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Friday, January 09, 2009

QPR Reject Wolves Bid for Leigertwood....Fulham on Cook Sale...Two Ex-QPR Birthdays

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Flashback: One Year Ago, The Express' Mark Dennis wrote this piece (and then subsequently responded to criticism: "QPR's Change in Fortune: Alarm and Depression From One Corner"

And reposting from Yesterday re QPR's Contribution to Kids With LEarning Disabilities: Minibus donated to Jack Tizard school- A school for children with severe learning disabilities has been given a much-needed minibus .... Jack Tizard School in South Africa Road, Shepherd's Bush, helps youngsters aged between two and 19. Its pupils can now travel in style after receiving a 17-seater minibus.- The vehicle was donated by a charity called the Variety Club, a sponsor called Russell Trew, and Queens Park Rangers Football Club."

SKY SPORTS - Rangers reject Wolves bid
McCarthy could make new move for Leigertwood

- Queens Park Rangers have rejected a bid from Championship rivals Wolves for Mikele Leigertwood, skysports.com understands.
As revealed by skysports.com last week Wolves are one of three clubs chasing Leigertwood in this month's transfer window.
Wolves boss Mick McCarthy is thought to be an admirer of Leigertwood and he made a firm offer for the versatile performer earlier this week.
However, Rangers have snubbed their initial overtures as they look to keep hold of the 26-year-old.
Wolves are believed to be ready to make a new bid to sign the former Crystal Palace and Sheffield United ace as they look to persuade Rangers to do business. Sky

- Fulham Football Club can confirm that Lee Cook has joined Queens Park Rangers FC.
- Cook joins Rangers on a three-and-a-half year deal for an undisclosed fee. The Club would like to thank Lee for his services and wishes him all the best for the future" Fulham

IAN DOWIE Turns 45
- Born January 9, 1965 - Perhaps not a great signing as a player. A reserve team coach under Ray Harford, when Harford resigned, the QPR Board turned to Ian Dowie to be caretaker manager rather than to the expectant Vinnie Jones. The Board eventually decided to appoint Gerry Francis manager, with Dowie as his assistant. When Francis resigned, the Board interviewed Dowie but eventually decided on Ian Holloway. Dowie's brief tenure as manager this season, needs no elaboration! Dowie/Wikipedia

QPR's Danish striker, Marc Nygaard - Turns 33
Born January 9, 1976 - See Stats - Nygaard/Wikipedia Profile

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