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Pundit targets 6/1 cracker as Aston Villa take on QPR

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Aston Villa host QPR on Tuesday aiming to keep up the pressure on the top two teams in the Championship.

Villa’s 4-1 victory over leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday left them seven points behind top spot with 10 games to play.

Steve Bruce’s side are just four points adrift of second-placed Cardiff City and Sky Sports’ pundit David Prutton has predicted them a record a 2-0 victory against QPR to keep their bid for promotion firmly on track.

Pundit targets 14/1 return as Aston Villa take on QPR, but 6/4 double with Wolves looks tasty

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Championship pundit David Prutton strongly fancies Aston Villa to keep their promotion bid on track this weekend.

Villa head into Saturday’s home game against QPR four points behind second-placed Cardiff City with 12 games to play.

The former Leeds midfielder has tipped Steve Bruce’s side to secure a 3-1 success on Saturday (14/1 with Sky Bet).

P*ss Take: Disgusting Middlesbrough Fan Arrested And Charged After Urinating In QPR Goalkeeper’s Water Bottle

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The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that a Middlesbrough fan has been arrested and charged after urinating in the water bottle belonging to QPR goalkeeper Alex Smithies.

A video clip of the fan, stood in the stands directly behind Smithies' goal at Loftus Road, shows him appear to take a leak into the bottle before chucking it back onto the pitch.

Championship: Leeds ‘Keeper Felix Wiedwald Makes Incredible Howler In 3-1 Win Over QPR (Video)

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A Kemar Roofe hat-trick earned Leeds United all three points away to QPR on Saturday.

However, while the Leeds striker put on a superb individual display, at the other end of the pitch, 'keeper Felix Wiedwald blotted the visitors' copybook with an appalling and quite bizarre error late on.

Harry Redknapp Claims He Has No Idea Why QPR Are Being ‘Picked On’ After Club Land Record £40m Fine For FFP Breaches

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As you may have heard, QPR are currently being taken through the ringer to the tune of around £40million after being found guilty of breaching Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules.

The club were accused of spending way, way beyond their permitted limit in their attempts to secure promotion to the Premier League, which they duly did at the end of the 2013/14 season, before manipulating their accounts to make it appear otherwise.

QPR Forced To Cancel ‘Player Of The Year’ Awards Event Despite Fans Demanding Its Return After Six-Year Absence

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QPR have unfortunately been forced to cancel their 'Player of the Year' award ceremony due to lamentably low ticket sales.

The club haven't held an end-of-season award show for the past six years, but reintroduced it to the calendar this season after giving in to fan demand.

However, with tickets priced at £119, the very same supporters have ostensibly told the R's where to shove their glitzy bash.

Brighton & Hove Albion Could Be First Club Promoted On Friday

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Brighton had a hard-fought win at QPR on Friday night and with Newcastle's below-par showing at Sheffield Wednesday and our 9th defeat this term, we are now two points behind the south coast club in the league. While automatic promotion was always the number one goal for the season, it will still be good to [.

Leeds United vs QPR: Team News, Predicted Lineups, Key Stats

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Leeds United vs QPR Prediction, Preview & Key Stats ahead of weekend’s Championship fixture.

Leeds United vs QPR
Championship 2016/17
11th March, 15:00 pm BST
Elland Road, Leeds
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A 96th minute equaliser from Tom Cairney denied Leeds United a victory against Fulham last weekend, but Garry Monk’s side were still able to maintain their unbeaten run.

Generosity, Thy Name Is Craig Gardner: Birmingham Midfielder Pays For 50 Families To Attend Game Against QPR

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Courtesy of Craig Gardner, 50 families will be watching Birmingham's upcoming Championship game against QPR completely free of charge.

The midfielder, who re-signed for Birmingham in January, stumped up to buy a block of tickets which were then given away on a first come, first serve basis via the official clubwebsite.

Official-ish: Steven Caulker Encapsulates Madness Of Deadline Day By Joining Lokomotiv Moscow (Photo)

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As if to crystallise the random, chaotic, gip-inducing jumble sale circus that is transfer deadline day, it's being reported that Steven Caulker is on the verge of completing a transfer from QPR to Lokomotiv Moscow.

Yes, you did indeed read that correctly: Steven Caulker, formerly of Southampton, Liverpool and, ever so briefly, England.

Restricted View: QPR Fan Pays £33 To Watch Wolves Match From Behind Large Pillar At Loftus Road (Photo)

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One QPR fan was left understandably peevedafter paying through to nose to watch his side play from behind a large pillar on Thursday night.

Supporter Alex Hayes took to Twitter to post a photo of the 'view' from his seat in the South Africa Road stand at Loftus Road.

As noted, Hayes paid a handsome £33 to watch the Hoops take on Wolves with what you'd have to describe as'obstructed' vistas of the goalmouth.

Official: QPR Sack Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink After Just 14 Wins In 47 Games

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Queens Park Rangers have sacked Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink after the Championship side drew 1-1 with Nottingham Forest on Saturday.

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Hasselbaink was given the job at Loftus Road in December last year but has struggled to make a positive impact on QPR, who have since won just 14 of their 47 games under the Dutchman.

