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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

40 Years Ago: QPR's Great 1969/1970 Season...Snippets

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The 1969/1970 Season- Memories
- Restoring our panache/morale after the humiliating 1968/69 relegation. Four wins and a draw from first five games....Eight wins, one draw and a loss from first 10 games.
- The two cup runs, reaching the Quarter Finals of the League and FA Cup before going out to the two winners...The highscoring Barry Bridges...The pre-season friendly vs Glasgow Rangers (and Rodney Marsh)...The pre-Season sale of Alan Glover
The record signing of Terry Venables (70K) and the return of Clive Clark (who was then sold to Preston a few months later). The signing of Vic Mobley(without the Sheff Wed manager being aware)...The signing of Mike Ferguson....The month suspension of Rodney Marsh...Gerry Francis starting to come to the fore...Final game of season debut of 16 year old Martyn Busby. The sale of Frank Clarke. Rodney Marsh being considered for the 1970 Mexico World Cup.

- Memorable victories: 6-1 over Blackpool at Loftus Road...the 1-0 FA Cup Win over Brian Clough's Derby County and over First Division Wolves in the League Cup.
- Some amazing losses: 6-4 at Bolton and 0-4 at home to Bolton.

- Players of the 1969/1970:- Mike Kelly, Ian Watson, Vic Mobley, Ron Hunt, Tony Hazell Dave Clement, Terry Venables, Barry Bridges, Frank Clarke, Rodney Marsh
- Others Mike Ferguson, Mick Leach, Ian Morgan, Clive Clark, Alan Harris, Framl Sibley, Alan Wilks, Turpie, Alan Spratley, Dave Metchick.


QPR 1969/1970 Results
(From Soccerbase)

English League Cup Mansfield 2-2 QPR --
English League Cup QPR 4-0 Mansfield --
English League Cup QPR 6-0 Tranmere --
English League Cup QPR 3-1 Wolves --
English League Cup Man City 3-0 QPR --

FA CUP RUNEnglish FA Cup QPR 4-1 South Shields --
English FA Cup Charlton 2-3 QPR --
English FA Cup QPR 1-0 Derby --
English FA Cup QPR 2-4 Chelsea --

English Division 2 (old) QPR 3-0 Hull 09-08-1969
English Division 2 (old) Preston 0-0 QPR 16-08-1969
English Division 2 (old) Watford 0-1 QPR 20-08-1969
English Division 2 (old) QPR 3-2 Millwall 23-08-1969
English Division 2 (old) QPR 6-1 Blackpool 26-08-1969
English Division 2 (old) Birmingham 3-0 QPR 30-08-1969

English Division 2 (old) QPR 4-2 Huddersfield 06-09-1969
English Division 2 (old) Portsmouth 1-3 QPR 13-09-1969
English Division 2 (old) Blackburn 0-1 QPR 17-09-1969
English Division 2 (old) QPR 2-0 Swindon 20-09-1969
English Division 2 (old) Cardiff 4-2 QPR 27-09-1969

English Division 2 (old) QPR 4-0 Middlesbro 04-10-1969
English Division 2 (old) QPR 0-0 Preston 07-10-1969
English Division 2 (old) Norwich 1-0 QPR 11-10-1969
English Division 2 (old) Carlisle 3-2 QPR 18-10-1969
English Division 2 (old) QPR 1-1 Charlton 25-10-1969

English Division 2 (old) Aston Villa 1-1 QPR 01-11-1969
English Division 2 (old) QPR 2-1 Sheff Utd 08-11-1969
English Division 2 (old) QPR 2-1 Watford 11-11-1969
English Division 2 (old) Bristol C 2-0 QPR 15-11-1969
English Division 2 (old) QPR 1-1 Leicester 22-11-1969
English Division 2 (old) Bolton 6-4 QPR 29-11-1969

English Division 2 (old) QPR 1-2 Oxford 06-12-1969
English Division 2 (old) QPR 2-0 Portsmouth 13-12-1969
English Division 2 (old) Millwall 2-0 QPR 26-12-1969
English Division 2 (old) QPR 2-1 Birmingham 27-12-1969

English Division 2 (old) Swindon 0-0 QPR 10-01-1970
English Division 2 (old) QPR 2-1 Cardiff 17-01-1970
English Division 2 (old) Huddersfield 2-0 QPR 20-01-1970
English Division 2 (old) Middlesbro 1-0 QPR 31-01-1970

English Division 2 (old) Hull 1-2 QPR 14-02-1970
English Division 2 (old) QPR 4-0 Norwich 17-02-1970
English Division 2 (old) Sheff Utd 2-0 QPR 24-02-1970
English Division 2 (old) QPR 4-2 Aston Villa 28-02-1970

English Division 2 (old) QPR 0-4 Bolton 14-03-1970
English Division 2 (old) Oxford 0-0 QPR 21-03-1970
English Division 2 (old) QPR 0-0 Carlisle 27-03-1970
English Division 2 (old) QPR 2-2 Bristol C 28-03-1970
English Division 2 (old) Charlton 1-1 QPR 31-03-1970

English Division 2 (old) Blackpool 1-1 QPR 04-04-1970
English Division 2 (old) QPR 2-3 Blackburn 14-04-1970
English Division 2 (old) Leicester 2-1 QPR 18-04-1970

1969/1970 Stats

FA CUP FIFTH ROUND: 1970 QPR vs Derby County

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Pathe News - QPR V DERBY 1970
Queens Park Rangers V Derby County. Loftus Road, London.

SV Queens Park Rangers kicking off, right to left, in shirts blue and white hoops and white shorts, against Derby County all red, at Loftus Road. Angle shot of QPR. attacking. GV No. 7 of Rangers shoots. Goalie makes good save. Goalkeeper throws out. SV Midfield play. GV Derby attacking. No. 3 of Derby pushes ball out to left wing. SV No. 11 of Derby on the wing. He centres. Pan across to show players running about in front of goal. SV No. 10, Rodney Marsh, of Rangers dribbling the ball towards Derby goal. M/S Rodney Marsh dribbling ball across field. GV Marsh loses the ball and Derby start an attack. CU Derby attacking No. 7 with the ball. He loses it, ball runs free to etc. Rangers player who starts another attack.

GV Rangers attacking. Ball pushed out to right wing. Angle shot Rangers player shoots, goalie saves, (N.M.) He doesn't hold the ball. It runs free to Derby defender. GV Derby clear. CU Mid field play. Derby in possession. Rangers player kicks up field. LS As ball moves towards Derby goal, beats goalkeeper but hits cross bar. It bounces back into play. Two players fight for the ball. CU Two players fighting for ball. Rangers come away with it. Angle shot Player coming down right wing for Rangers. Ball is crossed. GV As ball comes across It's headed on by Rangers forward. Marsh runs in and hits it into net, but goal disallowed. CU Cheering crowd.

GV Crowd at half time. Angle shot second half. Derby attacking. In front of goal. Ball bobs about in front of goal going from player to player. It's eventually headed towards goal. Goalie dives and saves. GV As goalie gets up and players run back up field. Low AS Goalie kicks up field. SV Midfield player, Rangers attacking. Balls pushed up field. GV As player runs onto the pass and pushes it towards goal. Ball deflected by Dave Mackay and runs into net. Zoom in to players jumping about and Dave Mackay picks ball out of net. Angle shot Players with their arms in air congratulating each other. GV Mass crowds cheering. GV Players walking off, with people running onto field.

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