QPR (0) – Sheffield United (0) – And the Press were invited into the Dressing Room after the Game.

Team: Parkes, Clement, Hazell, Delve (Beck), Mancini, McLintock, Thomas, Francis, Leach, Bowles, Givens Attendance: 15,843 Rangers took on Sheffield United at Loftus Road on 8th December 1973. The match programme apologised for the absence of any colour photos, which was due to the National Power Crisis at the time. The following match report appeared in Continue reading

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Queen’s Park Rangers Celebrated at Frascati’s in Oxford Street after Winning the Southern League Championship

Rangers won the Southern League (Division One) title in 1908, after finishing two points ahead of second-placed Plymouth Argyle. A dinner was held at Frascati’s in Oxford Street, a restaurant described as ‘beautiful and sophisticated and known for its excellent international cuisine.’ The following article appeared in the Sporting Life on 28th May: ‘The Queen’s 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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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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Fulham (1) – QPR (2) – Rangers’ First Win at Craven Cottage Since 1980

Team: Smithies, Lynch (Hamalainen), Hall, Caulker, Onuoha, Chery, Henry, Wszolek (Shodipo), Luongo, Washington, Polter (Sylla) Subs Not Used: Ingram, Kakay, Sandro, El Khayati Attendance: 19,609 (including 3,302 R’s fans) Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink admitted the 2-1 win over Fulham – his side’s first win at Craven Cottage since 1980 – was the perfect tonic after a Continue reading

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