QPR striker Bothroyd admits Sunderland move was close
"We were going for promotion at the time and I wanted to try and finish the job so I turned it down. Martin O'Neill's a very good manager, and I'm sure he will be successful.
"But it's wide open at the bottom and teams can be dragged into it, just like Birmingham and Blackpool in recent years.
"If we can get back-to-back wins it piles pressure on the sides above us and give us a real chance."