QPR v Reading preview

Team news for QPR's Championship clash with Reading at Loftus Road on Saturday.

Last Updated: 05/11/10 at 11:06

Helguson: Set to return

Helguson: Set to return

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Heidar Helguson could return to the QPR attack.

The striker was ruled out of last weekend's 1-1 draw against Burnley with a shoulder injury but boss Neil Warnock is hopeful he will be fit.

Rob Hulse made his full debut in Helguson's absence after shaking off an Achilles injury to give Warnock a selection dilemma.

Cypriot midfielder Georgios Tofas this week signed until the end of the season after a successful trial but he has a hamstring injury.

Forward Rowan Vine could be restored to the squad having returned from a one-month loan at Hull.

Akos Buzsaky will be out for five weeks after knee surgery while Lee Cook and Peter Ramage (both knee) are long-term absentees.

Forward Noel Hunt is pushing for a recall when Reading.

Hunt came off the bench to inspire a stirring comeback in the 4-3 win over Doncaster last weekend and could start if boss Brian McDermott changes his formation at London Road.

Winger Jimmy Kebe could return after missing the last two games with a knee injury. He is being monitored and a last-minute decision will be made on Saturday.

Icelandic midfielder Brynjar Gunnarsson will again miss out through a hamstring injury so Jay Tabb, Jem Karacan and Brian Howard will continue in the middle.

Striker Simon Church has come off the bench to score in the last two games but will still be out of the side as McDermott sticks with Shane Long.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

Championship Fixtures

Friday, 03 April 2015
15:00
Birm'ham v Rotherham  
Brighton v Norwich  
Fulham v Brentford  
M'boro v Wigan  
Millwall v Charlton  
N Forest v Wolves  
17:15
Ipswich v B'mouth  
19:45
Derby v Watford  
Saturday, 04 April 2015
15:00
Bolton v Blackpool  
Leeds v Blackburn  

Footer 365

Chelsea defender John Terry signs new one-year contract

Chelsea defender John Terry has signed a new one-year contract to stay at the club until summer 2016.

Roy Hodgson confirms Harry Kane will make England debut

Harry Kane's "incredible season" will reach a new high with an England debut in the next week, Roy Hodgson has confirmed.

Roy Hodgson urges English goalkeepers to grab chance to shine

England boss Roy Hodgson has urged goalkeepers across the land to grab their chance to shine to fill his injury gaps.

Mail Box

Cry Me A River, Diego Costa...

There's little sympathy for Diego Costa, while one mailboxer has had enough of football by numbers. There's also an invitation to visit Colombia and an ode to Woan...

England Handicapped By Natural Pessimism

The England team will never achieve anything unless we all lighten up. Also, last season was simply Joe Hart's 'Frog Chorus', and 80 per cent was a conservative estimate of turds in the Liverpool punchbowl...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company