Charlie Austin

Position: Striker
Team: Queens Park Rangers
Born: July 5, 1985 (age 29)
Hometown: Hungerford, England
Height: 6'2''
Nationality: English
QPR's Yun Suk-Young in action against Exeter during a friendly match against July 11, 2013
Charlie Austin 'Yun Suk-Young is top class'
Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin says that teammate Yun Suk-Young is a "top class player" following his performance in the team's win over Aston Villa.
22:12
Rio Ferdinand of QPR and Nikica Jelevic of Hull City during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Hull City at Loftus Road on August 16, 2014
Preview: Chelsea vs. Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole previews the London derby between Premier League leaders Chelsea and 19th-placed QPR, who are pointless on the road this season, at Stamford Bridge.
Oct 30, 16:05
Robert Green of QPR watches on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Burnley and Queens Park Rangers at Turf Moor on October 26, 2013
Robert Green relieved by Queens Park Rangers triumph over Aston Villa
QPR goalkeeper Robert Green believes that Monday's win over Aston Villa could not have come at a better time for the team.
Oct 28, 13:22
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie fires home the equaliser against Chelsea at Old Trafford on October 26, 2014
Premier League weekend: Five talking points
Following the conclusion of the ninth round of Premier League matches, Sports Mole selects five of the biggest talking points.
Oct 28, 13:00
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring their second goal with Eduardo Vargas of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa at Loftus Road on October 27, 2014
Premier League in numbers: Week 9
Sports Mole looks back over the ninth round of Premier League fixtures with a selection of facts and figures.
Oct 28, 12:02
Charlie Austin of Queens Park Rangers celebrates scoring the opening goal for Queens Park Rangers during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland at Loftus Road on August 30, 2014
Charlie Austin confident of Queens Park Rangers resurgence
Charlie Austin is confident that QPR will only get better following Monday's victory over Aston Villa.
Oct 28, 11:47
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa at Loftus Road on October 27, 2014
Harry Redknapp praises Charlie Austin ability
Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp praises striker Charlie Austin as he nets a match-winning brace for his side in their Premier League clash against Aston Villa.
Oct 28, 03:36
QPR manager Harry Redknapp on the touchline during his team's match against Burnley on October 26, 2013
Harry Redknapp: 'Don't write Queens Park Rangers off'
Harry Redknapp insists that there is plenty of life left in his QPR side following the 2-0 win over Aston Villa.
Oct 28, 00:21
Paul Lambert, manager of Aston Villa gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on January 18, 2014
Paul Lambert: 'Aston Villa weren't ruthless enough'
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert says that the Villans were nowhere near ruthless enough to make the most of their chances in Monday's 2-0 defeat to QPR.
Oct 27, 23:43
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa at Loftus Road on October 27, 2014
Charlie Austin targets Chelsea, Manchester City scalps
QPR hitman Charlie Austin hopes that his brace in the 2-0 win over Aston Villa can inspire Rangers to giant killings against Chelsea and Manchester City.
Oct 27, 23:28
Paul Lambert, manager of Aston Villa during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Aston Villa at KC Stadium on October 5, 2013
Paul Lambert: 'Aston Villa didn't play particularly badly'
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert believes that his side "didn't play particularly badly" against Queens Park Rangers on Monday, despite suffering a 2-0 defeat.
Oct 27, 23:03
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring their second goal with Eduardo Vargas of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa at Loftus Road on October 27, 2014
Match Analysis: Queens Park Rangers 2-0 Aston Villa
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at QPR's 2-0 victory over Aston Villa this evening as Charlie Austin's brace lifts his side off the bottom of the table.
Oct 27, 22:40
QPR manager Harry Redknapp during a press conference on August 2, 2013
Harry Redknapp: 'Queens Park Rangers were excellent'
Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp believes that his team "did ever so well" in securing a 2-0 win against Aston Villa on Monday.
Oct 27, 22:33
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring their second goal with Eduardo Vargas of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa at Loftus Road on October 27, 2014
Charlie Austin: "Without my teammates I wouldn't score goals"
Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin praises his teammates' contributions on the pitch following their 2-0 Premier League win against Aston Villa.
