Back in June, both Lee Wallace and Liam Kelly linked up with their former Rangers manager, Mark Warburton, by signing for English club, QPR.

At the time, it looked an exciting opportunity for both players.

Wallace was being offered a fresh start after a torrid end to his Ibrox career, while it looked a big chance for Kelly to prove his abilities, following a promising campaign as Livingston’s no.1.

 

QPR have started the season surprisingly well after a considerable summer overhaul and currently sit fourth in the Championship.

Warburton has overseen an early improvement at Loftus Road. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Yet, individually, things aren’t going to plan for either ex-Ger.

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Wallace is still yet to pull on the QPR jersey at first-team level. A recurrence of a hip injury has kept him sidelined and despite speaking of his delight at nearing full fitness once again earlier this month [QPR.co.uk], he’s still yet to make a matchday squad.

It’s now over two years since the former Ibrox skipper completed a full game [Soccerbase].

There have been no problems with Kelly’s fitness, but the 23-year-old is currently out of favour.

He has made just two appearances so far for the Rs, with both coming in the EFL Cup. He contributed to a penalty shoot-out win on his debut against Bristol City, but he continues to play second fiddle to homegrown ‘keeper Joe Lumley in the league.

Kelly makes a save from Bristol City’s Niclas Eliasson. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Kelly watched on from the bench on Saturday afternoon, as his side pulled off a 2-1 victory away at Millwall.

Frustrating times then, for both former Gers, although there’s still plenty of time for things to pick up.

With 36 league matches remaining, opportunities are bound to arrive at some stage and when they do, this pair will be itching to prove their worth.

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