1983–84 Queens Park Rangers F.C. season

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Queens Park Rangers
1983–84 season
Manager England Terry Venables
First Division 5th
FA Cup Second round
League Cup Third round
Top goalscorer League:
All: Simon Stainrod (16)

During the 1983–84 English football season, Queens Park Rangers F.C. competed in the Football League First Division.

Season summary[edit]

QPR enjoyed a solid season upon their return to the First Division, finishing fifth and thus qualifying for the UEFA Cup. At the end of the season, manager Terry Venables left to manage Spanish giant Barcelona; he was replaced by Crystal Palace manager Alan Mullery.

Kit[edit]

QPR's kits were manufactured by German apparel manufacturer Adidas, who introduced a new kit for the season.[1] The kits also bore sponsorship for the first time, with Rangers receiving sponsorship from Irish brewery Guinness.

Squad[edit]

Squad at end of season[2]

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

No. Position Player
England GK Graham Benstead
England GK Peter Hucker
England DF Ian Dawes
England DF Terry Fenwick
England DF Steve Wicks
Northern Ireland DF Alan McDonald
England MF Steve Burke
England MF Wayne Fereday
England MF Mike Fillery
England MF John Gregory
No. Position Player
England MF Gary Micklewhite
Republic of Ireland MF Gary Waddock
England FW Clive Allen
England FW Gary Bannister
England FW Warren Neill
England FW Simon Stainrod
Wales FW Jeremy Charles
Northern Ireland FW Ian Stewart

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
England MF Steve Burke (on loan to Millwall)
No. Position Player
England MF Tony Sealy (on loan to Fulham)

Youth team[edit]

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

No. Position Player
England DF David Kerslake
No. Position Player
England MF Martin Allen

Results[edit]

First Division[edit]

  • 27 August (round 1): Manchester United 3-1 Queens Park Rangers
  • 10 September (round 5): Nottingham Forest 3-2 Queens Park Rangers
  • 15 October: Ipswich Town 0-2 Queens Park Rangers (attendance 17,959)
  • 12 November (round 13): Coventry City 1-0 Queens Park Rangers
  • 26 November (round 15): Tottenham 3-2 Queens Park Rangers
  • 26 December (round 20): Leicester City 2-1 Queens Park Rangers
  • 31 December (round 21): Aston Villa 2-1 Queens Park Rangers
  • 2 January: Queens Park Rangers 2-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
  • 25 February (round 29): Liverpool 2-0 Queens Park Rangers
  • 7 March (round 30): Sunderland 1-0 Queens Park Rangers
  • 17 March (round 31): Watford 1-0 Queens Park Rangers
  • 24 March: Queens Park Rangers 4-0 Southampton (attendance 15,407)
  • 14 April: Birmingham City 0-2 Queens Park Rangers (attendance 10,255)
  • 12 May 1984 (round 41): Everton 3-1 Queens Park Rangers

League Cup[edit]

  • 4 October: Queens Park Rangers 8–1 Crewe Alexandra
  • 25 October: Crewe Alexandra 3–0 Queens Park Rangers
  • 9 November: Ipswich Town 3–2 Queens Park Rangers

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