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.

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

Harry Redknapp sends Adel Taarabt home from QPR training camp as midfielder is late to training yet again

Latest incident could signal the end for the Moroccan as QPR attempt to reduce inflated wage bill

Steve McClaren joins QPR with eye still on England Under-21 job

Steve McClaren has returned to English football, as a coach at Queen’s Park Rangers, for the first time since he left Nottingham Forest in October 2011, with his long-term aim being the England Under-21s manager’s job.

Peter Odemwingie failed to secure a switch to QPR in January despite turning up at Loftus Road on transfer deadline day

No offers for Peter Odemwingie, says West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace

West Brom chairman Jeremy Peace has indicated the club are yet to receive any offers this summer for Peter Odemwingie and stressed they are prepared to keep the wantaway striker if no suitable deals are forthcoming.

QPR striker Jay Bothroyd

QPR begin summer clearout by releasing striker Jay Bothroyd

Bothroyd moved to Loftus Road in 2011 on a free transfer from Cardiff

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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.

Kia Joorbachian refuses to take blame for QPR signings - except Julio Cesar

Mark Hughes made 16 signings during his time at Loftus Road

Mark Hughes

Mark Hughes to be appointed Stoke manager 'by end of the week'

Former QPR manager set for return to the Premier League

Wenger must decide whether to use Olivier Giroud in attack instead of Lukas Podolski

Newcastle v Arsenal: Premier League match preview

A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at St James’ Park

Both Harry Redknapp, left, the QPR manager, and his Reading counterpart Nigel Adkins, spent much of their time out of the dugout cajoling their teams (AFP/Getty Images)

QPR 'haven't got the quality' says Harry Redknapp

Hoops boss says changes must be made if QPR are to bounce straight back from the Championship

Gareth Bale displays his frustration, and his thighs, after failing to pinch victory with a late free-kick

Tottenham are running on empty and must rely on Chelsea and Arsenal to make mistakes if they are to clinch top-four place

Andre Villas-Boas’s team show character to push for Champions League qualification right to the closing stages

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott celebrates his goal against Manchester United

Premier League: QPR v Arsenal match preview

A look ahead to Saturday’s Premier League fixture at Loftus Road

Arsene Wenger at the Emirates

'I want to stay', Arsene Wenger tells Arsenal fans amid speculation about moves to PSG and Real Madrid

The Gunners boss has suggested for the first time he would like to stay beyond his current deal

Ramsey has impressed in recent weeks

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey relishing central role

Wales international has impressed in recent weeks

Danny Guthrie of Reading sits on the ground dejected after his team and QPR were relegated during the Barclays Premier League match between Reading and Queens Park Rangers at the Madejski Stadium

Joey Barton comments labelled 'unwise' by QPR player Shaun Derry

On-loan midfielder branded the Hoops players 'maggots'

Harry Redknapp will stay at QPR and try to rebuild his squad

James Lawton: Harry Redknapp must hold his nerve, and take his share of blame for Queen's Park Rangers' relegation

Harry Redknapp is not so short of achievement it is necessary for him to side-step any blame in the disaster of Queen's Park Rangers, which is something even his warmest admirers have to admit was the thrust of his comments after Sunday's dismal denouement of a campaign which came to represent all that is worst in English football.

Djibril Cisse is eying a move back to Marseille

Djibril Cisse says return to QPR following club's relegation from the Premier League would be 'complicated'

The striker's loan spell at Qatari club Al Gharafa expires at the end of the season

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