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2010–11 Queens Park Rangers F.C. season

The 2010–11 season was Queens Park Rangers's 122nd professional season and their seventh consecutive season in the Championship. The club finished the season in first place, winning promotion to the Premier League after a 15-year absence.

QPR
2010–11 season
ManagerNeil Warnock
StadiumLoftus Road (18,360) [1]
The Championship1st (Champions)
FA Cup3rd Round
League Cup1st Round
Top goalscorerLeague: Taarabt (19)
All: Taarabt (19)
Highest home attendance18,234 v Leeds United
(7 May 2011)
Lowest home attendance12,046 v Scunthorpe
(21 August 2010)
Average home league attendance15,635 [2]

Contents

PlayersEdit

As of the end of the season.[3]

First team squadEdit

No. Name Nationality Position (s) Since Date of Birth (Age) Signed from
Goalkeepers
1 Paddy Kenny  [a] GK 2010 (1978-05-17)17 May 1978 (aged 32)   Sheffield United
24 Radek Černý   GK 2008 (1974-02-18)18 February 1974 (aged 37)   Slavia Prague
32 Elvijs Putninš   GK 2009 (1991-06-12)12 June 1991 (aged 19)   Queens Park Rangers Academy
Defenders
2 Bradley Orr   CB 2010 (1982-11-01)1 November 1982 (aged 28)   Bristol City
3 Clint Hill   CB / LB 2010 (1978-10-19)19 October 1978 (aged 32)   Crystal Palace
5 Fitz Hall   CB 2008 (1980-02-20)20 February 1980 (aged 31)   Wigan Athletic
13 Kaspars Gorkšs   CB 2008 (1981-11-06)6 November 1981 (aged 29)   Blackpool
16 Matthew Connolly   CB 2008 (1987-09-24)24 September 1987 (aged 23)   Arsenal
22 Peter Ramage   CB 2008 (1983-11-22)22 November 1983 (aged 27)   Newcastle United
26 Gary Borrowdale   LB 2008 (1985-07-16)16 July 1985 (aged 25)   Coventry City
39 Pascal Chimbonda   RB 2011 (1979-02-21)21 February 1979 (aged 32)   Blackburn Rovers
40 Michael Harriman   RB 2011 (1992-10-23)23 October 1992 (aged 18)   Queens Park Rangers Academy
41 Danny Shittu   CB 2011 (1980-09-02)2 September 1980 (aged 30)   Millwall
Midfielders
4 Shaun Derry   DM 2010 (1977-12-06)6 December 1977 (aged 33)   Crystal Palace
7 Adel Taarabt  [b] AM 2009 (1989-05-24)24 May 1989 (aged 21)   Tottenham Hotspur
10 Ákos Buzsáky   CM 2007 (1982-05-07)7 May 1982 (aged 29)   Plymouth Argyle
11 Alejandro Faurlín   CM 2009 (1986-08-09)9 August 1986 (aged 24)   Instituto Atlético
14 Martin Rowlands  [c] CM 2003 (1979-02-08)8 February 1979 (aged 32)   Brentford
15 Wayne Routledge   LM 2011 (1985-01-07)7 January 1985 (aged 26) On loan from   Newcastle United
17 Lee Cook   LM 2004 (1982-07-03)3 July 1982 (aged 28)   Watford
23 Petter Vaagan Moen   AM 2011 (1984-02-05)5 February 1984 (aged 27)   Brann
25 Hogan Ephraim   RM / LM 2007 (1988-03-31)31 March 1988 (aged 23)   West Ham United
30 Romone Rose   AM 2008 (1990-01-19)19 January 1990 (aged 21)   Queens Park Rangers Academy
35 Josh Parker  [d] RM 2009 (1990-12-01)1 December 1990 (aged 20)   Queens Park Rangers Academy
36 Bruno Andrade   AM 2010 (1993-10-02)2 October 1993 (aged 17)   Queens Park Rangers Academy
37 Georgios Tofas   AM 2010 (1989-07-17)17 July 1989 (aged 21)   Anorthosis
Forwards
9 Heiðar Helguson   CF 2008 (1977-08-22)22 August 1977 (aged 33)   Bolton Wanderers
12 Jamie Mackie  [e] ST / RW 2010 (1985-09-22)22 September 1985 (aged 25)   Plymouth Argyle
19 Patrick Agyemang  [f] CF 2008 (1980-09-29)29 September 1980 (aged 30)   Preston North End
20 Rob Hulse   CF 2010 (1979-10-25)25 October 1979 (aged 31)   Derby County
21 Tommy Smith   CF 2010 (1980-05-22)22 May 1980 (aged 30) On loan from   Portsmouth
33 Antonio German   ST 2009 (1991-12-26)26 December 1991 (aged 19)   Queens Park Rangers Academy
42 Troy Hewitt   CF 2011 (1990-02-10)10 February 1990 (aged 21)   Harrow Borough
  1. ^ Kenny was born in Halifax, England, but also qualified to represent the Republic of Ireland internationally through his parents and made his international debut for the Republic of Ireland in June 2004.
  2. ^ Taarabt was born in Fez, Morocco, but was raised in France and represented them at U-17 and U-19 level before making his international debut for Morocco in February 2009.
  3. ^ Rowlands was born in Hammersmith and Fulham, England, but also qualified to represent the Republic of Ireland internationally and represented them at U-21 level before making his international debut for the Republic of Ireland in 2004.
  4. ^ Parker was born in Slough, England, but also qualifies to represent Antigua and Barbuda internationally and made his international debut for Antigua and Barbuda in November 2010.
  5. ^ Mackie was born in Dorking, England, but also qualifies to represent Scotland internationally through his grandfather and made his international debut for Scotland in October 2010.
  6. ^ Agyemang was born in Waltham Forest, England, but also qualified to represent Ghana internationally and made his international debut for Ghana in May 2003.

