Vital Football

Latest QPR News

One Day In History - Birmingham City 1983-84

One Day In History - Birmingham City 1983-84
Teams: Birmingham City v Queens Park Rangers

Date: Saturday 14th April, 1984

Competition: Canon League Division One.

Venue: St. Andrews, Birmingham

Rangers went into the game off the back of two home wins over Southampton and Ipswich Town, sandwiching a valuable away point at West Ham United.

Birmingham had only won one game in their last five, with the recent narrow defeat at Manchester United. A win over local rivals Aston Villa going into the game would have been a definitive confidence boost going into the subsequent home game against QPR.

Rangers travelled to St. Andrews in trepidation as in 13 previous visits, the R`s had drawn three and lost 13 - having never won in England`s second city.

The R`s took the game 2-0 - Skipper Terry Fenwick`s 10th goal of the campaign added to an earlier John Gregory effort to seal a comfortable win for Rangers. It was also the only time that the R`s had put two past Birmingham at St. Andrews.

Despite the R`s first win in 14 attempts at St. Andrews there was some bad news on the horizon. Young midfielder Gary Waddock would miss the rest of the season courtesy of an ankle injury. In a tackle with Blues player Howard Gayle, Waddock suffered a broken ankle and would take no further part in the R`s drive for the top.

Birmingham failed to win again that season and were subsequently relegated, finishing third bottom. The R`s finished 5th, going on a six game winning string to consolidate their position at the higher end of the league.

Final Score: Birmingham City 0-2 Queens Park Rangers

Attendance: 10,255

QPR: Hucker, Neill, Dawes, Waddock (Feredy), Wicks, Fenwick, Micklewhite, Fillery, Allen, Stainrod, Gregory.

To read the full catalogue from Rangers games in history, click here.

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.

Writer:Boxer
Date:Thursday October 2 2008
Time: 7:56AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

FA Cup Set For 4th Sub Trial

The Football Association have confirmed that if IFAB approval is given, the FA Cup in 2016/17...

Premier League 2 Ends B Team Talk

Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore has been speaking about the introduction of Premier League 2 for the 2016/17 season, and he's also spoken about how it should end...

New Behaviour Rules For Referees In 2016/17

Well it has been a summer of change for the Premier League and English Football League...

Northampton Town 1-1 QPR

El-Khayati strike cancelled out by late Revell volley

Archived Vital QPR Articles

Vital QPR articles from

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 Bristol City
Suggested By:
Ingram11%
Onuoha1%
Hall2%
Hill11%
Kpekawa1%
Gladwin1%
Henry16%
Faurlin51%
El-Khayati0%
Chery2%
Washington2%
Hoilett0%
Petrasso1%
Polter1%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Barnsley 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Birmingham 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Blackburn 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Brighton 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bristol City 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Burton 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Cardiff 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Derby County 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Newcastle 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Preston 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 Q.P.R. 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Reading 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 Rotherham 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Sheff Wed 0 0 0 0 0 0
23 Wigan 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Queens Park Rangers Results (view all)

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)