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  • August 13, 2011
  • • 15:00
  • • Loftus Road Stadium, London
  • Referee: M. Atkinson
  • • Attendance: 15195
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Premier League Preview: QPR - Bolton

Premier League Preview: QPR - Bolton

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Owen Coyle is without Tyrone Mears and Chung-Yong Lee as both suffered leg breaks during pre-season, while Stuart Holden is unlikely to make a return from a five-month layoff


PROBABLE LINEUPS

QPR

Kenny
Orr, Connolly, Gorkss, Hill
Faurlin, Derry
Smith, Taarabt
, Campbell
Bothroyd
BOLTON

Jaaskelainen
Robinson, Cahill, Knight, Steinsson
Eagles, Reo-Coker, Muamba, Petrov
Davies, Klasnic

Neil Warnock has endured a frustrating summer with owners reluctant to spend and his star player, Adel Taarabt, expressing an interest in moving away from Loftus Road.

The majority of Warnock's dealings have been in the free transfer market as back-up goalkeeper Brian Murphy, striker Jay Bothroyd and former West Ham duo Kieron Dyer and Danny Gabbidon have all been brought in for no fee.

QPR's only outlay in transfers this summer has been on former Blackpool forward DJ Campbell.

Warnock will be buoyed by Taarabt's stay, and the QPR boss will be hoping the Morocco international can propel his side to safety.

Owen Coyle's pre-season preparations were hampered as influential winger Chung-Yong Lee broke his leg during a friendly. One of the Scot's summer signings, Tyrone Mears, suffered the same fate a week ago in training.

Bolton have seen three other arrivals this summer in Chris Eagles, Darren Pratley and Nigel Reo-Coker and all three are in contention of a place in the starting line-up at Loftus Road this Saturday.

Stuart Holden, who resumed training this month after missing five months with a knee injury, is not expected to make the match.


DID YOU KNOW?

  • QPR had by far the best defensive record in the Championship last term, conceding 32 goals in 47 games, keeping 25 clean sheets in the process.
  • Bolton have won once in their last 18 away league outings.
  • Bolton are unbeaten in their last five meetings against QPR, winning four and drawing one.
  • Coyle's side committed more fouls (513) than any other team in the Premier League last term.
  • QPR conceded just two headed goals in the league last season, fewer than any other side.






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Available Squads
1Paddy KennyGoalkeeper
-Fitz HallDefender
19Danny GabbidonDefender
6Clint HillDefender
8Kieron DyerMidfielder
4Shaun DerryMidfielder
32Alejandro FaurlinMidfielder
7Adel TaarabtMidfielder
14Tommy SmithStriker
9DJ CampbellStriker
9Jay BothroydStriker
26Brian MurphyGoalkeeper
16Bradley OrrDefender
2Matthew ConnollyDefender
14A. BuzsakyMidfielder
22Hogan EphraimMidfielder
19Patrick AgyemangStriker
9Heidar HelgussonStriker
22Jussi JaaskelainenGoalkeeper
-Gretar SteinssonDefender
24Gary CahillDefender
12Zat KnightDefender
3Paul RobinsonDefender
7Chris EaglesMidfielder
26Fabrice MuambaMidfielder
20Nigel Reo-CokerMidfielder
17Martin PetrovMidfielder
14Kevin DaviesStriker
17Ivan KlasnicStriker
1Adam BogdanGoalkeeper
31David WheaterDefender
28Marcos Alonso Defender
11Ricardo GardnerMidfielder
16Mark DaviesMidfielder
21Darren PratleyMidfielder
20Robbie BlakeStriker

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