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During pre-season Leon Smith told his followers on Twitter that he was going to have a good season – 25 goals and two cup winner’s medals later it’s safe to say he was true to his word.

QPR striker Reece Grego-Cox

Reece Grego-Cox wants to push on next season by helping to fire QPR back to the Premier League at the first attempt.

QPR defender Richard Dunne

Richard Dunne is unsure whether he will be offered a new contract by Queen’s Park Rangers to play in the Championship next season, but he says he would relish a 46-game season.

Hendon midfielder Peter Dean

Peter Dean believes Hendon can emulate his former club Wealdstone by storming to promotion 12 months on from their play-off heartbreak.

Hendon manager Gary McCann

Hendon manager Gary McCann was left heartbroken after an “appalling” and “inexperienced” refereeing decision ruined the Greens’ promotion dream in yesterday’s Ryman League Premier Division play-off final against Margate.

Queens Park Rangers' Leroy Fer is congratulated by his team mates after scoring his side's second goal against Newcastle United at Loftus Road

QPR picked up their first home win of the year with a 2-1 victory against relegation threatened Newcastle United.

Hendon midfielder Andre Da Costa (right) scored the winning goal against Met Police

Hendon will play Margate in the Ryman Premier Division play-off final on Sunday after beating Metropolitan Police 2-1 at home in a competitive semi-final at Earlsmead, which saw the visitors finish with nine men.

Chris Ampofo alongside West Ham academy legend Tony Carr

Brent Schools FA chairman Chris Ampofo believes QPR have a great opportunity to take an innovative approach with their youth development policy as they plan for the future after Sunday’s relegation from the Premier League.

Hendon go into the play-offs on a high after winning the London Senior Cup last week. Pic: Andrew Aleksiejczuk

Hendon will face Met Police in their delayed Ryman League Premier Division play-off semi-final on Thursday after the Football Association refused to overturn a decision to deduct three points from Enfield Town.

Harrow manager Steve Baker

Steve Baker Harrow Borough’s biggest challenge will be dealing with their favourites tag when they take on Hanwell Town in the Middlesex Senior Cup final at Hampton & Richmond’s Beveree Stadium on Saturday.

Hendon manager Gary McCann. Pic: Andrew Aleksiejczuk

Hendon manager Gary McCann is glad to have a cup final to focus on as the Ryman League play-off situation remains unresolved.

St Joseph’s Junior School in Wembley have secured their place at the Danone Cup National Finals at Lilleshall National Sports Centre on Saturday, June 13.

St Joseph’s Junior School in Wembley have secured their place at the Danone Cup National Finals at Lilleshall National Sports Centre on Saturday June 13.

Casey Maclaren:

Long-serving Hendon midfielder Casey Maclaren says it would “mean everything” if he can help steer the Greens to promotion through the play-offs.

New Harrow Borough boss Steve Baker. Pic: Surrey Mirror

Harrow Borough captain Marc Charles-Smith scored the only goal of the game against Leatherhead to secure their Ryman League status on Saturday.

Hendon boss Gary McCann (right) and first team coach Scott Cousins (left)

Hendon’s march into the play-offs has descended into farce after their semi-final tie was postponed due to an unresolved disciplinary issue involving Enfield Town.

West Ham United's Adrian is mobbed by James Collins and Kevin Nolan after saving a penalty during the Barclays Premier League match at Loftus Road, London.

QPR deeper into the relegation mire after Loftus Road stalemate

QPR striker Charlie Austin

Former Queens Park Rangers defender Rufus Brevett believes Chris Ramsey’s side must avoid relegation if they are to stand any chance of keeping Charlie Austin at the club this summer.

Marc Charles-Smith (right) scored in Harrow Borough's victory over Kingstonian. Pic: Andrew Aleksiejczuk

Harrow Borough manager Steve Baker will call upon his previous experience of final-day nerves when his side travel to Leatherhead on Saturday looking to secure their safety.

Hendon striker Kezie Ibe (left) has scored two goals int he last three games. Pic: Andrew Aleksiejczuk

Hendon are celebrating a trophy-winning season after winning the Robert Dyas League Cup – but they have fallen short in their title bid and are heading for the play-offs.

Hendon's Andre Da Costa scored a late equaliser in a thrilling 4-4 draw at Margate. Pic: Andrew Aleksiejczuk

Hendon manager Gary McCann is determined to take the title fight to the final day of the season and “turn the heat up” on leaders Maidstone after his side lost control of their own destiny in the Ryman League Premier Division.

Bobby Zamora of Queens Park Rangers (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Bobby Zamora believes QPR can take some consolation from their performance against Chelsea despite falling to a 1-0 defeat at Loftus Road.

Chris Ramsey (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Chris Ramsey said he felt ‘sick’ after watching his side drop a vital point against Chelsea at Loftus Road.

Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea competes for the ball  (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Chelsea extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to seven points with a 1-0 win over QPR, thanks to Cesc Fabregas’s late winner.

Hendon midfielder Sam Murphy has scored penalties against Maidstone United and Wingate & Finchley in the last week. Pic: Andrew Aleksiejczuk

Hendon’s Sam Murphy believes the Greens are ready for the next level – and he says Chris Seeby’s season-ending injury is spurring the players on in their bid to earn promotion to the Conference South.

Hendon manager Gary McCann. Pic: Andrew Aleksiejczuk

Manager Gary McCann admits Hendon are “never going to get a better opportunity” to win promotion from the Ryman League Premier Division.

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