Joey Barton: It's in our hands

Joey Barton
© PA Photos
Joey Barton says that Queens Park Rangers' survival hopes are in their hands after securing a late victory against Stoke City yesterday.

Joey Barton has praised the unity at Queens Park Rangers for their dramatic victory over Stoke City yesterday.

The West London side lifted hopes of surviving the drop into the Championship by scoring a last-minute goal courtesy of Djibril Cisse against the Potters at Loftus Road.

"A lot of people wrote us off 10 games ago and said our run-in was too difficult," said Barton. "But we stayed compact, kept together as a dressing room, kept chipping away and now we are masters of our destiny."

QPR, who are now two points clear of relegation, come up against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium for the final day of the Premier League next week.

Scottish Premiership
Pre-Season Friendlies
Scottish League Cup
FT
Annan
3-4
Queen of the South
FT
Ayr United
2-0
Brechin
FT
Berwick
3-2
Alloa
FT
Dunfermline
5-1
Cowdenbeath
FT
East Fife
1-1
Dumbarton
Pens.
(4-3)
FT
Hibernian
3-0
Montrose
FT
Livingston
1-0
Clyde
FT
Greenock Morton
5-0
Elgin City
FT
Queen's Park
0-2
Forfar
FT
Raith Rovers
3-0
Albion Rovers
FT
Stirling
0-1
Airdrieonians
FT
Stranraer
1-0
Stenhousemuir
DFL-Supercup
LIVE
Wolfsburg
0-1
Bayern Munich
Trophee des Champions
Women's FA Cup
Major League Soccer
Tables
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand