Chelsea (2) – QPR (6) – The Reserves came an Awful Cropper at Stamford Bridge on Saturday

QPR Team: Howes, McLarney, Wassell, McGargill, Taylor, Edwards, Thompson, Fletcher, Brewis, Handford, Bevan(probable line-up?) Chelsea Team: Harmer, Wolff, Miller, Harris, Whiting, Craigie, Toomer, Caswell, O’Hara, Robertson, Donaghy Rangers travelled to Stamford Bridge on 11th November 1905 for a South Eastern League encounter. Headlined: “The Reserves Are Still Unbeaten” – the following match report later appeared Continue reading

QPR (3) – Northampton Town (2) – ‘And with Commendable Coolness he Guided the Ball Past the Advancing Keeper’

Team: Mason, Barrie, Carr, Lowe, Farmer, March, Lumsden, Charlton, Cheetham, Fitzgerald, McMahon Attendance: 3,751 Following a 6-0 win over Cardiff City five days earlier it was Northampton Town who visited Loftus Road next on Thursday, 18th February 1937. Charles Buchan’s match report appeared in the Daily News the next day: ‘With the exception of a Continue reading

Remembering Peter Angell – “After Arriving at Loftus Road, I made my League Debut against Walsall – on the Left-Wing”

QPR legend Peter Angell sadly passed away on this day in 1979. As a way of remembering him I’ve reproduced an article that he wrote for ‘Charles Buchan’s Football Monthly’ in February 1960: ‘They said that Soccer is devoid of sentiment. But it was a typical goodwill gesture on the part of that gentleman of Continue reading

Crawley Town (3) – QPR (3)

Team: Walsh (Mahoney), Paal (Hamalainen), Clarke-Salter (Gubbins), Dickie (Dunne), Adomah (Kakay), Johansen (Dozzell), Field (Masterson), Thomas (Owens), Chair (Shodipo), Roberts (Kelman), Dykes (Bonne) Attendance: 2,674 (including 1,346+ R’s fans) I met up with Sammy at Park Royal and we then headed off to Victoria Station. Later, I bumped into Ray Marno at Crawley Railway Station Continue reading