Personalised Football Calendar - Queens Park Rangers
A Fabulous Gift Idea For QPR Fans!
In 1882, two local football teams merged together to form Queens Park Rangers. The club chose this name as most of their players came from the Queens Park area in North-West London. Although home games were first played at the Kensal Rise Athletic Ground, financial difficulties prevented the Rangers from settling in one place. The club played in almost twenty different stadiums up until Queens Park Rangers turned professional sixteen years later. No other league club has played in so many different grounds and as a result, support from QPR fans became even more crucial to the team's identity. A League Cup trophy and periods of top flight football have been two highlights for the Rangers' supporters and the club is now settled at Loftus Road.
Our Personalised Calendars feature a fascinating selection of match reports on some of the best games in the club's history. Starting from the month of your choice, these A3 Calendars are a great gift idea for any fan of the Rangers and they will bring back wonderful memories from some fabulous performances.
The Personalised Calendars feature a variety of highlights from an exciting range of matches, beginning with a selection of ties from domestic cups. In 1914, Queens Park Rangers beat Birmingham City 1-2 in a fantastic third round FA Cup game. Rangers beat the same side in 1967 to reach the League Cup final at Wembley Stadium, where the club would face defending champions West Bromwich Albion. Rangers won the match 3-2 and became the first team from the Third Division to win the competition.
In 1972/1973, Queens Park Rangers enjoyed their first European campaign following a runners-up finish in the league. Rangers faced Brann Bergen in the first round of the UEFA Cup and a 0-7 thrashing away followed a convincing 4-0 result in the home leg. Queens Park Rangers grew in confidence and eventually made the quarter-finals due to a dominant performance over Cologne. The club went on to lose in penalties to AEK Athens, but by this stage, Dave Sexton's men had already impressed the football world. The A3 Calendar incorporates another impressive continental clash from 1984, as Queens Park Rangers fired six goals past Partizan Belgrade.
In addition to cup competitions, the Calendar Gift also includes several league fixtures. In 1973, Queens Park Rangers beat Sheffield Wednesday 8-2 in a thrilling match at Loftus Road. Three years later, Rangers defeated Arsenal 2-1 in one of the best seasons of the club's history. In 2004, Rangers were promoted to Division One following a 1-3 victory against Sheffield Wednesday on the final day of the campaign.
Calendar Contents At A Glance
Each Football Calendar contains the following reproduced newspaper reports:
23rd February 1914 - 'The Third Round of the English Cup: Queen's Park Rangers triumph' (QPR beat Birmingham 1-2)
18th January 1967 - 'Wembley, Here We Come!' (QPR beat Birmingham 1-4)
5th March 1967 - 'Glory, Glory Rangers' (QPR beat West Brom 3-2 in League Cup Final)
9th September 1972 - 'Scrap-Heap' Stan costs £110,000' (Stan Bowles signs for QPR)
7th November 1973 - 'Rampaging Rangers' (QPR beat Sheffield Wednesday 8-2)
20th April 1976 - 'Gerry Gets It Right' (QPR beat Arsenal 2-1, setting up thrilling end to season)
30th September 1976 - 'Bowles Blitz!' (QPR beat Brann Bergen 0-7)
25th November 1976 - 'Record Buster' (QPR beat Cologne 3-0)
18th January 1984 - 'Six Shooters' (QPR beat Stoke 6-0)
25th October 1984 - 'Six Hit Rangers' (QPR beat Partizan Belgrade 6-2)
13th February 1986 - 'Bush Whack' (QPR beat Liverpool 1-0)
9th May 2004 - 'Gallen on the Up' (QPR beat Sheffield Wednesday 1-3, promoted to Division One)
Alternative Football Gifts for Queens Park Rangers Fans
We have an exciting selection of alternative football gifts that are designed especially for fans of the Rangers. These include our Personalised Diaries and a unique Personalised Football Book, which is smartly presented and can be treasured for years to come. Other more general football presents include our Spoof Football Headlines and Stadium Tours.
I Just Love It also has a range of attractive Personalised Image Calendars that cover a variety of themes, such as Best Dad, Football, Golf, Rugby and a special Beatles edition. Each A3 Calendar includes twelve colourful photographs, all of which cleverly incorporate your recipient's name.