UFFA Cup football -- and forward Stan Bowels was man of the match when he scored a hat-trick in Queens Park Rangers four-nil victory on their home ground in London on Wednesday (15 September), in their first round, first leg game against SK Brann Bergen of Norway.
GV: Queens Park Rangers (in hopped jerseys) attacking SK Brann Bergen goal -- Thomas, number 7, crossing ball past goal area. Webb, number 6, heads for goalmouth, and Bowels number 10, heads ball into net for Queen's Park Rangers first goal ZOOM INTO players congratulating Bowles.
GV: Larsen, number 11, attacking QPR goal and shooting from outside penalty box but goalkeeper Parks saves goal.
GV: Hollins, number 4, passing to Bowles in run towards Bergen goal and Givens, number 11, collects loose ball and puts into Bergen goal area -- Bowles takes over and puts ball into net for QPR's second goal. ZOOM IN TO Players congratulating Bowles.
GV: crowd at half time.
GV: Bergen kicking off in second half, and QPR quickly gaining possession and taking play towards Bergen goal, and GV crowd watching. (2 shots)
GV: QPR attacking Bergen goal with Thomas coming down wing to gain corner kick.
GV: QPR taking corner by Thomas -- Gillard, number 3, heads ball for Bowles to side-kick into net for QPR's third goal. ZOOM IN TO Players congratulating Bowles.
GV: Bergen attacking QPR goal -- player pushes ball towards empty goalmouth to be collected by Hellesoe, number 8, who shoots for unguarded net but misses and ball safely retrieved by 'keeper Parks.
GV: QPR attacking Bergen goal -- Bowles cross-ball across goalmouth -- headed by another player to Masson, number 9, who kicks into net for QPR's fourth goal.
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Background: UFFA Cup football -- and forward Stan Bowels was man of the match when he scored a hat-trick in Queens Park Rangers four-nil victory on their home ground in London on Wednesday (15 September), in their first round, first leg game against SK Brann Bergen of Norway.
SYNOPSIS: The first goal for Rangers -- in the hooped jerseys -- came from a cross by number seven, Thomas, to Webb at number six. Bowles, playing number ten, headed the ball straight into the net.
Bergen's Larsen, number 11, made a brave attempt at a come-back but QPR's goalkeeper Parkes, was too good for him.
Rangers on the attack again for their second goal. Hollins at number 4 to Bowles, Bowles to number 11, Givens, who took the ball into the goal area before passing back to Bowles for him to put it into the net.
Bergen two-nil down at half-time -- and facing gloomy prospects of getting through the first round of the Cup. Rangers quickly gained possession of the ball in the second half from a Bergen kick-off and took it straight towards the visitors' goal. Thomas came down the wing to gain a corner kick.
Thomas took the corner and gave it to Gillard, number three, who headed the ball across to Bowles for a neat side-kick into the net to give the QPR forward his hat-trick. QPR three, Bergen nil.
Bergen had few chances -- and those they did get, they threw away. Number 8, Hellesoe, was given an unguarded net at close range -- but missed.
Rangers on the attack for their fourth and last goal. Bowles puts it across the goal area for a header to be picked up by Masson playing number nine -- and Masson making absolutely sure of total victory.