When Women were drafted in as Ticket Collectors at Paddington Station and Railway Porters at Marylebone Station in 1915

The following article appeared in ‘The Illustrated War News’ on 14th April 1915: ‘Since the Government instituted the ‘Register of Women for War Service’, with a view to filling up gaps in the ranks of labour for making war material, and also for releasing men of military age for the Army, large numbers of women Continue reading

QPR v Manchester United – A 2-0 Defeat and Mauro Zarate Remained Benched!

Team: Green, Isla, Dunne (Caulker), Onuoha, Hill, Vargas, Barton, Henry, Fer (Taarabt), Austin, Zamora (Kranjcar) Subs Not Used: McCarthy, Ferdinand, Hoilett, Zarate Attendance: 18,098 (including 1,814 away fans in the Upper School End) Will this prove to be Harry Redknapp’s last stand? Losing to Manchester United was never, truly, going to decide whether Queen’s Park Continue reading

QPR v Swansea

Team: Green, Isla, Dunne, Caulker, Hill, Vargas, Henry, Barton, Fer, Zamora (Hoilett), Austin Subs Not Used: McCarthy, Traore, Onuoha, Ferdinand, Mutch, Phillips, Attendance: 17,729 (including 1,496 away fans) Historically relegation-bound sides don’t get their fair share of decisions from the officials, never get the run of the ball and also get punished by sides when Continue reading