Hull City (1) – QPR (3): Les Allen Scored 2 of the Goals on this Day in 1965 – Happy 81st Birthday Les

Team: Springett, Watson, Langley, Keen, Hunt, Hazell, Collins, Allen, McAdams, Sanderson, Morgan (R). Substitute: Morgan (I) Attendance: 20,478 (match receipts £3,596) Rangers had suffered a 1-6 defeat at Griffin Park on the opening day of the season, which was followed by an impressive 4-1 home win over Brighton. Five days later the R’s went down Continue reading


QPR (0) – Sheffield United (0) – And the Press were invited into the Dressing Room after the Game.

Team: Parkes, Clement, Hazell, Delve (Beck), Mancini, McLintock, Thomas, Francis, Leach, Bowles, Givens Attendance: 15,843 Rangers took on Sheffield United at Loftus Road on 8th December 1973. The match programme apologised for the absence of any colour photos, which was due to the National Power Crisis at the time. The following match report appeared in Continue reading


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