Eduardo Vargas celebrates scoring for Chile

Sunderland continue striker search with Eduardo Vargas set to join Queens Park Rangers

Sunderland have missed out on another attacking target with Chile forward Eduardo Vargas on the verge of moving to Queens Park Rangers

Loic Remy

The Agenda: Financial Fair Play? Doesn't feel like it as QPR rise again

Newcastle United lost Loic Remy to QPR in January 2013 and are still feeling the after effects. Harry Redknapp's men, meanwhile, are prospering

Middlesbrough in action against QPR at Loftus Road

Queens Park Rangers 2 Middlesbrough FC 0

Tony Mowbray has demanded his smarting side make Huddersfield Town feel a Boro backlash tomorrow night after a stinging lesson at Loftus Road

Hatem Ben Arfa of Newcastle United scores their first goal against QPR

QPR 1 Newcastle United 2 - Mark Douglas' match analysis

It was somehow appropriate Newcastle United ended up celebrating their Premier League survival in front of the School End of QPR’s modest Loftus Road ground

Cheik Tiote of Newcastle United rises above Mohamed Diame of West Ham

West Ham United 0 Newcastle United 0 - Neil Cameron's match analysis

QPR are everything that is wrong with English football, and more specifically the Premier League

Andros Townsend of Queens Park Rangers scores their second goal against Sunderland

Queens Park Rangers 3 Sunderland 1 - Stuart Rayner's match analysis

There is more than a touch of the Del Boy about the manager of Queens Park Rangers

Match Preview: Queens Park Rangers v Sunderland

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IN the big January transfer gamble, QPR twisted, Sunderland decided to stick.

Sunderland's Titus Bramble

Titus Bramble defending Sunderland's sunshine break

TITUS Bramble believes Sunderland’s recent trip to Dubai was an invaluable exercise in team bonding, and the centre-back cannot understand the fuss about Queens Park Rangers’.

Marseille star Loic Remy

Newcastle United rocked by late blow on Loic Remy transfer

NEWCASTLE United were dealt a major setback in the transfer market last night as QPR staged an 11th-hour hijack of their move for France striker Loïc Rémy.

Newcastle United's James Perch

Only cure for James Perch's pain is beating QPR

JAMES Perch admits it is “hurting” Newcastle United to have so little to show from so much effort recently, but the utility man insists it will not stop them going into Saturday’s crucial game full of confidence.

Jack Colback of Sunderland

Sunderland 0 Queens Park Rangers 0

AS far as the fans who booed their frustration at the final whistle, it was two points dropped, but perhaps Sunderland’s demoralised players saw it as a bullet dodged.

Sunderland manager Martin O'Neill

Tension obvious as Sunderland are held to a draw

SUNDERLAND manager Martin O’Neill detected fear in his Sunderland players during their 0-0 draw with Queens Park Rangers last night.

Stephane Sessegnon and David Vaughan

Sunderland 3 QPR 1

WRAPPING someone up in cotton wool could have a suffocating effect, which is something Sunderland manager Martin O’Neill wants to avoid with James McClean.

Yohan Cabaye in action for Newcastle against QPR

Newcastle United 1 Queens Park Rangers 0

WHEN asked by a reporter recently if he might be starting to attract interest from elsewhere, Alan Pardew asked if he was joking.

teaser: Danny Simpson

Simpson: Hughes will want to make his mark

FOR the second time this season, Danny Simpson believes Newcastle United have caught Queens Park Rangers at just the wrong moment.

teaser: Phil Bardsley

Phil Bardsley: Late surge proves SAFC spirit is strong

PHIL Bardsley pointed to Wednesday’s dramatic win over Queens Park Rangers as proof that Sunderland’s Christmas spirit is good enough to keep them moving up the Premier League.

Wes Brown celebrates scoring against QPR

Queens Park Rangers 2 Sunderland 3

WES BROWN'S last-minute header earned Sunderland the victory at Loftus Road - just when it looked like they had gifted QPR a point.

teaser: Fabricio Coloccini

Newcastle United stand firm to maintain a solid start

NEWCASTLE United navigated their reunion with Joey Barton and a highly-motivated Queens Park Rangers to secure the hard-fought point that moved them into fourth in the early Premier League standings.

teaser: Danny Guthrie

Danny Guthrie targeting Queens Park Rangers

DANNY Guthrie will be pushing for a place on Newcastle United’s bench at Queens Park Rangers on Monday after yesterday’s goalscoring return from injury.

Peter Crouch

Black Cats' in £10million bid for Peter Crouch

SUNDERLAND have made a £10million bid for Spurs striker Peter Crouch, with the move potentially funded by Anton Ferdinand's departure to Premier League newcomers Queens Park Rangers.


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