QPR announced on Tuesday that that its appeal to an arbitration panel against the English Football League’s Financial Fair Play fine, reported as being as much as £40m, had failed. An appeal by QPR against the arbitration decision is expected. This fine is far greater than any other fine imposed by
Minutes of last week’s Supporters Consultation meeting
Minutes of the recent Supporter’s Consultation committee have been published and are available from the link below. The presentation given on the new website and the club’s new video platform was very positive. Others issues discussed included updates on the training ground, stadium, support for Stan Bowles and chief executive
QPR Chief Executive Lee Hoos takes on a greater role within the Club
QPR1st understand that a restructure has taken place in how the club is run on a day to day basis. It means that although Les Ferdinand remains responsible for player recruitment and day to day football matters, Lee Hoos has been given greater authority to immediately approve decisions rather than having to
Is the Club better run now than 10 years ago?
Do you think your club is being run better now than it was ten years ago? That was one of the questions QPR1st was asked by FCBusiness – a magazine looking at the business side of football – which has just published an edition looking at fans’ views. We were
Come on you Rs
The new season is underway and we will be cheering on Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and all our playing squad. We look forward to some great wins, and great performances. We also know it’s a difficult league and we have a mix of experienced players and others with potential, in a
Supporters’ consultation committee minutes published
We welcome the club breaking its silence over plans for a new stadium at last week’s supporter consultation meeting. We hope this is a start to more regular and more detailed discussion on the proposals as the planning process for Old Oak develops. The statement made during the meeting that
We ask; what’s the future for ticket prices at Loftus Road?
QPR1st Supporters’ Trust is asking the club to clarify season ticket arrangements, and plans for the future following a statement by club co-chairman Tony Fernandes that the publicised 30 per cent increase in season ticket prices will not take place. The statement came in a wide-ranging interview with Clive Whittingham, published
QPR1st Supporters’ Trust thanks Amit Bhatia for his work as chairman of the Community Trust.
QPR1st Supporters’ Trust thanks Amit Bhatia for his work as chairman of the Community Trust. His decision to step down as chairman of QPR in the Community Trust comes after seven years in that role. Under his chairmanship the Community Trust was placed on firm foundations, becoming a registered charity,
Government report says supporters should get a bigger say in their football clubs
QPR1st Supporters’ Trust has welcomed recommendations from a Government Expert Working Group to give football supporters a bigger say in their clubs. The report says “Supporter engagement… means dialogue between a football club and its fans, ensuring that the views of the fans – the lifeblood of any football club
Football Governance (Supporters Participation) Bill Published
MP Clive Efford’s ‘Football Governance (Supporters’ Participation) Bill’ that would give football supporters a new right to buy shares in their clubs and to elect representatives to boards is published today. The bill is also listed for its Second Reading in the House of Commons today (4th December). Andy Slaughter,