QPR U23 (1) – Coventry City U23 (0) – Olamide Shodipo’s strike puts the R’s on Top

U23 Professional Development League Team: Dieng, Kakay, Hall, Caulker, Fox, Tilt, Borysiuk, Goss, Rowe, Shodipo, Oteh Sub Not Used: Herdman The eagerly awaited team sheets revealed an interesting starting line-up that included; Steven Caulker, Grant Hall, and Olamide Shodipo who had been off the radar for quite some time. Aramide Oteh captained the R’s and Continue reading

QPR (0) – Burton Albion (0) – “We’re notoriously rubbish at QPR at beating anyone we’re expected to beat”

Team: Smithies, Furlong (Smith), Bidwell, Baptiste, Robinson, Scowen, Wszolek, Ngbakoto (Osayi-Samuel), Freeman, Mackie (Sylla), Washington Subs Not Used: Lumley, Lynch, Caulker, Manning Attendance: 12,500 (including 315 Burton fans) A poor result against a poorer side. It showed that we have very little in depth regarding our squad. The players that came in….simply not good enough Continue reading

QPR (2) – Millwall (2) – ‘We fought back well. We don’t know when we’re beaten which was a real Positive’

Team: Smithies, Bidwell, Baptiste, Onuoha (Smith), Robinson, Wszolek, Luongo, Scowen, Freeman, Washington (Sylla), Mackie (LuaLua) Subs Not Used: Lumley, Furlong, Manning, Wheeler Attendance: 12,600 (including 1,543 Millwall fans) We got rattled early on, by a side who closed us down, got at us and took no prisoners. We lost our composure and never really recovered, Continue reading

QPR U23 (5) – Bolton Wanderers U23 (0) – ‘We just like watching Clint Hill’

U23 Professional Development League Team: Dieng, Kakay, Williams, Goss, Paul, Hill, Petrasso, Borysiuk, Oteh, Chair, Grego-Cox Subs: Herdman, Hamalainen, Tilt, Rowe The big pre-match news was the confirmation that Clint Hill was indeed in the starting line-up! The visitors also included an over-age player, 35-year-old former Brazilian international Julio Baptista. Bolton could well have taken Continue reading