2011–12 Queens Park Rangers F.C. season

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Queens Park Rangers
2011-12 season
Chairman Flavio Briatore
(until 22 August)[1]
Tony Fernandes
(from 23 August)[1]
Manager Neil Warnock
(until 8 January)[2]
Mark Hughes
(from 10 January)[3]
Stadium Loftus Road (capacity 18,360)
Premier League 17th
FA Cup Fourth round
League Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League:
Heiðar Helguson (8)
All:
Heiðar Helguson (9)
Highest home attendance 18,076 (vs. Manchester City, 5 November)
Lowest home attendance 15,195 (vs. Bolton Wanderers, 13 August)
Average home league attendance 17,295[4]
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours

The 2011–12 season was Queens Park Rangers's 123rd professional season and their fifth season in the Premier League. The club competed in the Premier League for the first time in fifteen years, following their promotion as champions from The Championship in 2010–11. The club finished the season in 17th place, avoiding relegation by one point on the final day of the season.

First-team squad[edit]

Squad at end of season

First team squad[edit]

No. Name Nationality Position (s) Since Date of Birth (Age) Signed from
Goalkeepers
1 Paddy Kenny Republic of Ireland GK 2010 (1978-05-17) 17 May 1978 (age 36) England Sheffield United
24 Radek Černý Czech Republic GK 2008 (1974-02-18) 18 February 1974 (age 41) Czech Republic Slavia Prague
26 Brian Murphy Republic of Ireland GK 2011 (1983-05-07) 7 May 1983 (age 31) England Ipswich Town
Defenders
3 Clint Hill England CB / LB 2010 (1978-10-19) 19 October 1978 (age 36) England Crystal Palace
5 Fitz Hall England CB 2008 (1980-02-20) 20 February 1980 (age 35) England Wigan Athletic
6 Danny Gabbidon Wales CB 2011 (1979-08-08) 8 August 1979 (age 35) England West Ham United
13 Armand Traoré Senegal LB / LM 2011 (1989-10-08) 8 October 1989 (age 25) England Arsenal
15 Bruno Perone Brazil CB 2011 (1987-06-06) 6 June 1987 (age 27) On loan from Brazil Tombense
16 Matthew Connolly England CB 2008 (1987-09-24) 24 September 1987 (age 27) England Arsenal
18 Luke Young England RB 2011 (1979-07-19) 19 July 1979 (age 35) England Aston Villa
27 Peter Ramage England CB 2008 (1983-11-22) 22 November 1983 (age 31) England Newcastle United
28 Danny Shittu Nigeria CB 2011 (1980-09-02) 2 September 1980 (age 34) England Millwall
34 Taye Taïwo Nigeria LB 2012 (1985-04-16) 16 April 1985 (age 30) On loan from Italy AC Milan
35 Anton Ferdinand England CB 2011 (1985-02-18) 18 February 1985 (age 30) England Sunderland
40 Michael Harriman England RB 2011 (1992-10-23) 23 October 1992 (age 22) England Queens Park Rangers Academy
42 Nedum Onuoha England RB 2012 (1986-11-12) 12 November 1986 (age 28) England Manchester City
Midfielders
2 Samba Diakité Mali DM 2012 (1989-01-24) 24 January 1989 (age 26) On loan from France Nancy
4 Shaun Derry England DM 2010 (1977-12-06) 6 December 1977 (age 37) England Crystal Palace
7 Adel Taarabt Morocco AM 2009 (1989-05-24) 24 May 1989 (age 25) England Tottenham Hotspur
8 Kieron Dyer England AM 2011 (1978-12-29) 29 December 1978 (age 36) England West Ham United
11 Alejandro Faurlín Argentina CM 2009 (1986-08-09) 9 August 1986 (age 28) Argentina Instituto Atlético
14 Ákos Buzsáky Croatia CM 2007 (1982-05-07) 7 May 1982 (age 32) England Plymouth Argyle
17 Joey Barton England CM 2011 (1982-09-02) 2 September 1982 (age 32) England Newcastle United
21 Tommy Smith England RM 2010 (1980-05-22) 22 May 1980 (age 34) England Portsmouth
25 Hogan Ephraim England RM / LM 2007 (1988-03-31) 31 March 1988 (age 27) England West Ham United
29 Michael Doughty England LM 2010 (1992-11-20) 20 November 1992 (age 22) England Queens Park Rangers Academy
32 Shaun Wright-Phillips England RW / LW 2011 (1981-10-25) 25 October 1981 (age 33) England Manchester City
36 Bruno Andrade Portugal AM 2010 (1993-10-02) 2 October 1993 (age 21) England Queens Park Rangers Academy
37 Lee Cook England LM 2004 (1982-07-03) 3 July 1982 (age 32) England Watford
39 Jordan Gibbons England CM 2011 (1993-10-18) 18 October 1993 (age 21) England Queens Park Rangers Academy
Forwards
9 DJ Campbell England ST 2011 (1981-11-12) 12 November 1981 (age 33) England Blackpool
10 Jay Bothroyd England CF 2011 (1982-05-05) 5 May 1982 (age 32) Wales Cardiff City
12 Jamie Mackie Scotland ST / RW 2010 (1985-09-22) 22 September 1985 (age 29) England Plymouth Argyle
19 Patrick Agyemang Ghana CF 2008 (1980-09-29) 29 September 1980 (age 34) England Preston North End
20 Rob Hulse England CF 2010 (1979-10-25) 25 October 1979 (age 35) England Derby County
22 Heiðar Helguson Iceland CF 2008 (1977-08-22) 22 August 1977 (age 37) England Bolton Wanderers
23 Djibril Cissé France CF 2012 (1981-08-12) 12 August 1981 (age 33) Italy SS Lazio
30 Troy Hewitt England CF 2011 (1990-02-10) 10 February 1990 (age 25) England Harrow Borough
33 Federico Macheda Italy ST 2012 (1991-08-22) 22 August 1991 (age 23) On loan from England Manchester United
46 Ángelo Balanta Colombia ST 2007 (1990-07-01) 1 July 1990 (age 24) England Queens Park Rangers Academy
52 Bobby Zamora England CF 2012 (1981-01-16) 16 January 1981 (age 34) England Fulham

