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Harry Redknapp should be able to call on QPR captain Park Ji-sung for his first game in charge at Sunderland tomorrow.
Queens Park Rangers 1 Southampton 3
Stoke 1 Queens Park Rangers 0
A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at the Hawthorns
Man for man marking from the Stadio San Paolo
Andre Villas-Boas admitted last night that Frank Lampard and Ashley Cole had disputed his controversial decision to leave them out the line-up for last night's 3-1 defeat to Napoli in the Champions League knockout round first leg.
Manager left fuming at red-card while Lampard's winner moves Chelsea above Arsenal
There was a time when the Kop applauded the Leeds team when they confirmed their title
Chelsea were today charged over the behaviour of their players during their west London derby defeat at QPR.
Chelsea may have no manager but they are ploughing ahead with a serious overhaul of the playing staff, with up to five players leaving and five more coming in.
Carlo Ancelotti today refused to contemplate the prospect of Chelsea's Barclays Premier League clash with Newcastle being his final home game at the club.
Jose Bosingwa admitted the money spent by English clubs in January was "crazy" but is nevertheless pleased with Chelsea's work in the transfer window.
Carlo Ancelotti has always admitted to a certain amnesia about Liverpool. "I don't remember. It was a difficult moment, for sure," he said on the eve of his first encounter with them as Chelsea manager 18 months back, when reminded of a certain night in Istanbul when the boys from the Mersey gave his Milan side an object lesson in how tactics can change the course of a game. "Difficult moments can be good and help you improve," Ancelotti also said of that 2005 Champions League final, though the evidence of the latest defeat to this doughty foe suggests he still has some learning to do where tactics are concerned.
Club plans to invest heavily in leading youngsters before Uefa rules come in
Hodgson stares into abyss, while Ancelotti, Houllier and Grant also facing uncertain futures after disappointing defeats