AFC Wimbledon Women (5) – QPR FC Women (3)

FA Women’s National League Division One (South East) Team: Francis-Pownall, Curr, Searle, Harris, Blodgett, Lewin, Petit, Hennessy, Nygaard-Parsons, Hill, McCrea Subs: Owen, Jordinson, Akerman, Stanley, Webster Attendance: 820 On a very hot afternoon at the Cherry Red Records Stadium, it was the R’s who had the ball in the net first, but a late flag had ruled out Emilia Nygaard-Parson’s strike.  Continue reading

QPR (2) – Aston Villa (1) – ‘What a Glory Goal for Crack-Shot Clement!’

League Division One Team: Parkes, Clement, Gillard, Hollins, McLintock, Webb, Thomas, Kelly, Masson, Bowles, Givens Sub: Leach Attendance: 23,602 On 11th September 1976, Rangers took on Aston Villa at Loftus Road. James Mossop later filed the following match report: ‘Everyone rose to their feet, the applause refused to die, and a goal straight from the legends of Lawton, Continue reading

QPR Development Squad (2) – Fleetwood Town Development Squad (0)

U21 Professional Development League 2 Team: Salamon, Adomah, Shann, Drewe, Hawkins, Ogwuazor, Pedder, Murphy, Kelman, Dixon-Bonner, Bala Sub Not Used: Cant On an extremely hot afternoon at Loftus Road, Fleetwood came into this game on an unbeaten run, as did the R’s.  After an indifferent start to the match, Jaden Ogwuazor appeared to get a knock to the head, which resulted in the R’s No.6 requiring Continue reading

QPR (2) – Plymouth Argyle (2) – ‘And Substitute Richard Pacquette Exploited the Surplus Minutes to Strike Home a Spectacular Leveller’

League Division Two Team: Royce, Forbes, Shittu, Palmer, Williams, Doudou, Bircham, Rose, Thomas, Furlong, Gallen Attendance: 14,001 Plymouth Argyle were the visitors to Loftus Road on 31stAugust 2002. The match programme was dedicated to the memory of Daphne Biggs. Mike Berry wrote the following match report for the Telegraph: ‘Plymouth are making a splash on their return to Division Continue reading

QPR Development Squad (4) – Coventry City U21 (2) – And a Hat-Trick for Steven Bala

U21 Professional Development League 2 Team: Salamon, Jude-Boyd, Shann, Harrack, Gubbins, Clarke-Salter, Murphy, Aoraha, Bala, Dixon-Bonner, Pedder After a fairly even start at the Powerday Stadium, thirteen minutes in and Kayden Harrack was the first player of the evening to be booked. The resulting free kick from around 25-yards was blasted well over the crossbar. Continue reading

QPR (6) – Blackpool (1) – ‘And Finally, Marsh gave the 19,000 Crowd the Climax they Demanded by Swerving Past Two Men for a Brilliant Sixth’

League Division Two Team: Kelly, Watson, Clement, Venables, Hunt, Hazell, Bridges, Sibley, Leach, Marsh, Clark Attendance: 19,277 Following a 3-2 win over Millwall at Loftus Road three days earlier, Rangers’ next opponents on 26th August 1969,  were Blackpool. Brian James wrote the following match report: ‘QPR took their record to nine points from a possible ten last night when Blackpool were driven Continue reading

QPR FC Women (2) – Chesham United Women (0)

FA Women’s National League Division One (South East) Team: Francis-Pownall, Curr, McCrea, Akerman, Blodgett, Lewin, Nygaard-Parsons, Hennessy, Webster, Hill, Searle Seven players had moved on during the close-season and the new additions to the squad were; Emily Hill, Jess Harris, Renai McCrea, Nicole Melling and Zoe Cohen.  For the opening league game of the season, two of these players, Renai McCree and Continue reading

Wigan Athletic U21 (2) – QPR Development Squad (3)

U21 Professional Development League 2 Team: Salamon, Jude-Boyd, Ogwuazor (Lawrence), Harrack, Hawkins, Trialist (Trialist), Talla (McCann), Murphy, Sackey (Tuck), Petrie, Jeche Yet another North-West training ground at an isolated location. Christopher Park in Standish is about three miles from Wigan Town Centre as the crow flies, but unlike yours truly, the crow does not have to rely on public transport. Due to my late Continue reading