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6 things you should know about Hogan Ephraim

29 October 2014

Find out more about former QPR attacker Hogan Ephraim, after the news that he's joined the Blues until the end of the season.

1) Hogan was largely responsible for ending the longest ever unbeaten run in the history of the Football League. The forward scored in Charlton’s 2-0 win over Huddersfield in 2011, ending Town’s incredible 43-match sequence without defeat. Paul Hayes came on as a late sub for the Addicks.

2) Hogan finished the 2012-13 season on loan at Toronto FC, playing 12 times for the Canadian side managed by his former QPR team-mate Ryan Nelsen.

3) It was former Wanderers manager John Gregory who took Ephraim to QPR from West Ham initially on a loan deal in 2007, before the forward made a permanent move for a fee in the region of £800,000.

4) Ephraim once scored four goals in one game for England’s under-17s against Russia.

5) Hogan qualifies to play for England, Nigeria and the Republic of Ireland.

6) In his early days at QPR, Ephraim became a hit with the fans for his trademark celebration of pretending to shoot a basketball into a hoop.

And one thing not to mention…

7) Hogan played 21 times for the arch enemy Colchester United in the 2006/07 season!

Fancy sponsoring Hogan for the remainder of the 2014/15 season? Contact Corina Francis on 01494 455711 or email

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