Ernest "Ernie" Shepherd 1950-56 Sept 27, 2013 10:38:13 GMT Select PostDeselect PostLink to PostMemberGive GiftBack to Top Post by Bushman on Sept 27, 2013 10:38:13 GMT Ernest "Ernie" Shepherd Position: Outside LeftBorn: Wombwell, Yorkshire: 14-08-1919Ernie signed for the club. July,1950 from Hull.In all competitions for QPR. Apps:230. Goals:54.He made his debut in the No.11 shirt against Chesterfield in a drawn 1-1 (home) August 19,1950. On 30th September 1950 he scored a hat-trick in the 7-1 defeat of Grimsby.His last appearance at Loftus Rd was against Millwall, 7 April 1956, scoring the first goal in a 4-0 win for RangersIn June 1956 Ernie Shepherd left Rangers to become Player/Manager of Hastings Utd. He was manager of Southend Utd from 1967-69 and commented on the return of Rodney Marsh from injury in the Southend Utd Res v QPR Res programme 8th Nov 1967. Ernie Shepherd in the new QPR kit of the 1953-54 season.(Original press photo)In 2001 Ernest Shepherd died at the age of eighty-one, in Leigh-on- Sea, Essex.