Simpson set to make Hoops debut

On-loan Arsenal striker Jay Simpson is set to make his debut for Queens Park Rangers in their away clash at Scunthorpe on Saturday.

Last Updated: 28/08/09 at 12:56

Simpson: Set for debut

Simpson: Set for debut

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The 20-year-old striker has joined Rangers on a season-long loan deal from the Gunners and is in line for an immediate debut.

Boss Jim Magilton will check on the fitness of centre-half Fitz Hall, who missed the midweek Carling Cup win over Accrington with a rib injury and remains doubtful.

Skipper Martin Rowlands has stepped up his training following the ankle injury he suffered on the opening day of the season, but Saturday will probably come too soon.

Winger Lee Cook remains on the sidelines as he continues his recovery from a summer knee op.

Fellow wideman Hogan Ephraim is pushing to be involved from the start after his goal against Stanley on Tuesday night.

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