Championship play-off final team news: Ravel Morrison named on the bench as QPR manager Harry Redknapp names both Kevin Doyle and Charlie Austin in starting line-up

Derby start on-loan Liverpool right-back Andre Wisdom in their play-off final side

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Harry Redknapp chose to keep on-loan West Ham star Ravel Morrison on the bench for Queens Park Rangers’ season-defining Championship play-off final clash against Derby at Wembley, with Joey Barton and Nico Kranjcar preferred in midfield.

Both Charlie Austin and Kevin Doyle start in attack with Gary O’Neill and Junior Hoilett on the flanks, while their back-four of Danny Simpson, Richard Dunne, Nedum Onuoha and Clint Hill remain intact from the semi-final victory over Wigan.

Derby will start their challenge to return to the top flight with Chris Martin leading the line in front of a midfield trio of Will Hughes, Jamie Ward and Johnny Russell.

Liverpool right-back Andre Wisdom, who is on a season-long loan, starts alongside Jake Buxton, Richard Keogh and Craig Forsyth in defence, while Jeff Hendrick and George Thorne will sit in front of them in the centre of midfield.


Derby: Grant; Wisdom, Buxton, Keogh, Forsyth; Thorne, Hendrick; Ward, Hughes, Russell; Martin.

Subs: Bryson, Eustace, Sammon, Legzdins, Whitbread, Dawkins, Bamford.

QPR: Green; Simpson, Dunne, Onuoha, Hill; O'Neill, Barton, Kranjcar; Hoilett, Doyle Austin

Subs: Murphy, Morrison, Henry, Hughes, Zamora, Traore, Yun.

Referee: Lee Mason