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Hendon manager Gary McCann. Pic: Andrew Aleksiejczuk

Hendon manager Gary McCann branded his side’s performance “embarrassingly poor” after Metropolitan Police striker Leon Smith hit a hat-trick to secure a 3-0 victory against his former club on Saturday.

Queens Park Rangers manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

QPR boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink hopes new signing Nasser El Khayati setting up the winner in the 1-0 victory at home to Ipswich is a sign of things to come for the club.

Nasser El Khayati pictured at Loftus Road after completing his move to QPR on deadline day. Pic: Queens Park Rangers FC

QPR manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has every faith Nasser El Khayati will be a big success at Loftus Road.

The triumphant Brent Under-11 squad which won 7-1 against Barking last time out

The state of youth football in Brent continues to go from strength to strength as two age groups in the borough recorded empathic victories at the weekend.

Alex Smithies had to remain patient before getting a first-team chance at QPR, but is now relishing life at Loftus Road

QPR goalkeeper Alex Smithies is looking to build on his promising run in the side and wants to see the team turn recent solid displays into much-needed wins.

Hendon chairman Simon Lawrence (above) has backed Gary McCann to get Hendon back on track next season

Hendon chairman Simon Lawrence concedes this has been a season to forget for the club on the field, but he is looking ahead with optimism as the Greens prepare to move into a new home and build their youth development system.

QPR have completed the signing of Nasser El Khayati (right) from Burton Albion

QPR have clinched the signing of Burton Albion forward Nasser El Khayati on a two-and-a-half-year deal.

Sandro has sealed a move to Premier League side West Brom on loan from QPR

West Brom head coach Tony Pulis has strengthened his midfield options with the loan signing of Sandro from QPR.

Harrow Borough manager Steve Baker. Pic: TGSPHOTO

Harrow Borough boss Steve Baker believes the next 10 games will reveal whether or not lingering thoughts of the play-offs are a mere pipe-dream.

The triumphant Brent Under-16 team which overcame Croydon at the weekend on penalties

Dylan Singh and Kai Watts stole the headlines as Brent Under-16s moved within a match of retaining their London Cup crown with a thrilling win over Croydon.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink watches on during QPR's 2-2 draw against Brighton last month

Nottingham Forest may have stretched their unbeaten run to 13 games in a 0-0 draw at home to QPR, but it was Hoops boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink who was the happier of the two managers.

Hendon boss Gary McCann. Pic: Andrew Aleksiejczuk

Hendon manager Gary McCann returned to the dugout as the Greens secured back-to-back league victories for the first time this season and leapfrogged their hosts Staines Town in the Premier Division table.

Karl Henry (left) holds off Middlesbrough left back George Friend (right) during QPR's Championship clash at the Riverside back in November

QPR midfield general Karl Henry knows his playing style is not “easy on the eye” to some – but as long as Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink is content with what he brings to the table he is more than satisfied.

Leroy Fer has no intention of forcing a move away from QPR in this transfer window

QPR midfielder Leroy Fer says he is happy with life at Loftus Road, revealing that manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has asked him to stay at the club.

Kezie Ibe (left) with former Hendon duo Leon Smith (centre) and Aaron Morgan (right)

Veteran striker Kezie Ibe is enjoying his blossoming partnership with Adam Wallace.

Middlesex Under-14s beat Cornwall 4-2 away on Saturday

Brent’s Dominic D’Souza bagged a brace to help Middlesex Under-14’s record a 4-2 victory against Cornwall and advance to the quarter-finals of the England Schools FA County Cup.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink knows he has a lot of hard work to do at QPR

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink admits the QPR job has proved to be a tougher prospect than he initially expected it to be.

Wealdstone boss Gordon Bartlett saw his side surrender the lead late on against Gosport Borough on Monday night (Pic: Alan Palmer)

For the second time in just 10 days Wealdstone and Gosport Borough served up a 1-1 draw, with a stoppage-time goal from the visitors denying Gordon Bartlett’s men a welcome victory at Grosvenor Vale.

Sebastian Polter was on target for QPR again at Rotherham - his third in his last four games

QPR recorded their first win in nine games after a rampant second-half display at Rotherham on Saturday, eventually running out 3-0 winners. Here the Times assesses how the Rangers players performed at the New York Stadium.

QPR boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink looks on

QPR manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink said a U-turn by Charlie Austin led to the striker being sold to Southampton.

Junior Hoilett scored his third goal in six games to open the scoring for QPR in their win at Rotherham

Second-half goals from Junior Hoilett, Matt Phillips and Sebastian Polter were enough to secure Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink a first win as QPR manager at the ninth attempt of asking.

