QPR manager Chris Ramsey wants to rebuild the club in the Championship

Following Queens Park Rangers’ relegation from the Premier League, manager Chris Ramsey admits he wants to be the man to lead them in the Championship to build the club for a promotion charge back to the top-flight, reports Sky Sports. The Londoners lost 6-0 away to Manchester City at the Etihad stadium this weekend which sealed their fate in the Premier League. They went behind minutes into the game, so there was no real fight for survival from the off. Queens Park Rangers knew they stood a difficult task to…

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Man City vs QPR – Premier League preview and team news

Defeat for Queens Park Rangers in a daunting trip to Manchester City would confirm their relegation from the Premier League after only one season back in the top table. The only remaining aim now for the hosts is to end strongly and finish second to Chelsea, to whom they ceded the title in the last round of matches. They come into this having won their last three games, including a victory at Tottenham which saw them end a run of four successive away reverses. The top-flight’s leading scorer Sergio Aguero…

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Liverpool 2-1 Queen Park Rangers: Gerrard scores late winner to boost Champions League hopes

Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard scored in the last few minutes of normal time to give the Reds a valuable win in their pursuit for a Champions League place in the Premier League table this season, reports BBC Sport. Liverpool took the lead early into the game, with Coutinho scoring a brilliantly lofted effort in the 19th minute to put the Reds on course for a return to winning ways. Brendan Rodgers’ side had struggled with performances in the last few weeks, but looked to be getting backing on track at…

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Liverpool vs QPR – Premier League preview and team news

Queens Park Rangers will be desperate to close the gap to safety by claiming a much-needed victory at Liverpool, where they have not taken maximum points for 24 years. There is just a much pressure on the hosts to deliver a strong performance, as they come into this with a record of just four points from their last five Premier League games, which has effectively ended any hopes of finishing in the top four. The focus now for under-pressure boss Brendan Rodgers will be to end fifth ahead of Tottenham…

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QPR the worst team in the league, claims Barton

Queens Park Rangers captain Joey Barton has dubbed his side the worst team in the Premier League, but believes that team spirit can help them avoid relegation, Sky Sports has reported. The R’s are second from bottom going into Saturday’s crucial home clash with West Ham United, with the need for a positive result appearing even greater due to the meeting between the two other sides in the bottom three at Turf Moor, where Burnley face Leicester City. Despite a run of just two wins in 16 Premier League outings…

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QPR vs West Ham – Premier League preview and team news

After a two-week break, Queens Park Rangers resume their attempts to stay in the Premier League with a vital home encounter with out-of-form West Ham United. With relegation rivals Burnley and Leicester City facing each other, Chris Ramsey’s men simply must take something here. Recent home form has been poor, with no wins at Loftus Road since December, and they tasted defeat in their last outing when leaders Chelsea snatched a late winner. That setback was particularly harsh after a tenacious display which deserved a point at the very least,…

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Ramsey: QPR need me in charge long-term to build the club

Queens Park Rangers manager Chris Ramsey believes the London club should retain his services for the long-term, as he thinks they need one man to rebuild the club over the next few years, regardless if they avoid relegation or not, reports Sky Sports. The Londoners are 19th in the Premier League after 33 games, and need to pick up results soon to stand a chance of survival. They have turned their form with four points from their last three games, but have some tricky fixtures to come which could see…

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QPR manager Chris Ramsey says three wins will keep the Hoops in the Premier League

Queens Park Rangers manager Chris Ramsey is targeting three wins from his side’s last five Premier League games to secure their survival in the English top-flight, reports Sky Sports. Ramsey feels all the Londoners need to avoid the drop is three more wins, but getting the results is another question considering QPR have been in a relegation dogfight for the majority of the campaign. They host a struggling side in West Ham United, so stand a real chance of getting a result. The Hoops need results, as they are currently…

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QPR striker Austin in line for England call-up

Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin is in the frame for a first call-up to the senior England side, the Daily Mail has reported. Austin has claimed 17 Premier League goals this season despite QPR spending the majority of the campaign at the wrong end of the table, the London club sitting 18th, two points from safety, with five games left to go. It’s reported that Three Lions manager Roy Hodgson will turn to Austin for England’s summer international fixtures as Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane will be unavailable. Kane,…

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Mourinho plays down coin-throwing incident from QPR supporters

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho refused to criticise the Queens Park Rangers supporters guilty of throwing missiles at the Chelsea players who were celebrating their late winner at Loftus Road, reports BBC Sport. Blues midfielder Cesc Fabregas scored a late winning goal for the Premier League leaders, and the players were bombarded with missiles from the crowd as they celebrated. Coins and plastic bottles were thrown by the Queens Park Rangers fans toward the players, with Branislav Ivanovic visibly in pain after being hit. After the game, Mourinho and his opposing…

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QPR manager Chris Ramsey disappointed with lack of concentration in Chelsea defeat

After Queens Park Rangers conceded a late goal against Chelsea, which led to their defeat at Loftus Road, manager Chris Ramsey revealed his disappointment in their failure to throw away a valuable point, reports BBC Sport. Queens Park Rangers performed admirably against the Premier League leaders on Sunday afternoon, but it wasn’t enough to earn them a share of the spoils. The Londoners had their own chances to take the lead, with Charlie Austin guilty of profligacy at times, and Bobby Zamora also failing to take his opportunities. Chelsea punished…

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QPR vs Chelsea – Premier League preview and team news

Chelsea can move another step closer to their first Premier League title in five years by claiming their third straight victory when they face Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road. The home side need the points for very different reasons and will be aware that their lengthy run without a victory on their own turf must end soon if they are to avoid relegation. That said, there have been signs of life on the road in the past eight days, with seven goals yielding four precious points. They are still…

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Redknapp not to blame for QPR struggles, insists Sandro

Queens Park Rangers midfielder Sandro has insisted that former manager Harry Redknapp should not be blamed for the club’s struggles this season, the Daily Mail has reported. The club has been in the bottom three for the majority of the season, in which Redknapp was at the helm until his resignation in February. He cited imminent knee surgery as his prime reason for stepping down, but has recently described QPR as a ‘soap opera’ while accusing people at the club of working against him. Some members of the QPR squad…

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Redknapp: Constant rumours wore me down at QPR

Former Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp said the constant rumours about his future at the club wore him down during his time at Loftus Road, eventually leading to his departure, reports BBC Sport. The experienced boss, 68, initially suggested it was health problems that was the reason of his resignation in February, but has recently revealed there was much more that factored into his decision, let alone the chances of the Londoners getting relegated from the Premier League. Redknapp said he didn’t know where his future lied at Loftus…

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Queens Park Rangers manager Chris Ramsey critical of “sloppy” performance against Villa

After Queens Park Rangers threw away a late lead against Aston Villa, manager Chris Ramsey felt his side were “sloppy” through the encounter at Villa Park, despite going ahead twice either side of half-time, reports BBC Sport. Queens Park Rangers took the lead just minutes into the game, but Aston Villa scored twice to turn the game on its head. The Londoners equalised in the second-half, and found themselves ahead in the latter stages of the match. They were unable to hold on, and were forced to take a share…

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Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood “disappointed” with the result against QPR

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood revealed he was “disappointed” to have drawn with Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday, as he felt the hosts dominated the game and should have come away with all three points to show for it, reports BBC Sport. Aston Villa were by far the better side in the first-half against the struggling Londoners, but went behind early on. They responded well through Christian Benteke, who grabbed himself a hat-trick on the night, but threw away their own lead to find themselves 3-2 in the last few…

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Aston Villa 3-3 QPR: Benteke nets hat-trick in thrilling relegation battle

Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke scored a hat-trick, as the Midlands outfit were held to a draw at home to fellow relegation-threatened side Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday night, reports BBC Sport. Against the run of play, Queens Park Rangers took the lead early on through Matt Phillips, but his goal was quickly cancelled out by Benteke, who scored from a deflected effort minutes after Tim Sherwood‘s men went behind. The Villans then put themselves in the lead after the half hour mark, with Benteke cleverly wrong-footing QPR goalkeeper Rob…