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
6   MF Mikele Leigertwood[a] (on loan at Reading)
8   FW Leon Clarke (on loan at Preston)
18   MF Gavin Mahon (on loan at Crystal Palace)
27   DF Lee Brown (on loan at Hayes & Yeading)
28   DF Joe Oastler (on loan at Torquay)
No. Position Player
34   MF Max Ehmer (on loan at Yeovil)
38   MF Michael Doughty[b] (on loan at Woking)
  FW Ángelo Balanta (on loan at MK Dons)
  MF Matteo Alberti (on loan at Lumezzane)
  FW Alessandro Pellicori (on loan at Torino)
  1. ^ Leigertwood was born in Enfield, England, but also qualified to represent Antigua and Barbuda internationally and made his international debut for Antigua and Barbuda in November 2008.
  2. ^ Doughty was born in Westminster, England, but also qualifies to represent Wales internationally and has represented them at U-19 and U-21 level.

TransfersEdit

InEdit

Date No. Pos. Name From Fee Source
18 May 2010 12 FW   Jamie Mackie Plymouth Argyle Undisclosed [4]
21 May 2010 8 FW   Leon Clarke Sheffield Wednesday Free [5]
7 June 2010 1 GK   Paddy Kenny Sheffield United £750,000 [6]
22 June 2010 4 MF   Shaun Derry Crystal Palace Free [7]
1 July 2010 3 DF   Clint Hill Crystal Palace Free [8]
30 July 2010 2 DF   Bradley Orr Bristol City Undisclosed [9]
5 August 2010 7 MF   Adel Taarabt Tottenham Hotspur Undisclosed [10]
31 August 2010 20 FW   Rob Hulse Derby County Undisclosed [11]
18 October 2010 18 MF   Gavin Mahon Unattached Free [12]
1 November 2010 37 MF   Giorgos Tofas   Anorthosis Free [13]
1 January 2011 23 MF   Petter Vaagan Moen   Brann Free [14]
3 January 2011 21 FW   Tommy Smith Portsmouth Undisclosed [15]
21 January 2011 39 DF   Pascal Chimbonda Blackburn Rovers Free [16]
27 January 2011 41 DF   Danny Shittu Millwall Free [17]
14 March 2011 42 FW   Troy Hewitt Harrow Borough Undisclosed [18]

OutEdit

Date No. Pos. Name To Fee Source
1 July 2010 4 MF   Gavin Mahon Unattached Released [19]
1 July 2010 15 MF   Nigel Quashie[a] Unattached Released [19]
30 July 2010 3 DF   Damion Stewart Bristol City Undisclosed [20]
  1. ^ Quashie was born in Southwark, England, and represented them at U-21 and B level, but also qualified to represent Ghana internationally through his father and Scotland through his grandfather and made his international debut for Scotland in May 2004.

Loans inEdit

Start Pos. Name From Expiry Source(s)
9 September 2010 21 FW   Tommy Smith Portsmouth End of 2010 [21]
13 September 2010 15 DF   Kyle Walker Tottenham Hotspur 3 January 2011 [22][23]
21 January 2011 15 MF   Wayne Routledge Newcastle United End of season [24]
22 January 2011 29 MF   Ishmael Miller West Bromwich Albion 24 April 2011 [25]

Loans outEdit

Start No. Pos. Name To Expiry Source(s)
8 June 2010 FW   Ángelo Balanta MK Dons End of season [26]
22 July 2010 21 MF   Matteo Alberti   Lumezzane End of season [27]
27 August 2010 12 FW   Alessandro Pellicori   Torino End of season [28]
September 2010 27 DF   Lee Brown Hayes & Yeading End of season [29][30][31]
1 October 2010 8 FW   Rowan Vine Hull City 6 November 2010 [32]
1 October 2010 35 MF   Josh Parker Northampton Town 30 October 2010 [33]
8 October 2010 28 DF   Joe Oastler Torquay United End of season [34][35][36]
22 October 2010 30 MF   Romone Rose Torquay United 31 December 2010 [37][38]
5 November 2010 33 FW   Antonio German Southend United 15 December 2010 [39][40][41]
22 November 2010 6 MF   Mikele Leigertwood Reading End of season [42][43]
23 November 2010 35 MF   Josh Parker Wycombe Wanderers 26 February 2011 [44]
25 November 2010 8 FW   Rowan Vine Brentford 4 January 2011 [45]
1 January 2011 MF   Max Ehmer Yeovil Town End of season [46][47]
14 January 2011 32 GK   Elvijs Putninš Boreham Wood February 2011 [48]
15 January 2011 8 FW   Rowan Vine MK Dons 22 April 2011 [49][50][51]
28 January 2011 8 FW   Leon Clarke Preston North End End of season [52]
8 February 2011 26 DF   Gary Borrowdale Carlisle United March 2011 [53]
10 February 2011 33 FW   Antonio German Yeovil Town 24 March 2011 [54][55]
25 February 2011 14 MF   Martin Rowlands Millwall 22 March 2011 [56]
24 March 2011 18 MF   Gavin Mahon Crystal Palace End of Season [57]
31 March 2011 38 MF   Michael Doughty Woking April 2011 [58]

