Wolverhampton Wanderers fans rave about Matt Doherty on Twitter

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The 24-year-old defender was praised by Wolves fans.


Wolverhampton Wanderers managed just their second victory in 10 Championship outings by beating Bristol City 2-1 at Molineux tonight.


But the three points were achieved through quite an unlikely source: Matt Doherty.


The Irish defender rose highest to nod home a Jeremy Helan cross on 94 minutes to snatch the win and alleviate some of the pressure on manager Kenny Jackett.


He has, at times, endured something of a fractious relationship with supporters, but many were quick to pay their tributes.Below, we look at some of the fans' reaction to Doherty's heroics.











Nathan Byrne initially gave Wolves the lead early in the second half, before Aden Flint equalised on 77 minutes for what looked like a hard-fought point for the visitors.

A good victory for Jackett's men, though with 10 points and six places separating them from the playoffs at the moment, it is unlikely to prove the foundations of a top-six berth for them.

What it will do, however, is restore some of the confidence lost during that eight-match barren spell which more or less ended their promotion hopes for another season.

It was Doherty's third league goal since August 2013.

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