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Sunday, July 16, 2006

Turning SIXTY! QPR's John Hollins (Also ex-Chelsea, Arsenal and England)

Former QPR Player, Coach & Acting Manager, Johnnie Hollins Turns 60!

Born July 16, 1946

Signed from Chelsea by Dave Sexton in June 1975, Hollins was an integral part of QPR's 1975/76 "Championship" Winning Team (primarily alternating a position between himself and Mick Leach). And the following three seasons, Hollins moving between midfield with some games as central defender.
After QPR's relegation, Hollins was set to stay at QPR and then changed his mind and joined Arsenal...and then subsequently Chelsea as player coach.
In the mid-1980s, QPR attempted to take Hollins from Chelsea to manage them. That failed...
A few years, back Hollins was coach at QPR and became Acting manager.
Currently at non-league Crawley.

See Also Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hollins

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