Vital Football

Latest QPR News

One Day In History - Crystal Palace 1989-90

One Day In History - Crystal Palace 1989-90
Teams: Crystal Palace v Queens Park Rangers

Date: Saturday 2nd December, 1989

Competition: Barclays League Division One

Venue: Selhurst Park, London.

Don Howe`s men had suffered only one defeat in five going into the encounter, the aforementioned 3-0 defeat away at Highbury. A narrow 3-2 win at home to Liverpool boosted spirits at Loftus Road after the sacking of Trevor Francis.

Another catalyst for change was the signing of midfielder Ray Wilkins from Glasgow Rangers. Still hailed as one of Rangers best deals to date, Wilkins was signed on a free transfer from the Scottish giants.

The game came off the back of a 0-0 draw with Millwall, where if you look back at your programmes you will see the brother of this writer at the tender age of nine.

Crystal Palace were having a torrid start to the campaign losing 9-0 to Liverpool at Anfield before getting thumped 5-0 in the League Cup against Nottingham Forest. The Eagles were without a win in nine games, the last win coming in a seven goal thriller, a 4-3 win over local rivals Millwall.

Not generally a happy hunting ground for QPR, Rangers secured their eighth victory since the first meeting back in 1920. The win was secured courtesy of Andy Sinton`s brace, with Danny Maddix also contributing a goal in an excellent victory.

The R`s showed tremendous character to come through the encounter with a clean sheet on a crisp foggy afternoon in south London. That secured Rangers back to back wins at Selhurst Park, but they have failed to win there ever since.

The Eagles finished 15th with 48 points, with Rangers finishing a respectable 11th with 48 points, following a turbulent beginning in W12.

Final Score: Crystal Palace 0-3 Queens Park Rangers

Attendance: 12,784

Crystal Palace: Martyn, Pemberton, Dennis, Gray, Hopkins, Barber, McGoldrick, Thomas, Bright, Wright, Pardew.

QPR: Roberts, Bardsley, Sansom, Parker, McDonald, Maddix, Wilkins, Reid, Falco, Ferdinand (Clarke), Sinton.

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

Old Enemy Ref`s Palace Clash.

Helguson Deal Confirmed.

Rangers Net Coventry Defender.


Writer:Boxer
Date:Thursday November 27 2008
Time: 6:56AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Phillips Seals QPR Win

MATT Phillips netted the decisive goal as Queens Park Rangers edged out playoff hopefuls Ipswich Town at Loftus Road.

Rangers dominated the opening period as Massimo Luongo`s effort was well fi

Stats: QPR v Ipswich Town

All the stats from QPR (1) vs (0) Ipswich Town, Loftus Road, 06.02.16 - 15.00 Att: 17044

QPR v Ipswich Town - Team News

A STARTING berth for Conor Washington as Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink names an attacking line-up

QPR v Ipswich Town

THE transfer window has come and gone and after some uncharacteristically sensible business from Queens Park Rangers has them heading into the latter part of the season with a little more optimism.

Archived Vital QPR Articles

Vital QPR articles from

Site Journalists

Boxer
Profile
sandydl
Profile
Superhoop50
Profile
danielqpr
Profile
JackSupple
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MotM v Ipswich
Suggested By:
Smithies27%
Perch0%
Onuoha0%
Hall12%
Konchesky0%
Phillips12%
Faurlin0%
Luongo25%
Hoilett12%
Washington0%
Polter0%
Tozser0%
Mackie0%
El-Khayati12%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Middlesbrough 29 17 6 6 57 23
2 Hull City 29 17 5 7 56 26
3 Burnley 30 15 10 5 55 22
4 Brighton 29 14 11 4 53 9
5 Derby County 30 13 12 5 51 14
6 Sheff Wed 30 13 11 6 50 12
7 Ipswich 30 13 9 8 48 2
8 Birmingham 30 13 8 9 47 8
9 Cardiff 30 11 12 7 45 5
10 Forest 30 10 12 8 42 6
11 Wolves 30 10 10 10 40 -1
12 Brentford 30 11 7 12 40 -2
13 Q.P.R. 30 9 12 9 39 1
14 Preston 30 9 12 9 39 -1
15 Reading 30 9 9 12 36 0
16 Leeds Utd 30 8 12 10 36 -5
17 Huddersfield 30 8 8 14 32 -4
18 Blackburn 28 6 13 9 31 0
19 Fulham 29 6 11 12 29 -5
20 MK Dons 30 7 7 16 28 -18
21 Bristol City 30 6 10 14 28 -22
22 Rotherham 30 7 4 19 25 -19
23 Bolton 30 4 12 14 24 -21
24 Charlton 30 5 9 16 24 -30
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 12:30PM : Fulham (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Bolton Wanderers (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 23 2016 7:45PM : Sheffield Wednesday (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Birmingham City (H)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Milton Keynes Dons (a)
Sky Bet Championship
Mar 8 2016 7:45PM : Derby County (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Recent Queens Park Rangers Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.QPR4Me13
2.Superhoop506
3.jezza993
4.Clarets R Mad2
5.DMD_QPR2
6.Vexillarius_QPR1
7.silvertrowel1
8.sandydl1
9.rodneeranger1
10.qprharrod1