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The 1961 Charity Match at Loftus Road between a Showbiz side & a Jockeys X1

On Tuesday 21st February 1961, a Showbiz side took on a Jockeys X1 at Loftus Road in aid of charity. A match report appeared in the Acton Gazette and Post the following week: ‘Tommy Steele struggled to get his muddy boot laces tied and Dave King stretched and pushed trying to slip a rather ill-fitting football shirt over his tousled head. Three or four other notable Showbiz men charged round looking for socks, shirts, shorts and other essential items, which … Continue reading → The post The 1961 Charity Match at Loftus Road between a Showbiz side & a Jockeys X1 appeared first on Independent Rs.

LFC transfer talk: Turkish homes offered to outcasts, Barca winger’s silly asking price, Spurs bid could save us from ourselves

The latest LFC transfer talk from around the world. After his failed loan move at Anfield, Steven Caulker could be set to stay in the Premier League, with The Guardian suggesting a £6.5m move from QPR to Crystal Palace is in the works. From one out-of-favour centre-back to another, Martin Skrtel’s representative has confirmed that Besiktas […] The post LFC transfer talk: Turkish homes offered to outcasts, Barca winger’s silly asking price, Spurs bid could save us from ourselves appeared first on The Empire of The Kop.

Joey Barton is misunderstood and will be a star in Scotland, insists former team-mate

SCOTLAND winger Matt Phillips thinks his old QPR team-mate Joey Barton is a misunderstood figure –and believes the Rangers new boy will be a star in Scottish football next season. Barton has been one of the most outspoken and controversial figures in the game in recent years, and has already lit the light blue touchpaper since his move north by claiming he will be the best player in the country next season and that all the pressure will be on rivals Celtic to retain their Premiership title.

Joey Barton is misunderstood and will be a star in Scotland, insists former team-mate

SCOTLAND winger Matt Phillips thinks his old QPR team-mate Joey Barton is a misunderstood figure –and believes the Rangers new boy will be a star in Scottish football next season. Barton has been one of the most outspoken and controversial figures in the game in recent years, and has already lit the light blue touchpaper since his move north by claiming he will be the best player in the country next season and that all the pressure will be on rivals Celtic to retain their Premiership title.

QPR and Palace discuss Caulker move

QPR and Crystal Palace are discussing a possible move for Steven Caulker. Rangers are keen to offload the 24-year-old defender, who had spells on loan at Southampton and Liverpool last season. Caulker, signed from Cardiff for £8m in 2014, did not start a league game after securing a surprise move to Liverpool in January.

QPR and Crystal Palace discuss Caulker move

QPR and Crystal Palace are discussing a possible move for Steven Caulker. Rangers are keen to offload the 24-year-old defender, who had spells on loan at Southampton and Liverpool last season. Caulker, signed from Cardiff for £8m in 2014, did not start a league game after securing a surprise move to Liverpool in January.

QPR’s Parachute Payments In 2015/16

QPR's Parachute Payments In 2015/16Vitalfootball: Q.P.R.: 27/05/2016 07:00:01With the 2015-16 season behind us, the final television allocation money based on final league positions have been confirmed – and here's what Queens Park Rangers…

Youngster Rosenthal rejects QPR contract offer

Teenage midfielder Tom Rosenthal has left QPR after rejecting a contract offer. The 19-year-old son of former Liverpool and Tottenham striker Ronnie Rosenthal joined the R’s on a 12-month deal last summer. He was offered the chance to stay at Loftus Road but appears to have other options, and has told the club he will […] The post Youngster Rosenthal rejects QPR contract offer appeared first on West London Sport.

QPR to play PSV and Chery’s former club Groningen

QPR will play Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven and Tjaronn Chery’s former club FC Groningen during their pre-season trip to the Netherlands. They will face PSV on Friday 8 July at RKSV Driel, while Groningen , who sold midfielder Chery to Rangers last summer, will be the opponents for a friendly at De Langeleegte Stadium on […] The post QPR to play PSV and Chery’s former club Groningen appeared first on West London Sport.

Gossip: Sun say Mourinho wants Willian, while QPR are linked with defender

A round-up of the latest transfer speculation involving the area’s clubs… Jose Mourinho wants to sign Chelsea’s Willian for Manchester United and the player would be keen to link up with his former boss, The Sun claim. Ex-Chelsea manager Mourinho, who is set to take over at United, was recently tipped to move for Blues […] The post Gossip: Sun say Mourinho wants Willian, while QPR are linked with defender appeared first on West London Sport.

Transfer gossip: Magpies could move for McCormack, Mail say

A round-up of the latest transfer speculation involving the area’s Championship clubs… Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez will consider a move for Ross McCormack, the Daily Mail claim. Aston Villa and Norwich are also said to be interested in the Fulham striker, who scored 23 goals last season. Relegated Newcastle believe McCormack could play a key […] The post Transfer gossip: Magpies could move for McCormack, Mail say appeared first on West London Sport.

Trying to prove Tottenham wrong – the players QPR have picked up from Spurs

QPR confirmed the signing of teenage midfielder Chris Paul on Wednesday after he was released by Tottenham. Paul, 18, trained with the R’s towards the end of last season and follows in the footsteps of other youngsters who – with varying degrees of success – have moved to Loftus Road after being unable to make […] The post Trying to prove Tottenham wrong – the players QPR have picked up from Spurs appeared first on West London Sport.

Trying to prove Tottenham wrong – the players QPR have picked up from Spurs

QPR confirmed the signing of teenage midfielder Chris Paul on Wednesday after he was released by Tottenham. Paul, 18, trained with the R’s towards the end of last season and follows in the footsteps of other youngsters who – with varying degrees of success – have moved to Loftus Road after being unable to make […] The post Trying to prove Tottenham wrong – the players QPR have picked up from Spurs appeared first on West London Sport.

