Warnock is sticking to his guns
QPR boss Neil Warnock has no plans to change the winning formula that has propelled his side six points clear at the Championship summit.
Warnock is poised to name an unchanged line up against the Canaries today for the fifth consecutive match which signals fresh frustration for established fit-again senior duo Bradley Orr and Alejandro Faurlin.
'The team will be the same team,' he said. 'You don't change things that don't need changing and I won't rotate for the sake of rotating. The lads who are actually in the team at the moment deserve to be in the team.
'Everybody's training now apart from Peter Ramage, although Bradley and Ali are further on in their training now. There may be players on the bench that I know can't do a full game, but might give me half an hour. But I won't put them on the bench if I think the injury might flare.'
Warnock has also secured a loan extension for Tottenham's England U21 defender Kyle Walker. The Rangers chief handed Walker his big break in the professional ranks at Sheffield United but insists Walker still has plenty to learn.
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'Kyle has had a few lapses of concentration and that comes from not playing regularly,' he said. 'He had a slip against Millwall that nearly cost us, but was so quick that he got back and recovered to win the ball back. And in the last game at Palace, there was a moment when he should have put the ball out of play, but he didn't want to give the ball away, so he tried something which from a defensive point of view is a problem, because he's going to get caught at this level.
'I think you have educate him about what to do in certain circumstances – even if that means wellying it sometimes. They can't score if the ball's in the back of the stand for a throw-in. Sometimes it's alien to players to put it out for a throw in, but it's not always wrong. It gives you time to organise. It's a question of getting into good habits really.'
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