Ex-QPR midfielder Matthew Brazier dies of cancer aged 42

Matthew Brazier also played for Fulham, Cardiff (pictured) and Leyton Orient
Image: Matthew Brazier also played for Fulham, Cardiff (pictured) and Leyton Orient

Former QPR midfielder Matthew Brazier has died of cancer aged 42.

The midfielder came through the R's academy and represented the club in the Premier League and Championship between 1995-98.

Brazier also played for Fulham, Cardiff City and Leyton Orient before retiring in 2004.

The midfielder made 11 Premier League appearances in the 1996/96 season as QPR finished 19th.

QPR will hold a minute's silence before their FA Cup clash against Portsmouth on Tuesday night.

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