“You plough through a lot of rubbish,” he says, “which makes the highs even higher.” That is a sentiment with which fans of many other clubs will identify – although the nature of its location means that QPR’s story is not entirely typical. He probably still does.

A list of well known people who support Fulham. Lifelong Stoke fan who can be heard on a couple of Stoke podcasts. Two men needed hospital treatment following the fight between supporters of QPR and Leyton Orient at the Woodins Shades pub in Bishopsgate, central London, on Saturday August 8 last year.

While it's far too early to say for sure, we look at how things are shaping up, Diners caught up in Vienna attack hide under tables as police search for gunman in restaurant, WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES At least two civilians were shot dead in a 'hideous' and 'well prepared' terror attack in the Austrian capital on Monday evening - a manhunt is underway for the gunmen. Bill Nighy - Described in an interview earlier this year as having a "fairly manic obsession" with football and Palace in particular.

Available for everyone, funded by readers. You can unsubscribe at any time. Stephen Fry - The likeable TV presenter has been a board member at his beloved Canaries since 2010, and the lifelong fan has used his status to generate interest in the Norfolk side over the last few years. John Cena - WWE sensation who has confessed to being a huge Spurs fan.

Now the fans are getting their own time on the screen in a film called R’Story, which paints a portrait of the club’s modern existence largely from the fans’ perspective.


Back during the 2008/2009 season, Arsenal raised money for the Teenage Cancer Trust, a foundation Daltrey has been instrumental in promoting with yearly concerts at the Royal Albert Hall and other events designed to raise money for the cause. R’Story reminds us that when things turn really bad, it is the fans who become the saviours of last resort, the one true foundation of their clubs. Adrian Chiles - The TV presenter’s Grandad used to take him to games in the 70’s and he’s followed the Midlands side ever since.

Fans – including rabbi Ariel Friedlander, a former sports photographer who inherited her love of QPR from her father, also a rabbi – reminisce in interviews about the brief golden eras embodied by the wayward brilliance of Marsh and Stan Bowles.

Sir Elton John - The famous singer became chairman of the club in 1976, and is now shareholder. Another cricketer, who again, unless you're from a test-playing nation you probably haven't heard of. He is a pretty good cricketer, that is all. There are a host of famous personalities who are devoted followers of Premier League sides, we take a look at the top celebrity fans in the English top flight, Get the FREE Mirror Football newsletter by email with the day's key headlines and transfer news. In a November 1999 issue with British magazine Four Four Two he spoke about his idolising of United legend George Best, hanging out with Eric Cantona and even compares his job to Sir Alex Ferguson's. Until this year she utilised her skills in charge of catering at Carrow Road, but visually has been a regular presence in the stands cheering her team on.

Edit. Delia Smith - Britain's favourite celebrity chef isn't just a fan, she's the owner. One of the greatest rock 'n' roll frontmen of all time, Roger Daltrey of The Who is also an Arsenal fan. He had stepped down from the chairmanship by the time Neil Warnock took over from Paul Hart, who had lasted a mere five matches. In a January 2009 interview with The Word magazine, Jackson commented on the chances of then-manager Rafa Benitez taking the team to the Premier League title that season while later that year he was pictured at the ESPY Awards with a Liverpool shirt. And rather than a picture of Jude Law, I think it's more fun getting a clip of Ron Manager instead. The Oscar-winning director of Gandhi and actor in such famous films as Jurassic Park and The Great Escape, Attenborough's involvement with the club extended beyond just cheering his team on however. Rory McIlroy - World No.1 McIlroy is a big United fan and is occasionally seen at Old Trafford. Andrew Flintoff - He once said: "'I'm a Manchester City supporter.

Usain Bolt - Famously renowned for once claiming he ‘wanted to play’ for Manchester United once he had retired from athletics, the Jamaican Olympic gold medal sprint sensation then changed his mind earlier this year claiming that England was ‘too cold’ - an astute observation. Russell Brand - Famously a Hammer, Brand has been a fan since he was a boy. Just about the first words heard in the film were from Briatore, newly installed as the club’s chairman in the summer of 2007 and passing judgment on a reserve striker: “I want to fucking sell this idiot!” Such was the standard of mature football analysis that led the Italian entrepreneur to go through six managers in two and a half years at Loftus Road after buying the club in partnership with his F1 pal Bernie Ecclestone, the Indian steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal and the Spanish fund manager Alejandro Agag. In the same interview it is revealed that at a gig, at of all places Manchester, Simply Red delayed the start by 15 minutes so Hucknall could finish watching a United game.

Until, that is, they gave him his very own chant: “Bri-a-tore, he’s a wanker, he’s a wanker.”.

Ricky Hatton - The former world champion boxer is a huge blue.

Oscar winner and Swansea native Catherine Zeta-Jones is without doubt the most famous fan of the local team.