With the Mail stating as such, thought it time to start a new thread. As happy as we can be under trying times. Onwards and upwards. ______________________________________________________________________________ Queens Park Rangers to name former Brentford boss Mark Warburton as their new manager this week Mark Warburton, 56, will be named the new manager of QPR this week He was selected ahead of Michael Appleton, Tim Sherwood and Gary Rowett Warburton has been out of work since Nottingham Forest sacked him in 2017 By SIMON JONES FOR MAILONLINE PUBLISHED: 09:49 AEST, 7 May 2019 | UPDATED: 09:50 AEST, 7 May 2019 Mark Warburton will be named manager of Queens Park Rangers this week. The 56-year old former Brentford and Rangers boss will succeed Steve McClaren who was sacked last month. Warburton was selected ahead of rival candidates such as Michael Appleton, Tim Sherwood and Gary Rowett with the hope he can transform the Loftus Road club into Championship promotion contenders next season despite a limited budget. please log in to view this image +2 Mark Warburton, pictured in 2017, will be named the new manager of QPR this week RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next please log in to view this image Ian Holloway takes camera inside his home and shows off his... please log in to view this image Darren Moore considering managerial options away from QPR... SHARE THIS ARTICLE Share QPR finished the season in 19th place with a 2-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday and caretaker John Eustace is expected to stay on as Warburton's assistant. Warburton has been out of work since he was sacked by Nottingham Forest on New Year's Eve in 2017. QPR have been in the Championship for three seasons having been relegated from the Premier League in 2015.