The Hoops, QPR, Rs, Hoops, Super Hoops
Queens Park Rangers (usually referred to as QPR, also known as the Rangers, the Rs or the Hoops) are an English professional football club, based in Shepherd's Bush, Hammersmith and Fulham, west London. They currently play in the Football League Championship, but having won its title during the 2010/11 season will play in the Premier League during 2011/12. Other honours include winning the League Cup in 1967, being runners-up in the old First Division in 1975/76 and reaching the final of the FA Cup in 1982.
Queens Park Rangers Football Club were founded in 1882, and their traditional colours are blue and white. In the early years after the club's formation in their original home of Queen's Park, games were played at many different grounds until finally the club settled into their current location at Loftus Road. Owing to their proximity to other west London clubs, QPR maintain long-standing rivalries with several other clubs in the area. The most notable of these are Chelsea, Fulham and Brentford with whom they contest what are known as West London derbies.