Oct 27, 22:21
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring their second goal with Eduardo Vargas of QPR during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa at Loftus Road on October 27, 2014
Result: Charlie Austin brace helps Queens Park Rangers beat Aston Villa
Queens Park Rangers seal a 2-0 win against Aston Villa in this evening's Premier League match at Loftus Road to move off the bottom of the table.
Oct 27, 21:53
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa at Loftus Road on October 27, 2014
Half-Time Report: Charlie Austin strike gives Queens Park Rangers lead against Aston Villa
Queens Park Rangers are leading Aston Villa 1-0 at the break in this evening's Premier League clash at Loftus Road, thanks to Charlie Austin's goal.
Oct 27, 20:48
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa at Loftus Road on October 27, 2014
Live Commentary: Queens Park Rangers 2-0 Aston Villa - as it happened
Relive QPR's 2-0 victory over Aston Villa at Loftus Road this evening as a brace from Charlie Austin lifts his side off the bottom of the table.
Oct 27, 19:00
QPR's Charlie Austin celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Bolton during their Championship match on January 28, 2014
Charlie Austin: 'Queens Park Rangers deserved to win against Liverpool'
QPR striker Charlie Austin believes that his side deserved to at least draw their game with Liverpool, which finished 3-2 to the Reds in dramatic fashion.
Oct 19, 16:17
Liverpool's Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring his goal with Liverpool's English midfielder Steven Gerrard (L) during the English Premier League football match between Queens Park Rangers and Liverpool at Loftus Road in London on Oc
Result: Four late goals at Loftus Road as Liverpool sneak past Queens Park Rangers
Four goals are scored after the 85-minute mark as Liverpool beat Queens Park Rangers 3-2 in a barmy Premier League match at Loftus Road.
Oct 19, 15:22
Liverpool's Slovakian defender Martin Skrtel clears the ball after a goal-mouth scramble during the Premier League match against Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road on October 19, 2014
Half-Time Report: Queens Park Rangers spurn chances against Liverpool
Queens Park Rangers create all the best chances, but fail to find the net against Liverpool in a goalless first half of their Premier League match at Loftus Road.
Oct 19, 14:16
West Ham United's Cameroonian midfielder Alex Song (L) vies with Queens Park Rangers' Brazilian midfielder Sandro (R) during the English Premier League football match
Match Analysis: West Ham United 2-0 Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole runs the rule over yet another away defeat for Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League at West Ham United.
Oct 5, 19:03
West Ham players, including Enner Valencia and Stewart Downing, celebrate after Nedum Onuoha of QPR scored an own goal during the Barclays Premier League match on October 5, 2014
Result: Queens Park Rangers suffer defeat at West Ham United
QPR remain rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table after suffering a 2-0 defeat at West Ham.
Oct 5, 18:11
West Ham players, including Enner Valencia and Stewart Downing, celebrate after Nedum Onuoha of QPR scored an own goal during the Barclays Premier League match on October 5, 2014
Half-Time Report: West Ham United ahead against Queens Park Rangers
West Ham United lead QPR 1-0 at the break in this afternoon's Premier League clash at Upton Park thanks to a Nedum Onuoha own goal.
Oct 5, 17:10
West Ham players, including Enner Valencia and Stewart Downing, celebrate after Nedum Onuoha of QPR scored an own goal during the Barclays Premier League match on October 5, 2014
Live Commentary: West Ham United 2-0 Queens Park Rangers - as it happened
Find out how West Ham United eased past bottom-of-the-table Queens Park Rangers to climb into the top half of the Premier League.
Oct 5, 15:15
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Queens Park Rangers at St Mary's Stadium on September 27, 2014
Premier League weekend: Five talking points
Sports Mole picks out five of the biggest talking points to have arisen from the sixth round of Premier League encounters.
Sep 30, 13:00
Oscar of Chelsea celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Aston Villa at Stamford Bridge on September 27, 2014
Premier League in Numbers: Week 6
Sports Mole reflects on the sixth round of Premier League matches with a selection of facts and figures from each of the 10 encounters.
