QPR travel to Sunderland this evening with new manager Harry Redknapp in charge of the club for the first time. The Euro Club Index gives QPR 4% chance of avoiding relegation this season which means that they would be relegated in 24 out of every 25 seasons in which they found themselves in this position after 13 matches. In order to see what Redknapp’s QPR actually have to do to survive, I contacted analytical blogger James Grayson to help out.
Firstly, Queens Park Rangers are one of only 11 clubs over the last 12 seasons to gain four points or fewer in a run of 13 matches at any point during the season.
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