Author Archives: Bernard Lambert

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

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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 Park Rangers had enough chances in the first-half at Boundary Park this afternoon to have ensured their promotion. Fortunately for Athletic they missed them all…..until … Continue reading

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Manchester United U18 (2) – QPR U18 (1) aet.

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FA Youth Cup 3rd Round: Played at Leigh Sports Village Stadium Team: Brzozowski, Springer-Downes, Williams, Donnellan, Matthews, Eales (Genovesi), Crichlow, Akinola (Alfa), Adams, Darbyshire (Klass), Bowler Subs Not Used: Folkes, Bowman Attendance: 1,023 In view of the fact that the venue for this fixture was only six miles from where I live, I thought I would go along and witness my first QPR Youth Team game for over 50 years. Leigh Sports Village is the home of the Leigh Rugby … Continue reading

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The Billy Hamilton/Alan McDonald Sports Trophy Shop

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On a recent short holiday break in Northern Ireland, I took the opportunity to pay a visit to Billy Hamilton’s Sports Trophy shop. The premises are situated right in the heart of Bangor town centre, located at 4 Bingham Mall, Off Main Street. It’s a specialist trophy and engraving establishment, and quite impressive in my opinion. Upon arrival at the shop and after introducing myself as a QPR fan and a member of the Independent R’s, I was warmly greeted … Continue reading

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