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Sir Alex Ferguson said he is enjoying watching Manchester United from the stands this season and suggested he would continue to do so despite critics urging him to stay away for the sake of the team.

Keith Curle: 'I used to run games from the side of the pitch. I don't do that now.'

Keith Curle: Determined to end Notts County's chequered past

After five years working for Neil Warnock, the new Magpies manager wants to follow in his footsteps

Leeds' Robert Snodgrass celebrates scoring against Cardiff yesterday

Leeds captain Robert Snodgrass set for Elland Road exit

Robert Snodgrass has left Leeds' training camp after being given permission to speak to an unnamed Barclays Premier League club, believed to be Norwich.

QPR’s Adel Taarabt celebrates

QPR given hope of safety with victory over Arsenal

Queen's Park Rangers 2 Arsenal 1

Garath McCleary (second left) is congratulated after scoring one of his four goals

McCleary hits four to end Warnock's honeymoon

Leeds United 3 (Snodgrass pen 6, Becchio 53, Brown 55) Nottingham Forest 7 (Guedioura 8, McCleary 45, 56, 60, 71, Blackstock 52, 81)

Leeds’ Robert Snodgrass celebrates after scoring yesterday

Round-up: Mowbray slates 'too clever' referee as Boro crash to Leeds

Tony Mowbray, the Middlesbrough manager, criticised referee Carl Boyeson for being "too clever for his own good" after he controversially dismissed Barry Robson at the end of Boro's 2-0 home defeat by Leeds yesterday.

New Leeds signing Paul Robinson (right) in action for Bolton

Wanderer Robinson joins Leeds on loan

Leeds United have signed the Bolton defender Paul Robinson on loan. The 33-year-old left-back has agreed a short-term deal until 9 April.

Wolves’ good housekeeping has made life difficult on the pitch for manager Mick McCarthy

Kevin Doyle 'always respected' Mick McCarthy

Striker Kevin Doyle insists he never lost respect for sacked Wolves boss Mick McCarthy even though he was ousted as the club's first-choice striker by Steven Fletcher.

Philip Beard (right) says Mark Hughes would not have come to QPR if they were going to stay at Loftus Road

High hopes for Hoops as Beard faces future

The man who saved the O2 now plans to make west London's unfashionable club into a money-spinner with Mark Hughes at helm

Mark Hughes walks past a picture of his predecessor Neil Warnock at Loftus Road yesterday

Joey Barton impressed by new QPR manager Mark Hughes

Joey Barton has broken his silence on Mark Hughes' appointment as QPR manager, urging his team-mates to "buy into" the new regime at Loftus Road.

Mark Hughes has signed a two-and-a-half year contract with QPR

Mark Hughes looking to the long term with QPR

Mark Hughes insists QPR's ambition means he is looking to remain at Loftus Road for the long term.

Mark Hughes has signed a two-and-a-half year contract with QPR

Mark Hughes appointed as manager at QPR

Mark Hughes left little doubt QPR's ambitions matched his own today after signing a two-and-a-half-year contract to manage the west London club.

Dean Bowditch fires home past Queens Park Rangers' Clint Hill

Dons are denied as Helguson atones to bring late relief for Warnock

MK Dons 1 Queens Park Rangers 1

Samba is Blackburn's most valuable player

QPR make bid for Blackburn defender Chris Samba

QPR manager Neil Warnock is working hard to bring in new faces and has made a £5million bid for Blackburn's Christopher Samba, Press Association Sport understands.

Joey Barton was sent off after clashing with Bradley Johnson

Johnson 'cheated' to get Barton dismissed

Queen's Park Rangers 1 Norwich City 2

Swansea hitman Graham is happy he snubbed QPR

Swansea striker Danny Graham insists he made the right decision to join the Swans over Queen's Park Rangers, who travel to south Wales for today's tea-time kick-off.

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