Thursday, October 23, 2008

QPR Again on TV: This Saturday Against Reading

This Saturday (October 25), the QPR vs Reading game will be shown live on TV. It's on Setanta. with a 5:20 pm GMT kickoff. In the USA, that's 12:20 EST.

- If you're planning to watch the game at a bar, contact me at and I'll post the meeting arrangements here and on the "main" QPR Report Site.


Three places where QPR-USA Fans will be viewing the game:

- Washington DC area: Kitty O'Shea's in Arlington, Virginia
(2403 Wilson Boulevard - Court House Metro)

- Chicago: (11:15 cdt) Grafton Pub - Lincoln Square 4700 N. Lincoln, Chicago.

- Saint Louis, Missouri - Amsterdam Tavern, 3157 Morganford Rd St Louis. Meeting 11:0 Central Time.


Iain Dowie's QPR, with one away win in the League this season (and with one win, one draw and four defeats in their last six games) take on Steve Coppell's Reading (six home wins out of six) on Saturday, in a live-TV broadcast game. Current League Table. Hopefully the supposed board-room dispute and various Dowie "death watches" don't impact adversely on QPR.

See: - Reading's Squad --- Results 2008/09 Results --- ---- Reading Stats: results, scorers, etc. -

Past QPR-Reading Encounters - Head to Head Results: In the League, QPR have won 23; 15 have been drawn and 34 the games have been won by Reading. The two clubs used to be roughly comparable and played Used to play fairly regularly, but they didn't meet at all for 30 years between 1966/67 and 1996/97 (the QPR era!)

Most Recent Encounter: April 30, 2006 at Reading, which Reading won 2-1. (Match Report
QPR: Paul Jones (Cole 45), Bignot, Shittu, Santos, Milanese, Ainsworth, Cook, Bailey (Ray Jones 68), Langley, Donnelly, Furlong. Subs Not Used: Evatt, Munday, Howell. Goals: Furlong 72.
Reading: Hahnemann, Murty, Sonko, Ingimarsson, Shorey, Convey (Gunnarsson 85), Harper, Sidwell, Oster (Hunt 61), Doyle (Long 85), Kitson. Subs Not Used: Stack, Makin. Goals: Kitson 40, Murty 84 pen.

- Players in common
– Martin Allen, Dennis Allen, Jamie Cureton, Simon Osborne, Michael Meaker. The biggest thing they have in common: The hoops!

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