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Last Updated: Saturday, 14 October 2006, 16:34 GMT 17:34 UK
QPR 3-3 Norwich
Martin Rowlands struck in injury time to earn a point for QPR in a six-goal thriller at Loftus Road.

Darren Huckerby's early strike put Norwich ahead before on-loan Chelsea midfielder Jimmy Smith and Rowlands netted to give Rangers hope.

Substitute Dion Dublin's 71st-minute effort squared the game again before Robert Earnshaw put Norwich ahead again with a late penalty.

But Rowlands then netted again from an acute angle to snatch a late QPR point.

  • QPR manager John Gregory:
    "We gifted our three goals, which is something that was becoming a habit here.

    "If everything had been perfect, they wouldn't have brought me here in the first place - but the players showed great spirit."

  • Norwich caretaker boss Martin Hunter on the decision to add five minutes of injury time:
    "I asked the fourth official if he was counting the time on a sundial.

    "The five minutes gave the home crowd a lift. But there are some proud players in that dressing room, and we showed more steel today.

    "The division is very tight. No-one will run away with it this season."

    QPR: Paul Jones, Lomas (Rose 90), Rehman, Stewart, Bignot, Rowlands, Bircham, Smith, Cook, Ray Jones (Gallen 77), Blackstock.
    Subs Not Used: Royce, Ward, Bailey. Booked: Rehman, Smith, Lomas.
    Goals: Smith 24, Rowlands 45, 90.

    Norwich: Gallacher, Colin, Fleming, Shackell, Drury, Etuhu, Robinson (Dublin 67), Hughes (Safri 75), Croft (McVeigh 87), Earnshaw, Huckerby.
    Subs Not Used: Camp, Ryan Jarvis.
    Booked: Shackell.

    Goals: Huckerby 4, Dublin 72, Earnshaw 84 pen.

    Att: 14,793

    Ref: A Marriner (W Midlands).


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