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Vital QPR takes a look at Saturday's opponents Swansea City, led by former QPR boss Paulo Sousa.

FACTS & FIGURES

Founded: 1912 (As Swansea Town)

Nickname: The Swans/The Jacks

Ground: Liberty Stadium (20,532)

Manager: Paulo Sousa

SELECTED HONOURS

Football League One - Champions: 2008
Football League Third Division (South) - Champions: 1925, 1949
Football League Division Three - Champions: 2000

Football League Trophy - Winners: 1994, 2006

Football Association Cup - Semi Finalists: 1926, 1964

RECORDS

Record Attendance: 32,786 v Arsenal, at Vetch Field (FA Cup 5th Round, 1968)

Record league victory: 8-0 v Hartlepool (Fourth Division, 1978)

Record league defeat 1-8 v Fulham (Second Division, 1938)

Record Buy: £500,000 - Craig Beattie from West Bromwich Albion

Record Sale: £2,000,000 - Jason Scotland to Wigan Athletic

Record Appearances: Roger Freestone - 699 - 1989-2004

Record Goals: Ivor Allchurch - 146 - 1950-58 & 1965-68

SQUAD

Goalkeepers

1. Dorus De Vries
17. David Cornell

Defenders

2. Ashley Williams
3. Marcos Painter
4. Kristian O'Leary
5. Alan Tate
16. Garry Monk
21. Federico Bessone
22. Àngel Rangel
26. Albert Serrán
35. Daniel Sheehan
37. Radanfah Abu Bakr
38. Jamie Grimes
39. James Burgin

Midfielders

6. Ferrie Bodde
7. Leon Britton
8. Darren Pratley
10. Andrea Orlandi
12. Nathan Dyer
15. Jordi López
20. Shaun MacDonald
24. Joe Allen
25. Matthew Collins
27. Mark Gower
28. Thomas Butler
29. Ashley Richards
31. Kieran Howard
34. Scott Evans
36. Casey Thomas

Strikers

9. Craig Beattie
11. Cedric van der Gun
14. Stephen Dobbie
18. Gorka Pintado
19. Lee Trundle
23. Guillem Bauzà
30. Chad Bond
33. Kerry Morgan
40. Besian Idrizaj

LAST FIVE FIXTURES

L - 0-2 v (A) Preston North End
D - 0-0 v (H) Bristol City
D - 0-0 v (A) Barnsley
W - 2-1 v (H) Sheffield United (Trundle pen, Butler)
D - 0-0 v (A) Doncaster Rovers

LAST FIVE FIXTURES v QPR

Vetch Field/Liberty Stadium

Swansea City 0-0 QPR - 21-10-2008
Swansea City 4-0 QPR - 18-11-2001
Swansea City 1-2 QPR - 31-01-1981
Swansea City 1-2 QPR - 15-09-1979
Swansea City 1-3 QPR - 25-02-1967

Loftus Road

QPR 1-0 Swansea City - 17-03-2009
QPR 3-0 Swansea City - 24-08-2004
QPR 0-0 Swansea City - 23-08-1980
QPR 3-2 Swansea City - 02-02-1980
QPR 2-0 Swansea City - 03-10-1978




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Writer:Boxer
Date:Thursday October 1 2009
Time: 4:50PM

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