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



Steve Harper
Tim Krul
Ole Soderberg
Rob Elliot


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


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


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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