UK time is: 02:06:53
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rangers could face WBA or Peterborough in FA Cup

If QPR can see off Championship rivals Burnley, in their 3rd round FA Cup draw on Tuesday week, we will enjoy the pleasure of locking horns with either WBA or Peterborough away in the 4th round. Matches will be played on the weekend of 24th January, the date and time depending on whether our game (let`s be positive here!) is picked up by one of the TV stations or not.

After a lacklustre display by both teams on Saturday 3rd January, QPR and Burnley must fight it out again on Tuesday 13th January. Remember, this game will go to extra time and, if needed, penalties, should scores remain equal after 90 minutes.

For QPR, this 3rd round replay will be, of course, be a stern test of our new-found discipline away from home which has seen us earn draws at Plymouth and Charlton - both of which games were within our capabilities to win, at least in my opinion!

Should we make it into the 4th round, we will be facing opponents who we have faced previously in the league. In 2007/08, our final home game of the season was against champions West Bromwich Albion, a game we lost 2-0. In February 2004, QPR faced Peterborough, securing a 1-1 draw thanks to a Kevin Gallen last-minute equaliser.

In the FA Cup, QPR have beaten the Baggies once, in the 1981/82 season. We won 1-0 thanks to a Clive Allen goal in the all-important semi-final match which ultimately led to our appearance at Wembley for the first time in an FA Cup Final in May 1982. A year later, we lost 3-2 at the Hawthorns in a 3rd round match.

QPR have only faced the Posh in one FA Cup match, which was back in season 1964/65. We drew 3-3 at Loftus Road in the 2nd round tie; but lost to Peterborough in the replay at London Road, 2-1.

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

QPR 0-0 Burnley - Match Report.

QPR 0-0 Burnley - Match Stats.

Routledge - Good Buy or Good Bye?.






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

The journalist

Writer: sandydl Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday January 4 2009

Time: 4:55PM

Your Comments

dont worry about the next round.....you wont win at Turf Morr anyway....!!!!
lincolnblue
Chortle, at least we're still in the Cup - Forest made mincemeat of your boys!
Boxer
 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Sissoko Sends QPR Bottom (Saturday November 22 2014)

Newcastle United v QPR - Match Preview (Friday November 21 2014)

One to Watch - Ayoze Perez (Friday November 21 2014)

Charlie Closing On England Spot (Saturday November 8 2014)

One to Watch - Sergio Aguero (Friday November 7 2014)

QPR v Manchester City - Match Preview (Friday November 7 2014)

Spirited QPR Edged Out (Saturday November 1 2014)

Stats: Chelsea v QPR (Saturday November 1 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)

1. QPR4Me 22
2. dustman 13
3. Superhoop50 11
4. The Uncredibale Hulk 11
5. sandydl 8
6. DMD_QPR 7
7. rodneeranger 4
8. jezza99 4
9. jdqpr1882 4
10. danielqpr 4

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Newcastle 1 - 0 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 2 - 2 Man City
Chelsea 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 2 - 0 Aston Villa
Q.P.R. 2 - 3 Liverpool
West Ham 2 - 0 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Sunderland 12 2 7 3 -7 13
15. Hull City 11 2 5 4 -2 11
16. Aston Villa 11 3 2 6 -11 11
17. Leicester City 12 2 4 6 -7 10
18. Burnley 12 2 4 6 -12 10
19. Crystal Palace 11 2 3 6 -6 9
20. Q.P.R. 12 2 2 8 -12 8

Breaking League News

The First Goal Matters
Arsenal : 22/11/2014 22:28:00
Rate The Players: Manchester City 2-1 Swansea City
Swansea : 22/11/2014 20:54:00
Bojan wins October goal of the month
Stoke : 22/11/2014 20:54:00
Pellegrini Praises Swansea City After Win
Swansea : 22/11/2014 20:40:00
Monk Disappointed Not To Get a Point at Man City
Swansea : 22/11/2014 20:32:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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