Charlie Austin

Position: Striker
Team: Queens Park Rangers
Born: July 5, 1985 (age 29)
Hometown: Hungerford, England
Height: 6'2''
Nationality: English
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
Queens Park Rangers' Charlie Austin during a training session on August 2, 2013
Result: Bobby Zamora, Charlie Austin on target as Queens Park Rangers win in Ireland
Bobby Zamora and Charlie Austin find the net either side of half time as Queens Park Rangers overcome Irish side Athlone Town in a pre-season friendly.
Aug 5, 19:50
QPR's Junior Hoilett in action against Ipswich on August 17, 2013
Result: Queens Park Rangers thrash Shamrock Rovers
A brace each from Junior Hoilett and Charlie Austin see Queens Park Rangers win 4-0 against Shamrock Rovers.
Aug 2, 17:05
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
Harry Redknapp keen to boost Queens Park Rangers attack
QPR boss Harry Redknapp reveals that he wants to strengthen his attacking options ahead of the new season.
Jul 30, 11:04
Charlie Austin of QPR scores the first goal of Bournemouth during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Bournemouth on December 3, 2013
Result: Queens Park Rangers snatch win in Germany
Charlie Austin scores the winning goal as Queens Park Rangers secure a 1-0 victory over Rot-Weiss Erfurt in their pre-season friendly in Germany.
Jul 22, 20:32
QPR manager Harry Redknapp on the touchline during his team's match against Burnley on October 26, 2013
Three players Queens Park Rangers should sign
Sports Mole selects three players that we believe should be transfer targets of Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp.
Jul 19, 11:33
Charlie Austin of QPR scores the first goal of Bournemouth during the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Bournemouth on December 3, 2013
Charlie Austin aims to emulate success achieved by Rickie Lambert
Charlie Austin believes that he can follow the example set by Rickie Lambert in the Premier League.
May 29, 05:00
: The QPR team celebrate with the trophy after the Sky Bet Championship Playoff Final match between Derby County and Queens Park Rangers at Wembley Stadium on May 24, 2014
Result: Queens Park Rangers promoted back to Premier League after late Bobby Zamora goal
Queens Park Rangers win promotion to the Premier League after beating Derby County 1-0 in the Championship playoff final.
May 24, 16:54
Craig Forsyth of Derby in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Blackburn Rovers at Pride Park Stadium on August 04, 2013
Half-Time Report: Derby County, Queens Park Rangers goalless
The Championship playoff final between Derby County and Queens Park Rangers is currently goalless at half time.
May 24, 15:47
Charlie Austin of Queens Park Rangers scores QPR's 2nd goal in extra time during 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
Team News: Derby County, Queens Park Rangers unchanged for playoff final
Derby County and Queens Park Rangers both name unchanged starting lineups for their Championship playoff final.
May 24, 14:27
QPR manager Harry Redknapp on the touchline during his team's match against Burnley on October 26, 2013
Queens Park Rangers fan has playoff final ticket ripped up by dog
A Queens Park Rangers supporter reveals on Twitter that their Championship playoff final ticket was ripped up by their dog ahead of the clash at Wembley on Saturday.
May 23, 13:46
Burnley's Danny Ings with his Player of the Month award for October on November 7, 2013
Burnley hotshot Danny Ings 'ignoring' transfer speculation
In-demand Burnley striker Danny Ings insists that he is not concerned about rumours of a move away from Turf Moor this summer.
May 19, 18:14
Harry Redknapp Manager of Queens Park Rangers and Uwe Rosler Manager of Wigan 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
Harry Redknapp hails Queens Park Rangers' "great character"
Harry Redknapp hails his Queens Park Rangers players for showing "great character" in their victory against Wigan Athletic.
May 12, 23:57
QPR centre back Richard Dunne in action against Ipswich on August 17, 2013
Richard Dunne hails "great battle" against Wigan Athletic
Queens Park Rangers defender Richard Dunne admits that the team had a "great battle" in their Championship playoff against Wigan Athletic.
May 12, 22:41
Charlie Austin of Queens Park Rangers scores QPR's 2nd goal in extra time during 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
Result: Charlie Austin brace sends Queens Park Rangers into Championship playoff final
Queens Park Rangers come from behind to beat Wigan Athletic in extra time and reach the final of the Championship playoffs.
May 12, 22:26
QPR manager Harry Redknapp in the dugout during the match against Arsenal on May 4, 2013
Team News: Harry Redknapp makes two Queens Park Rangers changes
Harry Redknapp drops Ravel Morrison to the bench in one of two changes from the first leg for tonight's Championship playoff semi-final second leg against Wigan Athletic.
May 12, 18:52
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