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

Barnsley (1) – QPR (1) – “We’ve only got two points away from home all season and I can see why”

Team: Smithies, Baptiste, Caulker (Smith) Robinson, Bidwell, Luongo, Scowen, Osayi-Samuel (Washington), Freeman, Mackie (LuaLua), Wszolek Subs Not Used: Lumley, Lynch, Manning, Wheeler Attendance: 10,920 (including 335 R’s fans) QPR needed a late equaliser as they secured a deserved point at Barnsley. Harvey Barnes’ stunning goal put gloss on an otherwise drab first-half as he curled 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

QPR (2) – Ipswich Town (1) – A very Impressive Team Performance in W12

Team: Smithies, Bidwell, Onuoha, Baptiste, Robinson, Wszolek (Wheeler), Luongo, Scowen, Freeman, Washington (Smith), Mackie (LuaLua) Subs Not Used: Lumley, Furlong, Manning, Osayi-Samuel Attendance: 14,060 (including 2,384 Ipswich fans) A well deserved win, with the players getting their just rewards, having put in a very decent shift. The Tractor Boys had little to offer on a Continue reading

Cardiff City (2) – QPR (1)

Team: Smithies, Furlong, Onuoha, Caulker (Wszolek), Bidwell, Luongo, Scowen, Freeman, Mackie (Sylla), Smith, Washington (Ngbakoto) Subs Not Used: Ingram, Robinson, Baptiste, LuaLua Attendance: 18,520 (including 638 R’s fans) Cardiff City beat Queen’s Park Rangers in a breathless encounter to stay top of the Championship table. Matt Smith nodded QPR in front before their former winger Continue reading

QPR U23 (3) – Barnsley U23 (2)

Team: Lumley, Kakay, Hamalainen, Goss, Paul, Phillips, Petrasso, Manning, Darbyshire, Grego-Cox, Rowe Sub Not Used: Herdman In blazing sunshine, Reece Grego-Cox did really well to set up our first goal after 7 minutes. He chased a ball down the left-wing almost to the bye-line that would have been a lost cause for many. After taking Continue reading

QPR (2) – Hull City (1) – “James Perch did his Knee & I wanted him to come off & he wouldn’t come off”

Team: Smithies, Bidwell, Baptiste (Wszolek), Onuoha, Perch, Freeman, Luongo, Scowen, LuaLua (Smith), Mackie (Sylla), Washington Subs Not Used: Ingram, Furlong, Manning, Borysiuk Attendance: 12,609 (including 829 Hull fans) Having made hard work of it, I thought we got what we fully deserved. Missed chances in the first-half almost cost us the game. We need a Continue reading