The 1949 Fans Vote on QPR’s Colours: ‘Which ever gets the biggest Shout of Approval…’

It was decided that Rangers fans would vote on the Club’s colours at the Football Combination Cup game against Reading at Loftus Road on 2nd April 1949. The following appeared in the match programme: ‘As supporters are probably aware, owing to the impossibility of obtaining blue-and-white hooped jerseys the club had no alternative but to Continue reading

QPR U18 (3) – Rochdale U18 (2) aet.

FA Youth Cup 3rd Round Team: Dickinson, Williams-Lowe, Woollard-Innocent, Drewe, Carlyle, Gubbins, Raymond-Callender, Remy, Babajide, Frailing, Brooks. Sub Not Used: White Attendance: 324 Joe Gubbins captained (not surprisingly) a completely different starting eleven to that of last Saturday, but included on the bench were a couple of subs from that game namely; Dejarhn Grant and Continue reading

The 1911 Stoke v QPR Match was abandoned after the Crowd had invaded the Pitch

Team: Shaw, McDonald, Pullen, Butterworth, Mitchell, Wake, Whyman, Revill, McKie, Thornton, Barnes. Attendance: 15,000 (with gate receipts of £227) On 2nd December 1911, the Rangers travelled to the Victoria Ground to take on Stoke City for a Southern League game. The following match report appeared in the Athletic News two days later: ‘It is difficult Continue reading

Remembering three of the former QPR Players who were Severely Wounded in the Great War.

The following servicemen had at some point in their careers, played for Queen’s Park Rangers Football Club, and all tragically lost their lives serving their country: Albert Edward Bonass, Corporal Albert ‘Ben’ Butler, Frank Cannon, Charlie Clarke, Joseph Dines, Albert Edwards, Alan Fowler, Oscar Horace Stanley Linkson, Evelyn Henry Lintott, Robert McLaren Law, John H. Continue reading