Wednesday, December 05, 2012

QPR Report Wednesday: QPR's 1967 Hero Mark Lazarus Turns 74 (Mazel Tov!)...15 Years Ago: Ray Harford in at QPR...3 Years Ago: Jim Magilton Almost Out at QPR

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 - Born December 5, 1938. One of THE heroes of the 1967 League Cup Victory, goalscoring winger, Lazarus scoring QPR's winning goal against WBA.
- In the 1960s, Lazarus was bought three times by Queens Park Rangers. Sold Three times by Queens Park Rangers. Started Orient, QPR, Wolves, QPR, Brentford, QPR, Crystal Palace, Orient.
- Lazarus made his QPR debut in September 1960 away to Colchester, scoring the only goal. Also in the team that day: Brian Bedford, Clive Clark, Ray Drinkwater, Tony Ingham (Mike Keen was out injured). 
 - Lazarus played his last game for QPR (in his third stint) in November 1967 away to Huddersfield (QPR losing 1-0). Players in that final team included Ron Springett, Les Allen, Mike Keen, Bobby Keetch, Ron Hunt, Tony Hazell, the Morgan Twins, Keith Sanderson (Sub), Alan Harris...and Rodnee Marsh.





QPR Chairman Tony Fernandes Tweeting \\

Tony Fernandes Tony Fernandes ‏@tonyfernandes
- All QPR fans keep the faith. We are here for the long term. Speaking to Harry a lot. We make our own luck but would be great to get some.
- Got our backs against the wall. But that's when we are at our best.