QPR boss Warnock happy to celebrate promotion despite points threat

QPR boss Neil Warnock is delighted to have clinched promotion after victory over Watford.

QPR boss Neil Warnock is delighted to have clinched promotion after victory over Watford.

Their fans shrugged off fears of a points deduction and hailed their side as 'champions', but Watford's fans responded by warning them 'you're gonna lose in the play-offs'.

Yet Warnock basked in the glory of the seventh promotion of his career and insisted: "It's a wonderful feeling.

"I think it's the best job I've ever done, I've got other promotions but not in such a short space of time, in 13 months from battling relegation to winning the Championship.

"Over the season the players have been magnificent. I can't fault any of them."

The FA hearing will begin on Tuesday and a decision on the seven charges facing the club is expected on Friday, the day before the final matches of the Championship season.

Warnock was furious at reports claiming they face a 15-point deduction if found guilty, and admitted his players were also affected.

"I just get on with winning games," he added.

"When I looked at the coverage it destroyed us, the place was like a morgue.

"We're all guessing, we have to wait until Friday. I'm happy with what my barrister has told me.

"I don't fear anything, I was brought in to win promotion and that's what I've done.

"You can do without it as a manager but you've got to get on with it. I'll be glad when it's over and then I can talk about it."

 
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