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Last Updated: Friday, 13 August, 2004, 13:33 GMT 14:33 UK
QPR's cult heroes

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Stan Bowles has been voted QPR's all-time cult hero by the club's fans.

Bowles won with 56% of the vote, ahead of fellow QPR legends Rodney Marsh and Les Ferdinand.


What can you say about this QPR legend, he had it all skill, self confidence and charisma. I was fortunate to see him play in London in the late 70s and even though I wasn't a QPR fan (far from it) it was always an enjoyable afternoon when Stan was on song
David Morgan

Stan Bowles

He was a cheeky chappy but when on song you couldn't touch him, the only shame was that his England form wasn't replicated.

In the greatest QPR team of all time, Stan was the maestro. His game on the pitch were matched by his antics off the pitch and the stories that you read about Stan are the stuff of legends. Stan was Mr Entertainment and when you look back now you realise how much talent that man had and you wonder why he didn't collect more England caps and how much would he be worth on the transfer market today. Even today 30 years on, when you see Stan down at Loftus Road he receives hero worship from the young and old alike.
Brian Power

What a character (he said the only better player that lived was George Best) and one of the most naturally gifted English players that ever lived. I remember reading that he made a bet before a game where he dribbled the ball from one side of the pitch to the other to knock the FA Cup over with the ball (they used to put it beside the pitch in their day). A legend!
Phil Fitzgerald

Blessed with sublime skill and vision, Stan was at best unpredictable but always entertaining, as long as his mind wasn't on the 3.30 at Epson!
Bill Duncan

Cheeky and brilliant as well as having a left foot that could spread butter.
Allan Grogre


Rodney Marsh

a legend (enough said).
Scott Warner

The legendary Rodney Marsh was one of the finest footballers this country has ever seen, and a top man too!

QPR's first superstar. He arrived on transfer deadline day in March 1966 from Fulham for 15,000 - and what a bargain! QPR supporters were used to good, honest hard working forwards, but here was a player with unbelievable skill and trickery who could mesmerise opposing defences. A joy to watch.
Jimmy T


Les Ferdinand

Class pure class, and still is.
Scott Warner

Les was superb for QPR and never let us down and is possibly the best forward I have ever seen. After being sent out to Turkey for first-team experience he burst into Rangers folklore with a brace against Chelsea. He went onto play for England and continued to score goals week-in, week-out for us. In his last season for us he scored a hat-trick in consecutive games over Easter against Forest and Everton and was eventually sold to Newcastle. On his return he was cheered by the home fans and when he scored for Newcastle, every Rangers fan stood and applauded. His nickname of Sir Les sums up what he meant to QPR.
Brian Power

Cult heroes: Stan Bowles

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