Friendly Scottish Opposition: No.6 – Hibernian v QPR in 1995

QPR: Roberts (Dykstra), Ready (McDermott), Brevett, Barker, McDonald, Maddix, Impey, Holloway (Osborn), Dichio (Charles), Gallen, Sinclair. Hibernian: Reid, Willie Miller, Donald, McGinlay, Tweed, Hunter, Weir (Graham Miller), Millen, Harper, Evans (Greg Miller), Jackson (Riley). Attendance: 6,005 QPR have taken on Hibernian on three occasions. Firstly, at Loftus Road on 15th February 1964 when the R’s Continue reading

The Conditions were absurd,” he snapped. “It’s a wonder no-one broke his neck!”

On 12th January 1963, the R’s lost 0-5 at Swindon. It was during the Big Freeze and Colin Woodley recorded his memories of that day last month. But what angered Alec Stock even more was the state of the pitch. Hugh John’s wrote the following article for ‘The People’: ‘Alec Stock, Queen’s Park Rangers’ Continue reading

Cardiff City (2) – QPR (2) – ‘Rangers had played a type of Football which was good enough to beat any Third Division Side’

Team: Gilfillan, Smith, Jefferson, Lowe, James, March, Cape, Mallett, Cheetham, Fitzgerald, Bott Attendance 26,268 Rangers travelled to Cardiff on 22nd January 1938.. The Acton Gazette provided news of a Football Special from London: ‘In connection with the important Third Division league match between Cardiff City and Queen’s Park Rangers tomorrow, the G.W.R. will issue cheap Continue reading

QPR (7) – Fulham (0) – ‘Clutterbuck managed to prevent the Visitors from Scoring amidst the Roars of Laughter from the Crowd’

Team: Clutterbuck, Bellingham, Newlands, Keech, Hitch, Skinner, Gray, Downing, Goldie, Humphries, Foxall Attendance: 4,000 Rangers opened their 1900 FA Cup campaign with a 3rd round qualifier on 3rd November. The following match report later appeared in the Kilburn Times: ‘The Rangers made their entry into the English Cup competition on Saturday last. Fulham were their Continue reading

Norwich City (1) – QPR (1) – ‘Smith gave Rangers the lead 11 minutes after the Interval’

Team: Brown, Rutter, Ingham, Petchey, Powell, Angell, Pounder, Cameron, Clark, Smith, Shepherd Attendance: 20,353 On 2nd October 1954 the R’s travelled to Carrow Road. The Eastern Football News, (aka ‘The Pink Un’) reported on the game later that day: ‘Norwich City dropped their third home point in four days when they were held to a Continue reading