Legendary musician says he 'took acid' at QPR ground – and gives incredible reason why

A general view of the Queens Park Rangers logo on the stand roof inside the stadium prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Queens Park Rangers and Coventry City at The Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium on April 02, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors.
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QPR's Loftus Road is a staple of British football – but have you ever seen it on drugs?

One legendary musician has. In a recent interview with The Athletic, Pete Doherty revealed that the first time he took acid, he did so at the home of Queens Park Rangers – because he'd been told to do it "somewhere he felt comfortable".

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Mark White
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Mark White is the Digital Content Editor at FourFourTwo. During his time on the brand, Mark has written three cover features on Mikel Arteta, Martin Odegaard and the Invincibles, and has written pieces on subjects ranging from Sir Bobby Robson’s time at Barcelona to the career of Robinho. An encyclopedia of football trivia and collector of shirts, he first joined the team back in 2020 as a staff writer.