QPR (3) – Hull City (3) – ‘But then in the 77th Minute, Collins completed his hat-trick to put Rangers ahead yet again’

Team: Springett, Watson, Langley, Keen, Hunt, Sibley, Lazarus, Collins, Allen (Hazell), Sanderson, Morgan (R). Attendance: 12,327 On the 19th February 1966, two of the top three Third Division sides met at Loftus Road. The R’s, sitting in third position, met Hull City, one place above them. The following comprehensive match report was written by Brian Continue reading


Friendly Scottish Opposition: No.6 – Hibernian v QPR in 1995

QPR: Roberts (Dykstra), Ready (McDermott), Brevett, Barker, McDonald, Maddix, Impey, Holloway (Osborn), Dichio (Charles), Gallen, Sinclair. Hibernian: Reid, Willie Miller, Donald, McGinlay, Tweed, Hunter, Weir (Graham Miller), Millen, Harper, Evans (Greg Miller), Jackson (Riley). Attendance: 6,005 QPR have taken on Hibernian on three occasions. Firstly, at Loftus Road on 15th February 1964 when the R’s Continue reading


The Conditions were absurd,” he snapped. “It’s a wonder no-one broke his neck!”

On 12th January 1963, the R’s lost 0-5 at Swindon. It was during the Big Freeze and Colin Woodley recorded his memories of that day last month. http://www.indyrs.co.uk/2021/01/the-big-freeze-of-1963-qpr-lose-0-5-to-a-swindon-side-wearing-basketball-boots/ But what angered Alec Stock even more was the state of the pitch. Hugh John’s wrote the following article for ‘The People’: ‘Alec Stock, Queen’s Park Rangers’ Continue reading


QPR (3) – Swansea City (2) -’Hail Goddard the Mud-Flat Marvel’

Team: Woods, Shanks, Gillard, McCreery, Wicks, Roeder, Goddard, Waddock, Allen, Currie, Burke Sub: Wallace (for Gillard) Attendance: 11,153 After a 2-0 win at Craven Cottage the previous week, on 2nd February 1980, the R’s took on Swansea City at Loftus Road. Peter Gorman wrote the following match report: ‘A winning goal, deep into injury-time, finally Continue reading


Cardiff City (2) – QPR (2) – ‘Rangers had played a type of Football which was good enough to beat any Third Division Side’

Team: Gilfillan, Smith, Jefferson, Lowe, James, March, Cape, Mallett, Cheetham, Fitzgerald, Bott Attendance 26,268 Rangers travelled to Cardiff on 22nd January 1938.. The Acton Gazette provided news of a Football Special from London: ‘In connection with the important Third Division league match between Cardiff City and Queen’s Park Rangers tomorrow, the G.W.R. will issue cheap Continue reading