Loftus Road

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Loftus Road
The Loft
Loftus Road 3.jpg
Full nameLoftus Road Stadium
LocationSouth Africa Road,
Shepherd's Bush,
Lunnon,
W12 7PJ
Coordinates51°30′33″N 0°13′56″W / 51.50917°N 0.23222°W / 51.50917; -0.23222Coordinates: 51°30′33″N 0°13′56″W / 51.50917°N 0.23222°W / 51.50917; -0.23222
Public transitWhite City, London Underground
AwnerQueens Park Rangers Football & Athletic Club Ltd
Capacity18,439 (2012)
Record attendance35,353 (QPR vs Leeds United, 27 April 1974)
Field size112 bi 72 yards (102 bi 66 m)
SurfaceGrass
ScorebuirdElectronic
Construction
Biggit1904
Appent1904
Tenants
Shepherd's Bush F.C. (1904–1915)
Queens Park Rangers F.C. (1917–31, 1933–62, 1963–present)
London Wasps (Guinness Premiership) (1996–2002)
Fulham F.C. (2002–2004)

Loftus Road is a fitbaw stadium locatit in Shepherd's Bush, Lunnon. It wis oreeginally the hame stadium o Shepherd's Bush F.C., but became hame tae its maist famous club for the first time in 1917 when Inglis fitbaw team Queens Park Rangers muivit in for the first o its three periods at the stadium. In 1981 the grund became the first stadium in Breetish profeesional fitbaw tae hae an airtificial pitch o Omniturf instawed, which remained till 1988. The fower staunds are the Loftus Road End (aften shortened tae The Loft), Ellerslie Road Stand, South Africa Road Stand an the School End, which is uised bi awaya supporters.

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