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On this Day in 1968: That Dramatic 2-2 Draw at Ipswich

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Team: Kelly, Finch, Harris, Keen, Keetch, Hazell, Morgan (I), Leach, Clarke, Marsh, Morgan (R) Sub: Allen Attendance: 28,000+ This was the start of the final run-in of the 1967/68 Division 2 campaign. What a nail biter! With Ipswich, QPR and Blackpool all battling it out for the two promotion places to the top flight with just three fixtures to go. The game at Portman Road was not surprisingly an all-ticket 28,000 sell out. I had travelled up on a packed … Continue reading

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Derby County (1) – QPR (0) – “We’ll go back and Start again. We’ll go back to the Basics I Want”

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Team: Smithies, Bidwell, Onuoha, Perch, Furlong, (Sylla), Hall, Wszolek (Goss), Manning, Freeman, Smith, Washington (Ngbakoto) Subs Not Used: Ingram, Robinson, Petrasso Attendance: 27,690 (including 563 R’s fans) The talk at half-time was of the tactics being wrong, our midfield therefore being over-run and us defending too deep. So if us mere supporters could recognise what was wrong why couldn’t Ollie, Birch and Fleming? Derby were there for the taking as they have been so poor recently. Their fans celebrated like … Continue reading

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QPR (5) – Rotherham United (1) – “Let’s Hope we can get a Group of Players who believe they can Win on a Regular Basis”

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Team: Smithies, Bidwell, Onuoha, Lynch, Furlong, Hall, Freeman (Morrison), Luongo (Goss), Ngbakoto, Smith (Washington), Sylla Subs Not Used: Ingram, Manning, Wszolek, Mackie Attendance: 13,383 (including 262 Rotherham fans) Rotherham moved a step closer to Championship relegation as QPR inflicted a 12th straight away defeat. The Millers are now 24 points adrift of safety – the exact number left to play for – but a goal difference of -54 has all but sealed their fate. Matt Smith lashed in after 5 … Continue reading

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Weston’s Cider House – 339 Harrow Road, London W9

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My father told me a few tales about ‘Weston’s Cider House’, cheap “Lunatic Soup” cider, served by men in white coats! There was sawdust on the floor and sometimes you’d need a boat to get to the WC as most of the piss was on the floor. Not a place to bring a first date! Walshy Next door to the ‘Cider House’ there used to be the National Cash Register building/factory. My late mum’s eldest brother, Uncle Ern, was known … Continue reading

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QPR (2) – Barnsley (1) – ‘Nice One Sylla, Nice One Son, Nice One Sylla, Let’s Have Another One’

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Team: Smithies, Bidwell, Onuoha, Hall, Perch (Furlong), Freeman, Luongo, Manning, Wszolek (Washington), Ngbakoto (Morrison), Sylla Subs Not Used: Ingram, Goss, Doughty, Smith Attendance: 11,635 (including 526 Barnsley fans) Queen’s Park Rangers made it four wins in five Championship games with a clinical victory over Barnsley. QPR’s top scorer Idrissa Sylla gave the hosts the lead early on, touching in Yeni Ngbakoto’s cross. James Perch struck the crossbar, but Barnsley went close through Adam Armstrong and Marley Watkins. Barnsley’s Angus MacDonald … Continue reading

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QPR (2) – Cardiff City (1) – Rangers fight back from 1-0 down on the 50th Anniversary of Winning the League Cup

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Team: Smithies, Bidwell, Onuoha, Lynch, Perch, Hall, Luongo (Morrison), Goss (Ngbakoto), Mackie (Wszolek), Smith, Washington Subs Not Used: Ingram, Furlong, Manning, Sylla Attendance: 15,103 (including 1,852 visitors) Substitute Yeni Ngbakoto created one goal and scored another as QPR came from behind to beat Cardiff City and ruin Bluebirds manager Neil Warnock’s return to Loftus Road. Sol Bamba’s header just before the interval put the Welsh side ahead. But Rangers levelled when Ngbakoto smashed the ball in after a fine team … Continue reading

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QPR (2) – Wigan Athletic (1) – “We got an Ugly Win but the Character has come & you can see that the Lads are Growing”

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Team: Smithies, Bidwell, Onuoha, Lynch, Furlong, Hall (LuaLua), Wszolek, Manning, Freeman, Washington (Ngbakoto), Smith (Sylla) Subs Not Used: Ingram, Perch, Luongo, Mackie Attendance: 12,101 (including 326 Wigan fans) I felt we at last have a team that will build and work as one. The fact that Conor Washington and Matt Smith are scoring puts to bed the whole issue of Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and getting more time. It was as I said, then and now, the right thing to do. … Continue reading

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On this Day in 1968: A 1-1 Draw at Bolton, which included a Half-Time Punch-Up!

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Team: Springett (R), Clement, Harris, Keen, Keetch, Hazell, Morgan (I), Sanderson, Clarke, Marsh, Morgan (R) Attendance: 14,733 The quality of football during this encounter could best be described as run of the mill, but the point that the R’s gained in this 1-1 draw was of vital importance for their promotion hopes. True the standard from both sides was certainly mundane, however, this fixture was marked out by a couple of really bizarre incidents. When Bolton took an early lead … Continue reading

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Birmingham City (1) – QPR (4) – ‘Their Four-Goal Second-Half Super-Show was Courageous & Unforgettable!’

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Football League Cup Semi-Final (1st Leg) Team: Springett, Watson, Langley, Keen, Hunt, Sibley, Lazarus, Sanderson, Allen, Marsh, Morgan (R) Sub: Morgan (I) Attendance: 34,295 The following match report was written by Alan Williams and appeared in the Daily Express the following morning: ‘Queen’s Park Rangers are within 90 minutes of becoming the first visitors to Wembley from the Third Division. They were roaring runaway winners last night over Birmingham’s Second Division promotion raiders. So Rangers face only the formality (well, … Continue reading

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QPR (1) Blackburn Rovers (2) – ‚ÄúThat team, who haven’t played before, will never be picked again. Simple as that‚Äù

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FA Cup 3rd Round Team: Ingram, Perch, Onuoha, Lynch, Bidwell, Hall, Luongo (Cousins), Wszolek, Eze (Ngbakoto), Gladwin (Shodipo), Mackie Subs Not Used: Lumley, Hamalainen, Manning, El Khayati Attendance: 7,482 (including 917 Rovers fans) Blackburn beat fellow Championship side QPR in the FA Cup third round. The visitors took an early lead when Joel Lynch put the ball into his own net after Matt Ingram had saved Sam Gallagher’s header. Liam Feeney tapped home from close range to double the Rovers … Continue reading

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