Norwich City (1) – QPR (2) – A Rare Win for the R’s at Carrow Road in 1957

Team: Springett, Woods, Ingham, Petchey, Rutter, Andrews, Hellawell, Longbottom, Peacock, Cameron, Kerrins Attendance: 11,722 Rangers travelled to Carrow Road on 12th January 1957 and recorded a rare away victory. The following match report appeared later that day in the ‘Eastern Football News’ (The Pink Un): ‘Norwich City’s long run without victory continues. Queen’s Park Rangers Continue reading


QPR’s 1900 FA Cup Replay against Watford

Team: Clutterbuck, Bellingham, McConnell, Newlands, Hitch, Skinner, Gray, Newbigging, Goldie, Humphrey, Foxhall. Attendance: 2,000 Following the 1-1 draw at Cassio Road four days earlier, the replay was played on a Wednesday afternoon, which might be one of the reasons for the low attendance, along with the weather conditions? A match report appeared in the Sporting Continue reading


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