UK time is: 22:44:50
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

One to Watch - Marcus Tudgay

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


QPR welcome Nottingham Forest to Loftus Road on Sunday for a potential first versus second clash, and Forest striker Marcus Tudgay has been identified as the One to Watch.

Name: Marcus Tudgay

Date of Birth: 03/12/1983

Former Clubs: Derby County, Sheffield Wednesday

Appearances (Goals): 289 (71)

28 year old striker Marcus Tudgay will be looking to build on an impressive goalscoring start for his new club, and add to his tally of five goals in order to help his team close the gap on leaders Queens Park Rangers. Tudgay has helped his team to six consecutive wins and the Rs players will have be on the lookout for a formidable Forest attacking force.

Tudgay initially came through the ranks at Derby County before spending a successful four years at the club. He made his senior debut in August 2002 and went on to make 99 appearances in all competitions scoring 18 goals. His final goal for The Rams was coincidentally against future club Sheffield Wednesday in 2006.

Tudgay joined The Owls for an undisclosed fee in January 2006, penning a contract to keep him at Hillsborough until 2010. He quickly made himself at home as he scored on his debut, and soon earned his credentials as a proven Championship striker.

Tudgay had his most prolific season to date in 2008/09, scoring 14 goals including a stunning strike at Bramall Lane against Sheffield United which sealed a memorable double over their city rivals. He swept the end of season board of awards, including the Goal of the Year for his derby day winner and was also crowned the Owls Player of the Year. The striker once again top-scored for Wednesday in 2009/10 with ten goals to his name.

He was linked with a host of league clubs including Burnley and Blackpool but eventually made a loan move to Nottingham Forest permanent in January 2011. He has already scored 5 goals in 9 appearances for The Reds and the Rs defence will have to limit Tudgay`s ability to hold the ball up and to link nicely with fellow attackers.




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: danielqpr Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday February 10 2011

Time: 8:56PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

QPR Hit For Four - Again (Sunday September 14 2014)

Stats: Man Utd v QPR (Sunday September 14 2014)

Manchester United v QPR - Match Preview (Saturday September 13 2014)

Kranjcar Returns To QPR (Monday September 1 2014)

Sandro Signs (Monday September 1 2014)

Transfer Deadline Day Live Blog (Monday September 1 2014)

Simpson Seals Leicester Switch (Saturday August 30 2014)

Austin Off The Mark (Saturday August 30 2014)

One to Watch - Connor Wickham (Friday August 29 2014)

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. QPR4Me 30
2. dustman 16
3. The Uncredibale Hulk 15
4. DMD_QPR 11
5. Superhoop50 9
6. paulrangers 7
7. Bunyip 5
8. jezza99 5
9. sandydl 5
10. Gillard 4

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man Utd 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 1 - 0 Sunderland
Spurs 4 - 0 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 0 - 1 Hull City

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. West Ham 4 1 1 2 -1 4
14. Stoke 4 1 1 2 -1 4
15. Sunderland 4 0 3 1 -1 3
16. Q.P.R. 4 1 0 3 -8 3
17. Crystal Palace 4 0 2 2 -3 2
18. Burnley 4 0 2 2 -3 2
19. WBA 4 0 2 2 -5 2

Breaking League News

Berahino Looking For Striking Success
WBA : 18/09/2014 22:04:00
Gardner - We Won't Hide Against Spurs
WBA : 18/09/2014 21:44:00
Brunt Criticism Is Undeserved
WBA : 18/09/2014 21:38:00
Mane Gets International Clearance
Southampton : 18/09/2014 21:23:00
Koeman - Maintain Our Principles
Southampton : 18/09/2014 21:18:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do QPR need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Boxer
Goalkeeper 7%
Defender 21%
Midfielder 7%
Forward 65%