Redknapp: Automatic hopes over

Harry Redknapp admits QPR's automatic promotion bid is over and is focused on making sure they hold on to a play-off place.

Last Updated: 09/04/14 at 16:06 Post Comment

Harry Redknapp: Turns attention towards Championship play-offs

Harry Redknapp: Turns attention towards Championship play-offs

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Tuesday's 2-0 defeat at Blackburn left Rangers 13 points behind second-placed Burnley with just 15 to play for.

Crucially, they are still nine points ahead of seventh-placed Brighton, but Redknapp knows a run of three games without a win is not the sort of form to take into the play-offs.

"We need a result and quickly," said the Rangers boss.

"We're still missing five or six players and that's really hurting us. We just need to get a result or two to get us into the play-offs.

"We're focused on making the play-offs now. We've got a big cushion but we need to go on a run to make sure we're heading into the play-offs with momentum."

Redknapp hopes to have Joey Barton, Clint Hill, Jermaine Jenas and Nedum Onuoha back from injuries when Rangers host Nottingham Forest on Saturday.

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