Reg Leafe, the Referee who was replaced ahead of the 1958 QPR v Stockport County Match

The following article appeared in the Newcastle Journal on 29th September 1958: ‘Mr Reg Leafe, who was to referee the Queen’s Park Rangers – Stockport County match tonight, is to be replaced. The Football League Management Committee decided this last night. Their decision followed a visit by Mr George Hurley, the Rangers’ secretary, to the Continue reading

Queen’s Park Rangers Celebrated at Frascati’s in Oxford Street after Winning the Southern League Championship

Rangers won the Southern League (Division One) title in 1908, after finishing two points ahead of second-placed Plymouth Argyle. A dinner was held at Frascati’s in Oxford Street, a restaurant described as ‘beautiful and sophisticated and known for its excellent international cuisine.’ The following article appeared in the Sporting Life on 28th May: ‘The Queen’s Continue reading

The Early Days of Vic Mobley

Rangers signed Vic Mobley from Sheffield Wednesday in October 1969 for a fee of £55,000. The following article appeared in ‘The Wizard’ on 10th April 1971. However, his playing career was set to end just three months later on medical advice. He later took up part-time management with Oxford City. Steve Russell