QPR (2) – Norwich City (1) – ‘We got the Result, We got Ollie Back but Moreover, We got our Rangers Back!!

Team: Smithies, Perch, Onuoha, Lynch, Robinson (Sandro), Hall, Cousins, Luongo (Shodipo), Chery, Washington, Polter (Sylla) Subs Not Used: Ingram, Borysiuk, El Khayati, Ngbakoto Attendance: 17,187 (including 3,214 Norwich fans) HQ rocking, there truly is no place quite like it! A scintillating first-half, two upfront, played on the deck, some great balls, movement and real passion Continue reading

In Memory of Ray Brady

Ray Brady, QPR centre-half: 1963-1965 has sadly passed away. Ray was part of a clan of Irish Republic footballers spanning the 1957-1979 era, which included brothers Pat and the more famous, Liam. Ray represented his country six times at full international level. Ray was signed by the R’s from Millwall, along with his full-back brother Continue reading

We Will Remember Them

The following servicemen had at some point in their careers, played for Queen’s Park Rangers and all tragically lost their lives serving their country: Albert Edward Bonass was born in Yorkshire in 1911 and before joining the R’s in 1939 had played for Darlington, Chesterfield, West Hartlepool and York City. He became a reserve policeman Continue reading

When there was an Outbreak of Highway Damage by Treasure-Seekers in Shepherd’s Bush (and Beyond)

The following article appeared in the Cornish & Devon Post on 30th January 1904: George Stevenson, twenty-four, plasterer, was brought up at West London Police-court, on a charge of wilfully damaging the surface of the highway on Loftus-road, Shepherd’s Bush. A police-constable said he saw defendant scraping the earth away from the roots of trees Continue reading

Nottingham Forest (1) – QPR (1) – A Share of the Points and it was Goodbye to Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

Team: Smithies, Perch, Hall, Onuoha, Robinson (El Khayati), Henry, Wszolek (Shodipo), Cousins, Washington (Sylla), Chery, Polter Subs Not Used: Ingram, Hamalainen, Lynch, Gladwin Attendance: 20,043 (including 1,190 R’s fans) Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink gone, after a decent performance, in a game where we could of taken all three points. An excellent turnout from the travelling faithful, Continue reading

QPR (0) РBrentford (2) Р“It was Frustrating and Painful, as I did not see it coming. We made Brentford look very good”

Team: Smithies, Robinson (Wszolek), Caulker, Onuoha, Perch, Borysiuk (Gladwin), Cousins, Luongo, Washington (Polter), Chery, Sylla Subs Not Used: Ingram, Hamalainen, Hall, Henry Attendance: 16,888 (including 2,542 Bees fans) Before the game in the pub last night, I was defending Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink. Not because I think he is any good, but I desperately want a Continue reading