FOURTEEN FACTS ABOUT THE 2016/17 SEASON

154 – games in charge of Queen’s Park for Gus MacPherson. He moved past Joe Gilroy (131 games) and Billy Stark (148 games) in the number of games he has been in charge during this season. He is still behind John McCormack (185 games), Gardner Speirs (252 games) and Eddie Hunter (691 games).

105 - seasons since we last failed to score more than twice in any league game. The only previous ocassion was in 1911/12, which saw us score 29 goals in 34 games.  

61 - Starts and sub appearances made by Conor McVey before breaking his scoring duck against Stenhousemuir in the League Cup last July. 

54 – Years since we last beat Morton before our Challenge Cup win over them in September 2016

33 – Years since our last league win over Airdrieonians – our last one was a 4-3 victory in April 1983

12 - Willie Muir has played in all twelve league matches and kept seven cleans sheets against East Fife in the last three seasons. He also found time to play five times for East Fife at the start of this season!

9 – 27th August saw our first ever league victory over Livingston at the ninth attempt. Our first two matches against them this season saw us score more goals against them (three) than we had in the previous eight matches combined (two).

8 – Years since we had last beaten Peterhead until our 2-0 win on 8th April. Our last win, a Scottish Cup replay on 20th Jan 2009, was on the same day Barack Obama was inaugurated as US President.

5 - Our 2-1 win at Hampden over Albion Rovers in December was our first Hampden win over them since April 2011.

5 - Times we have been promoted since the Second World War and we have never stayed up for more than two seasons - fifth time lucky?

4 - Ross Millen became the first player to score in four consecutive league games for Queen's since Eamonn Brophy in April 2014.

4 - 2016/17 is only the fourth season Queen's haven't been in the play offs since they were introduced in 2005/06. 2005/06, 2008/09 and 2013/14 are the other three seasons. 

0 – Our 0-0 draw at East Fife on 1st April was the first time that Gus MacPherson has not made any substitutions in a match. 

Andrew Robertson became the first former Queen’s Park player to score in England’s top flight since Alan Irvine scored for Everton in a 1-1 draw against Norwich on 18/09/1982  .

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