Brentford (3) – QPR (1) – “Anyone who is a Real QPR Fan has to take this one on the Chin with Dignity because we have to come together to beat Forest”

Team: Smithies, Bidwell, Onuoha, Lynch, Perch, Luongo, Goss (LuaLua), Freeman, Mackie (Sylla), Washington (Ngbakoto), Smith Subs Not Used: Ingram, Furlong, Manning, Wszolek Attendance: 11,888 (including 1,641+ R’s fans) Two goals in four second-half minutes from midfielder Jota helped Brentford see off struggling London rivals QPR in an entertaining game at Griffin Park. Yoann Barbet fired Continue reading

Chasing rainbows, learning lessons, rewriting history

Queen’s Park Rangers co-chairman Tony Fernandes has given an interview to North American-based website Vice Sports in which he talks about the club and the near six years of ownership by him and his Malaysian business partners. It’s a wide-ranging, if unchallenging, piece where Fernandes talks about lessons learned, his passion for the club Continue reading

50 Years Ago Today: Third Division Champions – Oldham Athletic (0) – QPR (1)

Team: Springett, Hazell, Langley, Keen, Hunt, Sibley, Morgan (I), Sanderson, Allen, Wilks, Morgan (R) Sub: Watson Attendance: 14,359 The R’s were confirmed as the Third Division Champions after the 1-0 win at Oldham on 15th April 1967. The following match report appeared in the ‘Green Final’, the Sports edition of the Oldham Evening Chronicle: ‘Queen’s Continue reading

QPR U18 (1) – Huddersfield Town U18 (2)

U18 Professional Development League 2 Team: Dickinson, Springer-Downes, Antwi, Orafu, Noel-McLeod, Gubbins, Goather-Braithwaite, Akinola, Francis-Adeyinka, Dauti, Ribeiro This final league game of a disappointing season, kicked off at Harlington in splendid sunshine at the slightly earlier time of 10.30am. Romeo Akinola captained the Rangers side and Tyla Dickinson had to replace Myles Bowman in goal. Continue reading

QPR U23 (1) – Birmingham City U23 (3)

U23 Professional Development League Team: Dieng, Rowe, Paul, Doughty, Arthur, Finney, Walker, Morrison, Wright, Eze, Chair Sub Not Used: Hudnott Apart from the likes of Ravel Morrison and Michael Doughty, the starting line-up also included a big No.9 trialist, Andre Wright. In the opening minutes QPR had a big shout for a penalty when their Continue reading