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Did anyone ever see QPR play at White City Stadium?

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  • Jeffqpr
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    Yes I was there & didnít like it as too far away from pitch, remember us beating Hinckley in fa Cup 7-1! Yes a cup win!

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  • loftbalcony
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    Before my time but remember girls from school going to see David cassidy there.
    My memory of the actual stadium is the wall that had "you'll never make the station" written on it, was for the away fans who used to be on that side of the road and us on other with a thin line of police in the middle, clashed there with Cardiff one night, think we beat them 3-0.
    Not sure if the writing was on the stadium wall or if the stadium was behind the wall with writing on it, just remember the stadium being a big dark gloomy looking place.

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  • dogsrrs
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    ..........

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  • dogsrrs
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    As it stands at the moment I can't see us reaching the dizzy hights of last season

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  • 72bus
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    Originally posted by lymehoop View Post
    that would have made you 3 yrs old when you went, get a grip man
    been taking my youngest since he was 2

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  • lymehoop
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    Originally posted by qprted View Post
    yes im 61 so watched qpr from 58-59 season and it really was huge inside but no atmospere whith hardly any fans it was a horrible exsperience not very nice
    that would have made you 3 yrs old when you went, get a grip man

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  • 72bus
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    went to the dogs in their it really was a big stadium , saw quite a few away fans getting lamped outside as a kid

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  • qprted
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    yes

    yes im 61 so watched qpr from 58-59 season and it really was huge inside but no atmospere whith hardly any fans it was a horrible exsperience not very nice

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  • Kurt Bakholt
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    My Dad and Uncle used to go, said it was empty, poor atmosphere and miles from the pitch and were gladwhen they went back to Loftus Rd, my only memory was walking past it, late 70's early 80's before it got knocked down and BBC offices built there.
    It would have been a handy bit of land for a new stadium as it's turned out.

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  • Kurt Bakholt
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    My Dad and Uncle used to go, said it was empty, poor atmosphere and miles from the pitch and were gladwhen they went back to Loftus Rd, my only memory was walking past it, late 70's early 80's before it got knocked down and BBC offices built there.
    It would have been a handy bit of land for a new stadium as it's turned out.

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  • dave58
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    was taken there by my dad and brothers was very young used to live in the area can remember the Westway before it was built big grass verge down the middle

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  • The Leveller
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    Saw a handful of games and cannot remember one game, who won, who played and who against. All I can remember is the large cavern of a walkway underneath the seating/terracing. And getting a cold harris sitting on the concrete as there was nobody to block your view. Have better memories of the athletics there. The athletes used to run round the walkway for warming up. How the world has moved on.

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  • LoftusRoadLad
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    A good history write up here. If only we had a winning team at the time we would still be there today.

    http://www.qprnet.com/index.php/feat...e-city-stadium

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  • gator
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    What a great thread, some real awesome tales to be told, thanks for sharing!

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  • hal9thou
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    Yup - my first Rs game was there with my uncle, I was like six or seven, this must have been one of our last fixtures there..... my main memory is just loads of empty space. LR seemed a lot busier.

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