QPR (7) – Fulham (0) – ‘Clutterbuck managed to prevent the Visitors from Scoring amidst the Roars of Laughter from the Crowd’

Team: Clutterbuck, Bellingham, Newlands, Keech, Hitch, Skinner, Gray, Downing, Goldie, Humphries, Foxall Attendance: 4,000 Rangers opened their 1900 FA Cup campaign with a 3rd round qualifier on 3rd November. The following match report later appeared in the Kilburn Times: ‘The Rangers made their entry into the English Cup competition on Saturday last. Fulham were their Continue reading


Norwich City (1) – QPR (1) – ‘Smith gave Rangers the lead 11 minutes after the Interval’

Team: Brown, Rutter, Ingham, Petchey, Powell, Angell, Pounder, Cameron, Clark, Smith, Shepherd Attendance: 20,353 On 2nd October 1954 the R’s travelled to Carrow Road. The Eastern Football News, (aka ‘The Pink Un’) reported on the game later that day: ‘Norwich City dropped their third home point in four days when they were held to a Continue reading


Norman Wisdom’s Visit to Paddington Green Children’s Hospital in 1953

This 1953 newspaper cutting is from a National Daily Newspaper. I think it appeared around Christmas time. ‘Tearful Lauren Roan, aged four and a half, didn’t think much of the occasion; but three-year-old Richard Marley gave Norman Wisdom grin for grin when TV visited Paddington Green Children’s Hospital yesterday. And when Norman gave his act, Continue reading