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 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 - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live coverage of Harry Redknapp's pre-match press conference ahead of Queens Park Rangers' match against Sunderland.
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
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
Live Commentary: Queens Park Rangers 2-1 (2-1) Wigan Athletic - as it happened
Relive QPR's 2-1 win over Wigan in their Championship playoff semi-final second leg as the Hoops reached the richest match in football.
May 12, 18:45
Wigan's Marc-Antoine Fortune and QPR's Nedum Onuoha in action during the Championship play-off first leg match on May 9, 2014
Half-Time Report: Tight affair between Queens Park Rangers, Wigan Athletic
Wigan Athletic and Queens Park Rangers are level at 0-0 after 45 minutes of their Championship playoff semi-final first leg at the DW Stadium in Lancashire.
May 9, 20:35
Ravel Morrison of Queens Park Rangers shoots at goal against Wigan Athletic during the Sky Bet Championship match at Loftus Road on March 25, 2014
Team News: Ravel Morrison back for Queens Park Rangers
Ravel Morrison returns to the Queens Park Rangers starting XI for their Championship playoff semi-final first leg against Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium.
May 9, 19:16
Queens Park Rangers defender Clint Hill looks on during a Championship game on December 3, 2013
Clint Hill: 'We didn't deserve automatic promotion'
Queens Park Rangers defender Clint Hill admits that his side didn't do enough to earn a top-two finish in the Championship this season.
May 7, 06:48
QPR's Charlie Austin celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Huddersfield during their Championship match on January 18, 2014
Result: Queens Park Rangers see off Barnsley
Goals from Charlie Austin, Yun Suk-Young and an own goal from Jean-Yves Mvoto give Queens Park Rangers the win in their Championship game against Barnsley.
May 3, 14:12
QPR's Charlie Austin celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Huddersfield during their Championship match on January 18, 2014
Half-Time Report: Queens Park Rangers two up against Barnsley
A quickfire double from Queens Park Rangers puts them two up in their Championship game against Barnsley.
May 3, 13:09
QPR manager Harry Redknapp on the touchline during his team's match against Burnley on October 26, 2013
Team News: Coll Donaldson given full debut for Queens Park Rangers
Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp gives defender Coll Donaldson his senior debut in their Championship clash against Barnsley.
May 3, 12:13
Sheffield United manager Danny Wilson looks on during a League One match at Brammall Lane on February 1, 2013
Preview: Barnsley vs. Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole looks ahead to the final day of the Championship season as relegated Barnsley take on QPR at Oakwell.
May 1, 21:33
Scott Malone of Millwall celebrates scoring their first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Millwall at City Ground on April 05, 2014
Result: Millwall snatch last-gasp equaliser at Loftus Road
Scott Malone finds the net in stoppage time to rescue a point for Millwall against Queens Park Rangers.
Apr 26, 17:05
Yossi Benayoun of Queens Park Rangers makes his debut during the Sky Bet Championship match against Leicester City at Loftus Road on December 21, 2013
Half-Time Report: Millwall holding Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road
Millwall hold Queens Park Rangers to a goalless first half at Loftus Road.
Apr 26, 15:59
QPR's Charlie Austin celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Huddersfield during their Championship match on January 18, 2014
Team News: Charlie Austin declared fit to face Millwall
Queens Park Rangers hand a start to top goalscorer Charlie Austin for this afternoon's Championship showdown with relegation-threatened Millwall.
Apr 26, 14:50
Millwall manager Ian Holloway looks on during his team's Championship match against Ipswich on January 18, 2014
Preview: Queens Park Rangers vs. Millwall
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Championship clash between Queens Park Rangers and relegation-threatened Millwall at Loftus Road.
Apr 24, 21:29
QPR's Charlie Austin celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Bolton during their Championship match on January 28, 2014
Kevin Bond plays down Charlie Austin injury fears
Kevin Bond reveals that Queens Park Rangers striker Charlie Austin suffered no lasting damage to his hamstring in the 2-1 victory over Watford at Loftus Road.
Apr 21, 17:54
QPR's Charlie Austin celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Huddersfield during their Championship match on January 18, 2014
Result: Late Charlie Austin winner defeats Watford
Charlie Austin scores late on to secure a 2-1 victory for Queens Park Rangers over Watford.
Apr 21, 16:54
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