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Ryan Manning Swaps Galway For QPR

Galway’s Ryan Manning has today completed his long-awaited move to Harry Redknapp’s QPR.  Rumours have surrounded the 18-year-old’s future for weeks but he has finally been confirmed as the latest signing at Loftus Road. Quoted by RTÉ Sport, Manning sees joining the Hoops as a ‘dream come true’. “It feels like a dream come true – it’s all very surreal at …

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Match Preview: Everton vs QPR

Everton play host to QPR tonight at Goodison Park in what is surprisingly a clash near the lower reaches of the Premier League table. Few would have predicted Everton’s 2014/15 season plight, which sees them face Harry Redknapp’s up and down QPR side with just four points separating the teams. Everton have struggled of late, winning just one game in their last five. …

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Galway’s Ryan Manning To Sign For QPR?

QPR are in talks to sign Galway teenager Ryan Manning, according to The Daily Mail. The Republic of Ireland U19 international also held talks with Tottenham Hotspur after they agreed a fee with the Eamonn Deacy Park club but Manning is expected to sign for Harry Redknapp’s men. Manning, 18, can play in midfield or as a centre-forward. The Under 19 …

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Ginger Mourinho Will Look To Tame Newcastle Backlash

Newcastle travel to Burnley tonight in what is arguably one of the toughest times for any Premier League side to face the Clarets this season.  Sean Dyche has managed to stop Burnley from sinking into the unredeemable depts in which the bottom of the Premier League has often trapped newly-promoted sides before. Having failed to win a game between the …

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Premier League Managerial Table – Part I

Given the Premier League title race is all but over, lets turn our attention to the table that really matters. This is the Premier League managerial table. This four-part series will be updated once a month. The table will be compiled on the following criteria – team performance, working conditions, resources spent and their job security all based on this …

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Top Five Bearded Footballers

With the news that Turkish club Genclerbirligi’s chairman Ilhan Cavcav has banned his players from sporting beards, we have decided to fight back against this outrageous policy by compiling a list of the top five bearded footballers playing today. 5. Gerard Pique First on our list is the bearded defender of Barcelona – Gerard Pique. Aerodynamically it may not help when Pique is tasked …

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QPR Charged By The FA

QPR have been charged by the Football Association with failing to control their players during the 2-2 Barclays Premier League draw against Manchester City on Saturday. Rangers players were incensed when referee Mike Riley denied striker Charlie Austin two goals in the eighth minute – the first for offside and the second for an infringement by City goalkeeper Joe Hart. …

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Redknapp Issues Rallying Cry To QPR Fans

Harry Redknapp is urging QPR fans to create a cauldron atmosphere at Loftus Road on Saturday as his side look to pile more misery on out-of-form Manchester City. City have won just once in their last five matches and defeat at home to CSKA Moscow on Wednesday night leaves them staring down the barrel of another group-stage exit from the …

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QPR Boss: Austin Is Good Enough For England Squad

Six years ago Charlie Austin was a part-time bricklayer and playing for Poole Town but QPR boss Harry Redknapp believes the now-Premier League striker can cap his incredible rise by cementing his place in the England squad. Austin helped Poole win the 2009 Wessex Premier Division – the ninth tier of English football – with 46 goals in all competitions …

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Defoe To QPR Deal Is Far From Deffo.

Harry Redknapp is hopeful that his QPR side will be able to attract an unsettled Jermain Defoe away from FC Toronto in January. The R’s manager is hopeful that the London club will secure the services of the 32-year-old, but insists that a deal hasn’t been reached. The London Evening Standard yesterday reported that Defoe had joined his former manager at Rangers, …

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QPR Boss Redknapp Backs Austin For England

Six years ago Charlie Austin was a bricklayer and Poole Town player but QPR boss Harry Redknapp believes he is now good enough to make the England squad. Austin helped Poole win the 2009 Wessex Premier Division – the ninth tier of English football – with 46 goals in all competitions while also holding down a day-job on a Bournemouth …

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FA Explains QPR Defender Punishment

Former England captain Rio Ferdinand “should have known better” than to become involved in a Twitter row which has seen the QPR defender suspended for three matches, according to the Football Association. The 35-year-old was handed a £25,000 fine as well as suspension for using the term “sket” – which is a term for a promiscuous girl or woman – …

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Chelsea Battle To Beat Resilient QPR

An Oscar special and an Eden Hazard penalty earned Premier League leaders Chelsea a 2-1 win in a hard-fought west London derby with QPR at Stamford Bridge. Striker Diego Costa returned following a four-game absence with his problematic hamstrings and showed few signs of rustiness as Chelsea took the lead through Oscar’s stunning strike. Try as they might, Jose Mourinho’s …

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Former England Captain Gets 3 Match Ban For Sexist Tweet

QPR defender Rio Ferdinand has been suspended for three matches and fined £25,000 for comments he made on Twitter, the Football Association has announced. The 35-year-old former England captain directed a jibe at a Twitter follower who criticised him last month, containing the word ‘sket’, which the Collins English Dictionary defines as “a promiscuous girl or woman”. After a Twitter …

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QPR Boss Has High Hopes For Charlie Austin

Harry Redknapp has backed Charlie Austin to score the goals that will keep QPR in the Premier League after his match-winning brace against Aston Villa. The 25-year-old scored in either half to secure a valuable three points which moves Rangers off the foot of the table and leaves Villa winless and goalless in their last five games. Austin hit a …

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Ex Mancheter United Legend To Quit Football

Former England captain and QPR defender Rio Ferdinand plans to retire from football at the end of the season. The 35-year-old told Jonathan Ross in an interview to be broadcast on Saturday evening that this season with Rangers will likely be his last. “I probably think the end of this season,” Ferdinand told The Jonathan Ross Show when asked about …

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QPR, Harry Redknapp & The Taarabt Saga

Conor Heffernan examines the volatile situation between QPR boss Harry Redknapp and midfielder Adel Taarabt, a player that the manager has lambasted publicly.  When asked about Adel Taarabt’s absence from his side in the aftermath of QPR’s defeat to Liverpool at the weekend, R’s boss Harry Redknapp claimed the midfielder was struggling with fitness issues and was three stone overweight. It …

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