Ben Gladwin is set for another loan move - this time to Coventry

QPR midfielder Ben Gladwin is set to join League One promotion-chasers Coventry City on loan, the Times understands.

Charlie Austin has signed a four-and-half-year deal at Southampton

Southampton have completed the signing of QPR striker Charlie Austin in a cut-price £4million deal.

Ben Gladwin has what it takes to play in the Premier League, says his former Marlow boss

Ben Gladwin has got everything in his locker to play at the highest level. That is the verdict of one of his former non-league bosses.

The Hyde League, in association with the Jason Roberts Foundation, began in Stonebridge on Saturday

More than 500 people were in attendance at the opening ceremony of the Hyde League in Stonebridge on Saturday.

Sam Howes is currently on loan at Conference South side Wealdstone (Pic: Alan Palmer)

Highly-rated West Ham United youngster Sam Howes has no doubt in his mind how beneficial his loan spell at Wealdstone will be to his overall development.

Sam Howes has extended his loan at Wealdstone by a further month (Pic: Alan Palmer)

Highly-rated West Ham United goalkeeper Sam Howes has extended his loan at Wealdstone.

QPR boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink looks on

QPR boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink insists there were “lots of positives” to take from his side’s performance at Blackburn, despite seeing them concede another late goal on Tuesday night with their winless run now stretching to eight games.

Robert Green of Queens Park Rangers   (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

QPR have to drop Rob Green to avoid his contract clause coming into play, according to former boss Ian Holloway.

Oliver Burke of Nottingham Forest scores (Photo by Tony Marshall/Getty Images)

QPR boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink is still looking for his first win since taking charge as the R’s lost 1-0 at Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup.

Sebastian Polter has two goals in his last two games for the Rs

Sebastian Polter says his recent goalscoring run in QPR’s first team has taken a huge weight off his shoulders after a frustrating start to life in England.

Hendon striker Kezie Ibe notches from close range to make it 3-3 against Wingate & Finchley on Saturday

Hendon were involved in another Christmas thriller on Saturday as they got back to winning ways against Wingate & Finchley at Earlsmead.

Kezie Ibe (left) challenges for the ball against AFC Sudbury back in November

Hendon’s matchwinner Kezie Ibe has dedicated their victory over local rivals Wingate & Finchley to manager Gary McCann following the tragic passing of his brother.

Chris Ramsey has been named as QPR's new technical director

QPR have appointed former head coach Chris Ramsey as their new technical director.

Henri Lansbury could be on the move from Nottingham Forest this month

QPR are considering making a move for Nottingham Forest captain Henri Lansbury.

QPR's Charlie Austin has a shot during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Burnley (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Neil Warnock has told Charlie Austin that he would be successful if he chose to join Crystal Palace this month.

Junior Hoilett (right) has been a regular starter for QPR in recent times

Junior Hoilett has endured a topsy-turvy spell at QPR to date, but despite that the diminutive playmaker says he wouldn’t have changed anything that has happened during his time at Loftus Road.

Brent girls under-12 squad secured an impressive win over Hendon recently

Brent Girls Under-12s ended 2015 on a positive note as they secured their first win of the season – ending Hendon’s unbeaten record in the process.

Ben Pattie is currently on loan at Hendon from QPR

Hendon boss Gary McCann says he would welcome talks over bringing QPR striker Ben Pattie to Earlsmead on a permanent basis.

QPR manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink ahead of kick off against Brighton (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images)

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink insisted QPR are “doing things right” despite the 1-1 draw at home to Huddersfield leaving them still waiting for their first win under the Dutchman.

Charlie Austin (centre) celebrates scoring his side's equaliser in Tuesday night's thrilling draw with Brighton

QPR striker Charlie Austin will not be fit to return from his hamstring injury over the festive period.

Junior Hoilett is relishing his football under new Rs boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

QPR winger Junior Hoilett is relishing the latest chapter in his Loftus Road career, and says the faith Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink has shown in him has given him renewed belief he can recapture his best form.

The Jason Roberts Foundation launched their new Hyde League initiative in Wembley last week

The Jason Roberts Foundation have launched an exciting new football league aimed at creating pathways for young people looking for a career in the game in some capacity.

Paul Konchesky is used to the busy Christmas schedule after being involved in the game for 18 years

Paul Konchesky is focusing on what is really important this Christmas – and that is gaining as many points as possible for QPR in the busy festive period.

Wealdstone boss Gordon Bartlett saw his team win on the road at Chelmsford City on Saturday

Wealdstone got back to winning ways in the league on Saturday with a comfortable 2-0 victory on the road at Chelmsford City.

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