Leeds United hired Neil Warnock as manager to replace the fired Simon Grayson, the club said in a statement on its website.
Queens Park Rangers appointed Mark Hughes as manager, two days after Neil Warnock was fired with the club one spot above the relegation positions in English soccer’s Premier League.
English Championship soccer club Leeds United have appointed Neil Warnock as manager until the end of next season.
Queens Park Rangers signed Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton to a four-year contract, the Premier League club said on its website.
Queens Park Rangers, promoted to English soccer’s Premier League at the end of last season, has been bought by Tony Fernandes, chief executive officer of Malaysia’s AirAsia Bhd.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Queens Park Rangers, without a win this season and in last place in English soccer’s Premier League, fired manager Mark Hughes after 10 months in charge.
Premier League head Richard Scudamore wants the world soccer to follow his lead by banning investment funds from buying shares in players, a $3 billion-a- year market. His opponents say the plan won’t work.
Queens Park Rangers, which this month won promotion to English soccer’s top league, said vice chairman Amit Bhatia quit after a boardroom disagreement.
"I really enjoyed the match."
- Neil Warnock on Jan 27, 2013