Queens Park Rangers - Season Preview - Norwich City
UK time is: 23:12:21
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Season Preview - Norwich City

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


Vital QPR take a look at Championship side Norwich City

FACTS & FIGURES

Founded: 1902

Nickname: The Canaries

Ground: Carrow Road - 26,034

Manager: Paul Lambert

SELECTED HONOURS

Football League Cup: Winners 1962, 1985
Football League Cup: Runners Up - 1973, 1975

Football League Division Two: Champions - 1972, 1986, 2004
Football League One: Champions - 2009-10

Football League Division Three (South) Champions - 1934

RECORDS

Record Attendance: 43,984 v Leicester City (FA Cup 6th Round, 1963)

Record victory: 10-2 v Coventry City (Third Division South, 1930)

Record defeat: 2 - 10 v Notts County (Southern League, 1908)

Record Buy: Robert Earnshaw - 3,500,000 from W.B.A

Record Sale: Dean Ashton - 7,250,000 to West Ham

Record Appearances: Ron Ashman - 592

Record Goals: Johnny Gavin - 122

PREVIEW


Paul Lambert's Canaries bounced back at the first time of asking with the minimum of fuss and only a opening day hiccup to blemish their otherwise exemplary record.

Lambert's Colchester truly demolished City and as a result Bryan Gunn received his marching orders and the Scotsman was installed as the man charged with taking the Canaries back up.

The emergence of Grant Holt and Chris Martin were two plus points in a comfortable promotion campaign, as Norwich enter the Championship with renewed vigour.

Prediction: 12

One of the tougher teams to predict this time out as no-one really knows how City will react to life back in the Championship - at best a Leicester scenario could be on the cards.

Organisation will be the key for the Canaries, who were allowed to drift out the division without so much of a whimper two years ago, with a mid-table finish a solid and positive aspiration.

Canaries supporters will inevitably crave higher, but the calibre of inclusion thus far suggests that playoffs would be a bridge too far.




Have your say on The Forum

Follow us on Twitter




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: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday August 1 2010

Time: 11:28AM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

QPR Confirm Tozser Capture (Friday August 28 2015)

Huddersfield v QPR - Match Preview (Friday August 28 2015)

One to Watch - Nahki Wells (Friday August 28 2015)

Who R Ya - Huddersfield Town (Friday August 28 2015)

Asamoah Antagonises Horrific Hoops (Wednesday August 26 2015)

Stats: QPR v Carlisle United (Wednesday August 26 2015)

QPR v Carlisle United - Team News (Tuesday August 25 2015)

QPR v Carlisle - Match Preview (Tuesday August 25 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 Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. QPR4Me 66
2. Boxer 40
3. The Uncredibale Hulk 38
4. Superhoop50 29
5. Clonmany_Hoop 22
6. Ashdown_Ranger 19
7. dustman 14
8. rodneeranger 14
9. ImSitiv 13
10. jezza99 9

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 4 - 2 Rotherham
Wolves 2 - 3 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 2 - 2 Cardiff
Charlton 2 - 0 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
3. Charlton 4 2 2 0 3 8
4. MK Dons 4 2 1 1 3 7
5. Hull City 4 2 1 1 2 7
6. Q.P.R. 4 2 1 1 1 7
7. Cardiff 4 1 3 0 2 6
8. Middlesbrough 4 1 2 1 2 5
9. Birmingham 3 1 2 0 1 5

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Owls Coach Carvalhal - 'A Player Wants To Go Out On Loan'
Sheff Wed : 28/08/2015 21:59:01
Blackburn : 28/08/2015 21:39:01
Wednesday Face Battle With Middlesbrough
Sheff Wed : 28/08/2015 21:35:00
Adomah Looking For Way Out Of Boro Say Reports
Bristol City : 28/08/2015 21:25:00
Freedman - We've Had A Good Week
Forest : 28/08/2015 19:09:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MotM v Carlisle
Suggested By:  
Smithies 10%
Furlong 0%
Hall 70%
Hill 10%
Kpekawa 0%
Gobern 0%
Doughty 0%
Emmanuel-Thomas 10%
Hoilett 0%
Grego-Cox 0%
Polter 0%
Comley 0%
Luongo 0%
Chery 0%