Friendly Scottish Opposition: No.7 – QPR v Hamilton Academical in 1937

Team: Mason, Barrie, Jefferson, March, Farmer, Moralee, Bott, Clark, Swinfen, Fitzgerald, McMahon Hamilton Academicals travelled to London on Friday 29thJanuary 1937 to take on the R’s the following day. I think that was the first time QPR took on Scottish opposition? The Hamilton party also included the chairman, J. C. Lyon, a director named Miller Continue reading

In Memory of Keith Rutter

Keith Rutter, stalwart centre-half for QPR FC, has sadly passed away at the age of 89. During his near-nine-year period with the R’s, Keith was a reliable rock steady, no nonsense defender. He was rarely injured and certainly in my own personal recollection from 1957 onwards, he never dropped from the first team. You hardly Continue reading

‘So far as Shepherd’s Bush was concerned, undoubtedly from the Decorative Standpoint, the Brightest Part of the District on the Night of Coronation Day, was Askew Road’

The Coronation of King George V and Queen Mary took place on this day in 1911 at Westminster Abbey. The two following articles later appeared in the West London Observer: Here, the traders, with enthusiastic goodwill, had vied with each other to make the road as bright as possible after dark, and they succeeded. Numbers Continue reading