Haringey Borough (3) – QPR U23 (0)

Team: Dickinson, Williams-Lowe, Woollard-Innocent, Rowan, Kefalas, Wells, 1st trialist, Remy, Frailing, 2nd trialist, Alfa Used Subs: Domi, Gubbins, Carlyle, Bettache, Duncan, Bansal-McNulty, Dalling, 3rd trialist Attendance: approx. 300 Situated just a short bus ride from Wood Green Underground Station, this was my first visit to Coles Park. Originally it had been the home of Wood Continue reading


Oxford United (1) – QPR (2)

Team: Lumley, Rangel (Masterson), Hall (Owens), Barbet (Leistner), Manning (Hamalainen), Amos (Chair), Ball, Shodipo, Scowen, Osayi-Samuel, Eze Subs Not Used: Kelly, Oteh Attendance: 3,165 (including 1,088 R’s fans) I met up firstly with Swedish R, Simon Staal at Northolt Station, and we moved on to rendezvous with Michael, Zack & George Gristwood at the Target. Continue reading


Brentham (0) – QPR X1 (5)

Team: Dickinson, Drewe, Domi, Wells, Kefalis, trialist, trialist, Duncan, Kendall, Bansal-McNulty, Bettache. Brentham FC were founded in 1919 by three young soldiers returning from the War. The Club marked their Anniversary last week with a fixture against a QPR side made-up of players aged; 17, 18 and 19 respectively. The football club is part of Continue reading


QPR U23 (0) – Sheffield Wednesday U23 (2)

U23 Professional Development League Team: Dickinson, Williams-Lowe, Woollard-Innocent, Wells, Kefalas, Brown, Tilt, Bettache, Walker, Bansal-McNulty, Shodipo. Sub Not Used: Cooper The final U23’s fixture of the season kicked off at 2pm at a very warm Harlington training ground. At No.6 was 20-year-old defender Tyler Brown, who I presume has been released by Crystal Palace? On Continue reading


QPR U23 (1) – Birmingham City U23 (4)

Team: Bowman, Drewe, Gubbins, Wells, Phillips, Carlyle, Tilt, Bettache, Walker, Mesias, Brooks. Sub Not Used: White The visitors launched the ball into the box after being awarded a free kick just inside the R’s half. This resulted in Myles Bowman finger-tipping Isaac Vassell’s powerful shot superbly away for a corner. Under pressure, he then did Continue reading


QPR U23 (2) – Hull City U23 (1)

U23 Professional Development League Team: Brzozowski, Felix, Domi, Wells, Carlyle, Gubbins, Tilt, Bettache, Walker, Mesias, Bansal-McNulty Subs Not Used: Bowman, Kefalas Genovesi, Platt Lewis Walker captained the Rangers side and at left-back was 18-year-old Franklin Domi. I later learned that he had been signed up until the summer after previously being with Enfield Borough. The Continue reading


QPR U23 (1) – Bristol City U23 (4)

U23 Professional Development League Team: Bowman, Felix, Genovesi, Wells, Kefalas, Fox, Tilt, Owens, Walker, Barton, Shodipo Sub Not Used: Brzozowski On a cold, damp afternoon at Harlington, the visitors took an early lead with the QPR defence all over the place. Myles Bowman, on a rare appearance, made two blocks before Ricardo Rees put away Continue reading