QPR v Aston Villa preview

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, 30 August 2014
12:45
Burnley v Man Utd Live
15:00
Man City v Stoke
Newcastle v C Palace
QPR v Sunderland
Swansea v West Brom
West Ham v Southampton
17:30
Everton v Chelsea
Sunday, 31 August 2014
13:30
A Villa v Hull City
Tottenham v Liverpool
16:00
Leicester v Arsenal

Barclays Premier League

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

Updated Wed, 27 Aug 2014

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