If we go down, I go, says QPR owner Tony Fernandes

LONDON (AFP) - Queens Park Rangers' Malaysian chairman Tony Fernandes says he will fall on his sword by resigning if the London club are relegated from the Premier League this season.

QPR are currently five points adrift of safety at the bottom of the table in the English top flight and were dumped out of the FA Cup after losing 4-2 at home to third-tier Milton Keynes Dons on Saturday.

Fernandes, who took charge of the club in August 2011, praised the fans for their support but admitted that he would take responsibility if the club went down.

"Attendance was great. Thanks to fans Everything worked. We will fix It. I'm still optimistic," he wrote on Twitter on Sunday.

"Many fans attacking me. Doing our best. As I said we won't stop trying. As I have said many times I take all responsibility and will face the music.

"Always spirit up. If can't fix it I will be first to go." Fernandes took over at QPR after they were promoted to the top flight and has sacked two managers during his time at the club.

Neil Warnock was dismissed in January 2012, with his successor, Mark Hughes, only lasting until the following November, when current manager Harry Redknapp was placed in charge of first-team affairs.