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Favourites for QPR manager – includes two current EFL bosses

After Steve McClaren got the boot from Queens Park Rangers a few days ago, we’ve taken a look at who are favourites for the job at Loftus Road.

The departure came after he picked up just one win in their last 15 games. QPR currently sit 17th in the Championship table with 44 points, eight points clear of the relegation zone with seven matches to play.

Take a look at who are the top six favourites below and on the next page.



Moore is a West Brom manager before he was shockingly sacked on 9 March 2019 due of a bad run of home results.

He was originally caretaker, but got the job on a full time basis. Guided them to fourth but won just four of his last 12 league games in charge and suffered defeats by fellow promotion contenders.

Albion are the only club he has managed. He is also a former footballer for Torquay, Doncaster, Bradford, Portsmouth, West Brom, Derby, Barnsley and Burton Albion.

Current odds on Sky Bet: 12/1



Carlos Carvalhal has been out of a job since the end of last season when he left Swansea City.

It’s reported that he’s turned down plenty of offers from other clubs around the world because he wanted to work in England again.

Was most recently linked with the Nottingham Forest and West Brom job, however that has been given to Martin O’Neill.

Current odds on Sky Bet: 12/1



Warburton was most recently the manager of Nottingham Fores but only lasted 37 games in charge. Was appointed in March 2017 and dismissed New Years Eve 2017, leaving them 14th having lost 14 games.

Prior to then he was a Rangers manager, led them to a league and cup double with successes in the second tier Scottish Championship (promotion to the Scottish Premiership) and the Scottish Challenge Cup in his first season.

He resigned according to a club statement in February 2017, though told BBC Scotland that he had not resigned and would seek legal advice.

And before the Gers job, he was at Brentford, his first club in management. Warburton became the first Brentford manager to win his first four games. In February 2014, Wolves eventually ended Brentford’s run of 19 league games unbeaten.

The 18th of April saw Brentford promoted to the Championship. The following season, he took them to a 5th place finish by were beaten by Middlesbrough in the 2015 playoff semi-finals.

He left that season citing differences with owner Matthew Benham’s anticipated remodelling of the club’s management structure.


Take a look at the top three favourites on the next page.


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