QPR v Rotherham: Green plays on #StanBowlesDay despite West Ham rumours

Rob Green starts for QPR on ‘Stan Bowles Day’ at Loftus Road despite speculation the goalkeeper is about to re-sign for his former club West Ham.

Rangers are unchanged from the side which won 3-2 at Wolves in midweek.

Keeper Alex Smithies, signed from Huddersfield on Thursday, is among the substitutes.

The home side are still without Jamie Mackie, who who has a groin problem, while Yun Suk-Young and Leroy Fer are close to returning following knee injuries.

Rangers are honouring club icon Stan Bowles, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

Bowles is attending today’s game with his family and will be presented to the crowd before kick-off.

Bowles is a guest of honour at Loftus Road this afternoon
Bowles is a guest of honour at Loftus Road this afternoon

Rotherham, meanwhile, are without the suspended Kirk Broadfoot. The Millers line-up includes former R’s player Emmanuel Ledesma.

QPR: Green; Perch, Onuoha, Hall, Konchesky; Phillips, Henry, Faurlin, Luongo; Chery; Austin.
Subs: Smithies, Hill, Doughty, Kpwekawa, Hoilett, Polter, Emmanuel-Thomas.

Rotherham: Roos; Buxton, Halford, Collins, Newell; Frecklington, Smallwood, G Ward, Ledesma; Derbyshire, Clarke-Harris.
Subs: Collin, Thorpe, Rawson, Green, D Ward, White, Maguire.