The 6-0 Win at Bournemouth in 1913: ‘The Football played by the Rangers was by far the best ever witnessed at Dean Court’

Team: Shaw, Fidler, Pullen, Ovens, Mitchell, Wake, Thompson, Birch, Whyman, Revill, Barnes On 11th January 1913, Rangers had beaten Halifax Town 4-2 in the First Round of the FA Cup. They then travelled to Dean Court the following Saturday to take on Bournemouth in a friendly. A match report appeared in the Bournemouth Guardian a Continue reading

QPR (2) – Leeds United (0) – ‘Followed by Ten Days of Torment for the Rangers’

Team: Parkes, Clement, Gillard, Hollins, McLintock, Webb, Thomas, Francis, Masson, Bowles, Givens Sub: Leach Attendance: 31,002 On this day in 1976, the R’s took on Leeds in their final game of an historic season. Ron Phillips’ ‘Bush Telegraph’ programme notes included the following: ‘In any normal season Rangers’ superb winning run from January to April Continue reading

QPR‘s 1896 Friendly at Harrow Athletic: ‘By Brakes, Carts, Bicycles, Trains & the Humble Shanks’, they swarmed down’

Team: A. J. Kips, H. Teagle, F. Tyler, A. Knight, T. Harvey, A. McKenzie, C. Davies, A. Gilmour, B. Carr, W. Ward, E. Wallington. QPR’s 1895/96 season was made up of various cup competitions and a number of friendlies. On 15th February, Rangers travelled to Harrow Athletic. A comprehensive match report, (and interesting references to Continue reading

Rangers make ‘Owls’ Fight: Sheffield Wednesday (2) – QPR (1)

Team: Brown, Powell (G), Ingham, Gilberg, Spence, Farrow, Muir, Hold, Addinall, Smith (C), Waugh Attendance: 41,706 On 15th March 1952, bottom-placed QPR travelled to high-flying Sheffield Wednesday. Fred Walters wrote the following (amended) match report for a local newspaper: ‘Wednesday’s narrow victory over Queen’s Park Rangers, bottom club in the Second Division, kept them well Continue reading