Date: 9th April 2011 at 12:14am
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Vital QPR takes a look at this weekend’s opponents Scunthorpe United

Facts & Figures


Founded: 1899

Nickname: The Iron

Ground: Glanford Park (9,193)

Manager : Alan Knill

Selected Honours


League One: Champions 2006-07
League One: Play-off Winners 2008-09
Division Three North: Champions 1957-58
League Two: Promotion 2004-05
Division Four: Promotion 1971-72, 1982-83
Division Three: Play-off Winners 1998-99

Club Records


Record Attendance: 23,935 v Portsmouth (FA Cup 4th Round, 1954)

Record victory: 8-1 v Luton Town (Third Division, 1965)

Record defeat 0-8 v Carlisle United (Third Division 1952)

Record Buy: Rob Jones – £700,000 from Hibernian

Record Sale: Gary Hooper – £2,400,000 to Glasgow Celtic

Record Appearances: Jack Brownsword, 595, 1950-65

Record Goals: Steve Cammack, 110, 1979-81, 1981-86

Squad


Goalkeepers:
1. Joe Murphy
13. Sam Slocombe
22. Josh Lillis
30. Jake Turner

Defenders:
3. Ben Gordon (On loan from Chelsea)
5. Rob Jones (On loan to Sheff Wed)
6. Cliff Byrne
12. Michael Raynes
14. Michael Nelson
15. David Mirfin
20. Marcus Williams (On loan from Reading)
21. Eddie Nolan (On loan from Preston)
23. Rory Coleman
25. Niall Canavan (On loan to Shrewsbury)
26. Johnathan Williams (On loan to Brigg T)
28. Paul Reid
29.Ashley Palmer

Midfielders:
2. Andrew Wright
4. Sam Togwell
7. Ramon Nunez (On loan from Leeds)
8. Michael O’Connor
10. Andy Hughes
11. Gary Thompson
16. Josh Wright
18. Michael Collins
27. Ian Morris (On loan to Chesterfield)
31. Mark Duffy

Strikers:
9. Chris Dagnall
17. Bobby Grant
19. Lee Miller (On loan from M`Boro)
24. Matt Godden
32. Paris Cowan Hall (On loan to Rushden)
33. Joe Garner (On loan from N`Forest)

Last Five Fixtures


Loss: 0-6 v Norwich (a)
Loss: 0-2 v Ipswich (a)
Loss: 0-3 v Preston (h)
Loss: 0-3 Leicester (h)
Loss: 1-2 v Barnsley (a)

Last Five Fixtures v QPR


QPR 2-0 Scunthorpe United on 21 Aug 10
QPR 0-1 Scunthorpe United on 30 Jan 10
Scunthorpe United 0-1 QPR on 29 Aug 09
QPR 3-1 Scunthorpe United on 15 Mar 08
Scunthorpe United 2-2 QPR on 8 Dec 07

 

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