QPR (5) – Bristol City (0) – ‘Amazing Scenes at Loftus Road, Uproar after Fitzgerald is Knocked Out’

Team: Mason, Jefferson, Rowe, Lowe, Farmer, March, Bott, Charlton, Cheetham, Fitzgerald, McMahon Attendance: 9,576 On Christmas Day 1936, QPR recorded a 4-0 win at Loftus Road over Exeter City. Another home game followed the next day when the R’s took on Bristol City. Bushranger 11’s match report appeared in the Middlesex County Times a week Continue reading

Brentford (2) – QPR (2) – ‘The Incessant Rain on Saturday Afternoon had its effect on the Attendance at this Match’

Team: Howes, White, Newlands, Yenson, Hitch, Ryder, Thompson, Sugden, Roberts, Fletcher, Bevan. Attendance: 3,000 Following a goalless draw with Tottenham Hotspur the previous week, the Park Royalists travelled to Griffin Park on 17th February 1906. A match report appeared in the Sporting Life two days later: ‘The incessant rain on Saturday afternoon had its effect Continue reading

I Wish I had…

known my Grandfather, Harry Cecil Woodley. Over the past two years I have undertaken extensive research into my family ancestry and although it is possible to find a wealth of information on such a subject, there are some areas you are frustratingly missing. My Dad’s side of the family travelled up from a life of Continue reading