QPR lost 1-0 to a Woolwich Arsenal “A’” Side in 1897 but, ‘Kilburnites are flocking to the Rangers’ Standard in their Thousands’

The following article appeared in the Kilburn Times on 17th September 1897: ‘On Saturday last the attendance at the Harvist-road enclosure, West Kilburn, showed a still further increase. The official return gave nearly 6,000 as being present. With glorious surroundings, a grand afternoon’s sport was witnessed. Although the local players sustained defeat, all who saw Continue reading


The 1949 Fans Vote on QPR’s Colours: ‘Which ever gets the biggest Shout of Approval…’

It was decided that Rangers fans would vote on the Club’s colours at the Football Combination Cup game against Reading at Loftus Road on 2nd April 1949. The following appeared in the match programme: ‘As supporters are probably aware, owing to the impossibility of obtaining blue-and-white hooped jerseys the club had no alternative but to Continue reading


Remembering three of the former QPR Players who were Severely Wounded in the Great War.

The following servicemen had at some point in their careers, played for Queen’s Park Rangers Football Club, and all tragically lost their lives serving their country: Albert Edward Bonass, Corporal Albert ‘Ben’ Butler, Frank Cannon, Charlie Clarke, Joseph Dines, Albert Edwards, Alan Fowler, Oscar Horace Stanley Linkson, Evelyn Henry Lintott, Robert McLaren Law, John H. Continue reading


1907: Southall (4) – QPR Reserves (3)

Team: Webb, Smith, Ainsworth, Handford, Mitchell, Philpot, Perry, Skilton, Hitchcock, Theobald, Stagg. A Rangers reserve side travelled to Southall on 21st September 1907. The following match report appeared in the Middlesex & Surrey Express the following week: ‘Played at Western-road, Southall, on Saturday when the homesters achieved a brilliant victory. The visitors brought a strong Continue reading