QPR partner with Prostate Cancer UK for new season

PUBLISHED: 13:00 14 August 2018

Queens Park Rangers manager Steve McClaren (pic: Prostate Cancer UK)

Queens Park Rangers manager Steve McClaren (pic: Prostate Cancer UK)


Rs, and Championship rivals Millwall, have teamed up with charity for duration of season

Prostate Cancer UK has become the official charity partner of Sky Bet Championship club Queens Park Rangers.

The Rs are one of two clubs in the division to link up with the charity, along with fellow Londoners Millwall.

The capital rivals will unite off the pitch in support of Prostate Cancer UK for the 2018/19 campaign, helping the charity raise vital funds, and awareness of a disease that kills one man every 45 minutes.

The unprecedented deal, which follows a successful recent six-year partnership between Prostate Cancer UK and the English Football League (EFL), has been praised by fans and club staff alike – including QPR boss Steve McClaren.

“Prostate Cancer UK’s work in football over recent seasons has been fantastic, and it’s brilliant that QPR are continuing to support the charity over the next campaign,” said McClaren, whos Rs face Peterborough United in the Carabao Cup first round on Tuesday night.

“A lot can happen in one half of football, but to know that we will lose one man to prostate cancer during that time is a scary and saddening fact — and one that we need to turn around as soon as possible.

“More than 11,000 men die of prostate cancer every year — that’s almost two-thirds of the capacity of Loftus Road – but it is an opponent that can be beaten.

“We need to play our part as coaches, as players and as fans, to unify and stop prostate cancer being a killer.”

Many people are unaware that prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men.

One man will die from prostate cancer every 45 minutes in the UK - that’s over 11,800 men a year.

Based on current trends, if we ignore prostate cancer and do nothing, this number will rise to over 14,500 men a year by 2026.

To find out more information about Prostate Cancer UK’s work in football go to or to buy a Man of Men pin badge, text BADGE to 70004.

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