2000–01 Queens Park Rangers F.C. season

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Queens Park Rangers
2000–01 season
Manager Gerry Francis (until 25 February)
Ian Holloway (from 26 February)
Stadium Loftus Road
First Division 23rd (relegated)
FA Cup Fourth round
League Cup First round
Top goalscorer League:
Peter Crouch (10)
All:
Peter Crouch (12)

During the 2000–01 English football season, Queens Park Rangers F.C. competed in the Football League First Division.

Season summary[edit]

Final league table[edit]

Pos Team Pl W D L F A GD Pts
1. Fulham 46 30 11 5 90 32  +58 101
2. Blackburn Rovers 46 26 13 7 76 39  +37 91
3. Bolton Wanderers 46 24 15 7 76 45  +31 87
4. Preston North End 46 23 9 14 64 52  +12 78
5. Birmingham City 46 23 9 14 59 48  +11 78
6. West Bromwich Albion 46 21 11 14 60 52  +8 74
7. Burnley 46 21 9 16 50 54  -4 72
8. Wimbledon 46 17 18 11 71 50  +21 69
9. Watford 46 20 9 17 76 67  +9 69
10. Sheffield United 46 19 11 16 52 49  +3 68
11. Nottingham Forest 46 20 8 18 55 53  +2 68
12. Wolverhampton Wanderers 46 14 13 19 45 48  -3 55
13. Gillingham 46 13 16 17 61 66  -5 55
14. Crewe Alexandra 46 15 10 21 47 62  -15 55
15. Norwich City 46 14 12 20 46 58  -12 54
16. Barnsley 46 15 9 22 49 62  -13 54
17. Sheffield Wednesday 46 15 8 23 52 71  -19 53
18. Grimsby Town 46 14 10 22 43 62  -19 52
19. Stockport County 46 11 18 17 58 65  -7 51
20. Portsmouth 46 10 19 17 47 59  -12 49
21. Crystal Palace 46 12 13 21 57 70  -13 49
22. Huddersfield Town 46 11 15 20 48 57  -9 48
23. Queens Park Rangers 46 7 19 20 45 75  -30 40
24. Tranmere Rovers 46 9 11 26 46 77  -31 38

Results[edit]

Queens Park Rangers' score comes first[1]

Legend[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League First Division[edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
1 12 August 2000 Birmingham City H 0 – 0 13,926
2 20 August 2000 Crystal Palace A 1 – 1 19,020 Carlisle
3 26 August 2000 Crewe Alexandra H 1 – 0 9,415 Furlong
4 28 August 2000 West Bromwich Albion A 1 – 2 14,831 Kiwomya
5 9 September 2000 Preston North End H 0 – 0 11,092
6 13 September 2000 Gillingham H 2 – 2 10,655 Kiwomya, Crouch
7 16 September 2000 Barnsley A 2 – 4 12,763 Kiwomya (2)
8 23 September 2000 Wimbledon H 2 – 1 11,720 Crouch, Wardley
9 30 September 2000 Sheffield United A 1 – 1 13,803 Koejoe
10 14 October 2000 Watford A 1 – 3 17,488 Connolly
11 17 October 2000 Grimsby Town A 1 – 3 4,428 Connolly
12 21 October 2000 Burnley H 0 – 1 11,426
13 25 October 2000 Sheffield Wednesday H 1 – 2 10,353 Peacock
14 28 October 2000 Tranmere Rovers A 1 – 1 7,268 Connolly
15 31 October 2000 Bolton Wanderers A 1 – 3 10,180 Crouch
16 4 November 2000 Portsmouth H 1 – 1 12,036 Peschisolido
17 11 November 2000 Stockport County A 2 – 2 6,356 Carlisle, Langley
18 18 November 2000 Huddersfield Town H 1 – 1 11,543 Connolly
19 25 November 2000 Wolverhampton Wanderers H 2 – 2 11,156 Peacock (2)
20 2 December 2000 Sheffield Wednesday A 2 – 5 21,728 Crouch (2)
21 9 December 2000 Blackburn Rovers A 0 – 0 16,886
22 16 December 2000 Nottingham Forest H 1 – 0 14,409 Crouch
23 23 December 2000 Birmingham City A 0 – 0 24,311
24 26 December 2000 Norwich City H 2 – 3 12,338 Carlisle, Wardley
25 30 December 2000 Crystal Palace H 1 – 1 14,439 Crouch
26 13 January 2001 West Bromwich Albion H 2 – 0 11,881 Koejoe, Plummer
27 20 January 2001 Norwich City A 0 – 1 16,472
28 31 January 2001 Fulham H 0 – 2 16,403
29 3 February 2001 Bolton Wanderers H 1 – 1 10,293 Ngonge
30 10 February 2001 Preston North End A 0 – 5 14,423
31 17 February 2001 Barnsley H 2 – 0 9,388 Kiwomya, Crouch
32 20 February 2001 Gillingham A 1 – 0 10,432 Kiwomya
33 24 February 2001 Wimbledon A 0 – 5 9,446
34 3 March 2001 Sheffield United H 1 – 3 11,024 Ngonge
35 7 March 2001 Watford H 1 – 1 12,436 Ngonge
36 10 March 2001 Fulham A 0 – 2 16,021
37 17 March 2001 Grimsby Town H 0 – 1 17,608
38 24 March 2001 Burnley A 1 – 2 14,018 Bignot
39 31 March 2001 Nottingham Forest A 1 – 1 22,208 Wardley
40 7 April 2001 Blackburn Rovers H 1 – 3 12,449 Plummer
41 10 April 2001 Crewe Alexandra A 2 – 2 6,354 Crouch, Thomson
42 14 April 2001 Portsmouth A 1 – 1 13,426 Thomson
43 16 April 2001 Tranmere Rovers H 2 – 0 9,696 Thomson, Crouch
44 21 April 2001 Huddersfield Town A 1 – 2 12,846 Thomson
45 28 April 2001 Stockport County H 0 – 3 10,608
46 6 May 2001 Wolverhampton Wanderers A 1 – 1 17,447 Bruce

