With Queens Park Rangers just six points away from the top six, Mark Warburton’s side will still have hopes of winning promotion this season.
Everyone connected to the R’s will have fond memories of the play-offs, with Harry Redknapp’s men somehow securing a return to the Premier League back in 2014 that way. After needing extra-time to overcome Wigan, the Londoners faced Derby County in the final at Wembley.
Despite being outplayed for large parts, the Hoops, who had Gary O’Neil sent off on the hour mark, won the game with their only shot on target of the game, as Bobby Zamora struck with a brilliant left-footed finish in the 90th minute.
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Given just how big an occasion that was, it’s obviously a moment fans love to look back on and the club did just that over the weekend. And, after sharing the goal on Twitter, the club received a response from former player Peter Crouch who clearly still has a soft spot for the R’s as he shared his own experience of that afternoon.
O Bobby Zamora
What a day and night that was
— Peter Crouch (@petercrouch) May 17, 2020
“O Bobby Zamora. What a day and night that was.”
The former England international was playing for Stoke City at the time but QPR were the club to give him his big break in football, when they signed the striker back in 2000. Crouch would spend just a year at Loftus Road with a move to Portsmouth following. As many will know, he went on to enjoy a hugely successful career that included winning 42 caps for his country and featuring for Liverpool in the Champions League.