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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28th April 1965: QPR (2) – Tottenham Hotspur (2) – Rangers joint Winners of the Southern Junior Floodlight Cup

Team: Brooks, Blake, Finch, Hazell, Moughton, Sibley, Morgan (I), Parker, Leach, Adams, Morgan (R) Attendance: 1,339 Rangers had started this 1964/65 cup campaign with a 4-0 home win over Reading, followed by a 4-2 victory against Luton Town and reached the final after knocking out Fulham. The young R’s were then set to face Tottenham 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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