Date: 5th November 2009 at 5:50pm
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Vital QPR takes a look at Saturday’s opponents Sheffield Wednesday.

FACTS & FIGURES


Founded: 1867

Nickname: The Owls

Ground: Hillsborough – 39,814

Manager: Brian Laws

SELECTED HONOURS


FA Cup – Winners: 1896, 1907, 1935
FA Cup – Runners Up: 1966, 1993

League Cup – Winners: 1991
League Cup – Runners Up: 1993

First Division – Champions: 1902/03, 1903/04, 1928/29, 1929/30
First Division – Runners Up: 1960/61

Second Division – Champions: 1899/00, 1925/26, 1951/52, 1955/56, 1958/59
Second Division – Runners Up: 1949/50, 1983/84

RECORDS


Record Attendance: 51,482 v Burnley – Second Division, 11 May 1979

Record victory: 12-0 v Halliwell – FA Cup, 1891

Record defeat 0-10 v Aston Villa – First Division, 1912

Record Buy: Paolo Di Canio – £4,700,000 from Celtic

Record Sale: Chris Brunt – £3,000,000 to West Bromwich Albion

Record Appearances: Andrew Wilson – 560 – 1900-20

Record Goals: Andrew Wilson – 217 – 1900-20

SQUAD


Goalkeepers

1. Lee Grant
22. Richard O’Donnell
25. Aaron Jameson

Defenders

2. Tommy Spurr
3. Lewis Buxton
4. Darren Purse
5. Richard Hinds
15. Mark Beevers
16. Richard Wood
20. Frankie Simek
21. Nick Wood
26. Max Wragg
33. Michael Gray

Midfielders

6. Tommy Miller
8. Sean McAllister
11. Etienne Esajas
12. Rocky Lekaj
14. Darren Potter
17. James O’Connor
23. Jermaine Johnson
24. Luke Boden
27. Callum Harrison

Strikers

7. Marcus Tudgay
9. Francis Jeffers
10. Akpo Sodje
18. Leon Clarke
19. Luke Varney
28 Nathan Modest

LAST FIVE FIXTURES


L – 0-3 (A) v Derby County
W – 2-0 (H) v Coventry City (Purse, Clarke)
L – 1-2 (H) v Preston North End (Gray)
L – 1-4 (A) v Watford (Tudgay)
D – 1-1 (A) v Bristol City (Varney)

LAST FIVE FIXTURES v QPR


Hillsborough

Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 QPR – 09-12-2008
Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 QPR – 08-03-2008
Sheffield Wednesday 3-2 QPR – 21-10-2006
Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 QPR – 11-03-2006
Sheffield Wednesday 1-3 QPR – 08-05-2004

Loftus Road

QPR 3-2 Sheffield Wednesday – 13-04-2009
QPR 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday – 24-11-2007
QPR 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday – 10-03-2007
QPR 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday – 26-08-2005
QPR 3-0 Sheffield Wednesday – 29-11-2003




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