Punch Drunk: QPR Fan Knocked To Floor After Approaching Birmingham Fans At Loftus Road (Video)

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It's only a few weeks since we brought you those incredible scenes of a Southend fan trying to fight (all of) a packed Colchester stand. However, on Saturday during QPR's Championship clash with Birmingham City at Loftus Road, yet more fisticuffs ensued, with one Hoop's fans on the end of a mean left-hook.

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10 Of The Worst Football Club Crest ‘Upgrades’ In Recent Memory

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To celebrate Leeds United's inexplicably awful decision to render their club crest a laughing stock, Pies thought we'd examine some of the other football clubs to do likewise over the years.

Let's crack on, shall we?

Juventus

Last year, Juve ditched one of the most instantly recognisable crests in world football for modernised, corporate-friendly nothingness with which they hoped to "break into new global markets".

Slip & Slide: QPR Players Find Alternative Way To Entertain Fans After Union Berlin Friendly Scuppered By Waterlogged Pitch (Video)

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QPR travelled all the way to Germany for a friendly against Union Berlin on Saturday, only to see the match scuttled while it was in progress due to the torrential rain that enveloped theStadion An der Alten Forsterei.

Sure enough, the referee deemed the sodden conditions too treacherous to continue, leaving both teams to find alternative ways to keep themselves and the fans in attendance entertained.

Philistines: Italian Magazine Declare Glorious Burst Of Action From Man City-QPR In 1993 As ‘Ugliest Football Ever Played’ (Video)

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An Italian magazine are claiming to have witnessed the ugliest passage of football ever offered forth in the entire history of the beautiful game.

After happening across the clip on social media, L'Ultimo Uomo have declared that the following 20-second burst of action taken from Man City's exciting 2-1 win over QPR in 1993 is the most risible, error-strewn, irredeemable example of football they've ever witnessed.

Photos and Videos: Southampton sign Charlie Austin from QPR

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Delighted to have joined @SouthamptonFC I will give everything to be successful here ⚽️⚽️⚽️ pic.twitter.com/8DAxo1k8pP Charlie Austin...

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Manchester United

Wolves cement lead, Bristol City held after Cup heroics

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London (AFP) – Championship leaders Wolves maintained their charge towards the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Ipswich, while Bristol City settled for a 1-1 draw at QPR just days after their shock success against Manchester United.

Ivan Cavaleiro’s first half goal at Molineux moved Wolves seven points clear of second placed Cardiff, who lost 2-0 at Bolton thanks to Gary Madine’s 75th-minute penalty and Josh Vela’s goal.

Fee Agreed, Medical Booked, Man United Could Announce Another Transfer Deal This Week

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Manchester United have agreed a fee with QPR for young midfielder Sean Goss who looks set to be the latest player to leave Old Trafford this January, according to BBC Sport.

The 21-year-old is now being tipped to follow Morgan Schneiderlin and Memphis Depay out of the door by heading to Loftus Road.

Man Utd midfielder undergoing medical ahead of transfer

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Manchester United youngster Sean Goss is having a medical at Queens Park Rangers ahead of a transfer to the Championship side, according to The Sun....

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Queen's Park Rangers

QPR leading the race for 22-year-old player; Norwich set to miss out

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According to reports from GetWestLondon, Queens Park Rangers are reportedly leading the race to sign Dylan Saint-Louis from Saint Etienne.

The young striker has caught the attention of other Championship clubs, notably, Birmingham City and Norwich City, but it seems QPR are leading the race for his signature.

QPR 1967 League Cup 50th Anniversary Commemorative Kit

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Well-supported London side Queens Park Rangers Football Club today revealed a special commemorative kit celebrating the 50th Anniversary of their 1967 English Football League title (the sole cup won in QPR's 131 year history). Only 500 units of the limited edition kit will be produced. Fifty percent of the proceeds from the sale of each [.

Manchester agree deal for midfielder: player will undergo a medical today, expected to play this weekend

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Championship club, Queens Park Rangers, are set to sign Sean Goss from Manchester United in the January transfer window. According to reports from the Independent (live transfer blog), QPR will sign Gross for an initial fee of £800,000.

The midfielder will finalise personal terms and undergo a medical on Friday.

QPR halt Hasselbaink transfer probe awaiting evidence

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London (AFP) QPR chiefs insist they won't proceed with an internal investigation into the conduct of manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink until the full evidence into transfer corruption is revealed.

The Daily Telegraph have been publishing information obtained during a 10-month probe which the newspaper claims lifts the lid on bribery and corruption in British football.

Queens Park Rangers 2016/17 DryWorld Home, Away and Third Kits

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Currently rebuilding under the management of former Netherlands and Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Queens [...]

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‘What A Story!’ – Benoit Assou-Ekotto Refutes Harry Redknapp’s Claim That He Is Intent On Becoming A Pornstar

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Unfortunately for all concerned, Benoit Assou-Ekotto has moved to address recent speculation that he's intent on giving up professional football in favour of becoming a pornstar.

