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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

QPR In Numbers: Various QPR Factoids!


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- QPR Reserves Defeated Charlton Reserves in a closed-door game today.

- Speedy and Tough Justice Handed Out By Millwall to Pitch Invader

- Video: 1969/70 Spurs vs Manchester City: Roger Morgan for Spurs...Stan Bowles on the Man City Bench!

1-8 - Record defeat versus Manchester United in a Division 1 match during the 1968/69 season

2 - The number of goals conceded in the npower Championship so far this season

9 - The number of years longest serving Manager Alec Stock was in charge for between 1959-1968

10 - The number of full time Managers since the turn of the century

9-2 - Their record ever win versus Tranmere Rovers in a Division 3 match, during the 1960/61 season

11 - The number of games Neil Warnock has won as Manager, since taking charge in March

19 - The number of points Neil Warnock's side have taken from their first seven matches and the number of goals they have scored in the League so far

37 - Most league goals scored in a season, held by George Goddard, during the 1929/30 season in the Division 3 South

38 - The numbers of full time Managers the club has had

44 - Most goals in a season, held by Rodney Marsh - 30 League, 3 FA Cup,11 League Cup during the 1966-67 season

59 - The number of points won when they finished second in the First Division, just one point behind Champions Liverpool

519 - Record number of appearances, held by Tony Ingham between 1950-63

1882 - The year the club was formed by the old boys of Droop Street Board School

1886 - The club merged with Christchurch Rangers and took the name Queens Park Rangers

28th December 1898 - QPR turned professional

9th September 1899 - They played their first professional match, losing 1-0 to Tottenham

16th September 1899 - They won their first professional match, beating New Brompton

1908 - Rangers won the Southern League for the first time

1917 - Rangers first moved into Loftus Road

1920 - QPR were elected to the newly formed Third Division, finishing third in their first season

1924 - The Club has to apply for re election after finishing bottom of the table with just 31 points

1925 - They had to re apply again after amassing the lowest number of points - just 21. It was also the year they changed their colours to blue and white hoops

1933 - The club moved back to Loftus Road after a spell at White City

1963 - Loftus Road became home for the third and final time, after another spell at White City

1976 - Rangers finished runners up in the top flight, coming second to Liverpool who picked up their ninth title

1982- The season QPR reached the FA Cup final, only to lose out to Tottenham Hotspur who won after a replay

35,353 - Record attendance versus Leeds United in a Division 1 match during the 1973/74 season

£6,000,000 - Record transfer fee received from Newcastle United for Les Ferdinand in June 1995. Football League

- Birthdays for Kevin Gallen and Rowan Vine

- Leon Knight Update!!!

- Video (1973): Brilliant QPR with Bowles, Thomas and Francis Win at Wolves

- Video: 1978 - Two Billy Hamilton Goals for QPR vs Manchester City

- Video: Venables' QPR vs Blackburn (1981)

- Raheem Sterling Shining at Liverpool

- QPR Women Reserves Lose to Gillingham

- Top Ten Football Club "Brands"

- Chelsea's Lack of Fan Growth

- Football Clubs and Yom Kippur

- "Once Linked to QPR" Marlon King Finally Signs for Coventry

- Mocking QPR...Ignoring QPR

- QPR's Mackie and Walker make Championship Team of the Week Football League

- Video Flashback: Flavio Briatore Talking About His QPR Plans (and some other QPR videos)

- Four Years Ago yesterday: Gianni Paladini Axes Gary Waddock (and Alan McDonald) and appoint John Gregory

- Compilation of QPR Songs (Some Oldies!)

- Forty Years Ago: Barry Bridges' Final Game for QPR

- Three Years Ago: Bernie Ecclestone's First QPR Game

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