Queens Park Rangers sign striker Tyler Blackwood

Loftus Road
QPR were relegated from the Premier League last season, having won only eight games

Championship side Queens Park Rangers have signed striker Tyler Blackwood.

Former Northampton and Barnet youngster Blackwood, 23, has agreed a one-year contract after a successful trial period at Loftus Road.

The London-born forward had spent the previous three years playing for the University of South Florida.

"I'm a striker who likes to play on the shoulder of the last man, use my pace, and I'm a goalscorer," he told the club's website.external-link

"My personal target this season is to get league appearances. I know I'm good enough, but I have to prove to the manager and the rest of the team that I deserve to be involved."

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