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Monday, August 26, 2013

QPR On This Day: August 26...QPR Go Top of the League...First Game Back in Division Two...Blackpool Curshed Don Masson Birthday

   QPR's FIRST Home Game Back in "Division Two" after Fifteen Years in Division Three (and before the Club "Lost" its Apostrophe (How the Apostrophe was Lost)

Clement Hunt Hazell Larazus
Keen I Morgan
Lazarus Allen Leach R Morgan

Also Second VIDEO - QPR vs Norwich from 1967

- Birthday for Don Masson

August 26, 1992 - 21 years ago! Coventry 0 QPR 1 - Impey
Gerry Francis's QPR Go Top - The last time QPR topped the First Division/Premiership -
After drawing at Manchester City 1-1 (with Francis kvetching about having another game two days later), QPR then beat Southampton, Sheffield United and Covenntry to head the table. It didnt last! And who would have guessed the future....

44 Years Ago...

August 26, 1969: QPR 6 Blackpool 1
Marsh hattrick; Bridges 2 and Venables.
QPR had 4 wins and a draw from first five games.

(Blackpool ended the season winning promotion; QPR faded)
The following game QPR travelled to Birmingham: Tony Hateley (father of...) made his debut...Destroyed the QPR defense...And Ex-Chelsea Bert Murray got a hatrick...
(Soon to be: Goodbye Ron Hunt (he didnt actually go anywhere) . Hello Vic Mobley.

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