Vital Football

Latest QPR News

Season Preview - Crystal Palace

Season Preview - Crystal Palace

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


Vital QPR takes a look at Championship side Crystal Palace

FACTS & FIGURES

Founded: 1905

Nickname: The Eagles

Ground: Selhurst Park - 26,309

Manager: George Burley

SELECTED HONOURS

FA Cup - Runners Up: 1990

Football League Second Division - Champions: 1978-79
Football League Second Division - Runners Up: 1968-69
Football League Second Division - Playoff Winners: 1988-89
Football League Division One - Champions: 1993-94
Football League Division One - Playoff Winners: 1996-97, 2003-04

Football League Third Division - Runners Up: 1963-64

RECORDS

Record Attendance: 51,482 v Burnley - Second Division, 11 May 1979

Record victory: 9-0 v Barrow - Fourth Division, 10 October 1959

Record defeat 0-9 v Liverpool - First Division, 12 September 1989

Record Buy: Valérien Ismaël - £2,750,000 from Strasbourg

Record Sale: Andrew Johnson - £8,600,000 to Everton

Record Appearances: Jim Cannon - 660 - 1973-1988

Record Goals: Peter Simpson - 153 - 1930-1936

PREVIEW

It's been a whirlwind few months for Crystal Palace after losing ten points and subsequently boss Neil Warnock, but they fought the odds to remain a Championship side.

Paul Hart hauled Palace over the line on the final day, with Darren Ambrose a key player for the Eagles in both their initial chase for the playoffs, then eventually saving the drop.

George Burley now takes the helm at Selhurst Park, with not a great deal changing financially, but the spirit around SE25 remains strong.

Prediction: 21

Palace fans will undoubtedly hope for more, but in my opinion the best that can be hoped for is another season at this level and Championship safety.

The Eagles may well be motivated to finish better placed, but the lower echelons of the division - given the club's finances and lack of experience - is the best that can be hoped for.




Have your say on The Forum

Follow us on Twitter

Become a fan on Facebook - Become a fan of Vital QPR



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

Writer:Boxer
Date:Saturday July 24 2010
Time: 3:22PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Championship Cost Per Goal So Far In 2016/17

The end of the Championship campaign of 2016/17 is only a month and a bit away from fans across the country but as we go in to the remaining weeks of the campaign...

EFL Goal Of 2016 Contenders Named

Ten EFL professional footballers find themselves nominated for the treasured Goal Of The Year gong for 2016.

More Reliable Than A Championship Octopus? (21/3/17)

Time for the new special computer that crunches the numbers to determine the final Championship positions for 2016/17.

Ngbakoto In Team Of The Week (21/3/17)

Queens Park Rangers are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.

Archived Vital QPR Articles

Vital QPR articles from

Site Journalists

Boxer
Editor email
Profile
sandydl
no email
Profile
Superhoop50
no email
Profile
danielqpr
no email
Profile
JackSupple
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MotM v Rotherham
Suggested By:
Smithies3%
Furlong0%
Onuoha0%
Hall6%
Lynch3%
Bidwell0%
Freeman9%
Luongo9%
Ngbakoto67%
Sylla0%
Smith3%
Washington0%
Goss0%
Morrison0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Newcastle 38 24 6 8 78 38
2 Brighton 38 23 8 7 77 30
3 Huddersfield 37 22 5 10 71 4
4 Leeds Utd 38 21 6 11 69 16
5 Reading 38 20 7 11 67 2
6 Sheff Wed 38 18 8 12 62 9
7 Fulham 38 16 13 9 61 19
8 Norwich 38 16 9 13 57 9
9 Preston 38 15 12 11 57 6
10 Derby County 38 14 11 13 53 3
11 Barnsley 38 14 9 15 51 0
12 Aston Villa 38 13 12 13 51 0
13 Cardiff 38 14 9 15 51 -1
14 Brentford 38 14 8 16 50 3
15 Q.P.R. 38 14 8 16 50 -5
16 Wolves 37 12 9 16 45 -2
17 Ipswich 38 10 15 13 45 -9
18 Birmingham 38 11 12 15 45 -16
19 Bristol City 38 11 8 19 41 -3
20 Forest 38 11 8 19 41 -11
21 Burton 38 10 11 17 41 -14
22 Blackburn 38 9 13 16 40 -11
23 Wigan 38 8 10 20 34 -13
24 Rotherham 38 4 5 29 17 -54
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Queens Park Rangers Results (view all)

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

Mar 31 2017 7:45PM : Derby County (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 4 2017 7:45PM : Aston Villa (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 7 2017 7:45PM : Brighton & Hove Albion (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 14 2017 3:00PM : Bristol City (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 17 2017 3:00PM : Sheffield Wednesday (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Apr 22 2017 3:00PM : Brentford (a)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Uncredibale Hulk31
2.QPR4Me14
3.dustman3
4.Bunyip2
5.ImSitiv1
Write for Vital Football