Les Ferdinand takes over as director of football at Queens Park Rangers
Queens Park Rangers has shaken up its coaching set-up following Harry Redknapp's sudden resignation as manager, with Les Ferdinand taking the role of director of football and assistants Glenn Hoddle and Joe Jordan leaving the English Premier League struggler.
Ferdinand, who enjoys cult status at the club after being its star striker from 1987-95, was promoted from his previous position as head of football operations.
QPR says on Wednesday that Ferdinand "will now be responsible for overseeing the entire footballing department at Loftus Road, with a mandate of building for the future."
Chris Ramsey and Kevin Bond will take temporary charge of QPR while the club seeks a replacement for Redknapp, who cited impending knee replacement surgery as the reason for unexpectedly relinquishing control of a team facing relegation.