New QPR film explores fans' ‘religious’ devotion

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New QPR film explores fans' ‘religious’ devotion

A new film detailing the history of Queen’s Park Rangers, through the club's ups and downs, will proudly show the almost religious devotion of many fans. 

The film, which took two years to make, was partly made possible by a team of 16 to 24-year-olds, many who are not currently in education, employment or training. 

It charts the high and low points in the team’s history, from its formation in 1882 through to their recent promotion back into the Premier League.

The film features the likes of Joey Barton, Rodney Marsh, Les Ferdinand and Harry Redknapp, who yesterday announced his plans to step down as manager. 

Joey Barton, midfielder for the team, said: “I remember going to Wembley Stadium before the game with a few of the lads to have a look around the place just to get used to it. 

“There were volunteers from QPR that had made their way to Wembley to sellotape 40,000 flags to seats the day before the play-off final when they probably could have had all manner of things to be doing. 

“If ever anything summed up a sense of community, if ever anything summed up one club for me, that was it.”

Joining Wake Up London to discuss the 60-minute documentary was co-director Max Robson. 

It has been a difficult week for the club with the news that Harry Redknapp has resigned, to talk more on what this move will mean was Sports Journalist Chris Lloyd.

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