said on the Open All R's, a podcast dedicated to the club, there are some players who need to pull their weight and start playing to their ability.
Some players mentioned include Shaun Wright-Phillips, Bobby Zamora, Ji-Sung Park and Jose Bosingwa.
This may be the voice of a famously outspoken former professional, but Harry Redknapp—although not naming names—seems to agree (via The Guardian):
They should be embarrassed by our position. You can talk to players all day and those who aren't playing will blame those who are playing. Those who are in the team will blame somebody else. But something has got to be wrong. An excellent manager has got the sack, and I've got to put this right quickly. We need effort and people having a go. I've got no time for people losing the ball and throwing their arms up in the air, or standing around with their hands on their hips. We're in a relegation battle. We've got four points. It's their fault, nobody else's. I need to see people chasing, working, running and closing down.
It is refreshing to hear a manager with such a tough-talking, no-nonsense approach, and it is one which Queens Park Rangers have been missing.
The former Spurs man has already issued a tough love warning to his new squad—one which should wake up a few whom perhaps thought that playing at Loftus Road was no more than a means to an end. However Harry will not accept that and has issued a stark warning of perform or get dropped, according to the BBC: "I need 11 people with ability to put effort in. If they don't they're not going to play and I'll get 11 who do."
Judging by this statement, Shaun Derry, Clint Hill and Jamie Mackie must be looking forward to more—deserved—playing time.
Although Mark Hughes was arguably one of the main men to blame for Rangers' struggles, the players also need to step up and shoulder some of the responsibility. If Redknapp can get those who are below par to put their heart and soul into the performances, then this will be his first success.