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Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Something for QPR to Commemorate? Marking One Hundred Years Since QPR Won Southern League Championship Title


Back row, left to right: H. Saltwell (Director), J. H. Fielding (Chairman), E. Hart (Director), W. L. Wood (Secretary). Middle row: J. Cowan (Manager), H. Butterworth, W. Wake, J. Macdonald, C. Shaw, J. Fidler, A. Mitchell, W. Draper (Trainer).
Front row: A. R. Smith, E. J. Revill, D. McKie, H. Thornton. W. Barnes - See additional Photos of QPR's 1911-1912 Championship side from the Bushman Photo Archives

- From the Official QPR Club History "...In 1911/12, QPR won the Southern League for the second time. In 1912, because of a coal strike, QPR played two of their matches at White City, and also went on their first tour of Europe - scoring 40 goals in eight matches!" QPR


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- One Year Flashback: QPR Official Statement
- March 4, 2011: In response to recent press speculation relating the potential sale of a 67% shareholding in QPR Holdings Limited (the 'Company'), the Company confirms that it has entered into preliminary discussions, which may or may not result in an offer being made. It is emphasised that these talks are at an early stage, and that there is no certainty that an offer for the Company will be forthcoming" Messageboard Discussion

- Two Year Flashback: Neil Warnock's First Game in Charge of QPR - Match Reports of QPR's Win over WBA!

- Thirty Year Flashback: QPR Reach Their First FA Cup Semi-Final as Terry Venables' QPR Knock out Crystal Palace!

- "How Managers Are Driven Up the Wall by Football's Mad Men"


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FA fines Federico Macheda £15,000 for homophobic comments on Twitter

• Manchester United striker also warned over future conduct
• Three other footballers fined for similar comments

Federico Macheda, Manchester United striker fined by FA for homophobic comments on Twitter
Federico Macheda, who is on loan at Queens Park Rangers, has admitted making unacceptable comments on Twitter. Photograph: Matthew Childs/Action Images

The Manchester United striker, Federico Macheda, has been fined £15,000 and warned about his future conduct after admitting making homophobic comments on Twitter.

The 20-year-old Italian, who is on loan at Queens Park Rangers, was charged by the Football Association last month along with the Newcastle forward, Nile Ranger, and Walsall's Manny Smith.

A Football Association statement on Monday read: "Federico Macheda has been fined £15,000 and warned as to his future conduct after the Manchester United player admitted use of an abusive and/or insulting word including a reference to a person's sexual orientation.

"Macheda had requested a personal hearing in relation to the charge for comments he made on Twitter."

Ranger and Smith were last week fined £6,000 and £1,200 respectively and also handed a warning by the FA after admitting making homophobic comments on Twitter.

The West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison was also recently fined £7,000 by the FA in response to a homophobic remark made on Twitter.

Morrison, who completed an undisclosed switch to Upton Park from Manchester United at the end of January, is reported to have made the comment in response to another Twitter user.

The 19-year-old was also warned as to his future conduct by the FA. Guardian

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