Date: 2nd December 2010 at 5:57pm
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Vital QPR takes a look at this weekend`s opponents Hull City

Facts & Figures


Founded: 1904

Nickname: The Tigers

Ground: K C Stadium – 25,404

Manager : Nigel Pearson

Selected Honours


Football League Championship Playoffs: Winners – 2007-08

Football League One: Runners Up – 2004-05

Football League Third Division: Champions – 1965-66
Football League Third Division: Promoted – 1984-85

Football League Division Three: Runners Up – 2003-04

Club Records


Record Attendance: 55,019 v Manchester United (FA Cup, 1949)

Record victory: 11-1 v Carlisle United (Third Division (North), 1939)

Record defeat: 0-8 v Wolverhampton Wanderers (Second Division, 1911)

Record Buy: Jimmy Bullard – £5,000,000 from Fulham

Record Sale: Michael Turner – £4,000,000 to Sunderland

Record Appearances: Andy Davidson – 520

Record Goals: Chris Chilton – 193

Squad


Goalkeepers:
1. Matt Duke
13. Mark Oxley
29. Vito Mannone (On loan from Arsenal)

Defenders:
2. Kamil Zayatte
3. Andy Dawson
5. Paul McShane
6. Anthony Gardner (On loan to Palace)
17. Liam Cooper
25. Anthony Gerrard (On loan from Cardiff)
26. Daniel Ayala (On loan from Liverpool)
30. Liam Rosenior

Midfielders:
4. Ian Ashbee
7. Richard Garcia
8. James Harper
11. Kevin Kilbane
12. John Bostock (On loan from Spurs)
14. Tom Cairney
15. Seyi Olofinjana (On loan to Cardiff)
16. Peter Halmosi
18. Nick Barmby
19. Will Atkinson
20. Jamie Devitt
22. Robert Koren
24. Nolberto Solano
27. Jimmy Bullard
32. Cameron Stewart (On loan from Manchester United)

Strikers:
9. Caleb Folan
10. Craig Fagan
21. Mark Cullen
23. Jay Simpson

Key Player:

Andy Dawson: The combative defender has been a mainstay in the Hull City side for many years now and was regarded as an integral part of the side that rose through the divisions. Impressively, in the Premier league era, Dawson along with Sean Davis (Fulham) and David Wetherall (Bradford) are the only players to play for the same club in all four senior divisions. Before playing for Hull City, Dawson started his career as a trainee at Nottingham Forest making just the solitary senior appearance. He went on to sign for Scunthorpe United on loan in Decemeber1998 before making the move permanent in March. Dawson made 225 appearances for Scunthorpe United and scored 11 goals. After impressing during his time at Glanford Park, Dawson signed for Hull in 2003 and has made 243 appearances to date scoring 10 goals.

Last Five Fixtures


Draw: 2-2 v Middlesbrough (a)
Win: 1-0 v Ipswich Town (h)
Win: 2-0 v Preston (a)
Draw: 2-2 v Leeds United (h)
Loss: 0-1 v Scunthorpe (h)

Last Five Fixtures v QPR


Hull City 1-1 QPR on 12th Apr 08
QPR 2-0 Hull City on 3rd Nov 07
Hull City 2-1 QPR on 13th Jan 07
QPR 2-0 Hull City on 23rd Sept 06
QPR 2-2 Hull City on 26th Nov 05




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