Double boost for QPR
QPR look set to welcome back Heidar Helguson and DJ Campbell for the relegation run-in after they were named in the reserve side.
Last Updated: 03/04/12 2:44pm
Queens Park Rangers look set to welcome back two key players for the relegation run-in after Heidar Helguson and DJ Campbell were named in the reserve side for Tuesday's friendly with West Ham.
Both strikers have been sidelined for more than two months, top scorer Helguson with a groin injury and summer signing Campbell with a hamstring problem.
Manager Mark Hughes will be hoping both can play a part in QPR's Premier League survival effort, especially with Djibril Cisse having three games of a four-match ban still to serve.
Cisse's absence has put even more pressure on Bobby Zamora to score the goals to keep Rangers up and it has emerged that he defied illness to lead the line in Saturday's shock 2-1 win over Arsenal.
"I wasn't very well on the Friday night, but I always try to put in a shift," Zamora told the club's official website.
"It was just pleasing to get through the game to be honest, because I didn't feel the best before the game."
Horrible for Hill
The victory against Arsenal boosted QPR's chances of beating the drop but defender Clint Hill admits he has found the Premier League to be a 'brutal' place.
Hill says the team's struggle for form has taken the enjoyment out of what should have been the best year of his career, although he is still hoping for a happy ending.
"If you're playing and not winning games you can't enjoy it," he told the Fulham Chronicle. "This season's been horrible on the whole because we haven't been doing that enough.
"We work all our lives to get to the pinnacle of our profession. I've had to wait until I'm 33, which is probably three or four years too late!
"The Premier League is a brutal place and you get punished for your mistakes.
"But our objective in the summer was to stay up and we've still got a good chance of doing that."