Charlie Austin

Position: Striker
Team: Queens Park Rangers
Born: July 5, 1985 (age 29)
Hometown: Hungerford, England
Height: 6'2''
Nationality: English
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
Live Coverage: Harry Redknapp's weekly Queens Park Rangers press conference
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp's pre-match press conference.
08:45
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Burnley on December 6, 2014
Preview: Queens Park Rangers vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole previews the match at Loftus Road between Queens Park Rangers and West Bromwich Albion.
Dec 18, 18:10
Thierry Henry in action for Arsenal on November 28, 1999.
Thierry Henry retires: Twitter reacts
Sports Mole picks out some of the best Twitter reaction to the news that former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has retired.
Dec 16, 12:51
Steven Naismith of Everton celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park on August 30, 2014
Team News: Steven Naismith returns for Everton against Queens Park Rangers
Steven Naismith returns from injury to start for Everton as they host Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League.
Dec 15, 19:13
Everton's English midfielder Ross Barkley (C) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match against Queens Park Rangers on December 15, 2014
Live Commentary: Everton 3-1 Queens Park Rangers - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary Everton's 3-0 victory over poor travellers Queens Park Rangers at Goodison Park.
Dec 15, 19:00
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 not a Newcastle United transfer target?
A local report says that Newcastle United will not try to sign Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin in January.
Dec 15, 14:08
Everton manager Roberto Martinez shows his emotions during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Cardiff City at Goodison Park on March 15, 2014
Everton boss Roberto Martinez: 'QPR are playing at their best'
Everton manager Roberto Martinez believes that tonight's opponents Queens Park Rangers are playing their best football at the moment.
Dec 15, 08:28
Everton manager Roberto Martinez looks on prior his his team's match against Manchester City in the Premier League match on May 3, 2014
Preview: Everton vs. Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Everton and Queens Park Rangers.
Dec 12, 19:15
 Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates after scoring during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester City at Stadium of Light on December 3, 2014
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero named Premier League Player of the Month
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero wins the Premier League Player of the Month award for November.
Dec 12, 10:32
Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates his goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Queens Park Rangers at Stamford Bridge on November 1, 2014
Fantasy Football advice: Week 16
Sports Mole looks ahead to the 16th week of the Premier League for a Fantasy Football point of view.
Dec 11, 13:48
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
Live Coverage: Harry Redknapp's weekly Queens Park Rangers press conference
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp's pre-match press conference ahead of their match against Everton.
Dec 11, 09:15
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
Video: Harry Redknapp joins QPR players in Christmas sing-along
Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp and his first-team players mime along to Slade's 'Merry Christmas Everybody'.
Dec 10, 09:24
Robin van Persie of Manchester United scores his second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium on December 8, 2014
Premier League in numbers: Week 15
Sports Mole looks back on the 15th round of Premier League matches with a selection of facts and figures from each of the 10 encounters.
Dec 9, 11:59
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Burnley on December 6, 2014
Charlie Austin: Sending off "a bit harsh"
Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin believes that his sending off during the 2-0 win over former club Burnley was "a bit harsh".
Dec 7, 14:59
Goalkeeper Robert Green of QPR celebrates victory after the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Burnley at Loftus Road on December 6, 2014
Harry Redknapp hails "fantastic" Robert Green after Burnley win
Harry Redknapp praises the spirit shown by QPR and the performance of goalkeeper Robert Green following the the 2-0 victory over relegation rivals Burnley.
Dec 7, 06:45
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Burnley on December 6, 2014
Player Ratings: Queens Park Rangers 2-0 Burnley
Sports Mole sorts the heroes from the villains in QPR's 2-0 victory over Burnley at Loftus Road.
Dec 6, 18:05
Burnley boss Sean Dyche, photographed on August 24, 2013
Sean Dyche disappointed with Queens Park Rangers loss
Sean Dyche insists that he was pleased with Burnley's performance during their 2-0 loss to 10-man Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road.
Dec 6, 17:47
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Burnley on December 6, 2014
Match Analysis: Queens Park Rangers 2-0 Burnley
Sports Mole takes a closer look at QPR's crucial 2-0 win over Burnley at Loftus Road.
Dec 6, 17:37
Queens Park Rangers' Dutch midfielder Leroy Fer celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match against Burnley on December 6, 2014
Harry Redknapp hails "big win" for Queens Park Rangers after Burnley victory
Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp admits that his side's 2-0 victory over Burnley in the Premier League was a "big win" for the London club.
Dec 6, 17:22
QPR's Bobby Zamora in action against Ipswich during their Championship match on August 17, 2013
Team News: Bobby Zamora returns for Queens Park Rangers
Bobby Zamora takes a place in the Queens Park Rangers side to face Burnley after recovering from an injury.
Dec 6, 14:31
Charlie Austin of QPR celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Burnley on December 6, 2014
Live Commentary: Queens Park Rangers 2-0 Burnley - as it happened
Relive all of the action with Sports Mole's live commentary of QPR's 2-0 win over Burnley.
Dec 6, 14:00
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
Harry Redknapp: 'Charlie Austin can fire Queens Park Rangers to safety'
QPR boss Harry Redknapp admits that in-form striker Charlie Austin holds the key to Premier League safety this season.
