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Harry Redknapp pays tribute to Richard Dunne after win over Yeovil Town

Updated: Saturday, 21 Sep 2013 19:07 | Comments

Richard Dunne and Jermiane Jenas at the end of QPR's win over Yeovil
Richard Dunne and Jermiane Jenas at the end of QPR's win over Yeovil

QPR manager Harry Redknapp hailed Republic of Ireland international Richard Dunne after the centre back inspired his side to a 1-0 victory at Yeovil Town.

Rangers maintained their unbeaten start to the Sky Bet Championship season after a Charlie Austin penalty 15 minutes from time separated the sides.

The QPR boss admitted his side were fortunate to get the three points at Huish Park - but reserved praise for Dunne who helped the league leaders notch a sixth successive clean sheet.

Redknapp said: "It was a tough three points and I thought Yeovil were unlucky to lose the game. They played well and put us under pressure.

"We defended well again and dealt with a lot of set plays late on. Richard Dunne was immense, and so was Rob Green.

"When I brought Richard into the club this summer I slept a lot easier because I knew we were signing a top player, a captain of his country and a Premier League player. If he stays fit, we have got a great centre half."

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