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  • Date:25 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Loftus Road Stadium
  • Attendance:17,399
  • Routledge (8)
  • Amoo (80)

Live Commentary

94:00 +4.00

Clint Hill concedes a free kick for a foul on James Chester. Matt Duke takes the free kick.

93:23 +3.23

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Wayne Routledge, clearance made by Anthony Gerrard.

91:50 +1.50

Jack Hobbs concedes a free kick for a foul on Adel Taarabt. Anthony Gerrard goes into the book. Shot comes in from Alejandro Faurlin from the free kick, save made by Matt Duke.


Effort on goal by Patrick Agyemang from just inside the area clears the bar.


David Amoo takes a shot. Patrick Kenny makes a comfortable save.


The referee blows for offside. Matt Duke takes the free kick.


Matt Fryatt takes a shot from 35 yards and went wide right of the net.


David Amoo gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the box high into the middle of the goal. QPR 1-1 Hull.Hope Akpan provided the assist for the goal.


The referee blows for offside against Wayne Routledge. Matt Duke restarts play with the free kick.


Heidar Helguson leaves the field to be replaced by Patrick Agyemang.


The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.


Matt Fryatt fouled by Fitz Hall, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Andy Dawson from left channel.


Shot by Adel Taarabt from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target. David Amoo replaces Jay Simpson.


Clint Hill gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Dawson. Matt Duke takes the free kick.


(QPR) makes a substitution, with Hogan Ephraim coming on for Tommy Smith.


Andy Dawson takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Bradley Orr.


Adel Taarabt takes a shot. Blocked by Anthony Gerrard.


Matt Fryatt has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand post.


Adel Taarabt concedes a free kick for a foul on James Chester. Matt Duke restarts play with the free kick.


Richard Garcia gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson. Booking for Richard Garcia. Adel Taarabt shoots direct from the free kick.


The offside flag is raised against Heidar Helguson. Indirect free kick taken by Matt Duke.


Andy Dawson concedes a free kick for a foul on Heidar Helguson. Andy Dawson receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed right-footed by Adel Taarabt from right wing.


Unfair challenge on Alejandro Faurlin by Hope Akpan results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Adel Taarabt.


(Hull) makes a substitution, with Aaron Mclean coming on for Tom Cairney.


Foul by Hope Akpan on Alejandro Faurlin, free kick awarded. Adel Taarabt crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, Jack Hobbs makes a clearance.


Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Tom Cairney played to the near post, Heidar Helguson manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Tom Cairney, Kaspars Gorkss makes a clearance.


Heidar Helguson concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Hobbs. Direct free kick taken by Matt Duke.


Wayne Routledge is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Matt Duke takes the indirect free kick.


Tommy Smith fouled by James Chester, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.


Foul by Andy Dawson on Wayne Routledge, free kick awarded. Strike on goal comes in from Adel Taarabt from the free kick.


Richard Garcia gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adel Taarabt. A cross is delivered by Adel Taarabt, Kaspars Gorkss takes a shot. Anthony Gerrard gets a block in.


Adel Taarabt takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Anthony Gerrard.


Alejandro Faurlin fouled by Tom Cairney, the ref awards a free kick. Patrick Kenny takes the direct free kick.


Corner taken by Adel Taarabt played to the near post.


Jay Simpson has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.


Heidar Helguson takes a shot. Save made by Matt Duke. Adel Taarabt takes a outswinging corner to the near post, James Chester manages to make a clearance.


Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Hobbs by Clint Hill. Free kick taken by Matt Duke.


Hope Akpan replaces Corry Evans.


Wayne Routledge grabs a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. QPR 1-0 Hull.Assist by Adel Taarabt.


Richard Garcia concedes a free kick for a foul on Adel Taarabt. Adel Taarabt produces a cross, Heidar Helguson has a header from close range and clears the crossbar.


Matt Fryatt takes a shot. Clint Hill gets a block in.

Match Preview

Warnock's boys full-strength QPR manager Neil Warnock will choose from an unchanged squad as his side bid to secure the npower Championship title with victory at Hull. Warnock has no new injury or suspension worries following Saturday's 2-2 draw at promotion rivals Cardiff, while defender Fitz Hall is pushing for a return to the starting line-up. Hall stepped off the substitutes' bench for the final 10 minutes against the Bluebirds after missing the previous two games due to a groin injury. Striker Patrick Agyemang is pushing for a recall after replacing Tommy Smith for the final 20 minutes on Saturday, while midfielder Akos Buzsaky, striker Rob Hulse and winger Hogan Ephraim - all unused substitutes at Cardiff - are among those hoping to feature. Defender Peter Ramage (cruciate), winger Lee Cook (knee) and striker Jamie Mackie (broken leg) remain long-term absentees. Hull manager Nigel Pearson is facing an injury crisis. Liam Rosenior and Robert Koren picked up medial ligament and hamstring injuries respectively during Saturday's 4-2 defeat to Middlesbrough and will miss out. Meanwhile, goalkeeper Vito Mannone has suffered a recurrence of a shoulder problem and will also be on the treatment table. "We've got a few problems going into Monday," said Pearson. "Liam Rosenior has picked up a medial ligament injury and it could be the end of his season, while Robert Koren's got a hamstring problem and with Vito Mannone it's his shoulder again." Player-coach Nick Barmby, who has been sidelined for the last five matches due to a calf strain, remains sidelines.