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Date No. Pos. Name From Fee Source
13 July 2011 10 FW England Jay Bothroyd Wales Cardiff City Free [5]
13 July 2011 8 MF England Kieron Dyer England West Ham United Free [6]
25 July 2011 6 DF Wales Danny Gabbidon England West Ham United Free [7]
4 August 2011 9 FW England DJ Campbell England Blackpool £1.25 million [8]
10 August 2011 26 GK Republic of Ireland Brian Murphy England Ipswich Town Free [9]
26 August 2011 17 MF England Joey Barton England Newcastle United Free [10]
27 August 2011 18 DF England Luke Young England Aston Villa Undisclosed [11]
30 August 2011 13 DF Senegal Armand Traoré England Arsenal £1.3 million [12]
31 August 2011 32 MF England Shaun Wright-Phillips England Manchester City £4 million [13]
31 August 2011 35 DF England Anton Ferdinand England Sunderland £3 million [14]
26 January 2012 42 DF England Nedum Onuoha England Manchester City £4.2 million [15]
31 January 2012 23 FW France Djibril Cissé Italy Lazio £4.4 million [16]
31 January 2012 52 FW England Bobby Zamora England Fulham £5 million [17]

Out[edit]

Date No. Pos. Name To Fee Source
1 June 2011 6 MF Antigua and Barbuda Mikele Leigertwood England Reading Undisclosed [18]
1 June 2011 18 MF England Gavin Mahon England Notts County Free Transfer [19][20]
1 June 2011 37 MF Cyprus Georgios Tofas Cyprus Anagennisi Dherynia Released [19][21]
1 June 2011 35 MF Antigua and Barbuda Josh Parker England Oldham Athletic Free Transfer [19][22]
1 June 2011 27 DF England Lee Brown England Bristol Rovers Released [19][23]
1 June 2011 28 DF England Joe Oastler England Torquay United Released [19][24]
1 June 2011 DF England Elliot Cox Unattached Released [19]
1 June 2011 30 MF England Romone Rose Thailand Muangthong United Released [19]
1 June 2011 39 DF France Pascal Chimbonda England Doncaster Rovers Free Transfer [19]
19 August 2011 8 FW England Leon Clarke England Swindon Town Released [25]
24 August 2011 13 DF Latvia Kaspars Gorkšs England Reading £880,000 [26]
31 August 2011 33 FW England Antonio German England Stockport County Free Transfer [27]
30 September 2011 MF Italy Matteo Alberti Italy Lumezzane Loan Return [28]
14 October 2011 FW Italy Alessandro Pellicori Unattached Released [29]
31 January 2012 23 MF Norway Petter Vaagan Moen Unattached Released [30]
31 January 2012 2 DF England Bradley Orr England Blackburn Rovers Undisclosed [31]

Loans in[edit]

Start No. Pos. Name From Expiry Source
11 August 2011 15 DF Brazil Bruno Perone Brazil Tombense 6 June 2012 [32]
1 September 2011 42 MF England Jason Puncheon England Southampton 2 January 2012 [33]
2 January 2012 33 FW Italy Federico Macheda England Manchester United 13 May 2012 [34]
24 January 2012 34 DF Nigeria Taye Taiwo Italy Milan 13 May 2012 [35]
30 January 2012 2 MF Mali Samba Diakité France Nancy 13 May 2012 [36]

