Charlie Austin

Are we looking at the most impressive signing of the January transfer window?

February 8th, 2016 by

Although the January transfer window seemingly fails to experience the same level of long-term hype or last minute drama as can often be found throughout the largely more hectic summer months, this season’s famed winter transfer period nonetheless provided a few fleeting moments certainly worthy of our attention.   The so-called ‘big boys’ of the Premier League admittedly failed to get the cheque-book out as much as the transfer-fuelled headlines…

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Were West Ham right to steer clear of Charlie Austin this summer?

November 12th, 2015 by

After enduring a summer transfer window filled with rumours of Charlie Austin’s supposedly impending move to Upton Park, the West Ham hierarchy – along with that of Aston Villa and Newcastle – eventually saw fit not to land the Queens Park Rangers’ striker for the 2015/16 campaign.   Hammers co-chairman, David Sullivan, nonetheless took matters further in somewhat unplanned circumstances, after publically vocalising the club’s distinct concerns with Austin’s recent…

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Is Charlie Austin really worth £15 million?

July 2nd, 2015 by

Whilst the Loftus Road faithful certainly paid witness to a largely frustrating campaign throughout the course of 2014/15, one thing that definitely stood out for QPR in the Premier League was the goal-scoring form of 25-year-old striker, Charlie Austin.   The powerful English front-man scored an impressive total of 18 league goals last season, which when you consider how poor QPR actually were across the previous campaign, that is a…

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