‘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

QPR U23 (1) – Watford U23 (2)

U23 Professional Development League Team: Brzozowski, Williams-Lowe, Domi, B. Wells, Gubbins, Carlyle, Shodipo, Bansal-McNulty, Walker, Frailing, Dalling Subs Not Used: Little, Duke-McKenna On a very wet afternoon at Harlington, Amrit Bansal-McNulty captained the Rangers side and noted on the bench for the visitors was former R’s goalkeeper, Harvey White. Mr Skipper waved play-on after an Continue reading

When QPR Fans Planned a Petition to find out why: ‘Diabolical Referees are being sent to Loftus Road’

The following article appeared in the local press on 11th December 1959: ‘Two Shepherd’s Bush brothers, supporters of Queen’s Park Rangers since they were youngsters, told a Gazette and Post reporter this week of a petition they plan to send to the Football Association, signed by QPR Supporters’ Club members, to find out why “diabolical” Continue reading

QPR U23 (1) Coventry City U23 (2)

U23 Professional Development League Team: Barnes, Williams-Lowe, Gubbins, Wells, Rowan, Suliman, Duke-McKenna, Bansal-McNulty, Walker, Frailing, Dalling Subs Not Used: Dickinson, Drewe. Ben Wells captained the Rangers side and also in the starting line-up was 21-year-old centre-back trialist, Easah Suliman. The first real goalscoring opportunity of the match came following a dangerous cross from Deshane Dalling Continue reading