Vital Football

Latest QPR News

One Day In History - Scunthorpe United 1966-67

One Day In History - Scunthorpe United 1966-67


Queens Park Rangers took their resurgent form to the Old Show Ground as they looked to take the lead at the Third Division summit.

Teams: Scunthorpe United v Queens Park Rangers

Date: Saturday November 12, 1966

Competition: Football League Third Division

Venue: Old Show Ground, Scunthorpe

After what was an indifferent start to the Third Division season Alec Stock`s Queens Park Rangers came roaring back with an outstanding 13 match unbeaten run to take the league by storm.

Among the victories included thumping results at home to Middlesborough (4-0), Doncaster Rovers (6-0) and Grimsby Town (5-1) along with 4-1 home wins over Leyton Orient and Workington.

The R`s away form was also great cause for cheer with the stand-out result of a 7-1 win over Mansfield Town on their own turf, courtesy of a hatrick from Rodney Marsh.

Scunthorpe were languishing at the wrong end of the table along with Swansea Town, Leyton Orient and Swindon Town and Fred Goodwin`s side weren`t helped by a run of only one win in seven.

Among their catalogue of disasters so far was the 7-1 away defeat to Grimsby Town and being edged out 3-1 by relegation rivals Leyton Orient at the beginning of the campaign.

Stock named an unchanged side from the prior victory over Workington naming the in-form Rodney Marsh at centre forward alongside Les Allen. Marsh had scored 21 goals thus far in League and Cup and sought to continue his impressive run against the Iron.

Marsh`s impact on the game was as to be expected as he put the Iron to the sword at the Old Show Ground, bagging a brace for the visiting side to spur them on in the league.

His ever-growing tally was taken to 23 as Rangers continued to chase down Bristol Rovers at the summit of the Third Division. A win over Torquay United in the next game (2-1) took QPR to the head of the division and it was a place they wouldn`t relinquish.

Rangers took the title ahead of Middlesborough with 67 points, but that wasn`t to be the only silver wear of the campaign. QPR capped off a truly sensational season winning the League Cup final at Wembley with a 3-2 win over First Division West Bromwich Albion.

It was an unprecedented double with Roger Morgan Rodney Marsh and Mark Lazarus capping off a memorable come-back for Rangers who were two goals down at half time.

Final Score: Scunthorpe United 0-2 Queens Park Rangers

Attendance: 4,912

Queens Park Rangers: Springett, Hazell, Langley, Keen, Hunt, Sibley, Lazarus, Sanderson, Allen, Marsh, Morgan R.

To read the full catalogue Click Here >>>



Have your say on The Forum

Follow us on Twitter

Become our friend on Facebook - Add Vital Queens Park Rangers
Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football

Writer:Boxer
Date:Friday August 28 2009
Time: 9:27AM

Login to post a comment

Recent Queens Park Rangers Articles

Who Will QPR Face In 2016/17 (3/5/16)

With less than a handful of games remaining in the 2015/16 campaign, some promotions and relegations in the football pyramid are already known.

QPR Edged Out As Clarets Secure Promotion

Burnley secured promotion back to the Premier League at the first time of asking after they saw off Queens Park Rangers 1-0 at Turf Moor thanks to Sam Vokes` second-half header.

During what was

Burnley v QPR - Team News

QUEENS Park Rangers make four changes from the home draw with Reading

One to Watch - Andre Gray

ANDRE Gray is the One to Watch ahead of this afternoon's clash at Turf Moor

Archived Vital QPR Articles

Vital QPR articles from
As featured on NewsNow: Real Madrid news
Real Madrid News 24/7  

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 Burnley
Suggested By:
Ingram0%
Onuoha0%
Hall0%
Hill0%
Kpekawa10%
Petrasso70%
Faurlin0%
Henry20%
Hoilett0%
Phillips0%
Polter0%
Washington0%
El-Khyati0%
Gladwin0%
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burnley 45 25 15 5 90 34
2 Middlesbrough 45 26 10 9 88 32
3 Brighton 45 24 16 5 88 30
4 Hull City 45 23 11 11 80 30
5 Derby County 45 21 15 9 78 24
6 Sheff Wed 45 19 17 9 74 22
7 Cardiff 45 17 16 12 67 5
8 Ipswich 45 17 15 13 66 1
9 Birmingham 45 16 14 15 62 4
10 Brentford 45 18 8 19 62 1
11 Preston 45 15 16 14 61 0
12 Leeds Utd 45 14 16 15 58 -8
13 Q.P.R. 45 13 18 14 57 -1
14 Wolves 45 13 16 16 55 -6
15 Blackburn 45 12 16 17 52 -2
16 Reading 45 13 13 19 52 -5
17 Forest 45 12 16 17 52 -5
18 Bristol City 45 13 13 19 52 -16
19 Huddersfield 45 13 12 20 51 -7
20 Rotherham 45 13 10 22 49 -14
21 Fulham 45 11 15 19 48 -14
R Charlton 45 9 13 23 40 -37
R MK Dons 45 9 12 24 39 -29
R Bolton 45 5 15 25 30 -39
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Queens Park Rangers Results (view all)

Queens Park Rangers Fixtures (view all)

May 7 2016 12:30PM : Bristol City (H)
Sky Bet Championship

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.QPR4Me5
2.Superhoop502
3.silvertrowel1
4.rodneeranger1
5.jdqpr18821
6.dustman1