Remembering Former R’s Player James Lofthouse 

Former Rangers winger, James Lofthouse passed away on this day in 1954. The following article later appeared in the Wokingham Times:  ‘The death occurred last week after a short illness of Mr James Lofthouse, High Street, Crowthorne, formerly a well-known professional footballer.  Jimmy Lofthouse was a native of St. Helen’s, Lancashire, and started his football Continue reading

From 1933: ‘Baseball Started in Earnest on Saturday at the Queen’s Park Rangers Ground’

The West London Observer filed the following report on 12th May 1933: ‘The Anglo-American Baseball Club, who have taken the Queen’s Park Rangers’ ground at Loftus Road, Shepherd’s Bush, for the summer, open their season at home on Saturday with a fixture against Oxford University. Alf Mancini, the well-known local boxer will “kick-off” at 3.30pm. Continue reading

When William Pierce Scored Three Penalties for QPR in his Benefit Game against Leicester City Reserves

On 6th October 1928, headlined, ‘Don’t Forget Next Saturday’, “The Bushman” wrote in the ‘Rangers Chatter’ section of the Watford match programme that: ‘This will be the last opportunity I shall be bringing to the notice of our supporters the fact that on Saturday next, Leicester City Reserves visit Shepherd’s Bush. That in itself, should Continue reading

Brentford (0) – QPR (1) -’The Only Goal came after 32 Minutes when Nelson Handled & Hatton Slammed the Penalty Home’

The Harry Newman Brentford Hospital Cup Team: Allen, Powell (G), Jefferson, Powell (I), Smith (G), Smith (A), Hatton, Stewart, Durrant, Mills, Hartburn Rangers had won promotion to the old Division Two and just two days after their final league game of the season, they travelled to Griffin Park on 3rd May 1948, to take on Continue reading

QPR FC Women (5) – AFC Sudbury Women (5) 

FA Women’s National League Division One (South-East)  Team: Curr, McCrea, Searle, Rogers, Blodgett, Carolan, Owen, Hill, Stanley, Ward-Chambers, Petit  With the Powerday Stadium becoming unavailable, the final league game of the season was switched to Harlington.   On a very overcast Sunday afternoon and with rain threatening, it was the visitors who took the lead in Continue reading

Maidenhead United Women (6) – QPR FC Women (1) 

Combined Counties Midweek League Cup Quarter Final  Team: Francis-Pownall, Shephard, Searle, Rogers, Blodgett, Carolan, Owen, Akerman, Nygaard-Parsons, Stanley, Petit  Subs: Hill, Louvier, Halawi, Reid, Salah  This Cup tie was originally scheduled to be a Rangers home game but was eventually switched to Slough Town’s Arbour Park.   Maidenhead took the lead after just two minutes. Mya Continue reading