QUEEN'S PARK RANGERS

 

("Rangers", "Rs")

Year formed1885
Turned professional1898
Limited company1899
Previous names

1885 - 1887: St Jude's

1887 to date: Queen's Park Rangers FC

Ground

Loftus Road Stadium, South Africa Road, Shepherds Bush, London W12 7PA

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Pitch measurements110 x 73 yards (101 x 67 metres)
Ground capacity18,439
Record attendance at present ground

35,353 v Leeds United, Division One, 27th April 1974 (lost 0-1)

League career

London League: 1896 - 1898 (resigned mid-season)

Southern League: 1898 - 1920

Western League: 1900 - 1909

Division Three: 1920 - 1921

Division Three (South): 1921 - 1948

Division Two: 1948 - 1952

Division Three (South): 1952 - 1958

Division Three: 1958 - 1967

Division Two: 1967 - 1968

Division One: 1968 - 1969

Division Two: 1969 - 1973

Division One: 1973 - 1979

Division Two: 1979 - 1983

Division One/Premiership: 1983 - 1996

Division One: 1996 - 2001

Division Two: 2001 - 2004

Championship: 2004 - 2011

Premier League: 2011 - 2013

Championship: 2013 - .

First Football League game28th August 1920 v Watford, Division Three, lost 1-2
  
Honours 
EuropeanNone
Domestic - League

Division One runners-up: 1975-76

Division Two/Championship champions: 1982-83, 2010-11

Division Two runners-up: 1967-68, 1972-73

Division Three champions: 1966-67

Division Two runners-up: 2003-04

Division Three (South) champions: 1947-48

Division Three (South) runners-up: 1946-47

Southern League champions: 1907-08, 1911-12

Western League champions: 1905-06

Western League Division 1A runners-up: 1906-07, 1908-09

Second World War Division South 'B' champions: 1939-40

Second World War Division South 'D' runners-up: 1939-40

Second World War Third Division (South) North region champions: 1945-46

Domestic - Cup

FA Cup runners-up: 1981-82

League Cup winners: 1966-67, 1985-86

Charity Shield runners-up: 1908-09, 1912-13

Best League positionsee above
Lowest League position22nd, Division Three (South), 1923-24, 1925-26
Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League Cupsee above
  
Most League points 
2 for a win67, Division Three, 1966-67
3 for a win88, Championship, 2010-11
Fewest League points 
2 for a win18, Division One, 1968-69
3 for a win25, Premier League, 2012-13
Most League goals scored

111, Division Three, 1961-62

Most League goals conceded

95, Division One, 1968-69

Fewest League goals scored30, Premier League, 2012-13
Fewest League goals conceded28, Division Two, 1971-72
Most wins in a League season

26, Division Two, 1982-83

26, Division Three, 1966-67

26, Division Three (South), 1947-48

Fewest wins in a League season

4, Division One / Premier League, 1968-69, 2012-13

Most draws in a League season

19, Division One, 1997-98, 2000-01

Fewest draws in a League season3, Division Three (South), 1930-31
Most losses in a League season

28, Division One, 1968-69

Fewest losses in a League season

5, Division Two, 1972-73

5, Division Three, 1966-67

Record League win

9-2 v Tranmere Rovers, Division Three, 3rd December 1960

Record Cup win

8-1 v Bristol Rovers, FA Cup 1st round, 27th November 1937

8-1 v Crewe Alexandra, Milk Cup 1st round, 3rd October 1983

Record defeat

1-8 v Mansfield Town, Division Three, 15th March 1965

  
Highest number of League goals scored 
in a season37, George Goddard, Division Three (South), 1929-30
in total172, George Goddard, 1926-34
  
Most League goals scored in one match

4, George Goddard v Merthyr Town, Division Three (South), 9th March 1929

4, George Goddard v Swindon Town, Division Three (South), 12th April 1930

4, George Goddard v Exeter City, Division Three (South), 20th December 1930

4, George Goddard v Watford, Division Three (South), 19th September 1931

4, Tom Cheetham v Aldershot, Division Three (South), 14th September 1935

4, Tom Cheetham v Watford, Division Three (South), 12th November 1938

Most League appearances519, Tom Ingham, 1950-63
Most capped player52, Alan McDonald for Northern Ireland
Youngest League playerFrank Sibley, 16 years 97 days v Bristol City, 10th March 1964
Highest transfer fee received£10,500,000 for Loic Remy to Chelsea, August 2014
Highest transfer fee paid

£8,000,000 for Leroy Fer from Norwich City, August 2014