Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)

Football | Barclays Premier League

Redknapp hoping for healthy Nelsen



Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp is hopeful stand-in captain Ryan Nelsen will be fit for Sunday's clash against Liverpool after being ruled out of the club's midweek defeat to West Bromwich Albion with a virus.

The New Zealand defender, 35, who joined QPR in the close-season has taken the captain's armband in the absence of Park Ji-sung, who has a knee injury.

"We're still waiting to see how Ryan is but we're hopeful," Redknapp told the club website (www.qpr.co.uk).

"The doctor will give me an update but if there's anyone who can play with an illness or injury it's Ryan. He's one of those lads that gives absolutely everything," he added.

QPR are currently bottom of the Premier League on goal difference and have won only one match all season. They host Liverpool, who are 10th in the table after an inconsistent start to the campaign.



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Dr Errol Sweeney
Who wants to be a referee?
Who wants to be a referee? It’s a question I’ve been asked many, many times and to honest, I still...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Ranieri must do an Atletico Madrid
One of the abiding images of the 2004 season for me was the celebration from Claudio Ranieri after...

Segun Odegbami
Sunday needs more time
My piece on Chan 2016 last week was not intended to make an excuse for the poor showing of the...

Emeka Enyadike
Rwandan fans show how it’s done
One thing that endeared me to African Football growing up in the ‘80s and ‘90s was the full house...