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

International *Clash* Day at the Maxilla Hall, Latimer Road, W10 with the Rotten Hill Gang & the Goldborns etc.

Coming up on Friday 7th February at the Maxilla Hall in Latimer Road, is ‘International *Clash* Day’, featuring the Rotten Hill Gang, the Goldborns, the Clash tribute band, Take the 5th and many others. Mark Millar described the Rotten Hill Gang as: ‘Formed in a heartbeat within the cracks and back alleys of Ladbroke Grove Continue reading