Queens Park Rangers Football Club was founded in 1882 in London. The club currently plays in the Championship after being relegated from the Premier League in the 2014-15 season. QPR’s colours are blue and white and their home kits feature these colours in alternating hoops.
The Rs’ stadium is Loftus Road and has been their home since 1917. The stadium has a capacity of 35,353.
QPR spent four consecutive seasons in the Premier League from the 1992-93 season before being relegated. Since then, the club has yo-yoed between the top three tiers in England.
The club’s biggest rivalries are with West London neighbours Chelsea, Fulham and Brented, with whom they contest the West London Derbies.
QPR’s finished runners-up in the 1975-76 season, their highest ever first tier finish. QPR won the 1966-67 League Cup and has won the second and third tiers of English football on two occasions each. QPR finished runners up in the 1981-82 FA Cup after losing to Tottenham Hotspur in a final replay.
George Goddard is the club’s all-time leading goalscorer with 172 goals. Tony Ingham holds the record for most appearances for the club with 548. Notable former players include Rodney Marsh, Clive Allen, Les Ferdinand, Trevor Sinclair, Djibril Cisse, Park Ji-sung and Joey Barton.
Notable former managers of the club include Harry Redknapp, Mark Hughes, Neil Warnock, Ian Holloway and Terry Venables.