Date: 14th January 2012 at 5:25pm
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Vital QPR takes a look at this Sunday’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


Loss: 2-3 v West Bromwich Albion (h)
Win: 2-0 v Bolton Wanderers (a)
Loss: 1-3 v Liverpool (a)
Win: 3-0 v Manchester United (h)
Win: 2-1 v Blackburn Rovers (h)

LAST FIVE FIXTURES


QPR 0-0 Newcastle – 12/09/2011
QPR 0-1 Newcastle – 02/05/2010
Newcastle 1-1 QPR – 30/09/2009
Newcastle 2-1 QPR – 06/04/1996
QPR 2-3 Newcastle – 14/10/1995

 

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