The spurious reports stem from a quote given in jest by Harry Redknapp, who claimed his attempt tosign Assou-Ekotto for Birmingham City was hindered by the fact that the former Tottenham left-back was "more interested" in making the move into adult entertainment.

What ‘Arry Did Next: Redknapp Makes Shock Return To Football As Director Of Non-League Wimborne Town

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After spending almost an entire yearout of the game since leaving QPR on medical grounds last February, Harry Redknapp has made a shock return to football after accepting a director's role at non-league minnows Wimborne Town.

The move hasn't come entirely out of the blue, as Redknapp has been a patron of Wimborne for quite some time and regularly pitches up to watch his local amateur side play in the Evo-Stik Division One South & Southwest League the seventh tier of the English football pyramid.

Newcastle United

Reading Lose – Good News For Newcastle

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In what was some good news for Newcastle United tonight Reading were beaten 1-0 at home and remain the full 6 points behind newcatsle and we have a much superior goal difference. Reading had been expected to beat QPR but a first goal from Jamie Mackie was enough to give QPR a precious 3 points [...]

Norwich And Huddersfield Both Beaten In Championship

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Ian Holloway'sreturn to QPR was a successful one as the home side beat Norwich City 2-1 this afternoon and that was the Canaries 4th league defeat in a row. Their fans must be worried about their sudden drop down to 6th place on 27 points 10 points behind Newcastle and we have a game [...]

Wolves burst Newcastle bubble, Huddersfield extend lead

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London (AFP) Wolves brought Newcastle back down to earth with a surprise 2-0 victory, while Huddersfield consolidated their position at top of the Championship with a 2-1 win over QPR on Saturday.

Rafael Benitez's side had climbed to second place after five successive victories capped by a 6-0 thrashing of QPR in midweek.

Geordie Fans Set Twitter On Fire After 6-0 Road Win

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After Newcastle's scintillating display at QPR tonight, Newcastle fans took to Twitter in droves after our biggest road win in the league since way back on 29th September, 1962 when we hammered Walsall 6-0. On 8th May in the home game against Walsall we lost 2-0!! Jonjo Shelvey terrific performance tonight Just woke [.

Two Former Top Players Give Thumbs Up On Newcastle

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Two former top players former QPR, Rangers and England midfielder Ray Wilkins and former Liverpool and England goalkeeper David James have both given their opinion on whether Newcastle will survive under our stellar new manager Rafa Benitez. It looks like it's touch and go at thew moment and we didn't get off to a [.

Liverpool

Official: Liverpool Bring In Steven ‘Defensive Cover’ Caulker On Loan For The Rest Of The Season

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There was definitely a point when it looked like he ,might be on the verge of becoming an England regular, but it seems all that Steven Caulker does these days is get brought in as hired defensive cover, Liverpool being his latest clients.

The Reds have officially announced that the 24-year-old centre-back has joined them on loan from QPR until the end of the season to help smooth over their recent defensive injury spate.

Liverpool agree shock January deal, player could start vs Arsenal tomorrow

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Liverpool have announced that they have signed the 24-year-old English defender Steven Caulker on loan from Queens Park Rangers.

Caulker is expected to provide short term defensive cover at Liverpool.

Liverpool confirm Steven Caulker signing

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#LFC have completed the signing of Steven Caulker on loan from Queens Park Rangers until the end of the season. pic.twitter.com/jacWOhBsMN ...

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The Rest

Ex-QPR Midfielder Joey Barton Banned From Taking Part In Grenfell Tower Charity Match At Loftus Road

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QPR have announced that they plan to stage a charity match to raise money for the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

As you might expect, the Championship club plan to host the match at Loftus Road, which is just a mile or so down the road from the tower block which went up in flames and took the lives of at least 80 people on 14th June.

Murray puts Brighton in touching distance of Premier League

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London (AFP) – Brighton moved within touching distance of promotion to the Premier League as Glenn Murray fired the Championship leaders to a 2-1 win at QPR on Friday.

Murray put Brighton ahead after the interval at Loftus Road and Sebastian Pocognoli added the visitors’ second.

If there's a D-Will...

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Reading's Daniel Williams bagged his second of the term to earn the visitors a 1-1 share at QPR. Nice finish from Danny Williams after a good ball in from @gmccleary12! #readingfc pic.twitter.com/ksT0OoZCNh — Talk Reading (@TalkReading) October 15, 2016 - Greg Seltzer

Arsenal must reject all bids for this promising midfielder

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The versatile Arsenal youngster Isaac Hayden has had an excellent training loan at Hull City last season, and helped the Tigers to win promotion back up to the Premier League. Hayden may have only played 17 times for Steve Bruce's side, but for a defensive midfielder his stats make impressive reading.

Bargain: Charlie Austin Completes Southampton Medical And Agrees Terms Ahead Of £4m Move

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Looks like Southampton are within spitting distance of tying up the bargain of the window so far with the snaffling of Charlie Austin.

It's all over Twitter that Austin willalmost definitely be a Southamptonplayer by close of play today after the Premier League side agreed a £4million fee with QPR for the striker, who has subsequently passed a medical this morning.