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Facts about Queens Park Rangers





  1. Queens Park Rangers were relegated from the Premier League in
    the 1995-96 season. Their first away win of the season was a
    surprise 3-1 victory for the Londonders.

  2. Leeds, champions in 1991-92, succumbed to two Danny Dichio
    goals, and one from Trevor Sinclair. David Wetherall was on
    target for Leeds on that day. QPR were relegated along with
    Manchester City and Bolton Wanderers.

  3. Queens Park Rangers won the League Cup in 1967.

  4. QPR beat Colchester United, Aldershot, Swansea Town, Leicester
    City, Carlisle United, and Birmingham City on their way to the
    Wembley final. On 4 March, 1967, they beat West Brom, the then
    holders of the cup, 3-2 in the final.

  5. In the 1920-21 season, QPR first entered the Football League.

  6. Third. Queens Park Rangers played in the old Third Division in
    the 1920-21 season, and finished six points behind champions,
    Crystal Palace, with Southampton finishing in second place.

  7. Birmingham City. Furlong, a striker, began his career with
    non-League Enfield in 1990, before Coventry snapped him up a
    year later. After four goals in 37 games for the club he signed
    with Watford, where he stayed until 1994. After a further two
    seasons with Chelsea, Furlong signed for Birmingham and played
    130 League games, scoring 50 goals between 1996-2002. Furlong
    then had two loan-spells with QPR, and one with Sheffield
    United, before signing for Rangers in September, 2002.

  8. James Cowan. Cowan was QPR's manager between 1906-13, Howie
    between 1913-20, Liddell was 1920-24, and Wood lasted just one
    season. Other QPR managers over the years have included Terry
    Venables, Trevor Francis, Ray Wilkins, and Ian Holloway.

  9.  Kensal Rise Athletic Ground. Kensal Rise Athletic Ground was
    used by QPR between 1897-1901. Latimer Road was their home until
    1904, when they moved to Park Royal until 1917. Loftus Road and
    White City were used twice each by QPR up until 1962, when they
    made Loftus Road their permanent home.

  10. Although formed in 1882, it wasn't until almost 40 years later
    when they finally entered the Football League. In the inaugural
    Premier League season of 1992-93, QPR were the highest-placed
    London team, finishing fifth.



   
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