FA Cup[edit]

Main article: 2000–01 FA Cup
Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R3 6 January 2001 Luton Town A 3 – 3 8,677 Crouch (2), Peacock
R3 Replay 17 January 2001 Luton Town H 2 – 1 14,395 Kiwomya (2)
R4 27 January 2001 Arsenal H 0 – 6 19,003

League Cup[edit]

Match Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
R1 1st leg 23 August 2000 Colchester United A 1 – 0 3,916 Kiwomya
R1 2nd leg 6 September 2000 Colchester United H 1 – 4 4,042 Kiwomya

First-team squad[edit]

Squad at end of season[2][3]

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

No. Position Player
1 Czech Republic GK Ludek Miklosko
2 England DF Tim Breacker
3 England DF Ian Baraclough
4 Northern Ireland DF Steve Morrow
5 Wales DF Karl Ready
6 England DF Danny Maddix
7 England MF Paul Murray
8 England MF Gavin Peacock
9 Belgium FW Michel Ngonge
10 England FW Karl Connolly
11 England FW Chris Kiwomya
12 England DF Matthew Rose
13 England GK Lee Harper
14 England FW Leon Knight (on loan from Chelsea)
15 Australia MF George Kulcsar[4]
16 Northern Ireland DF Keith Rowland
17 England DF Chris Plummer
18 England DF Clarke Carlisle
No. Position Player
19 England MF Christer Warren
20 Republic of Ireland MF Tony Scully
21 England MF Richard Langley[5]
22 England DF Jermaine Darlington
23 England DF Marcus Bignot
24 England MF Mark Perry
25 England MF Alex Higgins
27 England MF Stuart Wardley
28 England FW Peter Crouch
30 England FW Paul Bruce
31 Suriname FW Sammy Koejoe
35 Northern Ireland MF Terry McFlynn
36 Scotland FW Andy Thomson
37 England DF Oliver Burgess
38 England FW Richard Pacquette[6]
39 England MF Benjamin Walshe
40 England MF Justin Cochrane
41 England FW Alvin Bubb[7]

Left club during season[edit]

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

No. Position Player
9 Sweden FW Robert Steiner (retired)
14 Finland DF Antti Heinola (to HJK Helsinki)
25 Northern Ireland FW Iain Dowie (retired)
28 Wales FW Leon Jeanne (released)
33 England FW Paul Furlong (on loan from Birmingham City)
No. Position Player
33 England DF Wayne Brown (on loan from Ipswich Town)
36 England DF Marlon Broomes (on loan from Blackburn Rovers)
37 Canada FW Paul Peschisolido (on loan from Fulham)
38 England FW Kevin Lisbie (on loan from Charlton Athletic)

Reserve squad[edit]

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

No. Position Player
26 Northern Ireland MF Richard Graham
29 England FW Ross Weare
No. Position Player
32 England MF Danny Grieves (on loan from Maccabi Haifa)
34 England GK Nikki Bull

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.statto.com/football/teams/queens-park-rangers/2000-2001
  2. ^ http://www.footballsquads.co.uk/eng/2000-2001/d1/qpr.htm
  3. ^ http://www.11v11.com/teams/queens-park-rangers/tab/players/season/2001
  4. ^ Kulcsar was born in Budapest, Hungary, but became a naturalised Australian citizen and made his international debut for Australia in 1996.
  5. ^ Langley was born in Brent, England, but qualified to represent Jamaica internationally through his father and made his international debut for Jamaica in 2002.
  6. ^ Pacquette was born in Kilburn, England, but qualified to represent Dominica internationally through his parents and made his international debut for Dominica in February 2008.
  7. ^ Bubb was born in Westminster, England, but qualified to represent Grenada internationally.