Conflicting reports emerge on future of QPR manager Warburton

Mark Warburton is reportedly on the brink of losing his job as QPR manager.

The Mail and The Telegraph both say Warburton is close to being sacked after a dismal run of results which has seen Rangers tumble from the thick of the promotion race to ninth in the Championship table.

Saturday’s 2-0 loss to west London neighbours Fulham was their third defeat in a row and fifth in six matches.

The awful run has come at just the wrong time, with Rangers fading badly in the race for a play-off place.

Reports now suggest the Rangers hierarchy are discussing Warburton’s future and believe a change of manager could get things back on track.

However, responding to questions from fans on Twitter, journalist David McIntyre has said that Warburton is not being axed.


Rangers’ slump comes after they had been challenging at the top end of the table for most of the season.

Injuries have hit them hard – veteran keeper Kieren Westwood was recently signed because Seny Dieng, David Marshall, Jordan Archer and Joe Walsh are all sidelined.

The loss of attacker Chris Willock for the rest of the season because of a hamstring injury has also been a heavy blow.

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