Friday, June 14, 2024

Stanley Bowles – Obituary Haiku

Stanley Bowles – Obituary Haiku
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Colorsport/Shutterstock (3118059a) Stan Bowles (QPR) Queens Park Rangers v Tottenham Hotspur 8/11/1975 QPR 0 Spurs 0 Sport

Stanley Bowles was an English professional footballer known for his skills as a forward.

Born: December 24, 1948, Collyhurst, England

Died: February 24, 2024, Manchester, England

In the 70s and 80s he gained a reputation as one of the game’s great mavericks. He made 315 appearances for QPR and scored 97 goals for the Loftus Road club. He spent just over seven years at QPR, playing a central role in arguably the club’s greatest-ever team becoming a QPR folk hero in the process.

Here is the SUFFOLK GAZETTE’s unique tribute to him in Haiku form…

QPR hero

Graced Loftus Road field of dreams

Farewell ‘Stan the Man’!

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