UK time is: 11:22:55
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

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.
The journalist

Writer: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday October 2 2008

Time: 7:56AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. QPR4Me 28
2. Clonmany_Hoop 15
3. jezza99 12
4. Superhoop50 12
5. Ashdown_Ranger 9
6. sandydl 8
7. DMD_QPR 7
8. cartouche 6
9. danielqpr 5
10. dustman 5

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Q.P.R. 5 - 2 Forest
Blackburn 2 - 0 Q.P.R.
Bournemouth 2 - 1 Q.P.R.
Q.P.R. 1 - 1 Blackpool
Q.P.R. 1 - 0 Wigan
Middlesbrough 1 - 3 Q.P.R.

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Leicester City 42 27 9 6 35 90
2. Burnley 42 23 14 5 31 83
3. Derby County 42 22 9 11 27 75
4. Q.P.R. 42 21 10 11 15 73
5. Wigan 41 19 10 12 14 67
6. Reading 42 17 13 12 13 64
7. Brighton 42 17 13 12 12 64

Breaking League News

Team news: Wigan vs Reading
Reading : 17/04/2014 10:00:00
Rovers expecting DJ help
Blackburn : 17/04/2014 09:36:00
Howe: Young players will get their opportunity
Bournemouth : 17/04/2014 08:15:00
Pugh: It ticks all the boxes
Bournemouth : 17/04/2014 08:01:00
Kermorgant: Grabban can target 25 goals
Bournemouth : 17/04/2014 07:50:00
Meet The Ref: Sheffield Wednesday at home
Bournemouth : 17/04/2014 07:40:00
LUFC On This Day - April 17th
Leeds Utd : 17/04/2014 07:22:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do QPR need to strengthen most?
Suggested By:  Boxer
Goalkeeper 8%
Defender 22%
Midfielder 5%
Forward 65%