UK time is: 16:44:33
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Rangers face Sheffield United in FA Cup

Vital QPR - Breaking News
JavaScript must be enabled for the RSS Scrollbox Widget to work.


Rangers have this afternoon been drawn away to Sheffield United in the 3rd round of the FA Cup.

3rd round matches will be played on the weekend of 2nd January, the date and time depending on whether our game (let`s be positive here!) is picked up by TV or not.

QPR have only faced Sheffield United in the FA Cup once, believe it or not. That came way back in the 1922/23 season, 10th March 1923 to be precise. It was a home time but QPR lost 1-0 - let us hope we can change that record this time around!!

We all know that QPR`s record in the Cup has been disappointing putting it mildly! Looking back over the past ten years, we have made it through the 3rd round on only two occasions. In 1999/2000, we beat Torquay 3-2, in a replay at Torquay, following a 1-1 draw at Loftus Road ten days earlier. We then proceeded to lose away to Charlton 1-0 in the 4th round ending our run for that year.

In 2000/2001, after a 3-3 draw at Luton, we beat the Hatters 2-1 in the replay; only to face a mauling from Arsenal at Loftus Road (6-0) in the 4th round. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is that as far as our more recent exploits in the FA Cup are concerned.

Since then we have sometimes even failed to make it to the 3rd round - no-one can forget the ignominious defeat at home at the hands of Vauxhall Motors after a dismal penalty shoot-out.

The joke used to be that tea-bags stayed in the cup longer than QPR. Perhaps this year, under Jim Magilton and John Gorman, QPR can stay in the cup long enough for a strong cup of tea?!

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.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



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

The journalist

Writer: sandydl Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday November 29 2009

Time: 4:00PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Let's face it, this is not a glamorous tie for either of us. Aside from the Man U game, it's a dismal draw all round to be honest.
shepsblade
Report Abuse
29/11/2009 16:09:00

Agreed - shame the "glory" of the Cup has dimished in recent times.
sandydl
Report Abuse
29/11/2009 17:05:00

noooooooooooooooo. so far away to a team not so big = not worth the journey.
LeeCookFan
Report Abuse
29/11/2009 21:41:00

Terrible draw, a long trip for what will undoubtedly be another FA Cup disappointment. Tch.
Boxer
Report Abuse
29/11/2009 22:56:00

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

QPR v Arsenal - Match Preview (Wednesday March 4 2015)

Wenger Wary of Fighting QPR (Tuesday March 3 2015)

The Men in Black - QPR v Arsenal (Tuesday March 3 2015)

Who R Ya - Arsenal (Tuesday March 3 2015)

Everton Fixture Changed (Friday February 27 2015)

QPR - The Walking Wounded Injury List (Friday February 27 2015)

Hull Edge Out Ten Man QPR (Monday February 23 2015)

Stats: Hull City v Queens Park Rangers (Saturday February 21 2015)

Hull City v QPR - Match Preview (Friday February 20 2015)

The Men in Black - Hull City v QPR (Friday February 20 2015)

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
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Hull City 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Sunderland 0 - 2 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 0 - 1 Southampton
Stoke 3 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 0 - 2 Man Utd
Burnley 2 - 1 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Everton 27 6 10 11 -6 28
15. Hull City 28 6 9 13 -11 27
16. Sunderland 28 4 14 10 -16 26
17. Aston Villa 28 6 7 15 -23 25
18. Q.P.R. 26 6 4 16 -18 22
19. Burnley 27 4 10 13 -20 22
20. Leicester City 26 4 6 16 -18 18

Breaking League News

Unlucky Southampton Defeat For Pardew
» Crystal Palace : 04/03/2015 16:36:00
Bolasie On Southampton Disappointment
» Crystal Palace : 04/03/2015 16:28:00
AUDIO: Sir Alex pays tribute to Dave Mackay
» Man Utd : 04/03/2015 16:23:01
AUDIO: Mourinho worried by Hammers pace
» Chelsea : 04/03/2015 16:21:00
Benteke Buzzing With Albion Victory
» Aston Villa : 04/03/2015 16:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MotM v Hull City
Suggested By:  Admin
Green 21%
Furlong 43%
Ferdinand 0%
Caulker 0%
Yun 0%
Phillips 6%
Barton 6%
Henry 6%
Kranjcar 6%
Zamora 0%
Austin 6%
Doughty 6%
Zarate 0%
Traoré 0%