QPR sign former Tottenham youngster

QPR have signed teenage midfielder Christopher Paul after he was released by Tottenham. The 18-year-old trained with Rangers towards the end of last season and they have signed him on a one-year deal – his first professional contract – after his scholarship at Spurs came to an end.

Transfer gossip: QPR linked with Canos

A round-up of the latest transfer speculation involving the area’s clubs… QPR are among the latest clubs to be linked with a move for Liverpool youngster Sergi Canos. Watford are also said to be interested in the midfielder, who impressed while on loan at Brentford last season. With the 19-year-old yet to sign a new […] The post Transfer gossip: QPR linked with Canos appeared first on West London Sport.

QPR v ‘The Army’ at Highbury on 10th February 1951

On the 10th February 1951 the R’s were involved in a Football Combination Cup tie against Arsenal at Loftus Road. Whilst at Highbury the Rangers 1st team were taking on an Army X1 in a friendly match. The programme notes explained the reason for the game: ‘As our First team were without a league game today the Board agreed to play a match against the British Army Representative side at Highbury this afternoon and we express our thanks to Arsenal … Continue reading → The post QPR v ‘The Army’ at Highbury on 10th February 1951 appeared first on Independent Rs.

Liverpool youngster has asked to leave; wants London club

This is fairly disappointing news, but perhaps proves Sergi Canos doesn’t have the required mentality to play for Liverpool. BT Sport report that the teenage Spaniard has told club officials he wants to leave and sign for a club in London who can offer him first-team football. QPR and Watford are interested, and despite Portuguese […] The post Liverpool youngster has asked to leave; wants London club appeared first on The Empire of The Kop.

Bees reject approach from QPR for Bidwell

QPR have had an approach for Jake Bidwell rejected by Brentford. Rangers, who also want Huddersfield’s Joel Lynch, plan to make another move for Bidwell, 23, despite being told the Bees are reluctant to sell their captain. Left-back Bidwell, signed from Everton in 2013 after two impressive loan spells at Griffin Park, is about to […] The post Bees reject approach from QPR for Bidwell appeared first on West London Sport.

Joey Barton on his way to Rangers from Burnley

The 33-year-old free agent had a 12-month offer on the table to stay at Burnley but has decided to go with the longer-term security offered by the Glasgow giants.He will now pen a two-year deal after being impressed by Mark Warburton and his Light Blues set-up.The former Manchester City, Newcastle and QPR player met with the Gers boss last week while being shown round Ibrox and the club’s Murray Park training base.Barton had hoped his move north would signal a r.

Transfer gossip: QPR planning Bidwell bid, Mirror say

A round-up of the latest transfer speculation involving the area’s clubs… QPR are preparing a bid for Brentford captain Jake Bidwell, the Mirror say. The Bees, who signed Bidwell from Everton in 2013 after he impressed while on loan, reportedly value him at £3m. Bidwell is one of a number of left-backs Rangers have made […] The post Transfer gossip: QPR planning Bidwell bid, Mirror say appeared first on West London Sport.

Transfer gossip: Magpies linked with Caulker, Fulham reportedly want Murray

A round-up of the latest transfer speculation involving the area’s Championship clubs… Newcastle are interested in signing Steven Caulker from QPR, according to the Shields Gazette. Rangers are keen to offload the defender, who joined Southampton and later Liverpool on loan last season. And it is claimed that Newcastle are considering making a move for […] The post Transfer gossip: Magpies linked with Caulker, Fulham reportedly want Murray appeared first on West London Sport.

QPR linked with Poland forward, Fulham reportedly want Murray

A round-up of the latest transfer speculation involving the area’s Championship clubs… QPR are interested in Legia Warsaw striker Michal Kucharczyk, reports in Poland have claimed. It comes after a Rangers scout recently attended a Legia Warsaw match, prompting speculation about which players they might have been watching. Kucharczyk, a 25-year-old Poland international who can […] The post QPR linked with Poland forward, Fulham reportedly want Murray appeared first on West London Sport.

Mutch More Football For Jordon At Norwich?

Mutch More Football For Jordon At Norwich?Vitalfootball: Crystal Palace: 18/05/2016 09:48:00Norwich are being linked with a move for the former Cardiff and QPR winger with Mutch 'on the radar' of Neil, who is looking to add players to the squad after Premier League relegation.

Swans tipped to sign Hoilett, speculation over Canos and Hyndman

A round-up of recent transfer speculation involving the area’s Championship clubs… Swansea have again been tipped to move for Junior Hoilett, this time by the Daily Mirror. West London Sport recently revealed that Hoilett, whose QPR contract expires this summer, has told Rangers he wants to leave for the Premier League and is not interested […] The post Swans tipped to sign Hoilett, speculation over Canos and Hyndman appeared first on West London Sport.

Brevett named Hanworth Villa manager

Former QPR and Fulham full-back Rufus Brevett has taken over as manager of Hanworth Villa. The 46-year-old, who also played for West Ham, spent seven years at Rangers before a five-year spell at Craven Cottage. “I know we have a set of good players and everyone will be given a chance to impress,” said Brevett, […] The post Brevett named Hanworth Villa manager appeared first on West London Sport.

Donnelly joins Margate on one-year deal

Scott Donnelly has joined Margate from Havant & Waterlooville. The Hammersmith-born 28-year-old, who started his career at QPR, has signed a one-year deal at the Kent club. He made 14 first-team appearances for Rangers before being signed by Aldershot in 2007.