Coventry City (2) – QPR (3) – ‘Skies were Overcast & a Hailstorm Preceded Saturday Afternoon’s Match’

Team: Cunningham, Pollard, Pierce, McNab, Cockburn, Neil, Coward, Burns, Goddard, Rounce, Howe Attendance: 13,477 Rangers travelled to Highfield Road on 26th October 1929. The following match report later appeared in the Coventry Herald: ‘Skies were overcast, and a hailstorm preceded Saturday afternoon’s match at Highfield Road, where Coventry City entertained Queen’s Park Rangers. The visitors Continue reading


QPR U23 (3) – Bristol City U23 (4)

U23 Professional Development League 2 Team: Little, Jude-Boyd, Hamalainen, Owens, Mahorn, Pitblado, Ajose, Bettache, Kelman, Duke-McKenna, Mema Subs: Halwax, Williams-Lowe, Aoraha, Kargbo Prior to kick-off the Club announced that 19-year-old goalkeeper, Harry Halwax from Dublin, had been signed until the end of the season. The match was switched at late notice from Harlington to the Continue reading


QPR U23 (0) – Middlesbrough U23 (5)

Premier League Cup Team: Little, Williams-Lowe, Woollard-Innocent, Owens, Woodman, Drewe, Ajose, Bettache, Kelman, Duke-McKenna, Aveiro Subs: Salamon, Pitblado, Jude-Boyd, Aoraha Following the 0-1 defeat in September at Bishop Auckland FC against Middlesbrough, the R’s came into this return Cup tie having previously beaten Nottingham Forest and Blackburn Rovers respectively. The match was once again set Continue reading


First in the Barkers Queue was Ernest Spillard of Rylett Road, Shepherd’s Bush’

The following article appeared in the West London Observer on 31st December 1954: ‘Despite the expenses of Christmas, stores in West London report successful openings to their winter sales this week. Last night a spokesman of the Barkers group at Kensington said queues had been larger than last year’s, and that the stores had been Continue reading


QPR (3) – Newcastle United (2) – ‘Stan’s Winner Rounds off Super Show’

Team: Parkes, Clement, Gillard, Venables, Mancini, McLintock, Thomas, Francis, Leach, Bowles, Givens Sub: Abbott Attendance: 15,757 Edward Heath’s government announced on 13th December 1973 a number of measures under the Fuel & Electricity (Control) Act, which included the Three-Day Work Order. On 22nd December, QPR took on Newcastle United at Loftus road. The match kicked Continue reading