The 1949 Fans Vote on QPR’s Colours: ‘Which ever gets the biggest Shout of Approval…’

It was decided that Rangers fans would vote on the Club’s colours at the Football Combination Cup game against Reading at Loftus Road on 2nd April 1949. The following appeared in the match programme: ‘As supporters are probably aware, owing to the impossibility of obtaining blue-and-white hooped jerseys the club had no alternative but to Continue reading

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