Latest London news, sport & entertainment

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 16°C

min temp: 6°C

Five-day forecast

QPR supremo hits back at Newcastle legend’s allegations over Remy deal

Loic Remy. Photo: Neal Simpson/EMPICS Loic Remy. Photo: Neal Simpson/EMPICS

Thursday, January 17, 2013
11:34 AM

QPR CEO Phil Beard denied accusations from Newcastle legend Alan Shearer that Loic Remy moved to the R’s for money.

To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in.

The 26-year-old Frenchman moved for a club record fee to west London although it appeared that the Magpies had won the race for the striker.

“This move isn’t motivated by money,” Beard told the club’s official website

“Loic has a passion and desire to achieve in his career and similar to (Julio) Cesar, he wanted to be part of our project.

“We know we haven’t achieved our goals so far this season, but he wanted to come in and help us build for the future.

“Tony is remarkable, he never gives up - that is his style - and he is as delighted as anyone that we’ve got this deal done.”

Latest Championship league team news & match results

Share this article

submit to reddit submit to Fark

0 comments

Premier League table

<a href='http://www.football-scores-live.com/'>live football scores</a>
live football scores

LDN24 Promotions

Always wanted to create your own beer? Perfect Pint are giving you the chance.

WIN beer with Beer BingoTM

When no simple way to find Real Ale was at hand, 4 Ale enthusiasts got together to allow anyone with a smart phone to find Real Ale no matter where they happened to be, this was the birth of the Perfect Pint app.

Read full story »

The Week subscription offer

The Week magazine special offer

London24 have partnered up with The Week magazine to offer you a complimentary issue – delivered free to your door.

Read full story »

Bird Box, the debut novel penned by Josh Malerman, frontman of Detroit based rock band The High Strung

DON’T OPEN YOUR EYES

London24 has teamed up with HarperCollins to offer a free Amazon Kindle taster of Bird Box, the debut novel penned by Josh Malerman, frontman of Detroit based rock band The High Strung.

Read full story »