Date: 11th September 2011 at 9:24am
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Vital QPR takes a look at this Monday’s opponents Newcastle United

Facts & Figures


Founded: 1892

Nickname: The Magpies, The Toon

Ground: St. James` Park (52,381

Manager : Alan Pardew

Selected Honours



Football League First Division Champions: 1904-05, 1906-07, 1908-09, 1926-27

Football League Second Division Champions: 1964-65, 1992-93, 2009-10

FA Cup: 1910, 1924, 1932, 1951, 1952, 1955

UEFA Intertoto Cup Winners: 1969



Club Records



Record Attendance:68,386 vs Cheslea 3rd September 1930

Record victory: 13-0 v Newport Town, Division Two, 1946

Record defeat: 0-9 v Burton Wanderers, Division Two, 1895

Record Buy:£16,000,000 to Real Madrid for Michael Owen

Record Sale:£13,400,000 from Real Madrid for Jonathan Woodgate

Record Appearances: 496 – Jimmy Lawrence

Record Goals: 206 – Alan Shearer

Squad


Goalkeepers:

Steve Harper
Tim Krul
Ole Soderberg
Rob Elliot

Defenders:

Fabricio Coloccini
Davide Santon
Danny Simpson
Mike Williamson
James Perch
Ryan Taylor
Steven Taylor
James Tavernier

Midfielders:

Yohan Cabaye
Danny Guthrie
Hatem Ben Arfa
Mehdi Abeid
Dan Gosling
Alan Smith
Jonas Gutierrez
Sylvain Marveaux
Cheik Tiote
Haris Vuckic
Gabriel Obertan

Strikers:

Demba Ba
Peter Lovenkrands
Leon Best
Shola Ameobi

Last Five Fixtures


Win: 2-1 v Fulham (h)
Win: 2-1 v Scunthorpe (a)
Win: 1-0 v Sunderland (a)
Draw: 0-0 v Arsenal (h)
Loss: 3-2 v Leeds (a)

Last Five Fixtures v QPR


QPR 0-1 Newcastle on 2 May 10
Newcastle 1-1 QPR on 30 Sept 09
Newcastle 2-1 QPR on 6 Apr 96
QPR 2-3 Newcastle on 14 Oct 95
QPR 3-0 Newcastle on 4 Feb 94

 

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