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Tale of two Richards: Ireland veteran Dunne inspires QPR win while Keogh mistake costs Rams

Bobby Zamora punished a late mistake from the Derby skipper at Wembley.

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TEN-MAN QPR clinched promotion to the Premier League in dramatic fashion as Bobby Zamora’s stoppage-time strike secured a 1-0 win over Derby in the Championship play-off final at Wembley today.

Harry Redknapp’s side were reduced to 10 men for the final 30 minutes after Gary O’Neil’s red card, but Zamora punished a mistake by Ireland’s Richard Keogh to steal victory against the run of play and ensure the west Londoners will make a quick and lucrative return to the English top-flight after last season’s relegation.

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Boys in Green favourite Richard Dunne was voted man-of-the-match after a superb performance at the back.

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