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

‘Off Day for QPR – Derby Spoil it with Petty Fouls’ – The 0-0 Draw in 1974

Team: Parkes, Clement, Gillard, Venables (Busby), Mancini, McLintock, Thomas, Francis, Leach, Bowles, Givens Attendance: 19,795 Rangers took on Derby County at Loftus Road on 30th March 1974. John Oakley wrote the following match report for the ‘Evening News’: ‘Queen’s Park Rangers and Derby, both with their eyes on Europe, failed to produce the good football Continue reading

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