Loans out[edit]

Start No. Pos. Name To Expiry Source
21 July 2011 MF Germany Max Ehmer England Yeovil Town 31 December 2011 [37]
1 August 2011 46 FW Colombia Angelo Balanta England Milton Keynes Dons 31 December 2011 [38]
5 August 2011 27 DF England Peter Ramage England Crystal Palace 15 January 2012 [39][40]
12 August 2011 GK Latvia Elvijs Putninš England Boreham Wood 30 April 2012 [41][42]
19 August 2011 29 MF Wales Michael Doughty England Crawley Town 21 January 2012 [43]
27 August 2011 FW England Rowan Vine England Exeter City 26 September 2011 [44]
22 September 2011 3 DF England Clint Hill England Nottingham Forest 22 October 2011 [45][46]
26 September 2011 MF Republic of Ireland Martin Rowlands England Wycombe Wanderers 26 December 2011 [47]
29 September 2011 46 MF Portugal Bruno Andrade England Aldershot Town 29 October 2011 [48]
29 September 2011 30 FW England Troy Hewitt England Dagenham & Redbridge 29 October 2011 [49]
13 October 2011 19 FW Ghana Patrick Agyemang England Millwall 9 November 2011 [50]
15 November 2011 25 MF England Hogan Ephraim England Charlton Athletic 3 January 2012 [51]
24 November 2011 37 MF England Lee Cook England Leyton Orient 21 January 2012 [52][53]
31 January 2012 16 DF England Matthew Connolly England Reading 3 May 2012 [54][55]
5 March 2012 29 MF England Michael Doughty England Aldershot Town 1 April 2012 [56]
8 March 2012 19 FW Ghana Patrick Agyemang England Stevenage 9 June 2012 [57]
17 March 2012 MF Germany Max Ehmer England Preston North End 17 May 2012 [58]
19 March 2012 37 MF England Lee Cook England Charlton Athletic 31 May 2012 [59]
22 March 2012 25 MF England Hogan Ephraim England Bristol City 30 April 2012 [42][60]
22 March 2012 FW England Rowan Vine England Gillingham 31 May 2012 [61]

Season statistics[edit]

Premier League table[edit]

Team
Pld W D L F A GD Pts
C Manchester City 38 28 5 5 93 29 +64 89
2 Manchester United 38 28 5 5 89 33 +56 89
3 Arsenal 38 21 7 10 74 49 +25 70
4 Tottenham Hotspur 38 20 9 9 66 41 +25 69
5 Newcastle United 38 19 8 11 56 51 +5 65
6 Chelsea 38 18 10 10 65 46 +19 64
7 Everton 38 15 11 12 50 40 +10 56
8 Liverpool 38 14 10 14 47 40 +7 52
9 Fulham 38 14 10 14 48 51 -3 52
10 West Bromwich Albion 38 13 8 17 45 52 -7 47
11 Swansea City 38 12 11 15 44 51 -7 47
12 Norwich City 38 12 11 15 52 66 -14 47
13 Sunderland 38 11 12 15 45 46 -1 45
14 Stoke City 38 11 12 15 36 53 -17 45
15 Wigan Athletic 38 11 10 17 42 62 -20 43
16 Aston Villa 38 7 17 14 37 53 -16 38
17 Queens Park Rangers 38 10 7 21 43 66 -23 37
R Bolton Wanderers 38 10 6 22 46 77 -31 36
R Blackburn Rovers 38 8 7 23 48 78 -30 31
R Wolverhampton Wanderers 38 5 10 23 40 82 -42 25
Premier League Champions
Qualifies for 2012–13 UEFA Champions League
Qualifies for 2012–13 UEFA Europa League
Relegation to Championship
Last updated: 20:00, 13 May 2012 (UTC)

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
38 10 7 21 43 66 −23 37 7 5 7 24 25 −1 3 2 14 19 41 −22

Last updated: 14 May 2012.
Source: QPR.CO.UK

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38
Ground H A A H A H A H H A H A A H A H H A A H A H A H A H H A H A H A H A H A H A
Result L W L D W D L D W L L W L D L L L D L L L W D L L L D L W L W L W L W L W L
Position 20 9 11 11 9 9 11 10 10 12 12 9 11 11 13 15 16 16 17 17 18 16 16 16 16 17 16 17 17 18 18 17 16 17 16 17 16 17

Last updated: 14 May 2012.
Source: QPR.CO.UK
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Pre-season[edit]

Trofeo Bortolotti[edit]

The Trofeo Bortolotti is a triangular tournament, with each match lasting for 45 minutes.