Dec 5, 23:54
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
Preview: Queens Park Rangers vs. Burnley
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between QPR and Burnley, with the two newly-promoted sides going into the Loftus Road clash in the relegation zone.
Dec 5, 10:33
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
Live Coverage: Harry Redknapp's weekly Queens Park Rangers press conference
Follow Sports Mole's live coverage of Harry Redknapp's press conference ahead of Queens Park Rangers' Premier League match against Burnley.
Dec 4, 10:30
Eduardo Vargas of QPR takes Ashley Williams and Leon Britton of Swansea City during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Queens Park Rangers at Liberty Stadium on December 2, 2014
Match Analysis: Swansea City 2-0 Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole casts an eye over Swansea City's 2-0 Premier League win over Queens Park Rangers, which was a bittersweet night for Hoops keeper Robert Green.
Dec 2, 22:30
Eduardo Vargas of QPR takes Ashley Williams and Leon Britton of Swansea City during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Queens Park Rangers at Liberty Stadium on December 2, 2014
Live Commentary: Swansea City 2-0 Queens Park Rangers - as it happened
Relive how QPR endured another miserable away day thanks to late goals from Swansea's Ki Sung-yueng and Wayne Routledge, courtesy of Sports Mole's live text coverage.
Dec 2, 18:46
A fan applauds as Steven Gerrard of Liverpool prepares to come onto the pitch as a substitute alongside Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Stoke City at Anfield on November 29, 2014
Fantasy Football advice: Week 14
Sports Mole looks ahead to the 14th week of Premier League action from a Fantasy Football point of view.
Dec 2, 11:35
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
Harry Redknapp: 'Charlie Austin is capable of scoring 20 goals'
Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp feels that striker Charlie Austin is capable of scoring 20 goals in a season in the Premier League.
Dec 2, 03:57
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
Harry Redknapp: 'Charlie Austin going nowhere'
Harry Redknapp says that QPR will hold on to in-form striker Charlie Austin and reveals plans of a contract extension for the 25-year-old.
Dec 2, 01:47
Wilfried Bony of Swansea City celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Leicester City at Liberty Stadium on October 25, 2014
Preview: Swansea City vs. Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Swansea and QPR at the Liberty Stadium as the Hoops go in search of a first away point since their promotion.
Dec 1, 18:45
QPR manager Harry Redknapp on the touchline during his team's match against Burnley on October 26, 2013
Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp keen to sign striker
Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp admits that he would like to buy a striker during January.
Dec 1, 12:54
Karl Henry of Queens Park Rangers during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Queens Park Rangers at Reebok Stadium on August 24, 2013
Karl Henry: 'Queens Park Rangers deserved huge win over Leicester City'
Karl Henry admits that QPR deserved their "huge" 3-2 win over fellow Premier League strugglers Leicester City.
Dec 1, 12:02
Mile Jedinak of Crystal Palace celebrates with team mates as he scores their first and equalising goal from a penalty during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and Crystal Palace at Liberty Stadium on November 29, 2014
Premier League in numbers: Week 13
Sports Mole looks back over the 13th round of Premier League matches with a selection of facts and figures from each of the 10 contests.
Dec 1, 10:00
Leroy Fer of QPR celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Leicester City at Loftus Road on November 29, 2014
Leroy Fer "delighted" with first Queens Park Rangers goal
Queens Park Rangers striker Leroy Fer admits that he is "delighted" to have scored his first goal for the club during their 3-2 win over Leicester City.
Nov 30, 10:28
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson looks on ahead of the Championship playoff semi-final against Watford on May 9, 2013
Nigel Pearson frustrated with Queens Park Rangers defeat
Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson admits that he is disappointed that his side took nothing from their Premier League clash with Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road.
Nov 30, 03:59
Leroy Fer of QPR celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Leicester City at Loftus Road on November 29, 2014
Player Ratings: Queens Park Rangers 3-2 Leicester City
Sports Mole evaluates the performances of all the players involved in Queens Park Rangers's 3-2 win over Leicester City at Loftus Road.
Nov 29, 18:50
Leroy Fer of QPR celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Leicester City at Loftus Road on November 29, 2014
Match Analysis: Queens Park Rangers 3-2 Leicester City
Sports Mole analyses the Premier League clash between QPR and Leicester City as Charlie Austin fires Harry Redknapp's side to a thrilling 3-2 victory.
Nov 29, 17:42
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 hails "great game of football"
Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp hails a "great game of football" after his side's thrilling 3-2 win over Leicester City at Loftus Road.
Nov 29, 17:23
Leroy Fer of QPR celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Leicester City at Loftus Road on November 29, 2014
Result: Queens Park Rangers secure crucial win in thriller against Leicester City
Queens Park Rangers lift themselves up to 18th in the Premier League after securing a crucial 3-2 win over Leicester City at Loftus Road.
Nov 29, 16:54
Esteban Cambiasso of Leicester City celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Leicester City at Loftus Road on November 29, 2014
Half-Time Report: Queens Park Rangers lead going into half time
Queens Park Rangers take a 2-1 lead going into half time against Leicester City thanks to Leroy Fer's strike.
Nov 29, 15:50
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