Rangers make ‘Owls’ Fight: Sheffield Wednesday (2) – QPR (1)

Team: Brown, Powell (G), Ingham, Gilberg, Spence, Farrow, Muir, Hold, Addinall, Smith (C), Waugh Attendance: 41,706 On 15th March 1952, bottom-placed QPR travelled to high-flying Sheffield Wednesday. Fred Walters wrote the following (amended) match report for a local newspaper: ‘Wednesday’s narrow victory over Queen’s Park Rangers, bottom club in the Second Division, kept them well Continue reading


Watched by about 500 Spectators & two Dogs, QPR’s first Competitive Match was against Tottenham Hotspur in 1890.

QPR’s first competitive match was played on 1st November 1890, when they took on Tottenham Hotspur at Brondesbury Park in the 2nd round of the London Senior Cup. Around 500 attended the game and the Rangers side lined-up as follows: A. Schneidan, T. Saunders, H. Sturges, J. Spurr, W. Ridout, J. McKenzie, A. Druett, F. Continue reading


On this Day in 1961: QPR (2) – Hull City (1)

Team: Drinkwater, Woods, Ingham, Keen, Rutter, Angell, Lazarus, Bedford, Evans, Longbottom, Whitaker. Attendance: 12,725 Alec Stock had said the previous Saturday following the defeat at Grimsby: “The glass of beer didn’t taste so good afterwards…I didn’t feel like singing!” Hull City travelled to Loftus Road on 18th February 1961. Brian Taylor wrote the following comprehensive Continue reading