Premier League[edit]

FA Cup[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

As of the end of the season [62][63][64][65]

Appearances, goals and discipline[edit]

No. Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup Total Discipline
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Yellow card.svg Red card.svg
1 GK Republic of Ireland Paddy Kenny 33 0 2 0 0 0 35 0 0 0
2 DF England Bradley Orr 2(4) 0 0(1) 0 1 0 3(5) 0 0 0
2 MF Mali Samba Diakité 9 1 0 0 0 0 9 1 6 1
3 DF England Clint Hill 19(3) 0 3 0 0 0 22(3) 0 4 1
4 MF England Shaun Derry 28(1) 1 2 0 0(1) 0 30(2) 1 4 1
5 DF England Fitz Hall 11(3) 0 2 0 0 0 13(3) 0 4 0
6 DF Wales Danny Gabbidon 15(2) 0 2 1 0 0 17(2) 1 1 0
7 MF Morocco Adel Taarabt 24(3) 2 0 0 1 0 25(3) 2 3 1
8 MF England Kieron Dyer 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9 FW England D. J. Campbell 2(9) 1 1 0 0 0 3(9) 1 0 0
10 FW England Jay Bothroyd 12(9) 2 1(1) 0 1 0 14(10) 2 3 0
11 MF Argentina Alejandro Faurlín 20 1 1 0 0 0 21 1 3 0
12 FW Scotland Jamie Mackie 24(7) 7 3 0 0 0 27(7) 7 2 0
13 DF Senegal Armand Traoré 18(5) 0 0 0 0 0 18(5) 0 2 1
14 MF Hungary Ákos Buzsáky 10(8) 2 2(1) 0 0 0 12(9) 2 0 0
15 DF Brazil Bruno Perone 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
16 DF England Matthew Connolly 5(1) 0 0 0 1 0 6(1) 0 1 0
17 MF England Joey Barton 31 3 1 0 0 0 32 3 8 2
18 DF England Luke Young 23 2 3 0 0 0 26 2 5 0
19 FW Ghana Patrick Agyemang 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
20 FW England Rob Hulse 1(1) 0 0(1) 0 0 0 1(2) 0 0 0
21 MF England Tommy Smith 4(13) 2 2(1) 0 0 0 6(14) 2 0 0
22 FW Iceland Heiðar Helguson 13(3) 8 1(2) 1 0 0 14(5) 9 2 0
23 FW France Djibril Cissé 7(1) 6 0 0 0 0 7(1) 6 0 2
24 GK Czech Republic Radek Černý 5 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
25 MF England Hogan Ephraim 0(2) 0 0 0 1 0 1(2) 0 0 0
26 GK Republic of Ireland Brian Murphy 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
28 DF Nigeria Danny Shittu 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
30 FW England Troy Hewitt 0 0 0 0 0(1) 0 0(1) 0 0 0
32 MF England Shaun Wright-Phillips 24(8) 0 2 0 0 0 26(8) 0 4 0
33 FW Italy Federico Macheda 0(3) 0 2(1) 0 0(0) 0 2(4) 0 1 0
34 DF Nigeria Taye Taiwo 13(2) 1 0 0 0 0 13(2) 1 1 0
35 DF England Anton Ferdinand 31 0 2 0 0 0 33 0 2 0
36 MF Portugal Bruno Andrade 0(1) 0 0 0 1 0 1(1) 0 0 0
37 MF England Lee Cook 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
38 MF Republic of Ireland Martin Rowlands 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
40 DF England Michael Harriman 0(1) 0 0 0 0(1) 0 0(2) 0 0 0
42 MF England Jason Puncheon 0(2) 0 0 0 0 0 0(2) 0 0 0
42 DF England Nedum Onuoha 16 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 2 0
52 FW England Bobby Zamora 14 2 0 0 0 0 14 2 2 0

Starting 11[edit]

Considering a 4-4-1-1 formation
No.
Pos
Nat
Name
MS Notes
1 GK Republic of Ireland Paddy Kenny 35
18 RB England Luke Young 26 Nedum Onuoha has 16 starts
35 CB England Anton Ferdinand 33
3 CB England Clint Hill 22 Danny Gabbidon has 17 starts
13 LB Senegal Armand Traore 18
12 RM Scotland Jamie Mackie 27
4 CM England Shaun Derry 30
17 CM England Joey Barton 32 Alejandro Faurlín has 21 starts
32 LM England Shaun Wright-Phillips 26
7 AM Morocco Adel Taarabt 25 Jay Bothroyd has 14 starts
22 CF Iceland Heiðar Helguson 14 Bobby Zamora has 14 starts

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