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Thursday, January 19, 2017
Queens Park Rangers manager Ian Holloway during the Sky Bet Championship match at Loftus Road, London

QPR boss Ian Holloway believes he can help Michael Doughty take his game to the next level.

QPR goalkeeper Alex Smithies wants to sign a new contract at the club

QPR goalkeeper Alex Smithies believes he is in the form of his life and says he would be delighted to extend his stay in W12.

Hendon manager Gary McCann. Picture: DBeechPhotography

Manager Gary McCann admits Hendon have a huge battle on their hands to retain their Ryman League Premier Division status and believes they need to acquire another 24 points to avoid the drop.

Queens Park Rangers' Ryan Manning celebrates victory after the Sky Bet Championship match at Molineux, Wolverhampton.

QPR and Republic of Ireland youngster Ryan Manning admits he feared he would never get a chance to show his worth at Loftus Road – and he has hailed manager Ian Holloway for giving him the opportunity to shine in the first team.

Jamie Mackie scored QPR's winner at former club Reading. (Pic: PA)

Jamie Mackie scored against his former club as QPR won for the third game running in the Championship and dented Reading’s promotion bid in the process.

Queens Park Rangers' Jake Bidwell

Left-back Jake Bidwell admits the imminent departure of Tjaronn Chery is a blow for QPR and one which came as a surprise to the players.

Matt Ball (left) in action on his Hendon debut in Saturday's home win over Merstham. Picture: DBeechPhotography

New signing Matt Ball is relishing the intensity of the relegation battle after helping to end Hendon’s six-match losing streak on his debut.

Eddie Oshodi was on target as Wealdstone lost on home soil to promotion chasing Ebbsfleet United on Saturday. (Pic: ALAN PALMER)

Wealdstone’s defensive frailities were evident for all to see as they crashed to defeat at home to promotion-chasing Ebbsfleet United on Saturday.

QPR Under-18's boss Paul Furlong gives out instructions to his side. (Pic: QPR FC)

QPR Under-18s bowed out of the FA Youth Cup after a resounding 4-1 defeat to Premier League giants Tottenham on Tuesday night.

Ebere Eze (second left) was handed his QPR senior debut by Ian Holloway against Blackburn in the FA Cup on Saturday. (Pic: PA)

QPR boss Ian Holloway says youngster Ebere Eze has “unbelievable ability” and believes he can play a prominent role in his first-team squad in the future.

Queens Park Rangers manager Ian Holloway during the Sky Bet Championship match at Loftus Road, London

QPR boss Ian Holloway has admitted he is in desperate need of adding Championship pedigree to his squad during the transfer window.

Queens Park Rangers' Nasser El Khayati

QPR will listen to offers for Nasser El Khayati during this month’s transfer window.

QPR manager Ian Holloway has been unimpressed with Tjaronn Chery's sudden decision to leave the club.

QPR boss Ian Holloways says the club have had no option but to sell wantaway playmaker Tjaronn Chery and has stressed he only wants players who want to play for the club to remain at Loftus Road beyond this month’s transfer window.

Harrow Borough manager Steve Baker. Pic: Paolo Minoli

Harrow Borough boss Steve Baker has no plans to add to his squad in the wake of their 5-1 thrashing by Enfield Town.

QPR manager Ian Holloway

Ian Holloway believes QPR’s upturn in form has come at an important time as he attempts to lure prospective signings to the club in the January transfer window.

Hendon manager Gary McCann. Picture: DBeechPhotography

Hendon are on a six-match losing run after suffering two more defeats at the turn of the year – but manager Gary McCann feels his side can draw some confidence from Monday’s game against Dulwich Hamlet.

Arsenal defender Tafari Moore is currently on a season-long loan at Eredivisie side FC Utrech

Former Brent district player Tafari Moore says that without the influence of God he wouldn’t have got to where he is today in football.

Elliott Godfrey (right) celebrates after scoring Wealdstone's winner against Maidenhead United on Boxing Day. (Pic: ALAN PALMER)

Wealdstone extended their unbeaten run to three games in the National League South - and seven in all competitions - as they secured an impressive win against table toppers Maidenhead United on Boxing Day.

QPR boss Ian Holloway (right) believes his side will turn around their fortunes despite falling to a sixth straight league defeat at Brighton on Tuesday

QPR manager Ian Holloway insists there is still enough time to turn around his side’s fortunes in the Championship, despite seeing them slump to a sixth straight defeat - their worst league run in 21 years - at leaders Brighton on Tuesday afternoon.

Hendon boss Gary McCann. (Pic: DBEECHPHOTOGRAPHY)

Hendon manager Gary McCann remains optimistic his side can turn around their current fortunes in the Premier Division, although he admits they have hit “rock bottom”.

Wealdstone skipper David Hunt. (Pic: ALAN PALMER)

Wealdstone captain David Hunt feels the team are finally finding some consistency – but have fallen short of their potential so far this season.

Queens Park Rangers' Grant Hall during the pre-season friendly match at Loftus Road, London.

QPR defender Grant Hall has admitted that the club have become too reliant on Tjaronn Chery.

QPR director of football Les Ferdinand says he never made the final decision on signings ahead of former boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink.

