QPR chief Lee Hoos has called on feuding fans to unite and finally lay down down plans for a Stan Bowles testimonial.

More than a year after it was first mentioned, Rs and fans groups are no nearer a money-spinning game that will help care for the stricken legend.

The man who wove magic for Hoops in the 1970s is need of financial aid to treat Alzheimer's, but supporters who initially rallied to the cause have fallen out with each other.

Initial meetings with a committee including Paul Finney, from IndyR’s went well. However, it's gone downhill since.

Some fans took to social media to criticise the club for failing to provide help and money, but Hoos made plain how the game is going to happen.

Hoos said: "First things first, to set the record straight - QPR, as a club, welcome the proposal of a Stan Bowles Benefit Match.

"Working on current forecasts for the match, the club would actually be subsidising about a third of the total costs, which is a significant amount, especially at a time when managing decreasing revenue streams across the entire football club is one of my main concerns as CEO here.

Heroes: Stan Bowles (L), Gerry Francis (2ndL), Les Ferdinand and Paul Parker (R)


"The difficulty the club has is that while I’m dealing with Paul, the committee has fallen out and various people are going off at different angles and doing their own things.

"This obviously makes it very difficult for the club.

"Everything needs to be coordinated. Anyone who has ever worked on a testimonial match will understand this has to happen for the event to take place."

Rangers will also foot the bill for matchday staff and stewarding, but it simply doesn't have the resources to organise the game, sponsorship and other nuts and bolts.

Plea: Lee Hoos

Hoos added: "If anyone has professional skills that they believe can help, or has testimonial experience, please contact Andy Rees at the club via andyr@qpr.co.uk, who will then make the necessary introductions."

Any game would be almost certainly after the last game of the season or at the beginning of the next one.

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