Sport QPR’s Charlie Austin celebrates scoring the opener in the 2-0 win over Bolton

A good night for the top two in the Championship, Leicester and Queen’s Park Rangers, saw them both win and move away from Burnley in third who were held to a draw at home.

Scott Parker and Jermain Defoe

Transfer news: Jermain Defoe next target for QPR as Harry Redknapp closes on Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker

Rangers' boss wants to bring his former players to Loftus Road and has said they will be crucial if the club are to return to the Premier League

Scott Parker

Transfer news: Harry Redknapp hopeful that QPR will complete signing of Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker by the end of this week

Former Spurs boss wants to link up with the 32-year-old once again as he attempts to lead the west London club back to the Premier League at the first time of asking

Transfer news: QPR midfielder Park Ji-sung rejoins former club PSV Eindhoven

South Korean returns to the club he played for before Manchester United move

Transfer news: QPR sign former West Ham midfielder Gary O'Neil on a free transfer

O'Neil joins on a one-year deal after spending the last fortnight training with the club

QPR’s Adel Taarabt shows frustration at a point but City felt the pain

Transfer news: Fulham confirm loan deal for QPR midfielder Adel Taarabt

Moroccan international will return to the Premier League with west London rivals after a season-long loan move was agreed

QPR striker Loic Remy

Transfer news: Loic Remy completes loan move from QPR to Newcastle

The striker will spend the season on loan at St James' Park

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 6 August 2013

England retain urn after sodden draw

Jermain Defoe in pre-season action for Tottenham

Transfer news: Andrew Johnson feels Harry Redknapp can tempt Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe to leave the Premier League for QPR and the Championship

Redknapp worked with Defoe at West Ham, Portsmouth and Spurs but Defoe is unlikely to drop down a league in a World Cup year

QPR’s Adel Taarabt shows frustration at a point but City felt the pain

Transfer news: Fulham 'expected' to complete loan signing of QPR midfielder Adel Taraabt

Moroccan international will return to the Premiership on a season-long loan with the Cottagers

QPR striker Loic Remy

Transfer news: Newcastle told they must meet £8m buy-out clause to sign QPR striker Loic Remy

The Frenchman is eager to leave Loftus Road following the club's relegation

Transfer news: QPR midfielder Joey Barton attempts to force move to Everton - 'the club he loves'

Barton supported the club as a young boy and is said to be willing to take a significant pay cut in order to join the Toffees

Bafetimbi Gomis has been linked with a move to Newcastle

Transfer news: Newcastle pull out of the hunt for Lyon striker Bafetimbi Gomis

Magpies £7m bid remains on the table should the French club change their mind, but the hunt goes on for their first signing of the summer

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Transfer news: Arsenal are a 'concrete option' for Julio Cesar reveals QPR goalkeeper's agent

The Brazilian had seemed destined for Napoli

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