Vital Football

Latest QPR News

Kenny's R New Record-holder!

Kenny's R New Record-holder!

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


When QPR won 1-0 away to Barnsley on Tuesday night - however nerve-wracking that win was - one thing was settled for certain. Paddy Kenny had now kept his 23rd clean sheet of the season - breaking the previous record of 22 clean sheets held by Phil Parkes (in the 1971/72 season - just before my time!)

Kenny was understandably thrilled to have pipped the legendary Rs' keeper, telling QPR.co.uk "It's a great record. Phil Parkes was a top, top keeper at this Club, so to beat his record is obviously something I am very proud of."

Kenny's best record, before this season, was 21 clean sheets with Sheffield United, so he is obviously chuffed with his own personal record-breaking achievement; although the Rs' keeper was quick to acknowledge the help of his team-mates: 'The whole team deserve credit though, because when I look back over the course of the season, there have been so many occasions when someone has produced a moment of brilliance to keep our goal intact,' Kenny admitted.

Neil Warnock has also heaped praise on Kenny, who he brought to QPR from Sheffield United for £750,000 last June, much to the disgust of the United fans: 'This is probably the record that satisfies me the most. Unless you keep clean sheets, you're not going to win as many matches as we have this season.

'Paddy deserves a lot of credit, but we defend as a team, from the front, and it's paid dividends so far this season,' Warnock continued.

Kenny - who I've nicknamed 'Persil' owing to the number of clean sheets he's kept (!) - is not satisfied with 23 though and has vowed to do his best in the final 5 games to add to his tally: 'There's five games to go and that means potentially another five clean sheets up for grabs. That's the target and hopefully we can achieve promotion in the process,' he promised.

Good luck, Persil - personally, I dont see why you can't improve on this tally!

We want to know YOUR thoughts!

To have your say you can comment in the space provided below, or chat about it on the forum.



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

Writer:sandydl
Date:Friday April 15 2011
Time: 2:04PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Stats: Birmingham City v Queens Park Rangers

All the stats from Birmingham City (1) vs (2) Queens Park Rangers, St Andrew's, 16/12/17 Att: 20,107

Mackie To Serve A Suspension This Week - 15/12/17

Queens Park Rangers' James Mackie will be out of action this week as he serves an automatic suspension.

Officials - Birmingham v QPR (16/12/17)

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Birmingham City and Queens Park Rangers this Saturday.

Reactions - QPR v Leeds (9/12/17)

Following today's clash between Queens Park Rangers and Leeds United, here are the instant reactions from both managers.

Queens Park Rangers Social Media

Queens Park Rangers Archived Articles

Vital QPR articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital QPR
Write For Vital QPR
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Birmingham MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
Smithies1%
Baptiste0%
Onuoha0%
Robinson66%
Wszolek0%
Scowen0%
Luongo0%
Freeman0%
Bidwell0%
Washington0%
Smith0%
Sub - Sylla0%
Sub - Osayi-Samuel0%
Sub - Hall33%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites
Vital Football Comment
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Write for Vital Football

Recent Queens Park Rangers Results (view all)

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.The Uncredibale Hulk29
2.dustman10
3.jezza993
4.DMD_QPR3
5.danielqpr3
The Vital Football Members League