Tooting & Mitcham United (0) – QPR U18 (1)

Team: Deane, Harriman, Sanderson, Doughty, O’Donnell, Olley, Sutherland, Bewick, Andrade, Francis, Knott. Subs: White, Gibbons, Sharif, McDonnell, Brown, Henry-Francis. Steve Gallen’s U18’s side won 1-0 last night at Tooting & Mitcham United. Marcel Henry-Francis scored our goal after 86 minutes. Rangers had previously come close on 70 minutes when Frankie Sutherland’s free kick hit the Continue reading


Hayes & Yeading United (1) – QPR X1 (1)

Team: Putnins, Harriman, Stewart, Fitzsimmons, Brown, Ehmer, Oastler, Hibbert, Vine, Agyemang, Rose. Subs: Bulmer, Waters, Doughty plus Sean Johnson,Mo Sharif and Nick McKoy or McCoy ? We played them two years ago on the eve of my departure for Scotland. Bulmer, Oastler and Brown turned out that night as did, Barker, Myers, Ford, Nanetti, O’Brien, Continue reading


Bodmin Town

This was my first ever visit to Bodmin but the R’s had previously played there in 1989 to kick off their Centenary year. I don’t have the line-up but Gordon Macey informed me that before a good crowd of 2,119, Rangers won 2-1 with goals from Gray and Wright. I took the 12.06 from Paddington Continue reading


Tavistock (And Back)

Team: Kenny, Hill, Leigertwood, Hall, Gorkss, Derry, Buzsaky, Faurlin, Mackie, Clarke, Helguson. Subs: Cerny, Ramage, Borrowdale, Stewart, Connolly, Parker, Ephraim, German. Kicking off our pre-season campaign this summer was the trip to Tavistock in deepest Devon. I would of loved to have spent more time there but with no operational train station in the vicinity, Continue reading


Chelsea (0) – QPR (3) – 28th December, 1974 & Our First League Victory At Stamford Bridge

Team: Parkes, Clement, Gillard, Masson, McLintock, Webb, Thomas, Francis, Beck, Bowles, Givens. Sub: Shanks Attendance: 38,917 John Hollins captained the opposition and Ray Wilkins also played. Ken Jones’s match report appeared in the Sunday Mirror the following day: ‘Dave Sexton was delighted, but he wouldn’t let it show. Gloating is not his style. ‚ÄúI was Continue reading