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Romanians landing at Luton Airport were surprised to be greeted by Home Affairs Select Committee chairman Keith Vaz. However, many Britons have been heading out in the opposite direction.

As EU work restrictions are lifted for Romanian and Bulgarian migrants, the influx has begun... of Britons heading for Bucharest

Many Romanians were put off moving to the UK because of its increasingly racist rhetoric

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QPR's slip-up to Leicester allowed Burnley to leapfrog them with victory over Blackpool

Dave Nugent scores from the spot in the days early kick-off between Leicester and Burnley
South African prop CJ van der Linde has joined London Irish after their takeover by a London-based Irish consortium was completed

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A consortium of London-based Irish businessman have taken over the Aviva Premiership club

Shane Long scores his teams opening goal

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Joey Barton praised after QPR snatch draw against Reading

The midfielder equalised 12 minutes from time

Damian Martinez has joined Sheffield Wednesday from Arsenal on a one-month loan

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21-year-old is regarded as a star of the future at the Emirates

Reading and Wales defender Chris Gunter will make his 50th appearance for his country against Belgium tonight

Chris Coleman believes defender Chris Gunter can go on to become the first Wales centurion as he prepares to reach 50 caps

Gunter will become the youngest player to reach the half-century mark for Wales at just 24-years-old when he runs out against Belgium tonight

Chris Coleman could walk away from Wales after admitting he doesn't want to be judged on the short-term success but on the 'bigger picture'

Belgium v Wales: Chris Coleman looking for positive end to disappointing campaign in what could be his final match in charge

Talks over a contract extension have stalled after Coleman has admitted he could walk away from the job

Charlie Austin converted from the spot for QPR

Championship round-up: QPR remain three points clear of the rest thanks to win over Middlesbrough

Burnley lead the charge alongside Leicester after wins against Charlton and Barnsley respectively

Charlie Austin converts from the spot to give QPR the win against Yeovil Town

Championship round-up: Late penalty keeps QPR top after nearest rivals Blackpool and Leicester end in stalemate

Elsewhere there was comprehensive win for Watford while Manchester United youngster Jesse Lingard score four goals on his debut after loan move to Birmingham

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Madness at the MadStad. In a game in which forwards occupied their time trying get sent off rather than trying to score goals, Reading’s Pavel Pogrebnyak and Leo Ulloa of Brighton succeeded before half-time. The inevitable result was that spaces opened up but the possibility of the resulting chances being taken was minimised.

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