Some of my stuff on QPR

A small selection of the thousands of my QPR stories from the last 11 years.

2011

Bhatia back at QPR

Mackie able to return

QPR to sign Perone

Warnock targets Naughton

Chimbonda leaves QPR

Hewitt scores twice in friendly

Rangers set to sign Hewitt

Shittu ‘nervous’ before return

Millwall chase Rowlands and Ephraim

Taarabt back on form against Pompey

Warnock to meet QPR board over transfers

Buzsaky steps up comeback

Ledesma considered for return

Routledge to rejoin Rangers

Benni McCarthy has trial at QPR

2010

Warnock opens Walker talks

Walker keen to stay at QPR

Mackie sees off Leicester

Rangers crush Boro

Warnock’s men of steel

Captain Taarabt leads the way

Vine set to leave

Jordan Hibbert signed on a short-term deal

Rowlands back in training 

Clint Hill set to sign

Marcus Bent saves Warnock’s blushes

Warnock offers Volz short-term deal and brings in chief scout

Warnock on Volz + Kevin Randall

Warnock promises to improve squad

Why Warnock’s perfect for QPR

QPR close in on Warnock

Paladini out as sporting director

Volz joins QPR on trial

Alberti and Pellicori told they’re not wanted

Quashie on his way back

RIP Harold Winton

2009

Rangers target Faurlin

Rowlands injury worry

Fat bloke scores against QPR

Holloway’s return to QPR

Gregory Vignal on trial

New contracts for Leigertwood and Balanta

Bircham set to return as coach

Sousa defiant and Rangers want Taarabt & Dos Santos

Sousa expects to keep job

Paladini gets me up at 8am on a Sunday

Briatore crisis meeting with players

Sousa under pressure

Liam Miller signing

Launch of QPR in the Community Trust

Agents report explained

2008

John Byrne: We tore Chelsea to shreds

Dowie set to take over + Cerny

Dowie in QPR talks

QPR launch bid for Parejo

Rangers go for Di Carmine

Communication problems

Dowie already close to the sack

Tomassi in, Bolder & Camp out + Alberti already not wanted

Camp told he can go

The sacking of Dowie

Great win for Ainsworth against Birmingham

Ainsworth effectively axed + Mancienne

QPR launch bid to re-sign Cook and Shittu

Bid for Damien Delaney

Rangers want Gorkss + breakthrough in Cook bid

Gorkss-Nardiello ‘swap’ deal lined up

Gorkss signing finally goes through

Donadoni and Sousa lined up for QPR job

Sousa to be appointed

Buzsaky is back

2007

China brawl: original breaking story

Richard Hill suspended

Warren Neill brought in

Emergency board meeting: Gregory close to sack

Cook on way out, Camp & Mancienne in

Italians want out of QPR

QPR sale agreed

Briatore-led takeover goes through

Parrett to Tottenham

Gregory again close to the sack

QPR target Mikele Leigertwood

Roeder considered for QPR job + chief scout appointed

Harford’s slim chance goes

QPR target Glenn Hoddle

Hoddle turns down Rangers, who look abroad

Guidolin offered QPR job

Clearout planned at Loftus Road

Joe Gallen’s tribute to Ray Jones

2006

John Gregory’s first win & Ray Jones’ first league goal

Training ground closure

Paladini’s ‘put up or shut up’ to Bill Power

Rangers keen for Baidoo to sign deal

Transfer-listed Bircham wants to stay

Winton calls for Holloway to go

Dunga to face angry shareholders

Ukah told to leave

2005

Infamous boardroom coup: original breaking story

Holloway wants new contract (includes picture gallery)

Holloway gets new contract

Jim Smith wanted as director of football

Padula’s farewell to QPR fans

Bid for QPR shares rejected

2004

Paladini buys stake in Rangers

GP & BP oust ‘gang of three’

Holloway aims to sign Cureton

Director ‘glad’ QPR lost play-off final

Haleem Kherallah’s long running bid for QPR stake

Kherallah makes fresh bid

2003

Matthew Rose looks for move

Haleem Kherallah emerges as bidder for QPR

American interest in Rangers shares

QPR board talk to Thorne, angering Kherallah

Kherallah threatens to withdraw bid

Thorne deal in trouble

Thorne investment falls through

Bill Power joins QPR board

Pre-deadline (and pre-broken leg) bid for Martin Rowlands

Play-off preview

Clarke Carlisle ready for play-off final

Padula rejects new deal after play-off defeat

Chris Day set to re-sign + Padula contract

Improved offer to Padula + Ainsworth (belatedly) targeted

QPR consider away fans ban

2002

When Ainsworth first told me he wanted to join QPR

Rangers sign Padula

Paul Furlong joins QPR

Clarke Carlisle’s comeback

Ferdinand helps QPR

Winton set to withdraw bid to buy Rangers

Winton withdraws bid

Gavin Peacock leaves QPR

QPR out of administration

2001

Holloway set for QPR job

QPR in administration: city-based consortium interested

Melzack-fronted bid

Fans’ group bids for QPR

Fans’ group’s plans

Rival bidders consider joining forces

Holloway opposes ground move (“this is our cave” quote)

Council oppose Ellis takeover (leading to its collapse)

Ellis withdraws bid

Matthew Rose fails to secure move

Rangers sign Steve Palmer

2000

Rangers sign Grieves

Darren Peacock snubs return to QPR

2 Responses to Some of my stuff on QPR

  1. Wendy says:

    Just read your comments re Ron Bunyan. I have been trying to contact Joyce his daughter for years, we were school friends in Perivale. Can you help me?

  2. Carol Dawson says:

    Golly, just realised that we have a link to David’s blog and he writes the QPR stuff. Gerry has been a QPR follower since years!

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