The Straits Times
Published on Jan 28, 2013

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.