Charlie Austin

Position: Striker
Team: Queens Park Rangers
Born: July 5, 1985 (age 29)
Hometown: Hungerford, England
Height: 6'2''
Nationality: English
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
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
Match Analysis: Queens Park Rangers 1-0 Sunderland
Sports Mole analyses QPR's 1-0 win over Sunderland in their Premier League clash at Loftus Road on Saturday.
Aug 30, 17:31
QPR manager Harry Redknapp at a press conference on August 2, 2013
Harry Redknapp pleased with Queens Park Rangers progress
Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp praises his side's 1-0 win at home to Sunderland, despite his players having had no "time to settle".
Aug 30, 17:26
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
Result: Charlie Austin strikes gives Queens Park Rangers first win of season
Queens Park Rangers have their first win of the Premier League season following a single goal from Charlie Austin in their 1-0 win over Sunderland at Loftus Road.
Aug 30, 17:01
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
Half-Time Report: Charlie Austin gives Queens Park Rangers lead
A late goal from Charlie Austin puts Queens Park Rangers a goal up at half time against Sunderland in their Premier League clash at Loftus Road.
Aug 30, 15:51
Newcastle United's French striker Loic Remy celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Cardiff City at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, northeast England, on May 3, 2014
Team News: Loic Remy left out by Queens Park Rangers
Loic Remy, who has been heavily linked with a move to Chelsea, has been left out of the Queens Park Rangers squad to face Sunderland at Loftus Road.
Aug 30, 14:23
Harry Redknapp Manager of Queens Park Rangers ahead of the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Semi Final second leg match between Queens Park Rangers and Wigan Athletic at Loftus Road on May 12, 2014
Live Commentary: Queens Park Rangers 1-0 Sunderland - as it happened
Relive with Sports Mole's live text coverage of the 1-0 Premier League win for Queens Park Rangers over Sunderland at Loftus Road.
Aug 30, 14:01
Harry Redknapp Manager of Queens Park Rangers ahead of the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Semi Final second leg match between Queens Park Rangers and Wigan Athletic at Loftus Road on May 12, 2014
Live Coverage: Harry Redknapp's weekly Queens Park Rangers press conference
Sports Mole brings you live coverage of Harry Redknapp's pre-match press conference ahead of Queens Park Rangers' clash against Sunderland.
Aug 29, 09:15
Netherlands' midfielder Leroy Fer celebrates scoring with his teammates during the Group B football match between Netherlands and Chile at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 23, 2014
Team News: Leroy Fer, Mauricio Isla, make QPR debuts at Tottenham Hotspur
Both Leroy Fer and Mauricio Isla make their Queens Park Rangers debuts in this afternoon's Premier League match at Tottenham Hotspur.
Aug 24, 12:39
QPR manager Harry Redknapp on the touchline during his team's match against Burnley on October 26, 2013
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole previews the London derby between Tottenham Hotspur and Queens Park Rangers.
Aug 22, 16:07
Charlie Austin of QPR scores the tea'ms second goal of the game from the penalty spot during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Barnsley at Loftus Road on October 05, 2013
Harry Redknapp: 'Charlie Austin still on penalty duty'
QPR boss Harry Redknapp reveals that Charlie Austin is still the team's penalty taker following his miss against Hull City.
Aug 19, 13:08
James Chester #5 of Hull City is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Hull City at Loftus Road on August 16, 2014
Match Analysis: Queens Park Rangers 0-1 Hull City
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at QPR's opening-day defeat at the hands of Hull City at Loftus Road.
Aug 16, 17:40
James Chester #5 of Hull City is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Hull City at Loftus Road on August 16, 2014
Result: James Chester goal gives Hull City victory
James Chester scores in the second half to give Hull City a 1-0 win over Queens Park Rangers on the opening day of the Premier League season.
Aug 16, 16:59
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
Half-Time Report: No goals at Loftus Road
Queens Park Rangers remain level with Hull City following a goalless opening 45 minutes at Loftus Road on their first match back in the Premier League.
Aug 16, 15:53
Rio Ferdinand and Jack Collison in a training session at QPR on July 18, 2014
Team News: Rio Ferdinand makes Queens Park Rangers debut
New Queens Park Rangers signing Rio Ferdinand makes his debut for Harry Redknapp's side in today's Premier League opener against Hull City.
Aug 16, 14:48
Steve Bruce the Hull City manager and Harry Redknapp the QPR manager look on Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Hull City at Loftus Road on August 16, 2014
Live Commentary: QPR 0-1 Hull City - as it happened
Relive Hull's 1-0 opening-day victory over newly-promoted QPR, courtesy of Sports Mole's live text coverage of the Loftus Road action.
Aug 16, 14:00
QPR manager Harry Redknapp on the touchline during his team's match against Burnley on October 26, 2013
Preview: Queens Park Rangers vs. Hull City
Sports Mole previews QPR's first game of the season as Harry Redknapp returns to the Premier League by welcoming Hull City to Loftus Road on Saturday.
Aug 14, 19:00
Queens Park Rangers defender Clint Hill looks on during a Championship game on December 3, 2013
Result: Own goal gives PAOK win over Queens Park Rangers
Clint Hill scores an own goal to give PAOK a 1-0 win over Queens Park Rangers in a pre-season friendly.
Aug 9, 17:05
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