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

QPR (1) – Luton Town (0): ‘The Rangers’ Raids chiefly came through the splendid use made by Birch of his Wingers’

Team: Hebden, Pierce, Plunkett, Hirst, Richmond, Pigg, Ford, Birch, Johnson, Middleton, Spottiswood Attendance: 5,198 On 19th September 1925, Rangers took on Luton Town in a Division Three (South) league fixture at Loftus Road. “Crusader’s” match report appeared in the Beds & Herts Pictorial three days later: ‘One might almost repeat exactly the report of the Continue reading

QPR Reserves (4) – Arsenal Reserves (4)

The Neville Ovenden Football Combination Team: Stejskal, Finlay, Herrera, Doyle, Witter (Bedrossian), Ready, Bailey, McEnroe, Thompson, Gallen, Meaker Attendance: 600 On Tuesday 2nd February 1993, QPR Reserves took on Arsenal at Loftus Road. The following match report later appeared in the local press: ‘QPR Reserves scored a thrilling 4-4 draw with Arsenal at Loftus Road Continue reading

We Will Remember Them

The following servicemen had at some point in their careers played for Queen’s Park Rangers Football Club, and all tragically lost their lives serving their country: Albert Edward Bonass: He joined the R’s in 1939 from Chesterfield. After serving as a reserve police officer, Albert joined the RAF but lost his life when his Stirling Continue reading

Chesterfield (0) – QPR (1) – ‘Lazarus Latched on to the Ball & made Ground for the Tall Carey to Head Past Powell’

Team: Drinkwater, Woods, Ingham, Keen, Rutter, Angell, Lazarus, Carey, Whitfield, Bedford, Barber Attendance: 4,474 On the 29th October 1960, the R’s travelled to Saltergate. The following match report later appeared in the Hammersmith & Shepherd’s Bush Gazette: ‘Alec Stock, Queen’s Park Rangers manager, was forced to make wholesale forward changes for the Third Division encounter Continue reading

From February 1931: Fulham (0) – QPR (2) – ‘Tempers became frayed just after the Interval at Craven Cottage’

Team: Cunningham, Wiles (G), Harris, Sales, Smith (N), Ferguson, Coward, Burns, Goddard, Rounce, Howe Attendance: 18,955 Rangers travelled to Craven Cottage on 7th February 1931 following a 2-0 home win over Coventry City the previous Saturday. “Trojan’s” match report appeared two days later: ‘What a pity it is that “Derby” games are generally tainted with Continue reading

Coca-Cola Cup 2nd Round Tie at Blundell Park on 6thOctober 1992 & QPR go through after a Penalty Shoot-Out

Team: Stejskal, Bardsley, Wilson, Wilkins, Peacock, McDonald, Impey, Holloway, Bailey, Penrise (Thompson), Sinton Sub Not Used: Maddix Attendance: 8,443 On 23rd September 1992, QPR defeated Grimsby Town 2-1 at Loftus Road in the 2nd round of the Coca-Cola Cup. Les Ferdinand scored both the Rangers goals. Two weeks later the R’s travelled to Blundell Park Continue reading