Championship statisticsEdit

Championship tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Queens Park Rangers (C, P) 46 24 16 6 71 32 +39 88 Promotion to Premier League
2 Norwich City (P) 46 23 15 8 83 58 +25 84
3 Swansea City (P) 46 24 8 14 69 42 +27 80 Qualification for 2011 League Championship playoffs
4 Cardiff City 46 23 11 12 76 54 +22 80
5 Reading 46 20 17 9 77 51 +26 77
Updated to match(es) played on 7 May 2011. Source: The Football League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.

League performanceEdit

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GroundHAHAHAAHHAHAAHHAAHHHAHAAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAH
ResultWWWDWWWWDWDDDDWDDWWLLWWLDDWDWWDDWWWLWWWLWDDDWL
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Updated to match(es) played on 7 May 2011. Source: QPR.CO.UK
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Fixtures & resultsEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Football League ChampionshipEdit

FA CupEdit

League CupEdit

Records and statisticsEdit

As of the end of the season.[59]

AppearancesEdit

No. Pos. Nat. Name League FA Cup League Cup Total
Start Sub Start Sub Start Sub Start Sub
1 GK   Paddy Kenny 24 11 1 0 1 0 46 0
2 DF   Bradley Orr 29 4 1 0 1 0 31 4
3 DF   Clint Hill 44 0 1 0 0 0 45 0
4 MF   Shaun Derry 45 0 1 0 1 0 47 0
5 DF   Fitz Hall 12 7 0 0 1 0 13 7
6 MF   Mikele Leigertwood 0 9 0 0 1 0 1 9
7 MF   Adel Taarabt 43 1 0 0 0 0 43 1
8 FW   Leon Clarke 2 12 1 0 1 0 4 12
9 FW   Heiðar Helguson 32 1 0 0 0 0 32 1
10 MF   Ákos Buzsáky 9 10 0 0 0 0 9 10
11 MF   Alejandro Faurlín 40 0 1 0 0 0 41 0
12 FW   Jamie Mackie 25 0 1 0 1 0 27 0
13 DF   Kaspars Gorkšs 42 0 1 0 0 0 43 0
14 MF   Martin Rowlands 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
15 DF   Kyle Walker 20 0 0 0 0 0 20 0
15 MF   Wayne Routledge 20 0 0 0 0 0 20 0
16 DF   Matthew Connolly 33 2 0 0 1 0 34 2
17 MF   Lee Cook 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
19 FW   Patrick Agyemang 0 19 0 0 0 0 0 19
20 FW   Rob Hulse 12 9 1 0 0 0 13 9
21 FW   Tommy Smith 23 10 0 0 0 0 23 10
22 DF   Peter Ramage 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4
23 MF   Petter Vaagan Moen 1 5 1 0 0 0 2 5
24 GK   Radek Černý 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
25 MF   Hogan Ephraim 19 9 0 0 1 0 20 9
26 DF   Gary Borrowdale 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 1
28 DF   Joe Oastler 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
29 FW   Ishmael Miller 4 8 0 0 0 0 4 8
30 MF   Romone Rose 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
33 FW   Antonio German 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3
35 FW   Josh Parker 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1
36 MF   Bruno Andrade 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
37 MF   Giorgos Tofas 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
38 DF   Michael Doughty 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
39 DF   Pascal Chimbonda 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
41 DF   Danny Shittu 5 2 0 0 0 0 5 2

GoalscorersEdit

Rank Player FLC FAC LC Total
1   Adel Taarabt 19 0 0 19
2   Heiðar Helguson 13 0 0 13
3   Jamie Mackie 9 0 0 9
4   Tommy Smith 6 0 0 6
5   Wayne Routledge 5 0 0 5
6   Kaspars Gorkšs 3 0 0 3
  Hogan Ephraim 3 0 0 3
  Alejandro Faurlín 3 0 0 3
9   Patrick Agyemang 2 0 0 2
  Clint Hill 2 0 0 2
  Rob Hulse 2 0 0 2
12   Fitz Hall 1 0 0 1
  Bradley Orr 1 0 0 1
  Ishmael Miller 1 0 0 1
  Antonio German 0 0 1 1

Clean sheetsEdit

As of 22 August 2015
Rank Player Position Championship League Cup FA Cup Total
1   Paddy Kenny GK 24 0 0 24

ReferencesEdit

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