Vital Football

Latest QPR News

Season Preview - QPR

Season Preview - QPR

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


Vital QPR takes a look at Championship side Queens Park Rangers

FACTS & FIGURES

Founded: 1882

Nickname: The R's

Ground: Loftus Road - 19100

Manager: Neil Warnock

SELECTED HONOURS

FA Cup: Runners Up - 1982

League Cup: Winners - 1967
League Cup: Runners Up - 1986

Football League Division One: Runners Up - 1975-76

Football League Division Two: Champions - 1982-83
Football League Division Two: Runners Up - 1967-68, 1972-73

Football League Division Three: Champions - 1966-67
Football League Second Division: Runners Up - 2003-04

RECORDS

Record Attendance: 35353: v Leeds United (First Division, 1974)

Record league victory: 9-2 v Tranmere Rovers (Third Division, 1960)

Record league defeat 1-8 v Manchester United (First Division, 1969)

Record Buy: £2,750,000 - Mike Sheron from Stoke City

Record Sale: £6,000,000 - Les Ferdinand to Newcastle

Record League Appearances: Tony Ingham, 519 - 1950-63

Record Goals: George Goddard, 186 - 1926-34

PREVIEW

Rangers fans have been fed the disappointment of false ambition for quite some time since the arrival of the money at Loftus Road.

Flavio Briatore has spearheaded the age of mediocrity as Rangers threaten to perform, but implode at the very sniff of success - epitomised by last season's boom and bust epic.

The winds of change are in the air with the Italian taking a back seat and Neil Warnock agreeing at last to take the helm at Loftus Road, and excitement is once again in the air as the season draws closer.

Rangers are a very different prospect this season, and while they may curb the razzmatazz, the ruthlessness and grit that has been lacking should now be evident.

Prediction: 4

Speaking with my heart as well as my head, I believe that Neil Warnock can turn Rangers from perennial underachievers, pretenders if you will, to genuine playoff candidates.

Rangers have for a long time had talent in their squad, without the application, desire or team spirit to truly succeed - this is something that Warnock has sought to install in recent weeks.

A striker or two would do their chances of promotion the world of good and with the boss set to tie these up before the end of the week, it could be a very exciting season in W12 - I hope.




Have your say on The Forum

Follow us on Twitter

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

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



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

Writer:Boxer
Date:Monday August 2 2010
Time: 7:10PM

Best of Vital Network

Vital F1 - Russian roulette

Comments

0
I agree, it looks good this year but with the R's you never know
LoftusRoadrunner AUS
02/08/2010 22:04:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Burnley v QPR - Match Preview

Burnley have won eight of their last 10 home league games against the Hoops (D1 L1).

QPR`s only victory in their last 10 league trips to Turf Moor came in December 2007, a 2-0 win courtesy of

QPR - Football League Dates 2016/17

The Football League, or the brainless EFL rebrand, have today released the key dates for the coming 2016/17 season.

Who Will QPR Face In 2016/17 (26/4/16)

With less than a handful of games remaining in the 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

Stats: QPR v Reading

All the stats from QPR (1) vs (1) Reading, Loftus Road, 23.04.16 - 15.00 Att: 16225

Archived Vital QPR Articles

Vital QPR articles from
As featured on NewsNow: Real Madrid news
Real Madrid News 24/7  

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 Reading
Suggested By:
Ingram33%
Perch0%
Onuoha4%
Hall4%
Kpekawa0%
Phillips0%
Faurlin23%
Luongo9%
Gladwin0%
Chery23%
Polter0%
Petrasso4%
El-Khayati0%
Washington0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
2 Burnley 44 24 15 5 87 33
3 Brighton 44 24 15 5 87 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 44 21 14 9 77 24
6 Sheff Wed 45 19 17 9 74 22
7 Cardiff 45 17 16 12 67 5
8 Ipswich 45 17 15 13 66 1
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 45 18 8 19 62 1
11 Preston 45 15 16 14 61 0
12 Leeds Utd 45 14 16 15 58 -8
13 Q.P.R. 44 13 18 13 57 0
14 Wolves 45 13 16 16 55 -6
15 Blackburn 45 12 16 17 52 -2
16 Reading 45 13 13 19 52 -5
17 Forest 45 12 16 17 52 -5
18 Bristol City 45 13 13 19 52 -16
19 Huddersfield 45 13 12 20 51 -7
20 Rotherham 45 13 10 22 49 -14
21 Fulham 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Charlton 45 9 13 23 40 -37
R MK Dons 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Bolton 45 5 15 25 30 -39
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Queens Park Rangers Results (view all)

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

May 2 2016 4:45PM : Burnley (a)
Sky Bet Championship
May 7 2016 12:30PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.QPR4Me2