Date: 28th September 2009 at 3:54pm
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Vital QPR takes a look at Wednesday’s opponents Newcastle United as they make their first trip to St James’ Park in over 12 years.

FACTS & FIGURES


Founded: 1892

Nickname: The Magpies/The Toon

Ground: St James Park – 52,387

Manager: Chris Hughton (Caretaker)

SELECTED HONOURS


First Division: Champions – 1904/05, 1906/07, 1908/09, 1926/27
Premier League: Runners Up – 1995/96, 1996/97

Second Division: Champions – 1964/65, 1992/93
Second Division: Runners Up – 1897/98, 1947/48

FA Cup: Winners – 1910, 1924, 1932, 1951, 1952, 1955
FA Cup: Runners Up – 1905, 1906, 1908, 1911, 1974, 1998, 1999
League Cup: Runners Up – 1976

Uefa Inter-toto Cup: Winners – 2006

RECORDS


Record Attendance: 63,386 v Chelsea (First Division, 1930)

Record league victory: 13-0 v Newport County – (Second Division, 1946)

Record league defeat 0-9 v Burton Wanderers – (Second Division, 1895)

Record Buy: £16,000,000 – Michael Owen from Real Madrid

Record Sale: £13,400,000 – Jonathan Woodgate to Real Madrid

Record Appearances: Jimmy Lawrence – 496 – 1904-1922

Record Goals: Alan Shearer – 206 – 1996-2006

SQUAD


Goalkeepers
1. Steve Harper
26. Tim Krul
33. Ole Soderberg

Defenders

2. Fabricio Coloccini
3. José Enrique Sánchez
12. Danny Simpson
13. Zurab Khizanishvili
16. Ryan Taylor
27. Steven Taylor
28. Tamas Kadar
35. Ben Tozer
37. Callum Morris
45. Darren Lough

Midfielders

4. Kevin Nolan
7. Joey Barton
8. Danny Guthrie
18. Jonás Gutiérrez
20. Geremi
22. Nicky Butt
25. Kazenga Lua-Lua
32. Wesley Ngo Baheng
46. Haris Vuckic
47. Bradden Inman
–. Shane Ferguson

Strikers

10. Marlon Harewood
11. Peter Løvenkrands
17. Alan Smith
23. Shola Ameobi
24. Andy Carroll
30. Nile Ranger
31. Frank Wiafe Danquah
42. Ryan Donaldson

LAST FIVE FIXTURES


W v Cardiff City (A) 1-0 (Coloccini)
L v Blackpool (A) 1-2 (Carroll)
W v Plymouth (H) 3-1 (Taylor S, Nolan, Carroll)
L v Peterborough (A) 0-2 (Mackail-Smith, Williams)
W v Ipswich Town (A) 4-0 (Nolan 3, Taylor R)

LAST FIVE FIXTURES v QPR


St James’ Park

Newcastle United 2-1 QPR – 06-04-1996
Newcastle United 2-1 QPR – 05-11-1994
Newcastle United 1-2 QPR – 16-10-1993
Newcastle United 1-2 QPR – 11-03-1989
Newcastle United 1-1 QPR – 09-04-1988

Loftus Road

QPR 2-3 Newcastle United – 14-10-1995
QPR 3-0 Newcastle United – 04-02-1995
QPR 1-2 Newcastle United – 16-01-1994
QPR 3-0 Newcastle United – 05-11-1988
QPR 1-1 Newcastle United – 21-11-1987




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