Date: 30th December 2011 at 6:50pm
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Vital QPR takes a look at this Saturday’s opponents Arsenal

Facts & Figures


Founded: 1886

Nickname: The Gunners

Ground: Emirates Stadium (60,361)

Manager :Arsene Wenger

Selected Honours



Football League First Division Champions: 1930-31, 1932-33, 1933-34, 1934-35, 1937-38, 1947-48, 1952-53, 1970-71, 1988-89, 1990-91, 1997-98, 2001-02, 2003-04

FA Cup Winners: 1930, 1936, 1950, 1971, 1979, 1993, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2005

League Cup Winners: 1987, 1993

Club Records



Record Attendance: 73,295 v Sunderland, First Division, 9th March 1935

Record League Victory: 12-0 v Loughborough, Second Division, 12th March 1900

Record League Defeat: 0-8 v Loughborough, Second Division 12th December 1896

Record Buy: £15,000,000 to Zenit St Petersburg for Andrei Arshavin

Record Sale: £35,000,000 from Barcelona for Cesc Fabregas

Record Appearances: 722 – David O`Leary

Record Goals: 226 – Thierry Henry

Squad


Goalkeepers:

Wojciech Szczęsny
Łukasz Fabiański
Vito Mannone

Defenders:

Bacary Sagna
Per Mertesacker
Thomas Vermaelen
Laurent Koscielny
Andre Santos
Sébastien Squillaci
Johan Djourou
Carl Jenkinson
Kieran Gibbs

Midfielders:

Abou Diaby
Tomá? Rosický
Mikel Arteta
Aaron Ramsey
Alex Song
Jack Wilshere
Andrey Arshavin
Emmanuel Frimpong
Yossi Benayoun
Francis Coquelin
Alex Olade-Chamberlain

Strikers:

Park Chu-Young
Robin Van Persie
Theo Walcott
Gervinho
Marouane Chamakh

Last Five Fixtures


Draw: 1-1 v Wolves (h)
Win: 2-1 v Aston Villa (a)
Loss: 0-1 v Man City (a)
Win: 1-0 v Everton (h)
Loss: 1-3 v Olympiakos (a)

Last Five Fixtures v QPR


QPR 0-6 Arsenal on 27 Jan 01
QPR 1-1 Arsenal on 2 Mar 96
Arsenal 3-0 QPR on 26 Dec 95
QPR 3-1 Arsenal on 8 Apr 95
Arsenal 1-3 QPR 31 Dec 94

 

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