Tag: Queens Park Rangers

The Saturday Movie Club: QPR & QED – With A Goal In Mind

By the very tail end of the 1970s, a discussion was starting to take place on the subject of how professional football might look in the future when the present was a time of crisis within the game. Attendances for matches were falling and there seemed to be no end in sight for this decline. Something, it was starting to become clear, would need to be done. The Football Men, of course, defined Crystal Palace as “The Team of the 80s.” Defined by the youth of the team, Palace were touted as an exciting team for an exciting era,...

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Video of the Day: Leeds United vs Queens Park Rangers, December 1973

Two teams with little left to play for this season meet this evening in the Football League Championship when Leeds United take on Queens Park Rangers, and for this morning’s video we’re going back a little over forty years for a match from a season that turned out to be quite a remarkable one for Leeds, at least. Starting the season with seven successive wins, a Leeds United team that had in the past frequently seemed to stumble when in sight of the league title embarked on a twenty-nine match unbeaten run that broke all existing First Division records....

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Video of the Day: QPR vs Middlesbrough, October 1969

International friendly matches have occupied us for most of the last week or so, but those are over for now and the leagues rumble back to life again this weekend, starting on Friday night when Middlesbrough make the long trip down to London to take on Queens Park Rangers in the Football League Championship. Middlesbrough will be in desperate need of three points in order to sustain their attempt to clamber back into the Premier League through one of the automatic promotion places, and a failure to win would give second placed Brighton & Hove Albion a chance to...

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Where, Exactly, Do Queens Park Rangers Go From Here?

It took all of four minutes on Sunday afternoon for the inevitable to be effectively confirmed. Manchester City might have been to the Premier League title with some comfort by Chelsea, but this only seemed to have the effect of giving the team something to prove, and so it was that Queens Park Rangers, who should in theory have been fighting for their Premier League lives, rolled over in just about the most supine manner possible and allowed a sky blue coloured steamroller to squash their chances of a second successive season with their noses at the top flight...

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The Madness Of Queens Park Rangers’ Annual Accounts

Well, at least we now have a fuller picture of exactly why the club is understood to be so steadfastly against the notion of Financial Fair Play. It had been expected that the release of Queens Park Rangers’ annual accounts for their 2012/13 financial year would not make for particularly appetising reading for the club’s supporters, but to suggest that at least they weren’t even worse than had been expected surely carries a hint of disingenuity about it. Over the course of the club’s last season in the Premier League, the club contrived to find a way to lose...

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