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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Gerry Francis Flashback: Forty Years Ago Today Francis Made His QPR Debut...Old QPR Videos

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Recently Posted OLD QPR Videos
- 1923 Video of QPR vs Sheffield United
- 1948 Video of QPR vs Derby County
- 1969/1970 Video: QPR's 5th Round FA Cup Tie Vs Derby County
- 1969 QPR Vs Aston Villa in the FA Cup
- 1948 Video QPR Players Learning a Trade 'Documentary' (non-football)
- Various QPR Video Snippets

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March 29, 1969: QPR's Penultimate Home Game at Home to Liverpool. Just under 17,000 there (when capacity was 35,000):
Like so many games in that 1968/69 season, QPR played well. Rodney Marsh played well. And QPR lost by a single goal: QPR 1 Liverpool 2. Barry Bridges scored scored for QPR. Tommy Smith 28' pen and Roger Hunt 78 for Liverpool.
Watson Hunt Keetch Harris
Wilks Leach Hazell
Bridges Clarke Marsh
Sub: Gerry Francis

And the Liverpool team:
1 Tommy Lawrence
2 Chris Lawler
3 Gerry Byrne
4 Tommy Smith
5 Ian Ross
6 Emlyn Hughes
7 Ian Callaghan
8 Roger Hunt
9 Alun Evans
10 Ian St John
11 Peter Thompson
Sub Bobby Graham on for Ian St John

- Francis Photo I from around 1969...Francis Photo II

- QPR Stats from that 1968/1969 Season

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