QPR director of football Les Ferdinand has rejected claims that he had the final say on transfers during Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s tenure at the club – insisting it was always a collective decision.

Wingate & Finchley centre-back Sean Cronin leaps to head the ball clear. Picture: David Stevens

Sean Cronin was sent off against his former club as Wingate & Finchley fought back to force a replay in their FA Trophy tie at Wealdstone.

Tafari Moore (back row, third right) and Osman Kakay (front row, second left) - pictured here in an Under-9 squad photo - have come a long way since their QPR youth days.

Like many aspiring footballers, former Brent district duo Tafari Moore and Osman Kakay’s ultimate dream was turning professional when they were youngsters.

QPR defender Grant Hall. (Picture: PA)

Grant Hall believes playing three at the back is the way forward for QPR.

QPR will assist police with their investigation (Pic: @QPRFC)

The FA are set to widen their probe into the scandal rocking the sport as QPR become the latest club to investigate allegations

Elliot Benyon (left) has scored 16 goals in all competitions for Wealdstone - but has failed to find the net in his last six games

Wealdstone striker Elliot Benyon remains unfazed by his dry run in front of goal despite drawing a blank for the sixth game in a row.

QPR want to tie Alex Smithies down to a new long-term deal at Loftus Road (Pic: PA).

QPR plan to reward Alex Smithies for his fine form this season by offering the goalkeeper a new and improved contract.

QPR's director of football Les Ferdinand has launched a staunch defence of his role at the club.

QPR director of football Les Ferdinand has pledged his long-term future to the club – re-emphasising exactly what his role is to supporters who are suggesting otherwise.

QPR boss Ian Holloway (right) has heaped praise on midfielder Massimo Luongo.

QPR manager Ian Holloway has hailed the qualities Massimo Luongo brings to the table, stressing how crucial the midfielder is to his first-team plans.

On his royal visit to Grenada Prince Harry (middle) paid a visit to the Jason Roberts Foundation to see the work they are doing in the Caribbean. Here he is pictured alongside founder Jason Roberts (left) and Sean Fitzpatrick, the former All Blacks captain.

The Stonebridge-based Jason Roberts Foundation continues to reach out far and wide, with Prince Harry witnessing the work they do on his royal visit to Grenada this week.

Queens Park Rangers' Conor Washington

QPR manager Ian Holloway has been giving Conor Washington a familar source of inspiration to regain his confidence and get his clinical streak back - re-watching all of his career goals to date on repeat each day.

Hendon chairman Simon Lawrence has been encouraged by the club's recent form.

Hendon chairman Simon Lawrence believes the club have started to replicate the kind of performances they put together during their 2014-2015 promotion challenge.

Club legend Kevin Gallen is pleased to see Ian Holloway back at Loftus Road.

QPR favourite Kevin Gallen discusses Ian Holloway’s return to Loftus Road and how Conor Washington can flourish under new management.

QPR first-team coach Marc Bircham (left) alongside manager Ian Holloway

QPR first-team coach Marc Bircham admits he has been pleasantly surprised with the technical ability in the squad.

QPR director of football Les Ferdinand says he never made the final decision on signings ahead of former boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink.

QPR’s director of football Les Ferdinand has admitted the club have made no progress in the last year, after showing no signs of improvement under former boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink.

New Queens Park Rangers manager Ian Holloway (left) and coach Marc Bircham pose after the press conference at Loftus Road, London.

Newly-appointed first-team coach Marc Bircham believes it will be a long time before the club produce a better Under-21 group than the one he worked with during his last spell at Loftus Road.

Wealdstone chairman Peter Marsden (right) is disappointed the club are currently not in the National League South play-off mix. (Pic: ALAN PALMER)

Wealdstone chairman Peter Marsden remains confident Gordon Bartlett is the right man to take the club forward, but wants a quick upturn in form in order to make a serious push for the play-offs.

Queens Park Rangers manger Ian Holloway

Ian Holloway admitted his emotions nearly got the better of him on his return to management, as he began his second reign as QPR boss with a hard-fought victory over Norwich City.

Former QPR striker Tony Thorpe has hailed Ian Holloway and Marc Bircham's return to Loftus Road. (Pic: PA)

Former QPR striker Tony Thorpe believes Marc Bircham’s return to Loftus Road is just as big a boost to Rangers’ prospects as Ian Holloway’s.

Ian Holloway was at his enigmatic best as the QPR boss was unveiled to the press at Loftus Road on Wednesday afternoon. (Pic:PA)

They say you should never go back. Well, Ian Holloway has returned for a third spell with Queens Park Rangers.

New Queens Park Rangers manager Ian Holloway (left) and first-team coach Marc Bircham pose after the press conference at Loftus Road, London.

Ian Holloway and Marc Bircham were unveiled to the press at Loftus Road on Wednesday. Below are the best bits from the duo’s press conference in W12.

Queen Park Rangers' Jordan Cousins

QPR midfielder Jordan Cousins says he relishes the time when he can switch off from football, admitting that he likes to keep himself to himself in his spare time.

Hendon's teenage striker Keagan Cole. Pic: DBeechPhotography

Hendon utility man Casey Maclaren says Keagan Cole is the best youngster he has seen during his decade at the club – and he believes the 17-year-old striker will make a mark in the professional game.

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