Clubs in England's second tier did not return to any sort of training until May 25 and will only begin contact training this week.
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Jermaine Jenas played his last game with Queens Park Rangers in April 2014 but could not make it back from his knee injury he sustained and he went on to work as an analyst with BBC.
Chris Ramsey was removed after Queens Park Rangers' 0-1 loss to Derby which left the club 13th in the Championship table.
Rio Ferdinand won six English Premier League titles and the Champions League during his 12 seasons at the heart of Manchester United's defence. He also played at three World Cups for England.
Manchester City crushed QPR 6-0 to dump the side out of English Premier League. In the process, the team secured a place in next season's Champions League.
Bottom placed Burney and QPR slid further towards relegation following their loses to West Ham and Liverpool, respectively. Burnley lost 1-0 at West Ham United while Liverpool cruised to a 2-1 win over QPR.
Former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand's wife Rebecca died following a battle with cancer. The couple married in 2009 when Ferdinand played for Manchester United.
Victory left Chelsea F.C. seven points in front of second-placed Arsenal, with QPR remaining in the relegation zone.
Olivier Giroud has faced immense criticism from the media and the fans for his forgetful performance in the Monaco game while Alexis Sanchez went through a goal drought.
Arsenal clinched their seventh win in eight matches thanks to goals from Olivier Giroud and Alexis Sanchez.
Joe Barton, the notoriously feisty former Manchester City and Newcastle star was shown the yellow card in the 75th minute after fouling Sunderland winger Adam Johnson.
Harry Redknapp took over QPR in 2012 November and clinched promotion to the English Premier League last season via the Championship play-offs.
The minimum Manchester United supporters expect from this campaign is for the club to secure a return to the Champions League.
Arsenal, reduced to 10 men after
For the first time in the 2014-15 season, all 20 English top-flight clubs will be in action on the same day, with leaders Chelsea's home game against high-flying London rivals West Ham United the stand-out match.
With a 3-1 win, Everton moved above Merseyside rivals Liverpool into 10th place, while QPR remain in the relegation zone after losing their ninth successive away game in all competitions.
Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City were well below their best again in a 2-2 draw vs QPR, just three days after suffering a shock home defeat against CSKA Moscow that left them in danger of elimination from the Champions League.
Belgian centre-back and Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany took a blow to the leg during his side's 2-1 loss at home to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League on Wednesday.