Andy Johnson pictured after sustaining an injury in September 2012

Andy Johnson ready to return for QPR - but will play no part in relegation fight

The former Fulham forward was not included in QPR's 25-man squad

Chris Samba

QPR defender Chris Samba 'ashamed' of performance against Swansea

Relegation threatened side lost 4-1

QPR duro Julio Cesar and Jose Bosingwa ruled out of Newcastle trip

Premier League team news

<b>Julio Cesar, Inter Milan to QPR, 2012</b><br/>
Needing a reliable stopper to replace Paddy Kenny, QPR brought in Robert Green. But after the Englishman shipped five goals against Swansea on his league debut, the Rs had a rethink. Cue the arrival of Brazilian international and former Uefa Goalkeeper of the Year Julio Cesar, who traded Italian giants Inter Milan for west London minnows QPR in the shock move of the summer.

Julio Cesar a doubt for QPR's crucial match with Wigan

Premier League team news

<b>Julio Cesar, Inter Milan to QPR, 2012</b><br/>
Needing a reliable stopper to replace Paddy Kenny, QPR brought in Robert Green. But after the Englishman shipped five goals against Swansea on his league debut, the Rs had a rethink. Cue the arrival of Brazilian international and former Uefa Goalkeeper of the Year Julio Cesar, who traded Italian giants Inter Milan for west London minnows QPR in the shock move of the summer.

Julio Cesar a concern for QPR ahead of crunch Aston Villa meeting

Premier League team news

Park Ji-sung (pictured), Junior Hoillet and Rob Green have all come in but they could not save QPR from losing 5-0 to Swansea City

Park Ji-sung to return for Harry Redknapp's first match in charge of QPR

Harry Redknapp should be able to call on QPR captain Park Ji-sung for his first game in charge at Sunderland tomorrow.

Park Ji-sung (pictured), Junior Hoillet and Rob Green have all come in but they could not save QPR from losing 5-0 to Swansea City

QPR captain Park Ji-sung a major doubt for Reading match

QPR captain Park Ji-sung has not trained all week due to a knee injury and is a major doubt for Sunday's Barclays Premier League game against Reading.

Roy Hodgson issues orders to Andy Carroll before extra time last night

It's revolution time – but where are the new young recruits?

Manager talks of bringing in new faces for start of 2014 World Cup qualifying but talent is not in plentiful supply, writes Sam Wallace

Roy Hodgson, with Steven Gerrard behind him, waves as England leave Poland

Sam Wallace: It's revolution time for England – but where are the new recruits?

Hodgson talks of bringing in new faces to the England side for World Cup qualifying but talent is not in plentiful supply

Djibril Cissé celebrates scoring after just 12 minutes of his Queen’s Park Rangers debut last night

Djibril Cisse '100 per cent' confident QPR will survive

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Fulham defeat not Bobby Zamora's fault insists Martin Jol

Fulham manager Martin Jol insists Bobby Zamora has nothing to apologise for after an extraordinary miss seconds before Everton secured victory at Craven Cottage.

Zamora to play on with broken hand

Bobby Zamora has been passed fit to play in tonight's Europa League return leg against RNK Split despite breaking his hand in last week's first-leg 0-0 stalemate.

Walters hands Stoke a successful return

Stoke City marked their first game in major European competition in 37 years with a win last night but take only a narrow advantage to Hajduk Split next week in their Europa League third qualifying round tie.

Zamora strike keeps Fulham flying

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Crouch to continue England career

Peter Crouch today said that he intends to carry on playing international football.

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