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Fans back plans to for Queens Park Rangers move

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Multi-million pound plans for a new stadium for Queens Park Rangers have gained the backing of thousands of fans. The club wants to moved its base from Loftus Road to Old Oak Common.

The proposals include building 24,000 homes and community facilities. and could create around 55,000 jobs.

The club launched a consultation on the plans and had more than 3,000 responses.88 per cent of those agreed with the QPR's visit for the Old Oak site and 88 per cent supported Old Oak as the new home for the club.

QPR chairman Tony Fernandes said the consultation was just the first step of the project and the club will continue to work with the community.

Spurs beat Aston Villa 2-1

Harry Kane celebrates scoring the winning goal Credit: PA

Tottenham Hotspur beat Aston Villa 2-1 away at Villa Park. Andreas Weimann's goal had given Villa the lead 15 minutes in but Christian Benteke was sent off in the second half sparking a Spurs revival. They scored two goals in six minutes Nacer Chadli equalised in the 84th minute with Harry Kane netting the winner.


Watford appoint Oscar Garcia as new head coach

Watford have appointed Oscar Garcia as their new head coach following the resignation of Beppe Sannino.

Oscar Garcia has been appointed as the new Watford manager. Credit: PA Wire

Garcia, who took Brighton into the play-offs last season, will take over with the club second in the Championship.

Watford said they had beaten off competition from "several high-profile English clubs" to secure Garcia's services.

Sannino, who only took over in December, stepped down after Saturday's 4-2 win over Huddersfield, saying he had "gone as far as I can" in the role.

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Football fans hope Premier League listens to protesters

Football fans have continued to take to Twitter to share their support for today's "Affordable Football for All" demonstration:

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Football fans prepare to protest against ticket prices

Photos of football fans preparing to march in the Football Supporters' Federation protest, against the rising cost of season tickets, have appeared on Twitter:


Arsenal 'buzzing' after Alexis Sanchez signing

Alexis Sanchez's arrival has left the Arsenal squad "buzzing" ahead of the new campaign, according to defender Carl Jenkinson - with more new signings expected before the Community Shield against Manchester City at Wembley.

Alexis Sanchez. Credit: PA

Arsenal moved swiftly to close out the transfer of Chile forward Sanchez in what is said to be a £30 million deal from Barcelona. Jenkinson believes he can help the FA Cup winners target more success: "He is world class and they are the sort of players you want to see at the club.

"The squad are buzzing as much as the fans, because if you are going to push on as a club and really compete for things, you need to sign top players," Jenkinson said on

Sanchez: Wenger's style of play 'like Chile's team'

Alexis Sanchez has said he is "certainly glad" to be the first Chilean ever to play for Arsenal, after it was announced that the Barcelona player had signed with the club.

Chile international Alexis Sanchez Credit: PA

Speaking to, Sanchez said: "Arsène Wenger´s style of play is the sort of style the Chilean national team has. Therefore I am used to it. Arsenal plays very well, which fits my style. That's why I moved here.

"I am definitely looking forward to playing there. Every child dreams to play in a ground like Emirates Stadium."

Chamakh signs two-year Crystal Palace deal

Marouane Chamakh has signed a new two-year contract at Crystal Palace, the Barclays Premier League side have announced.

Crystal Palace's Marouane Chamakh. Credit: PA

The 30-year-old Morocco international originally moved to Selhurst Park on a one-year deal last summer after leaving former club Arsenal and went on to become a regular fixture in the Eagles' side as Tony Pulis guided them to Premier League safety.

"My priority is to stay here. The adventure here is not over. We've had a good season and built something really, really strong. I hope that will continue", Chamakh told the official programme.

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