Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Christmas Greetings from the Indy R’s

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As is customary at this time of the year, we would like to thank everyone for their input over the last 12 months; to the website, Twitter and also our Facebook Page. Sadly, Finbar Stokes was laid to rest earlier this week after a long illness. During the summer Steve Zico lost his uncle, ‘Paddington boy’ Bob Sanders. There was also Tom Cleghorn and many others. Prior to kick-off against Aston Villa last Sunday, a minute’s applause took place in … Continue reading

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QPR (0) – Aston Villa (1) – ‘Ollie now has a Mountain to Climb, Passion alone will not sort it’

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Team: Smithies, Bidwell, Onuoha, Lynch, Perch, Hall, Ngbakoto, Luongo, Wszolek (Shodipo), Chery (Mackie), Washington (Sylla) Subs Not Used: Ingram, Borysiuk, Sandro, Polter Attendance: 16,285 (including 3.068 Villa fans) We had nine attempts at goal. None of which were on target. We have about eight midfielders in the squad. Seven of whom don’t deserve to be in the starting line-up. We started with five defenders on the pitch. We had no defenders on the bench. One of them was playing in … Continue reading

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Live Music Review – The Cold Blooded Hearts – Uxbridge Crown & Treaty – 17th December 2016

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Gareth Ainsworth always played football with something of a rock ‘n’ roll like swagger. Those fans lucky enough to have been at the QPR away game at Rushden & Diamonds in August 2003 will recall his guitar twanging goal celebration after both of his two superb long range efforts that day – look them up on YouTube if you’ve never seen them. If you have then look at them again – we all need cheering up a bit at present! … Continue reading

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QPR (0) – Derby County (1) – Rangers Suffer a Fourth Straight Defeat

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Team: Smithies, Bidwell, Perch, Onuoha, Lynch, Hall, Luongo, Cousins (Shodipo), Ngbakoto, Chery (Gladwin), Washington (Polter) Subs Not Used: Ingram, Sandro, Borysiuk, Wszolek Attendance: 12,371 (including 1,043 Derby fans) Thomas Ince’s late volley gave Derby a seventh successive victory as QPR fell to a fourth defeat in a row. Tjaronn Chery forced a good early save from Derby goalkeeper Scott Carson in a quiet first-half. Carson nearly turned provider when his long ball found Ince but the midfielder dragged his shot … Continue reading

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QPR U23 (2) – Watford U23 (1)

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U23 Professional Development League Team: Ingram, Kakay, Williams, Borysiuk (Manning), Paul, Hamalainen, Shodipo (Clarke), El Khayati, Mackie (Crichlow), Eze, Robinson Sub Not Used: Herdman The team sheet included at No. 9, Jamie Mackie, making his long-awaited return from injury and listed at No. 11, was Arsenal trialist Tyrell Robinson on the left-wing. The visitors took the lead within a minute or so when an unmarked Ogo Obi put the ball over Matt Ingram. Rangers were soon looking for an equaliser … Continue reading

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The 1975 London Five-a-Side Football Championship

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Twelve teams competed in the 1975 London Five-a-Side Championship. The tournament took place at the Empire Pool, Wembley, on 30th April. Sponsored by the Evening Standard, Rangers had won the ‘Fives’ title three times in the previous four years so, not surprisingly, were considered to be one of the favourites. The Rangers squad consisted of; Phil Parkes, Dave Clement, Don Masson, Gerry Francis, Stan Bowles and Don Shanks. Ernie Howe turned out for Fulham whilst Millwall included Tony Hazell and … Continue reading

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IndyRs Art of Football competition

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We’ve teamed up with Art of Football to give away one of their QPR t-shirts or prints just in time for Christmas. They currently have 3 QPR designs including Zamora’s dramatic play off winner, Trevor Sinclair’s audacious overhead kick and club legend Stan Bowles. The lucky winner can choose one of these great Rangers items. You can see the full range here. To enter the competition simply answer the following question‚Ķ.. Which team was Stan Bowles’s last game for Queen’s … Continue reading

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Rotherham United (1) – QPR (0) – The Millers Secure their first win since August!

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Team: Smithies, Bidwell, Hall, Onuoha, Lynch, Cousins, Sandro (Gladwin), Luongo, Ngbakoto (Polter), Chery (Wszolek), Washington Subs Not Used: Ingram, Henry, El Khayati, Shodipo Attendance: 8,704 (including 872 R’s fans) Rotherham secured their first win since August with a 1-0 victory over QPR in the Championship. Isaiah Brown’s first-half goal handed the division’s bottom side just their second three points of the season. The breakthrough came in the 24th-minute when Brown, a Chelsea loanee, collected Danny Ward’s ball to surge through … Continue reading

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QPR (1) – Wolverhampton Wanderers (2) – Wolves end their Nine-Game Winless Run against 10-Man QPR

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Team: Smith, Perch, Onuoha, Lynch, Robinson, Sandro (Henry), Hall, Luongo, Chery. Polter (Sylla), Washington (Ngbakoto) Subs Not Used: Ingram, Bidwell, Cousins, Gladwin Attendance: 12,222 (including 804 Wolves fans) Wolves ended their nine-game winless run and picked up their first victory under new boss Paul Lambert by beating 10-man QPR. R’s defender James Perch was sent-off before half-time for two yellow cards, and Dave Edwards fired in from 10 yards on the hour to put Wolves ahead. Helder Costa then cut … Continue reading

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50 Years Ago Today: ‘Marsh (plus the Roar) puts QPR in League Cup Semi-Final’

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Football League Cup 5th Round Team: Springett, Watson, Langley, Keen, Hunt, Sibley, Lazarus, Sanderson, Allen, Marsh, Morgan (R) Attendance: 19,146 I remember this match as being a very tense encounter indeed. That said, I can still see in my mind’s eye Mark Lazarus bombing down the wing without his shorts after the elastic had broken! In the ‘Supporters Corner’ of the programme it read: ‘We have appealed on many occasions in this section of the programme for increased support from … Continue reading

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