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Odds, but not recent history, stacked against QPR at Chelsea - preview
Queens Park Rangers
QPR's recent improvements will be given the toughest possible test this week with table toppers Chelsea and reigning champions Manchester City up next.
Racism, Wright-Phillips and Robinson from the halfway line – history
Queens Park Rangers
Ahead of the trip to Stamford Bridge tomorrow, LFW looks back at the controversial recent history of the fixture, and a memorable League Cup quarter final from the 1980s.
EA Sports Player Performance Index : Man City Vs Man Utd
In spite of suffering defeat at the hands of West Ham in their last Premier League outing, Man City will still be in confident mood going into the first Manchester Derby of the season. City find themselves in third place in the league, six points behind leaders Chelsea, and will be looking to close the gap by emulating their performance and result in the 4-1 home win against United last year.
Toure Still A Doubt For Derby
City have the perfect chance to make amends for their recent run of poor results when they welcome cross town rivals United to Eastlands for Sunday's lunch time kick off. Last season's two Manchester derby's were a one side affair with City smashing seven in total past David Moyes’s shambles of a defence. In fact City have been victorious from five of the last six encounters. United will be buoyed by their much improved performance against table topping Chelsea last week.
Octopus Looks Forward To Dealing With Rooney
City midfielder Fernando is looking forward to coming up against Rooney again in this Sunday's derby. The Brazilian earned himself the nickname 'Octopus' after dealing with Rooney effectively while laying for Porto.
Saints At Hull City The Preview
Saints travel to Humberside looking to repeat last season's victory over Hull City Tigers or whatever their Chairman is trying to call them this week.
Shane Long Will Now Prove His Worth
In another summer Shane Long would have been trumpeted as the marque signing of the transfer window, but this year was no normal summer at St Mary's.