Sep 30, 11:55
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain of Arsenal scores his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur on September 27, 2014
Sports Mole's Premier League Team of the Week
Sports Mole picks out the 11 best players from the sixth round of Premier League encounters.
Sep 30, 10:52
Graziano Pelle of Southampton celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Queens Park Rangers at St Mary's Stadium on September 27, 2014
Graziano Pelle: "It was an amazing goal"
Southampton striker Graziano Pelle admits that he was delighted with the quality of his strike that handed his side a 2-1 win over Queens Park Rangers in their matchup on Saturday.
Sep 28, 06:01
Ryan Bertrand (#21) of Southampton celebrates with his team-mates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Queens Park Rangers at St Mary's Stadium on September 27, 2014
Player Ratings: Southampton 2-1 Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole rates and slates the players involved during Southampton's 2-1 win over QPR this afternoon.
Sep 27, 18:11
Harry Redknapp, manager of QPR looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City at Loftus Road on September 20, 2014
Harry Redknapp: 'Queens Park Rangers must believe'
Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp says that his side must "believe" in themselves after they suffered defeat against Southampton.
Sep 27, 17:51
Graziano Pelle of Southampton celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Queens Park Rangers at St Mary's Stadium on September 27, 2014
Match Analysis: Southampton 2-1 Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole takes a look back at Southampton's routine 2-1 victory over QPR this afternoon.
Sep 27, 17:35
Graziano Pelle of Southampton celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Queens Park Rangers at St Mary's Stadium on September 27, 2014
Result: Southampton see off struggling Queens Park Rangers
Ryan Bertrand and Graziano Pelle help Southampton secure a hard-fought victory over struggling Queens Park Rangers
Sep 27, 17:02
Eduardo Vargas of Chile in action during the international friendly match between England and Chile at Wembley Stadium on November 15, 2013
Team News: Eduardo Vargas makes first Queens Park Rangers start
Chile international Eduardo Vargas makes his first start for Queens Park Rangers against Stoke City.
Sep 20, 12:01
Stoke manager Mark Hughes watches his team against Tottenham during the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Preview: Queens Park Rangers vs. Stoke City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Stoke City and QPR at Loftus Road as Potters manager Mark Hughes returns to one of his former clubs.
Sep 18, 15:38
Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera celebrates scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England on September 14,
Match Analysis: Manchester United 4-0 Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Manchester United's 4-0 thrashing of QPR in the Premier League.
Sep 14, 18:30
Angel Di Maria of Manchester United is congratulated by team-mate Juan Mata after scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Half-Time Report: Manchester United lead Queens Park Rangers by three at interval
Goals from Angel di Maria, Ander Herrera and Wayne Rooney hand Manchester United a 3-0 half-time lead over Queens Park Rangers in their Premier League clash.
Sep 14, 16:47
Branislav Ivanovic of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's second goal with team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park on August 30, 2014
Premier League in numbers: Week 3
Sports Mole looks back over the third round of Premier League matches with a selection of facts and figures.
Sep 2, 12:56
Adam Johnson of Sunderland celebrates scoring a hat trick during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Sunderland at Craven Cottage on January 11, 2014
Sunderland's Adam Johnson: 'We deserved more'
Sunderland midfielder Adam Johnson believes that his side deserved at least a point in their defeat to Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road.
Aug 31, 03:33
Jordan Mutch of QPR heads the ball under pressure from Jack Rodwell of Sunderland during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland at Loftus Road on August 30, 2014
Player Ratings: Queens Park Rangers 1-0 Sunderland
Sports Mole rates all the players from the Premier League clash between Queens Park Rangers and Sunderland at Loftus Road, which the Hoops won 1-0.
Aug 30, 18:28
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Everton at The Stadium of Light on April 12, 2014
Gus Poyet: 'Sunderland were in control for most of game'
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet claims that his side were in control for "much of the game" in their 1-0 defeat away at Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League.
Aug 30, 17:39
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