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24 Aug 2012 16:17:03

QPRs Hughes doesnt expect action on Kenny

QPR manager Mark Hughes insists the Premier League club are unlikely to demand action against Paddy Kenny after the club's former goalkeeper reportedly sent abusive messages to chairman Tony Fernandes and technical director Mike Rigg.

Kenny was allowed to leave QPR to rejoin former Hoops boss Neil Warnock at Championship club Leeds during the close-season after Hughes opted to sign Robert Green on a free transfer from West Ham.

However, Green, who played for England at the 2010 World Cup, suffered a nightmare debut for QPR as he made a horrendous mistake to gift Swansea's Michu the opening goal of a 5-0 victory at Loftus Road last weekend.

And it has been reported that 34-year-old Kenny, still frustrated at being sold, sent abusive text and voicemail messages to Rigg and Fernandes late on Saturday and in the early hours of Sunday morning, mocking the result and Green's performance.

Rigg is also understood to have received calls up until 0200GMT on Sunday, leading him to make a complaint to Leeds.

But, asked about the issue on Friday, Hughes was adamant his club wouldn't take the matter any further.

"It doesn't go anywhere from here," he said. "There was some text messages and telephone messages, which were to Tony Fernandes and our technical director, Mike Rigg.

"We felt they were inappropriate. We didn't make a formal complaint, I think Mike just got in touch with Leeds just to make them aware of the situation and just to acknowledge that actually it did occur.

"But we didn't make a formal complaint, it was just two individuals."


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