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Peter Odemwingie offered to pay back West Brom £300,000 in bonuses to force QPR transfer

Striker travelled to QPR last night despite not being given permission to do so

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West Bromwich Albion disappointed with 'unprofessional' Peter Odemwingie

West Brom this morning told Peter Odemwingie to focus on his commitments to them after his bizarre transfer deadline day actions.

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Stoke complete signing of United States winger Brek Shea

Player will join from MLS club FC Dallas

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Everything from political rants to football transfer news is now being rendered through the medium of song

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QPR trigger £10m release clause for Christopher Samba

Former Blackburn defender set to join relegation fight

Sergio Aguero was among the Manchester City players unable to break the deadlock against QPR

Roberto Mancini calm despite dropped points against QPR

Manchester City failed to find a breakthrough against bottom side

‘I am not saying you have to be a fan, but it helps,’ says QPR’s owner Tony Fernandes

Tony Fernandes vows to stand by QPR even if club are relegated

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Harry Redknapp says he is not sleeping well, because “my whole life is consumed by saving QPR”

Clint Hill named QPR captain as Ryan Nelsen exit looms

Harry Redknapp selects defender despite Park Ji-sung's return to fitness

Queens Park Rangers' New Zealand defender Ryan Nelsen (R) celebrates after scoring a goal

Toronto announce QPR defender Ryan Nelsen will join them next month

The New Zealand defender will become a manager in the MLS

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The Independent's Martin Hardy analyses today's January transfer window stories and separates the reality from the rumour

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QPR and Tottenham 'target' Yann M'Vila set for Russian move

Rennes midfielder has long been linked with a move to the Premier League

Joe Cole's first West Ham goal for 10 years earned the hosts a deserved point as Loic Remy was denied a dream debut for QPR
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