BLAST FROM THE PAST: Swans v QPR
2nd December 2014
Swansea City 4 QPR 0
FA Cup first round - Sunday, 18 November 2001
The Swans progressed to the second round of the FA Cup after a comprehensive victory over Second Division QPR at the Vetch Field.
The hosts took the lead from a counter-attack in the sixth minute as Mamady Sidibe took the ball round goalkeeper Fraser Digby before squaring for John Williams who tapped home.
Six minutes before the break, the Swans extended their advantage when Williams turned provider for Cusack to score.
QPR kept themselves in the match when Karl Connolly cleared Jason Smith's header off the line. but in the second half the home side added another two goals to their tally.
Ten minutes from time Sidibe ran on to a hopeful punt upfield, nipped in front of Digby and gleefully walked the ball home.
And substitute Steve Watkin, who helped Wrexham to one of the FA Cup's biggest shocks when they beat Arsenal in 1992, completed the rout with a close-range strike to round off a famous victory.
SWANS: Freestone, Terry Evans, Bound, Smith, Steve Evans, O'Leary, Cusack, Coates (Phillips, 75), Lacey, Sidibe, Williams (Watkin, 85).
QPR: Digby, Forbes, Warren (Bruce, 58), Palmer, Plummer, Perry (Burgess, 58), Connolly, Bignot, Bonnot, Griffiths (Pacquette, 75), Dodou.