Formation:4231Manager: Neil Warnock


Formation: 442Manager: Nigel Pearson


  • Patrick Kenny
  • Bradley Orr
  • Fitz Hall
  • Kaspars Gorkss
  • Clint Hill
  • Alejandro Faurlin
  • Shaun Derry
  • Wayne Routledge
  • Adel Taarabt
  • Tommy Smith
  • Heidar Helguson
  • SUBS
  • Radek Cerny
  • Akos Buzsaky
  • Matthew Connolly
  • Patrick Agyemang
  • Rob Hulse
  • Hogan Ephraim
  • Danny Shittu



Match Report

Champagne still on ice for Hoops QPR began their promotion party despite being pegged back by a late leveller by Hull in a 1-1 draw at Loftus Road. Norwich's late winner against Derby means Rangers need another point to rubber-stamp their promotion back to the top flight for the first time in 15 years. But Cardiff would also have to engineer a 13-goal swing to deny Neil Warnock the seventh promotion of his managerial career. Warnock's long-time leaders have stuttered on the home straight and David Amoo's equaliser made it a defeat and three draws from their last five outings. But the fans still sprinted on to the pitch as a packed Loftus Road partied in the spring sunshine while even Flavio Briatore, no longer the Rangers chairman but still a shareholder, put in a rare appearance to join the knees-up. When Briatore bought the club in September 2007 he boldly claimed they would be in the Premier League within four years - and despite a fair few hitches along the way the Italian has just about delivered that promise. Warnock is Rangers' ninth manager since the ex-Formula 1 chief bought the club, and his side have virtually led the race from pole to flag. QPR never do things the easy way, though, and as well as the maths there is still the small matter of a Football Association hearing into the transfer of midfielder Alejandro Faurlin in less than a fortnight to negotiate. The club are confident they will not be deducted points, however, and certainly no-one in this part of west London seemed unduly concerned when the final whistle blew this afternoon. Hull arrived as potential party poopers with an impressive unbeaten record in their last 16 away matches. They almost put a dampener on proceedings in the opening minute when Matty Fryatt got clear in the penalty area, but Paddy Kenny made a fine save with his legs. And Rangers made the breakthrough soon after with Adel Taarabt unsurprisingly the architect. The Moroccan threw one of his occasional tantrums and asked to be substituted when these sides met earlier this season. But he silenced the taunts of the away fans with a superb through-ball to the turbo-charged Wayne Routledge, who roared past the Hull defence before slotting his fifth goal of the campaign past Matt Duke. The rest of the first half was all Rangers with Heidar Helguson heading over and also forcing a fine save from Duke, and Clint Hill seeing an effort scrambled off the goal-line. Hull threatened shortly after the interval with Fryatt's glancing header from James Chester's cross drifting wide and a last-gasp Fitz Hall tackle also denying the City striker. At the other end Taarabt could have settled it when he burst forward but he uncharacteristically screwed his shot wide. Instead the hosts were stunned with nine minutes remaining when substitute Amoo latched on to Hope Akpan's ball over the top, steadied himself and crashed a superb 20-yarder past Kenny to deny the keeper a 25th clean sheet of the season. Still Rangers poured forward and Patrick Agyemang lobbed over before Faurlin, of all people, came agonisingly close to a winner when his free-kick was tipped past the post by Duke. But Rangers, who suffered relegation to League One and administration since they dropped out of the Premier League, are now planning to rub shoulders with neighbours Chelsea and Fulham once again next term.

Form Guide

  • QPR
  • VS
  • Hull

Last Meetings

  • Hull
  • 0 - 0
  • QPR
  • 29/01/2011
  • Hull
  • 1 - 1
  • QPR
  • 12/04/2008
  • QPR
  • 2 - 0
  • Hull
  • 03/11/2007
  • Hull
  • 2 - 1
  • QPR
  • 13/01/2007
  • QPR
  • 2 - 0
  • Hull
  • 23/09/2006
  • QPR
  • 2 - 2
  • Hull
  • 26/11/2005

Top Scorers


  • A Taarabt 12
  • J Mackie 9
  • H Helguson 7
  • T Smith 4
  • W Routledge 4
  • K Gorkss 3
  • H Ephraim 3
  • A Faurlin 3
  • C Hill 2
  • P Agyemang 2
  • R Hulse 2
  • F Hall 1
  • B Orr 1
  • I Miller 1


  • R Koren 7
  • M Fryatt 6
  • N Barmby 5
  • J Simpson 5
  • A Gerrard 4
  • A Mclean 3
  • C Evans 3
  • R Garcia 2
  • J Harper 1
  • J Chester 1
  • T Cairney 1



    • Total goals 96
    • Goals per game 67
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 10 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 15 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins


    • Total goals 79
    • Goals per game 50
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 8 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 10 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins