QPR Juniors (2) – Chelsea Juniors (1) – The Match which Proclaimed Rangers as the South East Counties League Champions

On 2nd May 1964 West Ham took on Preston North End in the FA Cup Final at Wembley. Whilst at Loftus Road at 10.30 that morning the Rangers Juniors faced Chelsea in a South East Counties League title decider. A match report titled: ‘The Kings are dead! Long live the Kings’ appeared in the Hammersmith Continue reading

‘The Rangers strongly objecting to this Injustice refrained from Lining Up’ – QPR’s 3-5 Defeat at Chatham in 1899

Team: Clutterbuck, Knowles, McConnell, Crawford, Hitch, Keech, Turnbull, Haywood, White, Evans, Cowie Attendance: 3,000 QPR had won 7-1 at Wandsworth on 28th October 1899 in an FA Cup qualifying round. Two weeks later Rangers travelled to Chatham in a Southern League encounter. The following match report later appeared in the local press: ‘The Rangers certainly Continue reading

QPR Secretary Ron Phillips responds to Bill Hodge’s 1976 Letter in the Local Gazette

Earlier this month I published Bill Hodge’s 1976 letter to the local Gazette, titled: ‘Rangers – Don’t let Greed Ruin your chances of being a Great Club’. This prompted the following response on 1st April from Club Secretary, Ron Phillips: ‘I hope you will allow Queen’s Park Rangers to reply to the letter recently published Continue reading