Date: 7th November 2018 at 12:30pm
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With the November international break beginning to loom large as real football prepares once again goes into a lull, yesterday it was confirmed that Queens Park Rangers midfielder Ryan Manning has received his first international call-up into the provisional Republic of Ireland squad.

It is the 22-year-old’s first call-up to his countries side and manager Martin O’Neill obviously wants to take a closer look at him following his impressive performances for loan side Rotherham United.

Whether he makes the final squad selection remains to be seen it’ll be a big boost him personally and should do his confidence the world of good.

Reacting to the news of the promotion, plenty of fans have again questioned why head coach Steve McClaren allowed him out in the first place and there were plenty of calls for him to be recalled in the January window when we can enact the break clause.

Lots of fans were torn on the decision, but he’s getting good game time and it’s a spell that’s obviously working for him so we should get the benefit of that down the line and given our form of late, it has turned into a bit of a win, win deal.


2 Replies to “Remind Me Again Why We Let International Newbie Leave QPR”

  • If you need reminding why, it was because he badly needed regular competitive game time which he wasn’t getting as a result of the current squad producing the results needed. Smart move by the club as he’ll come back even better. It’s a good job you so called jounalists don’t have any say as to what happens within the club

    • I did say it had been a win, win but hey ho and I’ve said previously it was the right move but so called journalists generally expect so called readers to actually read.

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