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Outspoken QPR midfielder speaks about Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger ahead of Sunday's clash with Chelsea

Joey Barton and Thomas Vermaelen argue after Gervinho’s red card at St James’ Park

Cut out the theatrics, says Wenger

Manager attacks players for going 'overboard' ahead of Arsenal's match with Newcastle tonight

Mark Hughes reacts during the Barclays Premier League match between Bolton Wanderers and Queens Park Rangers

Hughes rages and FA step in as QPR are denied 'goal'

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Joey Barton to face no action over John Terry Twitter comments

Footballer Joey Barton will not be prosecuted for posting a series of comments online about John Terry ahead of his trial for allegedly racially abusing Anton Ferdinand.

Adding gloss: Smith celebrates his goal

Home comfort for Hughes as Hoops dream

Queens Park Rangers 3 Wigan Athletic 1

Mark Hughes takes to the bench for his first game as manager of Queen's Park Rangers

Mark Hughes set to make changes

QPR v MK Dons

Newcastle into sixth place after win over QPR

Newcastle 1 QPR 0

Chelsea believe Alex is worth more than QPR's £3m valuation

Alex deal on hold as Cahill edges closer

QPR bid £3m for unsettled Brazilian defender but Chelsea hold out for more

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QPR boss Neil Warnock became the second Premier League casualty of the season following a 1-1 draw with MK Dons in the FA Cup. Following a strong start to the season following promotion from the Championship last term, the Rs have slipped down the table with a return of one point from the last 18 possible. A statement from Rangers said the decision was due to

Neil Warnock: If more people at QPR knew the game, I'd still be there

No doubt a string of agents had been in touch to say their man could do a better job

Mark Hughes was still talking to QPR last night

Fernandes wants Hughes in place before Newcastle game

Mark Hughes is on the brink of taking over at Queen's Park Rangers today, filling the vacancy created by Sunday's sacking of Neil Warnock.

Barton denies any wrongdoing

Neil Warnock furious over 'scandalous' Joey Barton red card

QPR manager Neil Warnock today launched a scathing attack on the Football Association's disciplinary commission branding the decision to uphold Joey Barton's red card "farcical" and "scandalous".

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The Way I See It: As we enter one of Britain's most eagerly awaited sporting years we should discount the things which definitely won't happen

Jamie Mackie's equaliser was only the third goal that Swansea have conceded at home all season

Neil Warnock: How Arsène lent Joey wings for the birth of baby Cassius

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Warnock: 'I will be looking to bring in at least three or four players. We are working hard, and I am having many conference calls with the chairman (Tony Fernandes) over who we may be able to bring in'

Warnock expects to do transfer business in January

QPR manager Neil Warnock is excited about what the second half of the season may hold for his side as he prepares to make "three or four additions" during the January transfer window.

I hope Adel Taarabt kisses me quick if he breaks his scoring duck today

QPR manager Neil Warnock hits out at Adel Taarabt 'advisors'

QPR manager Neil Warnock has pleaded with Adel Taarabt to start making the most out of his "great ability".

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