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Team news for Sunday afternoon's Premier League match between QPR and Aston Villa at Loftus Road (kick-off 4pm).

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Rangers boss Neil Warnock has no fresh injury concerns.

Kieron Dyer remains out with a foot injury, while Clint Hill joined Nottingham Forest on loan this week.

Jamie Mackie is not yet fit to feature but returned to full training on Friday for the first time since suffering a double leg break against Blackburn in January.

Aston Villa striker and record signing Darren Bent has been ruled out with a groin problem.

Fellow forward Emile Heskey (hamstring) is still sidelined but transfer deadline day signing Jermaine Jenas is given a 50-50 chance of recovering from a thigh problem.

Villa boss Alex McLeish has recalled rookie striker Andreas Weimann from a loan spell at Watford while Charles N'Zogbia will return to the side after being rested for the Carling Cup tie with Bolton.

QPR (from): Kenny, Derry, Hall, Gabbidon, Taarabt, Campbell, Bothroyd, Faurlin, Traore, Buzsaky, Connolly, Barton, Young, Smith, Helguson, Murphy, Wright-Phillips, Ferdinand, Puncheon.

Villa (from): Given, Guzan, Hutton, Collins, Dunne, Warnock, Bannan, Petrov, Delph, N'Zogbia, Agbonlahor, Delfouneso, Weimann, Ireland, Albrighton, Beye, Jenas, Gardner, Lowry.

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Premier League Fixtures

Saturday, 27 September 2014
12:45
Liverpool v Everton  
15:00
Chelsea v A Villa  
C Palace v Leicester  
Hull City v Man City  
Man Utd v West Ham  
Southampton v QPR  
Sunderland v Swansea  
17:30
Arsenal v Tottenham  
Sunday, 28 September 2014
16:00
West Brom v Burnley  
Monday, 29 September 2014
20:00
Stoke v Newcastle  

Barclays Premier League

Position Team P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 5 9 13
2 Southampton 5 6 10
3 A Villa 5 0 10
4 Arsenal 5 4 9
5 Swansea 5 2 9
6 Man City 5 3 8
7 Leicester 5 1 8
8 West Ham 5 1 7
9 Tottenham 5 1 7
10 Hull City 5 0 6
11 Liverpool 5 -1 6
12 Man Utd 5 1 5
13 Stoke 5 -1 5
14 Everton 5 -2 5
15 C Palace 5 -2 5
16 West Brom 5 -4 5
17 Sunderland 5 -1 4
18 QPR 5 -8 4
19 Burnley 5 -3 3
20 Newcastle 5 -6 3

Updated Sun, 21 Sep 2014

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