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Aston Villa vs QPR – Premier League preview and team news

Queens Park Rangers will move out of the Premier League’s bottom three at Aston Villa’s expense if they can pull off their second West Midlands away win in four days. This game – brought forward due to their participation in the FA Cup semi-finals – is a vital one for Aston Villa, who despite making an improvement under Tim Sherwood, still find themselves in a perilous position. Wins for three of the bottom four at the weekend have led to things becoming ever tighter. As for Villa, they were being…

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Chris Ramsey: Focus on facing Aston Villa not old friend Tim Sherwood

Queens Park Rangers manager Chris Ramsey has played down the reunion between him and Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood when the two sides lock horns on Tues, and insists his focus is purely on getting a result at Villa Park, reports Sky Sports. Chris Ramsey and Tim Sherwood are good friends from their time spend with Tottenham Hotspur working with the youth sides, playing a big part in their development. But despite the two men going back a long way in their coaching careers, the result between Queens Park Rangers…

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Queens Park Rangers manager Chris Ramsey not throwing in the towel

Queens Park Rangers manager Chris Ramsey remains adamant the Londoners can avoid relegation this season, despite being in a precarious position in the Premier League at the business end, reports Sky Sports. The Hoops are currently 19th in the table after 30 games. They have lost 20 games in the league this season, and have the worst defence in the division. Four points adrift of safety with eight games remaining, QPR’s chances of staying up look slim given their poor form of late. Five straight defeats in the league see…

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West Brom vs QPR – Premier League preview and team news

Queens Park Rangers will be aiming to end their terrible recent run with victory at West Bromwich Albion, who have a terrific home record since Tony Pulis took charge at the beginning of the year. Six wins and six clean sheets in seven Premier League matches at the Hawthorns ensures that Albion hold a reasonably secure position in the table, eight points above the bottom three and some 11 above their opponents, on whom they will be keen to gain revenge after squandering a 2-0 lead to lose in West…

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Warburton not thinking of possible QPR role

Brentford manager Mark Warburton has downplayed suggestions he could be in line to take over at Queens Park Rangers, Sky Sports has reported, instead insisting he is focused on getting his current club out of the Championship and in to the Premier League. Warburton is to leave Brentford at the end of the season despite guiding the London club to seventh place with seven games to play in their first year back in the second tier after the club decided to re-structure their set-up. The 52-year-old has already been linked…

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QPR manager Chris Ramsey: Unbelievable we’ve come away without three points

After Queens Park Rangers lost 2-1 at home to Everton, while having two goals disallowed, and doing enough in the game to score the chances to have put themselves ahead, manager Chris Ramsey said he can’t believe the Londoners didn’t win against the Toffees, reports Sky Sports. Queens Park Rangers put in a great performance against Roberto Martinez men at Loftus Road, but came away with nothing to show for it. They remain 19th in the Premier League table, and now only have eight games to go in the season.…

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Queens Park Rangers 1-2 Everton: Lennon’s second-half strike earns Toffees back-to-back league wins

Everton winger Aaron Lennon scored midway through the second-half to earn Roberto Martinez’s side a value three points away to relegation-threatened Queens Park Rangers, who themselves remain in a precarious position in the league table, reports BBC Sport. Everton took the lead in the first-half through Seamus Coleman, but there were chances at both ends in the opening 45 minutes. QPR started the game reasonably well, and looked to take the game to their opponents before going behind. Charlie Austin and Bobby Zamora worked a move, but couldn’t find an…

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QPR vs Everton – Premier League preview and team news

A win is a must for struggling Queens Park Rangers as they host beleaguered Everton, needing to close the gap between themselves and the safety line. The West London club currently lie four points adrift of fourth from bottom Sunderland, and to have any chance of staying up they must avoid losing for the ninth time in 10 Premier League outings, with the promotion of Chris Ramsey to caretaker-manager having not quite worked out yet. There are still huge concerns over the defence, and that was again in evidence at…

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