UK time is: 03:24:57
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

One Day In History - Charlton Athletic 1979-80



Teams: Queens Park Rangers v Charlton Athletic

Date: Saturday 24th November, 1979

Competition: Football League Division Two

Venue: Loftus Road, London.

Rangers came into the fixture lying second in the second division just a point behind leaders Luton Town, and only one defeat at home prior to the fixture including a thumping 7-0 win over Burnley stood them in good stead against the Addicks.

Charlton`s sporadic form had seen them without a win on the road all season, and with only three wins in the campaign thus far the Addicks were sitting in a dangerous 20th place in the second division. So they travelled to Loftus Road in trepidation looking to break their away duck.

Andy Nelson`s men were truly second best on the day as Rangers hit top form and also the summit of the second division with a four star display from young central midfielder Gary Waddock.

Waddock drew the plaudits from the national media for his all action role in the heart of the midfield, but it was another young prodigy Clive Allen that got the Rangers ball rolling after a familiar face made an error in W12.

Tony Hazell, sold to Charlton Athletic from Queens Park Rangers brought down Glenn Roeder in the area, and Clive Allen duly dispatched the spot kick. David Campbell then gift-wrapped Rangers` second when he poorly misplaced backpass only served to pick out Allen once again, and the striker slammed home his 16th of the season.

Stan Bowles and Glenn Roeder completed the rout as the Super Hoops marched on to a 4-0 win over a forlorn Charlton Athletic.

Things went from bad to worse for the Addicks as they finished the season bottom of the second division with a mere 22 points, as Rangers finished fifth with 49 points, six points off leaders Leicester City.

Final Score: Queens Park Rangers 4-0 Charlton Athletic

Attendance: 13,013

QPR: Woods, Shanks, Wallace, McCreery, Hazell, Wicks, Bowles, Roeder, Allen, Waddock, Goddard (Burke 78).

Charlton Athletic: John, Hazell, Campbell, Tydeman, Barry, Madden, Powell, Wilson (Churchouse), Hales, Walker, Gritt.

For a 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.

TOP STORIES

Mackay Praises Hornets Belief.

Sousa - Ref Should Have Protected Us.

Watford 3-0 QPR - Match Report.


The journalist

Writer: Boxer Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Monday November 24 2008

Time: 6:59AM

 

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 30
2. Clonmany_Hoop 15
3. jezza99 15
4. Superhoop50 14
5. Ashdown_Ranger 12
6. sandydl 12
7. DMD_QPR 7
8. cartouche 6
9. danielqpr 6
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 43 24 14 5 32 86
3. Derby County 43 23 9 11 29 78
4. Q.P.R. 42 21 10 11 15 73
5. Wigan 42 20 10 12 17 70
6. Brighton 43 17 14 12 12 65
7. Reading 43 17 13 13 10 64

Breaking League News

Blackburn 0 Glovers 0
Yeovil : 18/04/2014 23:38:00
Opposing View: Ipswich Town
Watford : 18/04/2014 23:37:00
Top Display From The Latics - More To Follow
Wigan : 18/04/2014 23:23:00
Wigan : 18/04/2014 22:39:00
Boro chase more success
Middlesbrough : 18/04/2014 22:23:00
Rovers remain in relegation dogfight
Doncaster : 18/04/2014 21:36:00
Ten Owls wide awake as Cherries dream falters
Bournemouth : 18/04/2014 21:33:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

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