Chasing rainbows, learning lessons, rewriting history

Queen’s Park Rangers co-chairman Tony Fernandes has given an interview to North American-based website Vice Sports in which he talks about the club and the near six years of ownership by him and his Malaysian business partners. https://sports.vice.com/en_uk/article/ive-learnt-the-hard-way-tony-fernandes-on-football-fandom-and-attempting-to-build-the-new-qpr It’s a wide-ranging, if unchallenging, piece where Fernandes talks about lessons learned, his passion for the club Continue reading

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QPR (3) – Birmingham City (1) – Another Night to Remember as Rangers Reach Wembley!

Football League Cup Semi-Final (2nd Leg) Team: Springett, Hazell, Langley, Keen, Hunt, Sibley, Lazarus, Sanderson, Allen, Marsh, Morgan (R) Attendance: 24,604 Willesden & Brent Chronicle journalist Sean Kilfeather completed his article in the souvenir match programme with the following: ‘Thus we have arrived at a night which is likely to be historic for the club Continue reading

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Birmingham City (1) – QPR (4) – ‘Their Four-Goal Second-Half Super-Show was Courageous & Unforgettable!’

Football League Cup Semi-Final (1st Leg) Team: Springett, Watson, Langley, Keen, Hunt, Sibley, Lazarus, Sanderson, Allen, Marsh, Morgan (R) Sub: Morgan (I) Attendance: 34,295 The following match report was written by Alan Williams and appeared in the Daily Express the following morning: ‘Queen’s Park Rangers are within 90 minutes of becoming the first visitors to Continue reading

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QPR (1) Blackburn Rovers (2) – ‚ÄúThat team, who haven’t played before, will never be picked again. Simple as that‚Äù

FA Cup 3rd Round Team: Ingram, Perch, Onuoha, Lynch, Bidwell, Hall, Luongo (Cousins), Wszolek, Eze (Ngbakoto), Gladwin (Shodipo), Mackie Subs Not Used: Lumley, Hamalainen, Manning, El Khayati Attendance: 7,482 (including 917 Rovers fans) Blackburn beat fellow Championship side QPR in the FA Cup third round. The visitors took an early lead when Joel Lynch put Continue reading

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Nottingham Forest (1) – QPR (1) – A Share of the Points and it was Goodbye to Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink

Team: Smithies, Perch, Hall, Onuoha, Robinson (El Khayati), Henry, Wszolek (Shodipo), Cousins, Washington (Sylla), Chery, Polter Subs Not Used: Ingram, Hamalainen, Lynch, Gladwin Attendance: 20,043 (including 1,190 R’s fans) Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink gone, after a decent performance, in a game where we could of taken all three points. An excellent turnout from the travelling faithful, Continue reading

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