Queens Park Rangers v Nottingham Forest, 30 April 2005

Score2-1 to Queens Park Rangers
RefereeKevin Wright
CompetitionLeague Championship
VenueLoftus Road
Attendance17,834

Goals:

John Curtis own goal 45 OG
Marc Bircham 51 G

Goals:

Eugen Bopp 77 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Generoso Rossi
Defender/Centre back Danny Shittu
Defender/Midfielder Marcus Bignot
Defender/Midfielder Marc Bircham
Defender/Midfielder Georges Santos
Defender/Left back Gino Padula
Midfielder Martin Rowlands
Forward Lee Cook
Forward Paul Furlong
Forward Kevin Gallen
Forward Tony Thorpe

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Paul Gerrard
Defender John Curtis
Defender Wes Morgan
Defender Gregor Robertson
Defender/Centre back Andy Melville
Midfielder Kris Commons
Midfielder Paul Evans
Midfielder Ross Gardner
Midfielder Darryl Powell
Forward Scott Dobie
Forward Gareth Taylor

Substitutions:

Marcus Bean for Marc Bircham 90

Substitutions:

Neil Harris for Scott Dobie 56
Eugen Bopp for Paul Evans 62
Matthieu Louis-Jean for Gregor Robertson 67

Cards:

Kevin Gallen 39 Y
Generoso Rossi 89 Y

Cards:

Darryl Powell 18 Y
Darryl Powell 32 Y
Darryl Powell 32 R

On the bench:

Midfielder Marcus Bean

On the bench:

Defender/Right back Matthieu Louis-Jean
Midfielder Eugen Bopp
Forward Neil Harris

Comments:

League position: 11th Unused substitutes: Chris Day, Richard Edghill, Jamie Cureton and Adam Miller

Comments:

League position: 23rd Unused substitutes: Colin Doyle and Jon-Olav Hjelde This result confirmed Nottingham Forest's relegation from the Championship so becoming the first former European Cup winners to be demoted to the third tier of their domestic league competition: