QPR confirm Boxing Day fixture

  • Last Updated: December 17 2012, 16:56 GMT

Queens Park Rangers have confirmed their Boxing Day fixture against West Brom will go ahead, despite a tube strike in London.

Redknapp's QPR will face West Brom on Boxing Day
Redknapp's QPR will face West Brom on Boxing Day

The first-of-three strikes planned by London Underground drivers is scheduled for Boxing Day, in a row over Bank Holiday pay.

A statement on QPR's official website said: "The Boxing Day fixture against West Bromwich Albion will go ahead as scheduled, despite Tube services across the capital being affected by a drivers' strike.

"The Barclays Premier League clash against the Baggies will kick-off at 3.00pm, although supporters are advised to allow extra time for their journeys to and from Loftus Road.

"Buses will be running on the usual Sunday/Bank Holiday service on the day of the fixture, whilst parking in the borough will be free."

Other games that may be affected include Arsenal v West Ham and Fulham v Southampton.

Arsenal previously warned their game may be postponed should there be a tube strike although this is waiting to be confirmed.

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