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Vital QPR takes a look at this weekend's opponents Leicester City

Facts & Figures

Founded: 1884 as Leicester Fosse

Nickname: The Foxes

Ground: Walkers Stadium (32,500)

Manager : Paulo Sousa

Selected Honours

FA Cup Runners Up - 1949, 1961, 1963, 1969
League Cup Winners - 1964, 1997, 2000
League Cup Runners Up - 1965, 1999

First Division Runners Up - 1928-29

Second Division Champions - 1924-25, 1936-37, 1953-54, 1956-57, 1970-71, 1979-80
Second Division Runners Up - 1907-08, 2002-03
Second Division Play-off winners 1993-94, 1995-96
Second Division Play-off Runners-up 1991-92, 1992-93

League One Champions - 2008-09

FA Charity Shield Winners - 1971-72

Club Records

Record Attendance: 47,298 v Tottenham Hotspur (FA Cup 5th round, 1928)

Record victory: 13-0 v Notts Olympic (13 October 1894)

Record defeat: 0-12 v Nottingham Forest (21 April, 1909)

Record Buy: Ade Akinbiyi - £5,000,000 from Wolverhampton Wanderers

Record Sale: Emile Heskey - £11,000,000 to Liverpool

Record Appearances: Graham Cross: 599 - 1961-75

Record Goals: Arthur Chandler: 273


1. Chris Weale
13. Conrad Logan
21. Carl Ikeme
(On loan from Wolves)

2. Robbie Neilson
3. Aleksandar Tunchev
4. Michael Morrison
5. Angelo Miguel Vitor
15. Bruno Berner
18. Tom Kennedy
25. Jack Hobbs
26. Tom Parkes
29. Liam Moore

6. Joao Moreno
8. Matt Oakley
10. Andy King
11. Lloyd Dyer
17. Dany N`Guessan
19. Richie Wellens
22. Yuki Abe
23. Franck Moussa
27. Jorrin John
30. Aman Verma
31. Jeffery Shclupp

7. Paul Gallagher
9. Steve Howard
12. Matt Fryatt
14. Martyn Waghorn
28. Ashley Chambers
33. Leon Crncic

Key Players:

Andy King: A talented centre midfielder with an eye for goal, Andy King made his first appearance for the Foxes against Wolves in 2007. He was instrumental in Leicester`s promotion back from League 1 scoring 9 goals in 45 league matches. Last year he embraced the step up to the Championship scoring 10 times in 45 games. King is dangerous at set-pieces and has a fine passing range. The Leicester playmaker has started this season excellently scoring 4 times in 6 appearances.

Martyn Waghorn: A player that needs no introduction to QPR fans. Twenty-year-old Waghorn scored twice in a disappointing 4-0 defeat away to the Foxes last season. The former Sunderland player had a loan spell at Charlton in 2008. Last year he signed on a season long loan to Leicester scoring 12 times in 45 games. After impressing on loan Waghorn signed for Leicester on a permanent deal worth £3 million.

Last Five Fixtures

Win: 2-1 v Cardiff (h)
Draw: 1-1 v Coventry (a)
Loss: 1-2 v Reading (h)
Win: 2-1 v Leeds (a)
Loss: 0-3 v Burnley (a)

Last Five Fixtures v QPR

Leicester City 4-0 QPR on 5th April 10
QPR 1-2 Leicester City on 30th Oct 09
QPR 3-1 Leicester City on 1st Jan 08
Leicester City 1-1 QPR on 15th Sept 07
Leicester City 1-3 QPR on 17th March 07

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Date:Thursday September 16 2010
Time: 7:44AM

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