UK time is: 22:10:45
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Rs v Burnley in the FA Cup 3rd Round

QPR have been handed a home tie in the 3rd round of the FA Cup against fellow Championship rivals, Burnley.

This will be an early chance for Sousa and the boys to gain revenge over Burnley for the recent 1-2 home defeat by the Clarets.

Burnley's record in the FA Cup does not make for happy reading. They won the Cup in 1914, beating Liverpool 1-0. The game was played at Crystal Palace.

Last season, Burnley lost 2-0 at home to Arsenal in the 3rd round of the Cup; whilst Rangers were losing away 1-0 to Chelsea.

In 2006/07, Burnley lost away to Reading, 3-2, in the 3rd round. That year, Rangers lost 1-0 away to Luton in a replay, having been held by the Hatters 2-2 at Loftus Road.

The previous season neither team were able to get past the 3rd round: Rangers losing 3-0 away to Blackburn whilst Burnley lost 2-1 at Derby.

Clearly both teams will feel the greatest of desires to proceed to the 4th round. Let us hope that it is QPR who are able to progress - although our home form against Burnley both this season and last suggest that home advantage will not be a forgone conclusion!

All 3rd round ties are to be played on the weekend of 3-4 January 2009.



We want to know YOUR thoughts!

To have your say you can comment in the space provided below, or chat about it on the forum.

TOP STORIES

Battling Rs Earn Point At The Palace.

Match Stats - Crystal Palace v QPR.

Sousa - Gaining Confidence.






Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: sandydl Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday November 30 2008

Time: 2:35PM

Your Comments

Oh oh! Not a good draw, imo - we've not got a good home record against Burnley at the mo!!! Might as well have been drawn away to one of the "Big Four" - at least we would have had a fun day out & got some decent gate money for our troubles!!
sandydl
Shocking draw, mind you rather home than away!
Boxer
cant believe you are already thinking a defeat......wheres you confidence gone.....??
lincolnblue
No-one has mentioned defeat Lincoln...
Boxer
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Late Heartbreak For QPR (Sunday October 19 2014)

QPR v Liverpool - Match Preview (Saturday October 18 2014)

Duo Loaned Out (Friday October 10 2014)

Where Do We Go From Here? (Monday October 6 2014)

Rangers Humbled By Hammers (Sunday October 5 2014)

West Ham United v QPR - Preview (Sunday October 5 2014)

One to Watch - Enner Valencia (Friday October 3 2014)

Stats: Southampton v Queens Park Rangers (Saturday September 27 2014)

Archived Queens Park Rangers Articles

List All Vital QPR Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 2 - 3 Liverpool
West Ham 2 - 0 Q.P.R.
Southampton 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 2 - 2 Stoke
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 1 - 0 Sunderland

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. WBA 8 2 3 3 -1 9
15. Leicester City 8 2 3 3 -2 9
16. Crystal Palace 8 2 2 4 -3 8
17. Sunderland 8 1 5 2 -7 8
18. Newcastle 8 1 4 3 -6 7
19. Burnley 8 0 4 4 -9 4
20. Q.P.R. 8 1 1 6 -12 4

Breaking League News

WBA : 20/10/2014 21:51:00
Rate The Players: Stoke City 2-1 Swansea City
Swansea : 20/10/2014 21:09:00
West Brom v United - Team Sheets
Man Utd : 20/10/2014 19:04:00
A Look Back to A Saintly Beginning
Southampton : 20/10/2014 18:37:00
Ref Watch: Moss to officiate Southampton v Stoke
Stoke : 20/10/2014 18:25:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do QPR need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Boxer
Goalkeeper 7%
Defender 22%
Midfielder 7%
Forward 64%