QPR (4) – Newport County (2) – ‘Addinall Headed the Ball Down to Shepherd’s Feet for the Winger to Score his Second Goal’

Football League Division 3 (South) Team: Brown, Poppitt, Ingham, Clayton, Spence, Farrow, Gilberg, Smith, Addinall, Quinn, Shepherd Attendance: 14,800 After Rangers had suffered a 0-2 defeat at Brighton. their next opponents were Newport County who travelled to Loftus Road on 18th October 1952:  ‘George Mountford, of Stoke, did not play at outside-right, as had been hoped. He will take a few Continue reading

QPR FC Women (1) – Worthing FC Women (4)

FA Women’s National League Division One (South East) Team: Francis-Pownall, Curr, McCrea, Hill, Blodgett, Lewin, Petit, Hennessy, Stanley, Akerman, Nygaard-Parsons In the opening minutes, after the ball had bounced over Mya Francis-Pownall’s head, Renai McCrea was quick off the mark to chase back and put it behind. The ball was then belted just over the crossbar from the resulting Continue reading

Leeds United (0) – QPR (1) – ‘It was a Goal which Breathed New Life & Fervour into Rangers’

League Division One Team: Parkes, Hollins, McLintock, Webb, Gillard, Francis, Masson, Kelly, Eastoe, Givens, Thomas Attendance: 22,226 After losing 0-2 at the Baseball Ground the previous Wednesday, the R’s then travelled to Elland Road on 14th May 1977. Peter Slingsby later filed the following match report: ‘Tony Currie’s showmanship and trickery almost qualified him for Continue reading

QPR Development Squad (3) – Swansea City U21 (1)

U21 Professional Development League 2 Team: Salamon, Jude-Boyd, Larkeche, Harrack, Hawkins, Drewe, Richards, Aoraha, Lloyd, Dixon-Bonner, Kolli The team sheet revealed the welcome inclusion of Taylor Richards in the Rangers line-up. And it was he, in the early stages, who, after winning the ball, shot low at goal and the follow-up ended up just wide of the target.  The Swans broke away after 12 Continue reading

QPR FC Women (3) – Moneyfields FC Women (3) – ‘Rangers go out after a Penalty Shoot-Out’

FAWNL League Cup Team: Francis-Pownall, McCrea, Blodgett, Jordinson, Harris, Owen, Nygaard-Parsons, Hennessy, Stanley, Akerman, Searle Subs: Curr, Lewin, Owen, Webster, Petit After knocking out Keynsham Town, Rangers’ next League Cup opponents were South-West region side, Moneyfields.  At a breezy Powerday Stadium, it was the R’s who created the first goalscoring opportunity of the afternoon after Emilia Nygaard-Parsons had broken away.  Her shot was deflected behind and from the resulting corner, Lauren Jordinson headed over the bar. Then, Grace Stanley, in Continue reading

QPR (1) – Leicester City (0) – ‘Stan Bowles Sold a Beautiful Dummy by Jumping Over the Ball & Mick Leach Blasted Home…’

League Division One Team: Parkes, Clement, Gillard, Leach, McLintock, Webb, Thomas, Francis, Masson, Bowles, Givens Attendance: 19,292 On Tuesday, 23rd September 1975, Rangers took on Leicester City at Loftus Road. Bob Driscoll wrote the following match report: ‘QPR scrambled a win last night to make life even tougher at the top. Rangers are now wedged between First Continue reading

London Seaward (0) – QPR FC Women (3)

FA Women’s National League Division One (South East) Team: Francis-Pownall, Curr, Searle, Owen, Lewin, Blodgett, Webster, Harris, Stanley, Hill, Petit Subs: Nygaard-Parsons, Jordinson, Hennessy, McCrea, Cohen London Seaward now play their home games at Redbridge FC’s Oakside Stadium, which is a short walk from Barkingside Underground Station.  It was the Anchors who fashioned the first goalscoringattempt of the evening. After the Seaward No.10 was set-up, Continue reading